Warren G. Harding is historically considered one of the worst U.S. President's in history, so when he died in August of 1923, America was itching for an upgrade. Enter Vice President Calvin Coolidge a.k.a. "Silent Cal" a.k.a. Vin Coolidge. Cal brought some new flavor to the White House, re-inspired the populace, and got the country rolling smoothly again. Our Coolidge is designed to have the same effect on you!
In an earlier blog I mentioned that bike thieves are the worst thing in the world, and they are. Even the guys clubbing baby seals for a living can probably relate to some basic human feelings like hunger, fatigue, or changes in temperature. Bike thieves on the other hand exist only to bring sadness, loss, and the desperate hope for a vengeful god.
Recently, we’ve been getting a lot of people asking whether they should ride their bike fixed or freewheel. Well, I thought I’d take a second and give you my good ol’ two cents worth.
That’s right, y’all, that magical day of magnificent deals is finally here, good ol’ Black Friday.
Oh, what was that? You were looking for some sweet sales to help with those post turkey blues? Well, you’re in luck, ‘cause we have a whole cornucopia of discounts that are going to knock the stuffing right out of ya…check it!
I’ve been riding for a while now and heard the word Keirin thrown around a good deal, and yet, for one reason or another, it never really went further than that. I mean, I’d seen some pictures of people in bright clothes with big round helmets…but that was all.
Check out this sweeeeeet cutout from an 1895 edition of the Boston Sunday Globe.
As much as I hate watching crashes, this one is actually worth it. Check out the skid at the 28 second mark. Oh, and did I mention they’re tandem bicycles?