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Sunday, September 26, 2010

A look back on Interbike 2010

Lots of new ideas out there, hopefully most of them get past the prototype stage and make it to production. Thanks to Hurl at CRC, Sock Guy, Shimano XTR, Surly, Mission Workshop, Banjo Brothers, Dirt Rag, EWR, the Fireside Lounge, and a buncha others. Furthermore I'm glad Cheever didn't get any angrier than he did under two occasions. All is well.

The highlight was seeing people I don't get to see too often as well as meeting acquaintances face to face for the first time. There were a few late nights, just make sure your phone isn't alerting you every time I Twitter; that's a good idea any day of the year, really.

Next time make sure to check my camera settings, I was several stops underexposed on every photo. Shit.

Below are a few photo highlights. More here.

Hipster alert:
Interbike 2010 - Sugino

The Banjo Brothers in their Herb Tarlek get-up; they really pulled it off (make sure your belt matches your shoes):
Interbike 2010 - The Banjo Brothers!

I don't know how useful this would be for me, but I do like the functionality of this new White Industries crank with pedal quick release:
Interbike 2010 - White Industries quick release pedal crank

Eric Lobeck's Ride the Divide trail bike from this year:
Interbike 2010 - Eric Lobeck's Tour Divide ride

Trevor got a new pair of socks. And the new Surly Troll:
Interbike 2010 - Surly Troll and Trevor's new socks

Hurl and Bill Walton. Excellent.
Interbike 2010 - Hurl with Bill Walton

And this guy wouldn't stop following me around the damn place; what happens in Vegas stays on YouTube, I guess:
Interbike 2010 - GoPro dog

More photos here. Enjoy them wisely.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Babes in Bikeland 4 - do it!

your favorite all female bike race and ride in minneapolis!

from their FB page:
$5 entrance fee for the race
$8 for shirts if you pre-register at babesinbikeland.com
$10 for a shirt on the day of the race
assemble at 5 pm, race at 6 pm
pre-reg available on the website after labor day

start at the soap factory, ride 20 miles through your favorite parts of town, end at a giant party!

If yer the female type, get off yer duff and do this, you'll be happy you did, guaranteed.

Monday, September 13, 2010

rich all the way to the grave

"If you feed the horse enough oats, some will pass through to the road for the sparrows." - aka Trickle Down Economics.