Category: Bike Manufacturers

Build a Bike or Buy a Bike?

This is a question that gets asked quite a bit on the internet and in bike shops. There’s nothing wrong with building a bike, just know that it will almost ALWAYS be more expensive than buying a bike. I learned this first hand yesterday when I put together a spreadsheet for a mountain touring 29er […]

Thursday January 19th, 2012 in Bike Building, Bike Manufacturers, Equipment | No Comments »

Who says nothing good ever came out of the 80’s?

Having refurbished quite a few bikes in the past 6 months, I have decided to pull this bike out of my shed and give it a go. Here’s a “before” picture. I got this bike brand new in 1987 or 1988 from Wooden Wheels Skate Shop in Newark, Delaware. I was about 12 years old. […]

Friday November 19th, 2010 in GT, Just for Fun, New Bike!, Schwinn | 8 Comments »