Category Archives: Bikes

LOOK 585 Pro Team Rebuild

I had waited for this day for almost three months—the completion of the rebuild of my 2009 LOOK 585 Pro Team! I got the call Thursday evening and picked it up the next day—I couldn’t believe what a beautiful bike it was. This is … Continue reading

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LOOK KG486 Resurrection

After hanging in my garage for six years with a cracked top tube, I had my 2005 LOOK KG486 frame repaired by Calfee Design. (You may recall that I crashed this bike in the 2008 Missouri State Time Trial.) Calfee did a … Continue reading

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Nothing like new wheels…

…to make a 4-year old frame with 8-year old components feel like a brand new bike! Copyright © Ted C. MacRae 2013

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Let Tim sell your stuff!

Tim “TK” Kakouris has been around the St. Louis cycling scene for as long as anybody.  A former professional BMX racer who enjoyed high national rankings, he went on to rule the local mountain bike scene for many years, notoriously dropped … Continue reading

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Phoenix rising

After a 2-month wait, I’m finally riding the LOOK 585 again – or at least its newest incarnation. Recall that the bottom bracket shell on my old frame became detached, and rather than try to fix it Mike immediately called … Continue reading

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2009 LOOK 585 Ultra

Good news: My replacement frame has been selected, is available in my size, and has been ordered. In a couple of weeks or so I should have it in my hands and ready to start putting it through the rigors … Continue reading

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R.I.P.

It’s a day of mourning here in the BugMan household, as we’ve had a second death in the family.  It was almost six months ago that my LOOK 486KG met her untimely end at the Missouri State Time Trial.  Still … Continue reading

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