Showing posts from November, 2015


Most of my bikes will be stored for the winter, but one will see daily duty
The chilly weather here in Kentucky the past few days has reminded me that it's time once again to get my bikes ready for another long winter's nap.
My 2015 Electra Cruiser 1, 1970 Schwinn Racer and the most recent addition, a 1992 Huffy Good Vibrations (which belongs to my uncle), will see only occasional duty this winter ... only if and when there isn't any salt to attack them.  Otherwise they will enjoy the relatively warm confines of my garage.  We'll get back to that.
That won't be the case with my Magna Rip Curl. Ol' Blue, as it's done time and again, will once more soldier through another winter without let-up, and to get it ready for extended action, I dragged out my extra set of steel wheels and ordered up a set of Kenda Dart K837 mountain tires, which were mounted Monday night (Nov. 23).  I like that they have a deep, aggressive tread pattern that will help me pick my way …