Cold fall day for a long ride

Very cold this morning. Getting down to the single digits! One of the local clubs (Ebow Valley Cycling Club) was doing a Calgary-Cochrane ride so I decided to ride out there and see if I could keep pace with the group. As was typical of the club, I...

8800 kms on my Trek Navigator... broken axle

Replaced the chain. It started skipping on the old gears. So the wheel went in for new gears with a bent skewer. I stuck in a new skewere and dropped the wheel off at the shop because one of the bearings was pitted. Turned out, that was part of the...