Just About Time

Day’s Verse:
The LORD abhors dishonest scales, but accurate weights are his delight.
Proverbs 11:1


Old Cleat

This is one of the old cleats from my clipless shoes. This picture doesn’t really show it, but the part that clips into the pedal had worn so thin it actually has an edge. Also the lighting obscures the incredible rust ring visible in the empty hole. I wore these all winter. Notice the two shiny cut marks. These came from a tiny hand-held table saw that the bike mechanic used to slice through one of the bolts holding the cleat onto my shoe. It had become so thoroughly part of the shoe that nothing less than sawing through it with two deep, perpendicular slices would loosen it up. Russ, the mechanic, seemed more than happy to pull the little saw out and spray sparks all over the place; replacing my cleat really seemed almost secondary. And yes, Mom, he did wear eye protection. Continue Reading >>