Category: New Bike!

Time for a Bike In, Bike Out policy

I think it’s time to institute a Bike In, Bike Out policy so as not to own too many bikes. To keep the Schwinn Mirada I posted about recently, I ended up putting my Huffy Beach Cruiser out on long term loan to a friend, if/when it comes back I’ll likely sell it on Craigslist. […]

Thursday January 6th, 2011 in New Bike!, Steel is Real | 1 Comment »

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 »

Two new bike projects…

Not new bikes, but new bike projects. In the past week I’ve picked up two used bikes (thanks Craigslist & random thrift shop!). The first is a lovely 52cm French made Gitane Criterium which was upgraded (some time in the 90′s) with a full Shimano 600 group. My sister is looking for a more road-worthy […]

A Bike filled Day

Started out this morning teaching 3 hours of the LAB TS101 bike education course. Due to rain and other issues we postponed the parking lot drills & road test until next month. I’m holding the class again on Saturday March 20th, 10am – 3pm, mark your calendars! After class I had the opportunity to ride […]

New Bike! 2009 Kona UTE

Can you really ever own too many bikes? I don’t think so. I actually didn’t purchase a whole bike, just 1/3 of it. The Bicycle Cellar, fellow TBAG board member Joe Perez and I each went in 33.3% on a 2009 Kona UTE cargo bike . I’ve always wanted a cargo bike, but I just […]

Monday February 8th, 2010 in New Bike!, The Bicycle Cellar | 1 Comment »