Tag: Bicycles & Gear

  • Bike Chains, Part 4

    Preliminary Endless Article This is Part 4 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog, and a table of contents of the series in the 9th post. The series is organized into sections, numbered for reference, in the series…

  • Bike Chains 7 – Melted Paraffin Immersion

    Endless Post These are lessons from playing with lubricants and bike chains. I have posted what I have written to date. This post will become an endlessly updated post. Wax Not dripped Paraffin is a wax, a dry solid, which is melted down into a low viscosity (thin) liquid, and applied to a chain immersed…

  • Getting Tires Right

    Tires Pneumatic Modern tires allow cyclists to ride pavements, gravel, trails, dirt, mud, and other surfaces. Pneumatic tires, pneumatically inflated with compressed air, were invented and industrially produced before the end of the 19th century. Earlier, solid rubber was used to manufacture bicycle tires. It was better than other material. Getting a bouncy wheel that…

  • Bike Chains Index

    This is Part 9 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog. I first wrote the posts listed here in 2022. I made corrections and changes. This is the table of contents of the series, the 9th post. The…

  • Bike Chains, Part 5

    Endless Post This is Part 5 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog, and a table of contents of the series in the 9th post. The series is organized into sections, numbered for reference, in the series table…

  • Bike Chains, Part 6

    Endless Post This is Part 6 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog, and a table of contents of the series in the 9th post. The series is organized into sections, numbered for reference, in the series table…

  • Bike Chains, Part 3

    Preliminary Endless Post This is Part 3 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog, and a table of contents of the series in the 9th post. The series is organized into sections, numbered for reference, in the series…

  • Bike Chains, Part 2

    Preliminary Endless Article This is Part 2 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog, and a table of contents of the series in the 9th post. The series is organized into sections, numbered for reference, in the series…

  • Bike Chains, Part 1

    Preliminary Endless Post This is Part 1 of a series of 9 posts organized as a single work, collectively “endless”. There are 8 parts, individually published as posts on this blog, and a table of contents of the series in the 9th post. The series is organized into sections, numbered for reference, in the series…

  • Cycling in 2021

    Active outdoors through another year of the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020-21. I moved to Victoria West in November 2020. I had a few months transition before I vacated the house in James Bay. I was busy moving in the early months of 2021. I learned the most efficient routes to places to meet Mike or…