Blog - April 2003

escalation

i spent a couple hours this morning messing with my bike. i took off the back wheel and really cleaned out the cogs and spacers, and attempted to flush the grit out of the cassette. i have a giant pet peeve of hating it when my bike makes noise. so, i did this, and i put it back together, and it runs a fair bit more smoothly, but the cassette is noisier than it was 😛 i think i don’t have the right kind of lubricant for it – one of the maintenance books suggests light motor oil, so i

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yar

today was swimming. swim time was cut short due to getting back late from ice cream, and having to meet with laura after, but i went with jenny and had time for 650 meters. i played with the kickboards and the leg immobilizer thing today. when i use the leg widget (such that i can only use my arms) i go a lot faster. weird. using the shallow pool is always a bit odd, somehow i never feel like i have to do as much work to keep “on top” of the pool. also, i was entertained as i left

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