Apr

24

2011

Neglect & Important Blog Info.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

If you live in the Upper Midwest and ride your bike in the winter then it is very, very important to pay attention to any little thing that might seem wrong on your sturdy steed. Case in point.A gentlemen came in the other day with a loose Bottom Bracket, and when I say loose I …Read More

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Apr

21

2011

Behind Bars Ninja Cycling?

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

Wish I was there. Beautiful country side to be biking through. Hey, maybe they can export that….. …Read More

Apr

18

2011

Monday Ride: Part II.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

Toady we ventured out at a brisk hour of the morning and headed to Gods Country. Which if you live some where, it is not there but somewhere else according to anyone you ask. Any way….. we logged 46.5 miles today, roads, trails, crushed limestone and a few safety breaks.Did you know that somewhere out …Read More

Apr

11

2011

Monday: Closed and riding.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

James and I took a little ride today out the west side of town. About 33 miles for me. Not bad considering I am still nursing my Cankle back to health. Overpass Skatepark/3rd Lair out in Hopkins. The vert ramp has successfully been moved from the G.V. location and rebuilt here. That is not what …Read More

Apr

10

2011

Old Man Crushes Competition!

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

Yesterday was the 4th running of the Ragnarok 105. A 105 or so mile Gravel Road race in the river valley area of South Eastern Minnesota. 100 some riders showed up, but my good friend and Behind Bars/Little Guy team member Martin Rudnick really took the cake.You see, I’ll be forty soon and Martin is …Read More

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Apr

9

2011

Mr. Little is still alive!

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

after 2 months of nothing. “Hi you guys! I hope to God someone is sweeping the required 4 times a day….. I send in spies to check. I finally, after lots of close calls, hit a giant chicken rooster monster on my Steamroller yesterday (they are the squirrel equivalent here) Bladed spokes and a big …Read More

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Apr

5

2011

Hours. Spring. Changed.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

Over on the right there. No. Your right. Read the hours. Yup. We are now open till 8pm on Thursday AND Friday.Please do not confuse your self on Wednesday night and knock on the door cause there is a light on. We have a “booty” load of repairs right now. If you knock, ….. well, …Read More

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Apr

3

2011

Travel Blog.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

Good Friend of the shop Noah is touring across parts of Asia right now. Check it out. Kim Chi on the Brain.And you thought you were tuff! …Read More

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Apr

1

2011

R.I.P. friend I never met.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/bike_enthusiast_shot_dead/ …Read More

Mar

30

2011

At a loss for words.

Posted By: Chuck Cowan

So yesterday I was going through the mail and came across a postcard for a “new” cycling computer. (we get a lot of cycling related mail, go figure)It wasn’t the brand or that it was new that caught my attention, it was that this was being labeled as an “Urban” computer, and I am pretty …Read More