Finally got the new pedals, bars, and bar tape Santa brought me on the Gravel 820. Switched to Crankbrothers Doubleshot pedals because they’re flat on one side & usual egg beater clip on the other. That way I can cruise around campgrounds without having to worry about changing shoes unless I want to.
What a stage on the TdF today! Amazing racing in the Alps, and they just had to stop the stage short because the last valley they have to go though has so much snow on the road it needs to be cleared! Watching the riders try to figure out what’s up is crazy!
I’ve been trying to get back in the habit of blogging again. I finally have a setup I’m reasonably happy with (git/Hugo workflow, I should do a longer post on it), now I just need to do more of it. I’ve been seeing guys like Daniel Jalkut and Brent Simmons encouraging people to maybe think about blogging more, and I figured I’d use it as an excuse to babble on the subject a …
Switched the blog to use Hugo instead of Jbake today. Soooo much faster to generate the site, and a ton of theme options. I think I have everything working right, but let me know if you see something wonky.
It’s always such a good race, and it’s great to see some of the big names in cycling racing here in the USA too. That, and I just love seeing a big pro peloton cruising through a typical American suburb, complete with minivans and SUVs parked in the driveways.
Looks like it’s shaping up to be a great month for new anime! The first episode of season 2 of One Punch Man just dropped today on Hulu. And the second half of Attack on Titan season 3 is due to drop the end of this month!
So I’ve been working on taking parts off of my old Raleigh road bike, and putting them on my even older Trek 820. It’s mostly been going pretty well. Turns out the 3x8 road shifters I have are compatible with the 3x7 drivetrain my Trek has. Unfortunately, the long pull v-brakes had to be replaced with cantilevers, but that wasn’t too expensive. The real kick in the teeth was last …