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Peeking Through the Knothole

RIVEOPARDY-1 Key

Grant Petersen

At the bottom of this is a failed link to a separate bigger page, but...you can read the answers here good enough. Received 18 more today. Tomorrow I'll tally-ho them all and see if somebody got a perfect score on this imperfect test... Am not quite unbusy or organized enough to post all scores here... Grant HERE IT IS BIGGER  Well, maybe tomorrow...G            

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don't listen to those people; It's pronounced "kwin-o-ah"

Grant Petersen

don't listen to those people; It's pronounced "kwin-o-ah"

You know those ancient hi-wheeler bicycles had solid rubber tires. I don't care that at the end, they got some pneumatic tires. For most of their too long reign they had solid rubber on steel rims, and this is how some of them were mounted: On another note, I had my light mounted to the handlebar and was riding home in the gushing rain in my poncho, which covered  it, so then I made this super slick light mount, and if this doesn't conjur up ways-for-you to do it other places, then I'm sorry, but it'll come to you. As...

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carbon weekend

Grant Petersen

carbon weekend

After yesterday's anticarbon post I thought I was all spent on that for the year, but then I got this email story and photos: Grant, Hello.  My name is Jake Kruse.  I'd like to let you know I read your new Blahg, and as your latest update included some thoughts on carbon vs. steel, I'd like to share some pictures of a recent accident I found myself in. I came in too fast on a rock feature that I thought had a roll out, but in fact had a drop off.  I landed hard on my front wheel and flipping...

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CARBON and SUGAR (some repeated messages and one repeated link)

Grant Petersen

CARBON and SUGAR  (some repeated messages and one repeated link)

THe first big section is ranting on carbon, as I often do--but I swear, it's not a snivelly thing, it's just because I truly honestly think it's dangerous and can't believe it's legal and figure they only reason it IS legal is that the cat's been out of the bag too long now. SO...if you to don' wanna read this, skip way down to the XXXXXXXXXXXX line, which is not a rating, just a thing that'll stand out. I'm pulled different ways about posting the links below (sent to us by an Australian customer) about another tragic carbon bike accident,...

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CLEM-L by Dominic and TUBESTUFF at the BOTTOM

Grant Petersen

CLEM-L by Dominic and TUBESTUFF at the BOTTOM

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