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Equipment Transamerica Video

Welcome, Mr. Zimmerman

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January 31, 2010

Oh, it’s a hotly debated issue in the touring cyclist world. Panniers vs. trailer. It’s the Mac vs. PC. The Cats vs. Dogs. But I don’t care. I made a decision and this is it.

This lil’ Bob Yak trailer, whom I have christened Zimmerman, can carry 70lbs if…


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Road Test Video

SUFFERFESTIVUS TIME

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January 31, 2010

In August 2009 I layered up for a chilly winter’s ride in Melbourne, Australia. After fueling up on coffee, I trudged downstairs to the garage to inspect my friend’s loaner bike. Amelia’s bike was what a second-hand store would call Vintage with a capital V. If they’d ever ridden…


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Bikes Gear

It is about the bike.

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January 3, 2010

A STORY OF ATTRACTION

I’ve already posted a couple of pictures of the sexy, handsome and enigmatic Precious, but I’ve not yet explained how we ended up marrying our fortunes together. Precious and I are now a force to be reckoned with. This is no brief fling, no Vegas mistake…


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Art Bikes Clothing Equipment

One year in cycling

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December 20, 2009

I made this 20×30 inch poster as a sort of celebration (actual size version to explore here). One year of my life, from November 16th, 2008 to November 15, 2009 (my birthday). One year of partnership with my road bike. It should be noted that prior to buying Baby,…

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Bikes Photos

Meet Precious

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December 8, 2009

Well, I’m now the proud owner of a modified 2010 Specialized Tricross Comp. Modified in the sense that I had the wheels switched out to more hard-wearing touring wheels for my planned trip across these great United States. I also had it converted to a triple, to tackle what…


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Bikes Photos

A steed is purchased

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November 17, 2009

I’m not going to say what it is until I pick it up, But today I ponied up for a new pony. This one will see me through the winter, and hopefully across the country in May.

Sad to say that this won’t be the final cost. I’ve left it…

Janeen McCrae
Santa Cruz, CA

Writer. Rider. This is where I collect the fruits of those two things.

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