A few years ago I stumbled upon a company called Rivendell Bicycle Works and I knew that I had found a home for my bicycle interests. No glitz, no glamor, just good bicycle stuff that works. I identified with their philosophy immediately because it was just like my own when it came to cycling. If you’ve been a reader of this weblog, you’ve no doubt heard me refer to Rivendell more than once and I look forward to their catalogs in my mailbox. I pour over each page and read all the details about the products that they offer. Surprisingly, Rivendell sells more than just things related to bicycles. If they find a product that strikes their fancy they try to add it to their catalog. One of the items that has always caught my eye was Grandpa’s Pine Tar Soap.