Archive for June, 2010

The Litespeed Lives!

Friday, June 18th, 2010

It’s been a happy day of wrenching around here today. I had plans: Laundry, library, groceries, Litespeed. The trip to the library and grocery store fell by the wayside when, just after starting the laundry, I pulled Blue Steel down off its hook and began to take it apart. Everything went really well.. As I […]

2010 GFLBT—Short version

Monday, June 14th, 2010

This past weekend’s Great Finger Lakes Bicycle Tour was more enjoyable than any other I attended. What makes it so are the people. BikeJournal people keep coming back after our Reunion there in 2007, there’s a bunch from the Rochester Bicycling Club who attend every year, people I’ve met there over the years, new people […]

Friday Night at the Crit

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Tonight was the first night of a three-day race weekend here in R-Town. Full Moon Vista Bike & Sport and the Genesee Valley Cycling Club have teamed up for the Cycling Grand Prix. Tonight’s criterium at Genesee Valley Park was on a course I’ve ridden and really like as a rider. It’s fast, curvy, and […]

Jeepers!

Friday, June 4th, 2010

If you ever want to create a stir at your LBS, casually walk in carrying a Lynskey-built Litespeed frameset in your hand, like it was a lunchbox or something. Now, I knew it was a nice frameset. And I knew the Lynskey-built ones are the desirable ones. And I figured it would be a conversation […]