Monthly Archives: May 2011

bike build process : coupler, post-coupling, pre-powdercoat

man, i haven’t been this excited about a build project in a long time. a few weeks ago i mentioned offhand to WR that i was thinking of getting my beloved fixed townie loos3y coupled. that frame’s been with me a long time, been through hell actually, a… Continue reading

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Bike Build Process Log- Carpetbagger: Extrusion

This project, codename: Carpetbagger, was supposed to be built from WrongBike’s remains, ie. an old Vista frame from the 70s and casual cruiser fixie parts, but retrofitted with a coupler and given a repaint. Team Lope’s preferred framebuilder, Tom at … Continue reading

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Best Bike Parking Ever

The Spalding Building in Portland. BANK VAULT.Yeah, that’ll work!http://bikeportland.org/2011/04/28/hist … ault-52254 Continue reading

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You Thought One Bike Packaged Up Was Bad

Here we are, spending all this effort on bikes that can relatively easily be carried onto planes, and tandemracer, meanwhile, broke his TANDEM down to fit in a normal bike box. Bravo!http://www.flickr.com/photos/tandemrace … 5666078666 Continue reading

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I Heart My Bike

What’s the best part of this? The scramblehands, the angled heart, the bike profile.. or the downturned eyelid? I vote the eyelid. http://trdl.tumblr.com/post/5403589194/ … ng-me-up-i Continue reading

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The Comfort of an Old [Red]Coat

Currently, due to a back problem, the only bike I can really reasonably safely ride (dare we use the word SAFE in a Team Lope post?) is Redcoat. As I rolled to get my afternoon cuappjoe, I was marveling at how, despite how much fun it is to strongarm a… Continue reading

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We Always Get Noticed When We Ride

We always find that people recognize us at rest stops by our Team Lope ride jerseys. Now I recently discovered that isn’t it… it’s Lung’s extra details that are so memorable. Continue reading

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Redcoat: Feeling the Love

It’s been awhile since I’ve had Redcoat in rotation, as it was the baby carrier before YBD and never got switched back. I recently brought it in to the office to use as my townie once Wrongbike got pulled apart, and today I headed down to get afternoon… Continue reading

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Will it Spill?

I know you, upon seeing all my pics of my cargo/baby bike Ye Blacke Death, have wondered if it would be possible to transport two coffees in that front rack. My duty to you, dear reader, was to perform the experiment. For, you know, SCIENCE.Cargo net a… Continue reading

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Best Peanuts Related Bike Pic Ever

As seen on FB by Alfie So good. Continue reading

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