Monthly Archives: November 2012

My Bike Club Needs a New Web Site

My Bike Club Needs a New Web Site I hate to say it, but my bike club’s Web site sucks. It is really bad. It is totally unorganized. Many of its links are dead. It is not very informative. And … Continue reading

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Are You Loyal to Your Local Bike Shop?

Are You Loyal to Your Local Bike Shop? I live in Princeton, NJ. My town has two bike shops within its city limits (Kopps and Jay’s). Not that it is a city; it’s just a town. But that is quite … Continue reading

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What is the Ideal Gear for a Single Speed Bike?

What is the Ideal Gear for a Single Speed Bike? Well, the answer to this question certainly depends on a number of variables. Will you be racing on the track? If so the gear will need to be pretty high. … Continue reading

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How Often Does a Typical Club Bike Rider Get a New Bike?

How Often Does a Typical Club Bike Rider Get a New Bike? The title to this blog post is kind of broad I think. But I’m too lazy to go back and change it. Did I mean to say “replace” … Continue reading

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Bike Shops Earn So Much Less than Car Dealerships

Bike Shops Earn So Much Less than Car Dealerships Bike shops are kind of like the poor man’s car dealership. They both are fronts for manufacturers. They both sell repair services. And they both sell parts/products when they sell their … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning Group Run: 3.5 miles

Thursday Morning Group Run: 3.5 miles I ran with Chen this morning. It was around 27 degrees out at 6 AM. I had done about 5 minutes of ultrasound on my left Achilles tendon before the run. I had intended … Continue reading

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Does Your Local Bike Shop Need Your Support?

Does Your Local Bike Shop Need Your Support? As usual when I woke up this morning the first thing I did was turn on my PC and let it rev up while I shaved and brushed my teeth. Yeah, I … Continue reading

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