The Simplicity of Vintage Cycles

Vintage Bicycles Done Proper :: Corvallis, Oregon

1985 Raleigh Kodiak: Spring Cleaning

Purchased as a playground for new and vintage part experimentation, my main commuter, a 1985 Raleigh Kodiak, begged for a freshening up.

June 30, 2014 · 10 Comments

1981 SR Gran Course

More known for their cranksets and stems, SR (short for Sakae Ringyo) did make a small number of somewhat obscure Japanese bikes.

August 21, 2012 · 35 Comments

Set sail, Kodiak!

Portland is warming up, the spring rain is becoming more infrequent and the ball of light in the sky we typically don’t see for months is replacing our “liquid sunshine”.

April 25, 2012 · 2 Comments

Simplicity on Twitter

  • Small pleasures from quarantine: Day 6 17 mile detour for an otherwise 2 mile solo grocery run for baked sourdough bread. 1 day ago
  • RT @outsidemagazine: As COVID-19 shuts down buses and trains in cities, we remember that bicycles are the ultimate contingency plan. https:… 3 days ago
  • Small pleasures from quarantine: Day 4 I just polished 64 spokes by hand with Simichrome then made black bean soup. 5 days ago

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