True Temper S3 – Part 2

Next step was to begin the design process.  Up to this point, I have been using good ol’ AutoCad.  In my efforts to be a bit more professional, I used two programs (rattleCAD and BG101) to create my design and set up the jig.  Maybe I will post more detailed descriptions of these programs later, […]

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True Temper S3 – Part 1

I have been wanting to build a new steel road frame for a long time.  Instead of a traditional lugged frame, I decided to go with a full brazed bike.  I have been doing a bit of brazing on all my bikes for certain joints, but this would be 100% brazed.  This look provides a […]

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Fitness In June

If anyone out there is looking to build in June, here is a bit of perspective that I find myself in again. One of the most difficult things to do in any sport is enter the season midstream and perform. I always dreaded the when one of my athletes had an injury at the beginning […]

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MCL Tear – 43 Days

I am trying to keep a set interval for posting about my knee since when I looked for any information there wasn’t much out there that was first person. Sure, I found plenty of 8-12 weeks for _____, but not much from the patient side. Since I am a huge believer in patient directed care, […]

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MCL Tear – 33 Days

Normally I wouldn’t think I would need to post again so quickly, but there has been quite a bit of progress in the last 9 days. The first big difference is that not having the locked leg has allowed day to day activities to become part of my recovery. I can now walk up the […]

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MCL Tear – 24 Days

It has been quite a roller coaster ride, but I am finally feeling some progress. I had my check up with the Doc I was given permission to begin range of motion exercises after 24 days of wearing my brace. He was extremely pleased with my progress and gave me a 1-2 months until I […]

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