Bikelopnik: Some minor work on my old road bike

This 1980/81ish Huffy Aerowind was given to me by my grandfather after I asked for it since he didn't use it anymore. That was 5 years ago. This bike is now my mule in college since my mother won't allow me to bring my nice Trek to school were it may get stolen. Over the last 35 years or so the grip tape has gotten… » 9/29/14 7:58pm 9/29/14 7:58pm

Stolen bike update

So, as I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, hoodlums broke into my the side door of my detached garage and stole both of my bikes. Losing the mountain bike wasn't a huge deal, but I'm pissed about my road bike. It was a Ridley Icarus SLS...not the fanciest bike, but I had fitted for me, and it was SO comfortable and… » 5/14/14 12:47pm 5/14/14 12:47pm