Adventure Cyclist (May 2016)

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The sale of that van was, to me, the first sign that we were no longer stagnating but moving forward. More importantly, we had bought ourselves time to think about why we were trying to survive in the first place. Bikecentennial had been an officially sanctioned project of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission, and its mission had been clear: to celebrate the activity of bicycle touring by riding part or all of the TransAmerica Bicycle Trail. I was not part of that. During the runup to the summer of 1976, I was living in Richmond, Virginia, working part time, and taking a few graduate courses in business.

The 700c x 38mm Schwalbe G-One tires roll well on asphalt and provide plenty of grip in loose conditions, even on climbs, and I ran them at 50 psi, five pounds above the recommended minimum. 1in. I normally run 38mm tires at 40 psi or thereabouts, but even at the higher pressure the Columbus frameset didn’t beat me up on trails abraded by an unusually wet winter, perhaps thanks in part to a rear triangle whose svelte seat stays — not much thicker than the pens I use to draw cartoons — start 50mm down the seat tube from where you might expect to find them.

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