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Stories about life on two wheels.

SRAM XX1 First Impressions

The XX1 drivetrain on my new Golden Graham 29er has gotten almost as much (probably more) attention than the custom frame. So many people have been asking me how it worked and what I thought that I decided to write…

Chubby Frame

LOFA: Chubby Pony Part II

It’s been way too long since I’ve had time to write one of these, which isn’t all bad, but it’s nice to be making a little progress on this project. Last week I put the chainstays on the Chubby Pony,…

Chubby Pony

LOFA: Chubby Pony

The Chubby Pony is a utility fat bike. My hope is that it will significantly reduce the usage of my car. I make many small trips during the week that would be vastly more pleasant by bike, especially if I…

Monday Motivation from Mario

Monday no longer has the same meaning for me as it does for most working people. This is in part because I can set my own schedule, and also because I work through the weekend. However, it was not too…