bicycles - diy - fixed gear

Back To The Old Kilo TT

So I spent the better part of this past Saturday swapping all the parts of my bike back to my old Kilo TT frame. The difference of the geometry between the white frame and this one is slight, but I like this one a bit more. It’s getting warmer and I can’t wait to ride again.

bicycles - fixed gear

White Kilo

Been meaning to post about this for months now. This is my current build…but I might go back to my old black Kilo…haha!  

bicycles - fun - nyc - personal

Kryptonite Mini U-Lock & Holster

bike theft in NYC is a pretty big problem. i’m glad that i went with kryptonite’s “fahgettaboudit” chain lock shortly after i bought my bike. however, over the months i’ve come to realize that the chain lock is a bit of a nuisance to carry around if i’m wearing a bag. i can really only carry it one way – across my shoulder. some people can wear it around their waist, but i’m not that skinny. anyway, i’ve finally gotten my hands on the mini U-lock by the “fahgettaboudit” name. it is perfect. the only drawback is that i can’t […]

bicycles - diy

DIY: toe strap doubler

i like DIY stuff, especially when it’s fairly easy to do and the results are pleasing. here’s a DIY toe strap doubler that i put together (instructions found here). i had to go to 3 places to get all the ingredients. home depot: hole puncher 39th street (lots of fabric/crafts stores): rivets rivet tool james (neighborhood belt guy): sheet of leather *i already had a straight edge, blade, and cutting mat the original instructions called for 12 rivets for each side, but i think the rivets that i bought were just a tad larger than what was pictured so i […]