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The Importance of Quality Gear (And Other Bike Wisdom)

March 1, 2017

The Importance of Quality Gear (And Other Bike Wisdom)

by Drew Haugen

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. I recently put this saying to the test on the Cinnamon Roller Ralleye–a 50+ mile self-supported ride on rutted dirt and gravel roads north of Fort Collins, CO. In my case, the more accurate phrase might be “a wheel is only as strong as its weakest spoke nipple.” And though … Read More »

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October 16, 2015

The Zen of Woodworking with James Wolf

by Drew Haugen

Boo co-founder and master craftsman James Wolf talks ninja swords, Japanese joinery, and the Zen of handcrafting natural materials. – When did you start building things? When I was about 6. What did you build? I did woodworking, boat building, mechanical stuff.  Building stuff and making stuff at summer camp.  We’d wake up and we’d go fix and ride mini … Read More »