Category Archives: cyclist

Clydesdale Chronicles: Bike wheels for heavier riders Part I

Clydesdales are hard on their bikes.  I am no exception.  I purchased a 2003 Giant OCR1 in the spring of 2004.  Since then, I have put somewhere in the neighborhood of 16,000-20,000 miles on the old girl.  During that time, I have replaced the following parts: My trusty Giant OCR1 once looked like this many years and many miles ago. Bottom Brackets (Average 1.5-2 years). Pedals (2) pairs Seats (3) Cassettes (3)… Read More »

Don’t Blame the Bicycle!

This guy pushed a 70 year old man into the street in Bellingham, WA. There was recently a story in the Bellingham Herald about a cyclist who pushed a 70 year old man into the street. I was horrified to hear the news. I hope that the gentleman who was pushed is okay, and I also hope that the cyclist is caught and punished. People on the scene were able to snag… Read More »