Tag: Road bicycle

  • Inaugural Winter Trip On the New Ride!!

    After a few modifications to the new ride, she was ready for the open road this past evening.  Overall is went well, felt weird but good.  It was a really hard transition to go from a 2010 specialized road bike to a 1974 Huffy Mainliner Cruiser.  Based solely on age and type you can tell […]

  • It’s Over!

    The search is OVER!  It took a while to find a bike to be the appropriate replacement for my old commuter that fit my budget as well.  In reality, I’ve got a list of bikes I’d love to get but my wallet constantly disagrees with that list. So it’s a classic Huffy with all the […]

  • The Search Continues

    Anyone that follows the trials and tribulations of CarFreeBrad know that I’ve been without my commuter bike lately and realized it is time for a replacement. I’ve been on the hunt but that hunt has intensified lately as the weather has turned because my road bike, with slick road tires has become more and more […]

  • Tough Commute After the Long Weekend

    The ride across town was especially slow this morning, my legs were just plain dead.  I had no pop in the old thighs.  At first,  I was a bit surprised but then a figure it out.  The answer is pretty obvious. This past weekend I spent a great few days in upstate NY just a […]

  • Dropped Chain- Making Lemonade!

    I had a whole post written that talked about how exhausted I am and would keep things short and to the point.  Well, when I saved it.  It was gone. So all you get is that my chain got stuck so I took my road bike today.  It turned out to be great.  Love my […]

  • If you don’t know, now you know…..

    There is a company on Facebook called Slick Bikes,  look them up and “like” them asap if you are interested in bikes, biking, bike gear….you get the idea. They offer great deals that they find across the internet on a variety of things from racks to frames and everything in between.  The aspect that forced […]