Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wally's Day 2

Yesterday, immediately after taking Wally home and writing the first blog entry in this series, I did a few simple things on the bike: Went for a ride and found out that the chain is in even worse shape that I first thought Wiped down the bikeā€”and found out how gorgeous the paint job still is Replaced the saddle with… Read more →

Wally the Raleigh

This is my new bike. It's a 1983 Raleigh Olympian. So it's only "new" in that I didn't own it until now; I bought it for a small sum of money on Kijiji. Since August, I've only had my carbon road bike, and while it's fast and pretty, it's not practical for grocery shopping at the supermarket: I worry that… Read more →