Monthly Archives: January 2011

How I Insure My New Expensive Formigli

I Didn’t Think My New Formigli Would Cost What it Did – But It’s Really Worth It! I’ve finally finished the build of my new Formigli steel classic frame. I absolutely love it and I’ll describe the components below. I … Continue reading

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Getting Fitted on “Fred’ by Ted Ernst

“Fred” Gets His Name I don’t remember exactly when I first began personifying inanimate objects, but it probably was during my second tour of duty in Vietnam flying helicopters.  Somehow giving the machine a name created a personal bond that … Continue reading

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Today’s the Day!

My First – and Probably Last – Bespoke Bicycle If you’ve read any of my past posts, you know that last spring I purchased a Steel Classic Formigli bicycle.  I finally assembled the components and Manny at Ted’s Manhattan Cycles … Continue reading

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WobbleNaught Bike Fit

How to Take Care of a Bum Knee A year ago I tore the meniscus in my left knee.  I had a nip and tuck and everything was good until I took a tumble in the snow storm of the … Continue reading

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How Do You Fit Yourself to Your Bicycle?

Should Cyclists Get a Professional Bike Fit? I had been riding for probably 15 years before I had a professional fit on my bike. That fitting made me much more comfortable and efficient on my bike.  It made such a difference, … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions. Come and Get ‘Um!

How Many Resolutions Did You Make? [And which are the most important?] I have about four pages worth of resolutions covering all of the various aspects of my business and personal life. Just looking at everything I wrote down is … Continue reading

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