Equipment Modifications

There are 2:

1) The Terracycle Idler should have a double chain keeper versus the single. Dana [Bent Up Cycles] is exchanging the keeper for me. The dbl arrived 3/28. Continue reading “Equipment Modifications”


Customizing Modified

1) AirZound:

Finding the best [aesthetically] mounting point for the AirZound was a bit of a challenge. Ultimately, I decided to mount it beneath the tiller. Continue reading “Customizing Modified”

Safety Flag

Given question #2 on my wish list in my VK2 setup post, I’ve decided to add an easily removed flag [actually wind sock, which is a spinner or spinsock]. Continue reading “Safety Flag”

My Trek DFs

Below are a few pictures of my two Trek road bikes:
My 5200 and Project One

Trek 5200
MS 150 ~ September 1996
Rockingham, North Carolina to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

VK2 Setup

Hello Fellow Cyclist,

I am James [Jim] Artis. I really enjoy cycling.

I currently have 4 bikes:

3 Treks:

  1. a 5200 OCLV Carbon Fiber—now my trainer;
  2. a Project One—my DF;
  3. a Y-22 OCLV Carbon MTB [joy is MTB’ing with my adult son];


now a Velokraft VK2. Continue reading “VK2 Setup”