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Kickstand for touring bike with disc brakes (Volae kickstand gizmo?)

Usually on my touring bike I use a greenfield chainstay kickstand, but the new frame I want is a disc brake frame, and the caliper is in the way. Do any of you use the Volae kickstand gizmo, that bolts to the drop out, and allows you to use a regular greenfield kickstand? Or do you have any ot ... Read More »

Kindle 4 NT SO, or my new techno gizmo hack toy

i bought my wife a Kindle 4 NT SO (non touch, special offers) for Christmas. it worked out really well, the library was closed and she had run out of books to read. she got on the library's website and a few minutes later was snuggly tucked into the couch reading the next book in her series. she ... Read More »

8 speed 105 gizmo?

This came with a project bike I purchased. The lever rotates and releases tension on the cable. Why? I can't understand a need for it and how do I take it off. It looks like it's glued in place and it won't budge without some serious force. I think I'm going to sell it anyway but it would be ni ... Read More »

Best Chain Cleaning Gizmo

I use the Parks one and it's pretty good. But as always I'm looking to maybe find something better... [url]http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=8207[/url] [url]http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=5956[/url] [url]http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models. ... Read More »

use third eye gizmo?

I've used a third eye chain watcher on my cross and road bikes for several years now, occasionally they've caught a bad shift, usually a stupid shift from the pain cave when I'm not paying attention. A couple of times the thing made matters worse when the chain got jammed hard below the third eye a ... Read More »





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