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Recycling the past: Specialized Expedition

Here’s John Ringham the night he joined dozens of people to pedal Bushwhacker’s bicycle inventory from the old Metro Centre store to the new Junction City building. 239 more words

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Frame building for credit at the University of Iowa

It’s obvious that before you display your work at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show you have to build a frame. In the United States, builders have learned their craft on their own, on their own using… 1,249 more words

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A memorable name. A memorable bike. Pedalino

If you ride a tandem or an old high-wheeler, you know the default comments you’re going to get on just about every ride.

On the former it’s some variation on, “Hey, I don’t think she’s pedaling back there.” (She is; she always is.) And on the latter it’s, “How’s the weather up there?” (Fine, but I’m not sure about the wind direction. 421 more words

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Loose Screws Bicycle Parts. The past has a future again

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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Grow your own bicycle frame

Submitted for your consideration: two bicycles in Vietnam. The bike on the top, the one with the cashew-meets-elf-hat saddle, has a steel frame decorated with bamboo. 138 more words

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Take-five bicycles. The wish list

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

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Picture Mitch: Four photography tips for people who ride bicycles

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

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