Monthly Archives: September 2014

I Feel Like Goin’ Back (Introducing Ann Reed)

Yesssss.  Nostalgia. But this post is not about Neil Young. I’ve written elsewhere about MSA TOO, so I don’t have to write here again about that, either. Instead, I’d like to introduce you to a musician that you likely haven’t … Continue reading

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Longer term with the Velogical Rim Dynamo

After I reviewed the Velogical Rim Dynamo, among others, I thought I would go back to my Shimano dynohub for future night riding.  However, one thing lead to another and I decided to give the Velogical unit a longer trial. … Continue reading

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In Order to Form a More Perfect …Beast?

Today’s post is brought to you in three sections: I.  Today is Constitution Day in the United States. Our Constitution begins in its preamble “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish … Continue reading

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Feeling Flat

This morning, I drove my Alleged Car to work for the second day in a row. O, joy. The explanation is complicated and unsatisfactory. Saturday Morning, ready to depart On Saturday, I did my usual second weekend ride up to … Continue reading

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Marginalia

When I was a kid, I used to read MAD Magazine.  I loved the MAD fold-ins, Dave Berg’s “The Lighter Side of…” and of course, Spy vs. Spy.  But one of my favorite things was the stuff that appeared not … Continue reading

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The Shocking Truth, Part 8: Penultimately Speaking

I say penultimately because everything is provisional. Lights are improving, and I expect dynamos/generators to improve as well.  It’s getting better all the time! But life is all about tradeoffs. Having eliminated (for most purposes) the bugaboo of generators slipping … Continue reading

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