Crust Evasion Build

COVID really slowed bike parts’ availability, but after a year of waiting for the stuff I wanted, I’ve finally put the finishing touches on my first “new” bike since 2009. The Evasion frame was ordered from Crust Bikes on November 17th, 2020: the day they became available. I’m about 5’...

Vintage Schwinn Typhoon Rebuild

I recently finished rebuilding my grandfather’s Schwinn Typhoon. The project involved, taking the entire bike apart, regreasing all of the headset and crankset bearings, cleaning and polishing metal pieces, and reassembling the whole thing with modern parts where necessary. I didn’t repaint or chrome anything, and like how the “garage”...

Elk River Trail / Headwaters Forest Reserve

This hike starts at the Elk River Trailhead, which is at the end of Elk River Road just south of Eureka, California. The exit from US 101 is marked with a brown sign indicating the Headwaters Forest Preserve, so it’s pretty easy to find. The drive to the trailhead is...

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