Back when Schwinn was a Chicago-based company, Schwinn dealers had drawers and drawers of small parts. Limit screws for derailleurs. Springs for sidepull brakes. Nuts, washers, axles and cones for hubs. 2,184 more words
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Quick. Imagine a bicycle.
Is your bicycle the same as the one I dreamed up?
Maybe. Maybe not.
If your idea of a bicycle includes a carbon-fiber frame, electronic derailleurs and the latest in ridiculous bottom-bracket standards, rest assured that wasn’t the one I had in mind. 675 more words
Can’t wait for tips? They’re at the end of the story. But hang in there with me…
The first thing I did when I caught up to Mitch Hull back in 2012 was to take… 390 more words
Mitch Hull calls himself a one-bike guy who rides “only for fun.” Like a lot of one-bike guys, that means he has three bikes: a 1983 Santana tandem, a 2006 Soma Smoothie and his real bike, a custom-built Boxer Camponneur. 1,184 more words
I like this bicycle. It doesn’t fit me, I’ve never ridden it and I don’t own it.
Let me explain.
I like the idea of this bike. 496 more words