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Montague Overhaul VIII: Saddles and Saddle Position

Tweet Over the past few weeks, I’ve given you a step by step look at building a completely custom, fixed gear folding bike. Today I’m going to put the finishing touches on with a new seatpost and saddle, and talk a bit about proper saddle positioning. Saddles are perhaps the most often replaced or customized [...]
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After the Sun Goes Down

Tweet Boston bicycle adventures… Adventures in the night:  urban cycling is not restricted to the rising and setting of the sun.  The city lights, especially in a place like Boston, which is a city that does sleep, provide illumination for all manner of adventures. Last weekend, the bicycle courier action film, Premium Rush, opened around [...]
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Philosophy: Minimalist

Tweet What are the necessary parts on a bike anyway?  It all depends upon your build philosophy. From a Minimalist Perspective First one needs a frame.  A bicycle requires wheels to roll upon (included therein: tires, spokes, hubs,  and all that lay beneath these).  It needs a seat post and saddle to sit upon.  Handlebars [...]
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