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in limbo

February 19th, 2010 6 Comments

TweetTo be honest, it was sort of hard to even look at my track bike the past few days. It’s more than a little embarrassing to admit, but this time last year, I hardly knew what a derailleur looked like. I naively thought that only things with cogs and lockrings mattered. Sure, I had friends […]

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wild thing

November 10th, 2009 1 Comment

TweetGoing to the dentist freaks me out. Like most people, I don’t particularly enjoy getting the insides of my mouth poked and prodded with sharp, cold, metal instruments. I might not even mind that discomfort, actually, if it wasn’t for the lies. Why is that? Like every “don’t worry, this won’t hurt” is dentist code […]

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flopsy cranks

June 30th, 2009 No Comments

TweetHandshakes. The first physical contact with a stranger you’re supposed to like. A strange social greeting with which you can gauge the other person’s social confidence. Well, at least if the hand offered to you is limp, slightly damp and hardly makes an effort to grip your hand. There’s almost nothing worse. It leaves me […]

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suit yourself

August 22nd, 2008 No Comments

Tweet I’ve been eyeing the IRO frames for a while. It’s an understatement to say that the black single-speed/fixed frame is ubiquitous but there’s a reason for it, right? It’s sleek, simple, and looks good under pretty much anyone. It goes with every outfit. It looks professional without all the loud decals and clashing colors. […]

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