Sunday, July 21, 2013

Tiki Tote (formerly Grocery Goblin)

 photo TikiTote0003_zps9a25e2eb.jpg 1962 Sears Tote Cycle 20" (451mm) Aerospoke front wheel, and NISI/Shimano Nexus3 rear with Kenda Small Block Eight tires  photo TikiTote0001_zpsf050e751.jpg 145mm Redline cranks and Odyssey pedals. JagWire cables and an old DiaCompe front brake.  photo TikiTote0002_zps472523af.jpg Native-carved (I'm a CALIFORNIA native, aren't I?) hardwood cargo deck, repurposed antique boat throttle shifter, leather saddle and bar tape on Soma Walker Racer bars (flipped).  photo TikiTote0004_zps91414459.jpg  photo TikiTote0005_zps23b027fc.jpg  photo TikiTote0006_zps988aebc7.jpg

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Did the Train/Bike to work thing today.

Early in the morning, preparations were made for departure:
The station was clean and airy, and once aboard, the bicycle car was roomy.
I rode from Chatsworth to Calabasas, so a little over two hours and $11.50 Door-to-door: