Here to there and back again: commuting and bicycle evolution

The path most frequently travelled - expeditions and travel  inspire and hone an identity - commuting and the daily jostle have their own influence
The path most frequently travelled – expeditions and travel inspire and hone an identity – commuting and the daily jostle have their own influence
morning clarity
morning clarity
evening calm
evening calm
A similar daily journey - an hour and a half on the bike -  is the force that pushes the evolution of this bicycle towards specialisation to suit a narrow purpose
A similar daily journey regardless of route – an hour and a half on the bike – is the force that pushes the evolution of this bicycle towards specialisation to suit a narrow purpose
Breakages lead to temporary fixes that will work sufficiently the next day
Breakages lead to temporary fixes that will work sufficiently the next day
The more definitive solution - single-sided.  Not long until velo-contemplation realises that no left-hand gear changes are required.  So, lose the un-used cabling and chain ring.  Another iteration made
The more definitive solution – single-sided. Not long until velo-contemplation realises that no left-hand gear changes are required. So, lose the un-used cabling and chain ring. Another iteration made
A different morning - none the same
A different morning – none the same
Lengthening days combined with smiles-giggles at home.  A recent evening dodging and weaving the rush.
Lengthening days combined with smiles-giggles at home bring daylight to the return. A recent evening dodging and weaving the rush.
Some things bedded in and set for life
Some things bedded in and set for life
Others - two wheel rims neglected - are now unsafely worn
Others – two wheel rims neglected – are now unsafely worn
Unlacing the wheels to reuse the hubs - all-weather exposure
Unlacing the wheels to reuse the hubs – results of all-weather exposure
a sprinkling of loosened grime
a sprinkling of loosened grime
the next generation coming into true
the next generation coming into true
Ready for this tomorrow, or another like it
Ready for this tomorrow, or another like it

 

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