Luke has an ignored web site!

Hey! Let’s wake this thing up!

In the nearly two years since I last posted:

  • I have gained 20 pounds and
  • I have ridden my bike a lot less.

But I rode today! 20-some miles on my fairly standard, easily expanded or contracted route:

ride map

Also: this blog no longer has an accurate title. I now have a nearly ready second bike: a 2004 Surly Long Haul Trucker that clearly had been loved, then stolen, then abused and abandoned. After a fruitless search for the owner, I decided to break it down, repaint it, and rebuild it.

The frame in progress:

I couldn’t decide if I wanted it to be yellow or orange, so I split the difference.

This weekend I’m (hoping) I’ll get it put together.