A long way to go for coffee on a New Bike!

Its here! My new, made-to-measure ride from Cycles Cattin  in Grenoble. 650B wheels with 35 mm tires, Velo Orange randonneur bars, Shimano 2×11 drivetrain, SON lights and dynamo hub, Tubus front rack and custom rack for bar bag, steel tubing throughout, filet brazed frame, plate fork crown, steel fenders (mud guards), custom paint, Brooks B17 … Continue reading "A long way to go for coffee on a New Bike!"

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Reflections on a fall day in Burgundy

Sir Issac Newton had much to say about reflections. That he chose to do so in colloquial English rather than the stilted Latin used in his university tells us that he was not particularly worried about an international audience nor was he concerned with issues of acquiring tenure, otherwise known as “publish or perish”. But … Continue reading "Reflections on a fall day in Burgundy"

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