COVID-19 Wk 18: Commuter Life

While President Trump continues to prove he’s totally inept. Portland is making national news for all the wrong reasons. Personally I think Mayor Wheeler is rather ineffectual and he could be doing a much better job handling the current protests. However it doesn’t mean that the Feds need to come in an ratchet up the…

San Juan Huts Day 4

Today was more or less a “flat” day.  If you can count 2,000′ of elevation gain as flat?  Relatively speaking though it was another easy day without any major climbing.  Similar to yesterday, there was nothing super hard about today. Day 6 Dry Creek Hut to Wedding Bell Hut 35.08 miles 2,093′ elevation gain 2,625′…

TRP Hylex Long Term Review

I’ve had the TRP Hylex brakes on the Salsa Fargo for about a year now.  I’ve done an overnight camping trip, a lot of exploration rides, some Forest Park rides, and the Fargo has been the exclusive commuter to and from work for about 2 months now. So let’s start with the basics, I am…

RLT 1,000(ish) Mile Review

I’ve had the Niner RLT for about 4 months now and have got well over 1,000 miles on it now, probably closer to 1,200 if I really think about it. I’ve only made a few additional changes since it’s original review.  I swapped out the stock bars for my preferred Ritchey Logic II in a…