So, this morning my bike would not shift into first gear (the one my transmission likes for taking off). I tried and tried, and it just wouldn't do it so I rode to work (mostly downhill) pedaling like a madman and then engaging the engine once I got some speed. The transmission did not like it, and nor did I. All through the day I couldn't wait to get back home and figure out what was happening... actually pedaled her all the way home
Turns out it was just a washer in the wrong place, making the wheel skewed a tiny bit to the left - the derailleur would not engage properly. As soon as I spotted it, 5 minute fix the the trusty ol' ratcheting socket wrench. Now she's back in action! I are stoke.