Tag Archives: miscellaneous

Bits and Pieces 35

Just catching up some personal stuff here. The bike is all up and ready. I gave it a test run today on the River Trails out to Portland and back. I carry the small camera because most of my rides … Continue reading

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Bike Upgrade Part 3 (Updated)

After much travail and a little sorrow, it’s done. This is the new 9-speed drive train and it works as intended. The shifting is crisp and sweet and the new chain fits the parts better. I ordered both new shifters, … Continue reading

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Predatory Spam Links

This is an FYI to warn you that some of the “likes” that appear at the bottom of my posts are from spammers. These are folks with WordPress sites that engage in predatory advertising. They click my “like” button to … Continue reading

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Bike Upgrade Part 2

Behold! It’s not that I was busy today; far from it. However, today we had a stand-in mail carrier who put our apartments last on his route. Plus, the package lockers were all full, and he had planned to make … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces 34

1. I haven’t ridden my bike much in the past week or so. Of course, it’s been raining a lot here in Central Oklahoma. But the real issue is the rear derailer is plum wore out. For you fans of … Continue reading

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Random Photos 04

Just some random shots collected over the past week or so. Unlike the pink and white cups that grow in the same places, these tiny gramophone shaped flowers have pink edges and white center. They show up later in the … Continue reading

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Photography: Draper and Etc.

These are some random shots collected so far this week on my rides. First is the trees screening the river, now almost fully greened up. This is a sample of the clearing they are doing at Draper Lake in preparation … Continue reading

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