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Experience by Bike Ep 5 β€” Ev Kane and the Pacific Coast Bike Route

My friend Seth interviews me about the bike tour I did last summer: β€œIn June of 2019 Ev embarked on a tour along the famous Pacific Coast Bike Route from Portland, OR to San Francisco, CA. In this episode Ev talks about their experience planning for the trip, and shares stories about the ride itself.” [more inside]
posted by Gymnopedist on Feb 12, 2020 - 0 comments

Oregon Coast to Kentucky WITH NO FLAT TIRES!

The online journal of my recently-completed bicycle tour from Bandon, Oregon to Henderson, Kentucky: 3,245 miles over forty days.
posted by JeffL on Aug 13, 2019 - 7 comments

Impromptour: A Spur of the Moment Autumn Bike Tour

This an online journal of the self-supported bicycle tour that I'm currently (October, 2018) doing. It uses the new-ish CycleBlaze platform for bike touring journals.
posted by JeffL on Oct 15, 2018 - 1 comment

Bicycle Videos from Maine

I got an old GoPro camera (mostly) working, so here is a a YouTube channel for anyone wanting to see how it is to ride a bicycle around southern Maine (the north-eastest of the northeast US). [more inside]
posted by mikepop on Jul 5, 2017 - 0 comments

Stained Glass & Bike Taxidermy

This year I participated in my first Open Studios event. It was the culmination of nearly four years of learning stained glass and the first time I've ever shown my work publically. In preparation for the event, I put together a website and my brother, a graphic designer, created a logo for my studio. In addition to glass, I brought along several pieces of my bicycle taxidermy. I created a couple of these years ago after seeing Picasso's Cabeza de Toro, but received quite a bit of encouragement to produce more for show. [more inside]
posted by Lighthammer on Oct 27, 2015 - 2 comments

Further Farther

For the last few years, I have traveled by bicycle with a 35mm camera and shot photos along the way. I am scanning and posting one image a day. [more inside]
posted by bradbane on Jul 4, 2012 - 3 comments


A super-simple webapp for keeping on top of bike maintenance jobs. Record your mileage weekly (or as often as you like) and it'll tell you how many miles you've done since you last cleaned your chain / changed your brake pads / checked your tyre pressure / etc. Free, no sign-up required - everything is done from a single web page. Comments/bugs/typos/suggestions welcome.
posted by primer_dimer on Jan 18, 2012 - 1 comment

Bike 808

Still, I wonder what would happen if I duct-taped one of those little cameras to a spoke... I was motivated by sonascope's intriguing comment on my 808 car keys micro camera post, and here's the result: Bike 808. The ultrahip soundtrack is inspired by Trurl's illuminating "Syd Dale, Legend of Library" post from Saturday. [more inside]
posted by Chinese Jet Pilot on Oct 10, 2011 - 4 comments

Chew Chew Chew Redux

You may remember the AskMe describing the prick who gums bikes locked up outside of my apartment. In response to the demands of MeFites, emilyd22222 and I have created a blog to document our progress in tracking and capturing the one we now refer to as The Gum Bandit. We document gummings and strategic progress. There's opportunity for troubleshooting for technologically savvy Mefites, as well as some miscellany for fun.
posted by stratastar on Jun 19, 2010 - 5 comments

Plywood Recumbent Trike, No Welding

I built a recumbent (delta style) trike out of three salvaged bikes, plywood and other miscellaneous stuff. No welding. The link provides all the details of the project. Inspiration for you to build one, too.
posted by mbarryf on Jun 7, 2010 - 2 comments

Scratch Built Bike

I decided to build a bike. From nothing. This is that attempt. [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on May 18, 2010 - 4 comments

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