By naterisch
03/27/2017
Once I’d road-tripped Louie, the 1972 2002tii I bought last month in Louisville, fixed, and drove home, I immediately set about doing some of the repairs I’d punted on in order to get him on the road quickly. 
By naterisch
03/18/2017
Misery: That’s the secret to winning 24-hour races—at least on a mountain bike. Technical skill, fitness, and equipment do matter, but at the end of the day, being able to keep pushing when everyone else cracks is what wins the race.
By naterisch
03/18/2017
Having spent a week in an unfamiliar garage in an unfamiliar city resurrecting Louie, the decade-dead 1972 2002tii that I’d bought sight-unseen, plus three whirlwind days successfully piloting him home, I settled back in at my house in Newton, Massachusetts.
By naterisch
03/11/2017
Don’t you love traveling by commercial airlines? Yeah, me neither. It’s not that I don’t like flying; in fact, I’m a pilot. I love flying—when I’m at the controls. But riding in a big aluminum tube, breathing other’s people’s exhaust fumes, is not my idea of fun. 
By naterisch
03/11/2017
Last week I detailed the steps in resurrecting Louie, the decade-dead 1972 2002tii I’d bought sight-unseen in Louisville and was attempting to rapidly revive and road-trip home.

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