Random Bits

All the stuff that can’t be categorized

The so-called “Environmentalist”

I’m sure most of you have read about a Texan by the name of David Knape by now. He’s the guy that considers himself an environmentalist. Apparently, that was his excuse for supposedly string wires across trails at neck level,…

Bike porn @ bicycledesign.blogspot.com

Check out bicycledesign.blogspot.com for some really excellent bike porn. James is an industrial designer, and he’s got plenty of images on there, along with interesting commentary on design. I wouldn’t be plugging his site here if I didn’t read it…

Trackies rejoice! News from Cane Creek

Cane Creek Renews Focus on Track Wheels Patented wheel design is ideal for demands of track racing. FLETCHER, N.C., Feb. 2, 2007 – Cane Creek Cycling Components is announcing plans to expand its line of acclaimed track wheels, a move…

Interview with Tony Ellsworth

I recently had a chance to interview Tony Ellsworth, of Ellsworth Bikes. Besides building some truly great mountain bikes, he’s also got a beautiful road bike available, and a sweet cruiser with a CVT (continuously variable transmission). Here’s what went…

Bike thief strikes again. Can you help?

Bike thieves are despicable, but I came across this article about someone stealing a bike from a 14 year old with cystic fibrosis. Pretty low. If anyone is local to them, and has a spare BMX, please contact the Whidbey…