Blahg - Grant's Blog
No. 4/2020. Mid Feb, derailers, carbon, brooks, dog leashes, and SIGNAGE
Posted on February 12 2020
Local rider John Harris flew himself and stuff to Florida, then rode home, and stopped by here even before going to his place. I looked at...Read More
No 3/2020 Late Enero 2010. Toilets, GRETA THUNBERG LAST CHANCE, another Shimano derailer, assorted other things.
Posted on January 28 2020
The GRETA THUNBERG ANAGRAM CONTEST rages on. We need to get the entries by analog postcard by Groundhog Day, which, it turns out, is impossible, because that's a Sunday. So, we can...Read More
2nd of 2020 . Lots of stuff, more links than people like, a derailer rant, and another ANAGRAM contest
Posted on January 18 2020
That's Billie and Flynn playing. They love each other, so don't be alarmed. I worked ten years at the Berkeley REI starting in 1975, and the last seven years were with...Read More
First of '20
Posted on January 09 2020
GRIP OF GODS II (a fun way to be kind of a home mechanic) Start with a Hunt-Wilde grip, still made in the U.S. Cut some tape, about twice as...Read More
No. 32? Last BLAHG of 2019, but posted NYD. Tools, SunTour-Shimano, lots of stuff. A long one. Super sorry about that, but just give it a try.
Posted on January 01 2020
Normal headset wrenches slip, and this one, the black one on top, can't. EVERY bike mechanic in the world uses this one or a Park-or-some-other...Read More
mid dec 2019, the 31st BLAHG of the year?
Posted on December 14 2019
This tool was inevitable. https://drawlucy.com/ I think it's fair to allow ourselves some good old-fashioned mixed feelings about it, right? Fascination, intrigue, a pinch of disappointment. Maybe we just hope this...Read More
No. 30. Early December
Posted on December 04 2019
Tech notes on photo: Camera: Olympus OM-1. Lens: 100mm Filter: Orange Film: Delta 100 Wheel holder: Sofia Will and I were out trial-shooting photos for the Hillibike brochure. Will's Bronica...Read More
No. 29 or so, MIDNOVEMBER late night update, so if you read it early Tues, give it another pass
Posted on November 12 2019
There's guns across the river, 'bout to pound you Lawmen on your trail, like to surround you Bounty hunters are dancin' all around you Billy they don't like you to...Read More
No. 30 Early November. Required reading, this time. It's light.
Posted on November 01 2019
Once every several years somebody sends us their original art of a bike-thing. This one we got six years ago, and it's been hung on the wall in the...Read More