Yet another blog about bike and stuff and the life that revolves around them. And other stuff.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
OMG... I've got a "rain bike"
There it is. Full fenders? Check. Single-speed? Check. Dirty? Check. Old technology? Check.
Yup, that must be a "rain bike" alright.
No-- just kidding. That's not really my "rain bike". My road bike got a flat and I don't relish repairing it, tire-bead jack or not. So, in a fit of laziness I took the old singlespeed out instead.
And I liked it! There is absolutely no retreat when climbing-- you either do or you don't. I figure this will be good for my early season "training". Pushing that single gear plus those fatty knobbies should be good, right? When I get on the road bike later, or the 'cross bike, I'll feel like I've got wings on my feet. I hope.
We'll see. Doesn't matter too much, though, because I'm having fun.