Archive for August, 2006

Fire!

Posted: 30th August 2006 by Chris in General
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We had something catch on fire at the office today.  At first I thought CRT had blown up, but looks like it was a fan in the ventilation system burning out and generating some smoke. Of course, the fire alarm went off and the building was evacuated. Luckily, it was after 5:00, so the number [...]

ReSSurection

Posted: 27th August 2006 by Chris in Biking, Denver, Equipment, General, Outdoors
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I keep an eye on the bike postings on Craiglists (Denver/Boulder) for good deals. One thing I’ve noticed lately is this guy selling older MTB’s as single speeds. He brands the rebuilt bikes as ReSSurection (the cap SS is short for… duh, Single Speed). I’d thought of doing just that, as single speeds are generally [...]

Cyclingnews 29 vs 26 test

Posted: 22nd August 2006 by Chris in Biking, General, Outdoors
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Wow. Cyclingnews is running tests on different wheel size mountain bikes. I Googled and there are a surprising number of folks going for the new 29ers. Everyone else is commenting so I might as well throw my two cents in the mix. When I lived in the desert there was this guy who rode a [...]

Bannock Crit Photos Uploaded

Posted: 8th August 2006 by Chris in Biking, Denver, General, Outdoors
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Update: The photo album is available at in the new gallery section. The license on the photos is Creative Commons, if you use the pics, I just ask that you attribute this site.

A day at the races

Posted: 6th August 2006 by Chris in Biking, Denver, General, Outdoors
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We went down to the Bannock Street Crit today. It was a fun day at the races. I’ll setup a page to handle all the pics that were taken. In the meantime, here are some vids (questionable quality).

Lame

Posted: 3rd August 2006 by Chris in General
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Wash Park in Denver is one of the only places in the city with controlled access and room enough for bikers, pedestrians, rollerbladers, lawnmowers… you name it, you’ll see it co-existing on the loop around Wash Park. There is a “crackdown” on bikers, lame, lame, lame. A child was “reportedly hit”. Where were the child’s [...]

Bannock Street Criterium

Posted: 1st August 2006 by Chris in Biking, Denver, General
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The Bannock Street Critertium kicks off this coming Sunday (August 6) down on, well… on Bannock Street (close to Speer). For anyone that has ever wanted to see first hand what 60 bikers packed like a school of tuna look like flying around a small course, this would be the place to be. The official [...]