Tag Archives: Raleigh Sports

Vintage Bike Buying Guide: 3-Speeds!

Why Buy a 3-Speed? I know, there are bikes out there with lots of speeds. You’ve seen them in the store… 21-speeds, you thought… I could ride up any hill with twenty-one different gears! It’s true that owning a 3-speed … Continue reading

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April 23 and 29 2013 Rides: Two for the Price of One

It’s been a funny year. For about six months, I couldn’t have cared less about cycling. I was a sedentary, wintery blimp on the couch. Then suddenly, I rediscovered bikes. How does that happen? It’s not like anything (other than … Continue reading

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April 23 2013 Ride: Mountain Madness!

With the first really sunny week hitting us here in Rainitopia, I decided to head out on a good, long ride. This has been a very wet winter, in a drizzly sort of way. We had no snow, or much … Continue reading

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April 17 2013 Ride: Weeds

Isn’t it typical: something sits there waiting to be done in your life for months, then when you finally step up to do it… a pissed-off hornet stings your ring finger, and your entire effort seems wasted. I’m talking about … Continue reading

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April 2 2013 Ride: Spring has Sprung

There’s just a springtime plethora of bike rides happening here at rideblog! After the long winter of our discontent, spring has sprung, and the grass is ris. This is where the flowers (or birdies, depending on your version of the … Continue reading

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March 24, 2013 Ride: You Can Never Have Too Many Nuclear Power Plants

… in your photos, I mean. I assume that there can be way too many nuclear power plants in reality, you know? Besides, this one doesn’t work anyway. It’s an office park. Wait, you say… what am I talking about? … Continue reading

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Recovery and The Weather

Well, looks like we have a reason for my heart trouble. Seems I had a virus that caused the sac-thingy around my heart to become inflamed, and that I’m healing up slowly but surely. Today I thought: “I’ve got a … Continue reading

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