Category Archives: Commuting

Getting to where you need to go. By bike!

Cheap DIY Winter Cycling Upgrade

Riding in the cold always has its way of highlighting the weak links in your equipment: foggy glasses, too many layers, too few layers, frozen derailleurs, and the latest one: a bike light that only lasts 1/2hr on low. In … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Soul Winter Rebuild

I recently had the good luck of being able to attend three bike repair classes, put on by my local bike shop Bikes and Beyond. If I’m still lucky come January, I may be able to attend the remaining classes. … Continue reading

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Ready for winter again (a little late)

Well winter hit Winnipeg a few weeks ago in earnest. I managed to bomb around the neighborhood in the fresh powder but my bike really wasn’t ready for winter. NOW IT IS! I found that with tire pressures way way … Continue reading

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Jingle All The Way

Hey, if you’re going to ride in winter, you may as well have a little fun! After all, why ride at all if not for the fun of it? I Ride for Fun I only ride for the fun of … Continue reading

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Me=Hungry

Riding to work in winter takes so much more energy! I can’t believe how hungry I am these days. My wife and I were trying to figure out how much more food I would need in the mornings and afternoons … Continue reading

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Studded Tire Update #2 (1 Week of Riding)

If you noticed that more than one week has passed since I built my studded tires, you are very astute. I have, sadly, only ridden one week on them. A funny thing happened after I fixed my rear tire flat … Continue reading

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Studded Tire Update (1 Week of Riding)

I thought I would give a quick update on how my DIY studded tires are doing. I’ve ridden one week with them and had one flat on the rear. Day three of riding, halfway home I got a flat tire. … Continue reading

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