Archive for March 2014

Go to a whole new level

Cycle Thunder II I am recovering from a near death experience that happened on March 17, 2014.  I was hit from behind on my way to work and could have died, but I did not.  I could make up all sorts of excuses of why I should never get on a bike again, but that…

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1999 Serotta Rest in Peace

I got my bike from the Dougerty County Police on March 24, 2014, one week after I got hit. (pictures below) and talked to the first officer on the scene. Hearing from him what happen was really somber. I will pass this along and you may find this amusing. I always ride with a Niterider…

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St. Patty’s Day Smack Down

I think I am ready to write about one of the scariest days of my life.  Funny thing is that I do not remember the horrific details, but I will write what my friends tell me what happened when I was unconscious or just do not remember. On Monday morning March 17, 2014 I put…

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Sunday Evening Ride for March 9, 2014

I may be starting a new tradition in my cycling routine.  I clean my bike Sunday afternoon to remove a week’s worth of grime.  then I go for an evening night ride through the city of Albany, GA. Last Sunday was the first really warm evening and I rode my bike without any winter sleeves…

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My Serotta needs a new coat of paint.

I cleaned my bike last Sunday.  I decided to take some pictures of the rust spots on the frame.  Even as I consider my options for getting a newer lighter bike I want to preserve the Serotta for bike commuting. Under the chain stay rust Under chain stay rust Under bottom bracket rust Under bottom…

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Week 10, 2,000 miles before daylight savings time

 This week was a hard week for me to ride.  I am getting tired of the cold wet rides in darkness.  I say this with a twist of irony as I live where the winters are quite mild compared to my friends up north.  Of course I do not have any local acquaintances that ride…

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Monday Morning Fast Track

Yesterday I watched some YouTube videos on how to fine tune a derailleur.  I had not cleaned my bike in over a month.  It has been cold and I have just been putting White Lightning on the chain when it got to loud during my commute to work.  Well Sunday evening I decided that instead…

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