The Dirty Drive Train

Last night I twisted the 60mm macro on my old time Nikon body and got to work snapping my Kona Bike chain drive. The bike is actually super clean as I use the same polish on the entire bike as I do on my truck. But that chain and sprockets appear filthy as hell in these macros. Yeah, I was bored LOL!! 😂


The Fix It Station

New at the Red Rock Overlook is this cool Fix-It station for use by the many bicycle riders that transit the several miles between where Charleston Boulevard leaves the city proper (in my view) and meets up with Blue Diamond Road or SR-160 southwest of Las Vegas. It must be a nice ride in terms of the scenery but it’s on the side of the road, no thanks.

It’s a simple device really, inside the vertical shaft you see several cables within, each having a specific tool attached to it’s end. What you can’t see is what I didn’t think of photographing – behind are two horizontal pipes which support the bike up high for easier access to the work. I hope the public won’t vandalise this thing, it’s a useful device.