Search Results for: Too short bicycle chain

Too short bicycle chain

The last time I replaced my chain I made it too short by about an inch. I don’t remember exactly why — I probably just forgot to add the extra inch in when I wrapped the chain around the big ring and the big cog because I was busy messing with a camera also. The read more »

49ers: Solution to too many cars? More cars!

Sunnyvale BPAC will discuss bike trail access around Levi’s Stadium Thursday, September 18, 2014. Details below parking and transit discussion. Besides the 20-28 loss to the Chicago Bears at Sunday’s game at the brand new Levi’s 49ers Stadium in Santa Clara, the thing people complained loudly about was the post-game traffic. Horrible leaving #LevisStadium: no read more »

Jhong: Bicycle Culture Revolution

“Chinese Bike Culture” once meant millions of Chinese cruising wide bike boulevards on black and basic commuter bikes equipped with fenders, chaincases, heavy duty racks, and sturdy double kickstands. The bicycle was the preferred mode of urban transportation nationwide, with right of way at intersections and ample parking on wide sidewalks. These days, though, public read more »

2010 NAHBS Interview: Ted Wojcik of Ted Wojcik Custom Bicycles

Ted Wojcik of Ted Wojcik Custom Bicycles talked with Heather Higgins on the first day of the 2010 Shimano North American Handmade Bicycle Show about two of the bikes he brought to the show.

Felt Curbside fixed gear bicycle

Bike Snob NYC hates the Felt Curbside fixed gear / single speed bike, calling it “the high water mark of dorkitude.” The urban fixed gear kids all hate how ugly it is because of the compact geometry, recessed track ends, internal cable routing and Slipstream racing teams argyle patterned top tube pad and saddle. They read more »

Immigrant laborers on bicycles

I don’t know about your area, but where I ride the vast majority of cyclists ride cheap flea market bikes and speak Spanish. The areas around Home Depot are littered with their bikes chained to trees and fences. These cyclists hug the gutter, go the wrong way, often ride without lights or any other safety read more »