Calgary Herald and Mia

Calgary Herald wrote an article about Mia's helmet-less ride in Calgary saying that no helmet equates to a lack of credibility. Instead, the article pointed out a lack of Calgary Herald's lack of credibility in understanding cycling risks, thereby...

Schwinn Tango Review

Overall, I liked the value for the dollar but the performance of the bicycle was way below par due to designed limitations. Top speed is around 10 mph unless you are Lance Armstrong (BMX type gearing). The gear ratios are closely spaced, crank arms...

Change Rear Wheel…3 Options…

One of the options is to change the rear wheel with a Dahon wheel if the cost is reasonable. I might even be able to find an old Dahon to get the rear wheel off of. Dahon wheels have 3 speed hubs which boost gear ratios by 36% and they come in 20"...

Possible solution…

Changing the rear cassette & crank gear will attain my goal Using Sheldon Brown's website for gear inch calculations, changing the rear cassette to 11,12,13,15,18,22,28 tooth cogs widens the gear range to almost the maximum gear inches I am...

The Schwinn Tango Gear Project

After the fiasco with Crow Cycle where customers have to eat crow and after trying to buy a defective Dahon Curve for $650, I went to Canadian Tire. There, I was surprised to find aluminum alloy folding bikes on sale for $179.99. Since my Velcro lunch...

Spiritual truth about experience

Let's say there  was a bicycle store called Crow Cycle to illustrate a spiritual insight into life about work ethics.   Every day, a customer went to Crow Cycle to get the same new bicycle fixed. Every day, the customer ate crow and had to come...

Blog is closed for the summer, I wish!

Don't you just love spring cleaning? I do. I just hate keeping old, old blogs from years and years ago. Here today. Gone tomorrow! After the fiasco with a local bike retailer, I will not be purchasing any Dahon bikes this year. It used to be that...