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the leading helmet of earth

Through complex processes not totally unrelated to legally grey facebook stalking have I acquired a Catlike Whisper Plus helmet, Matte Black, size L. This is the leading helmet of our planet by virtually any quantification. Yet I already have a still new Bern G2. So, I’m taking it to the markets, including this one. Find […]

Long Time, Some Post

Compelled to post this because: “Sometimes the cosmic tumblers turn just right and the universe opens to possibilities never before imagined.” So I met some of the kids from Outlier on Friday, then I found out they sponsor the blog Prolly is Not Probably, that has a weekly “Merckx Monday” post. Just seemed like a […]

Alley Kat, July 3rd

What:  July 3rd Alley Kat Where:  The bell tower in Baker Park, Frederick City MD.  Afterparty at Krugs Place, on east street. When: 6:30 PM How much?  8 dollars. Prizes?  Hell yes.  Crappy Prizes?  only for the losers. What to bring:  A cell phone, a blinky light, a messenger bag. Last November’s Alley Cat brought […]

Czech Championship Cross Post

So yesterday we hosted the Czech National Single Speed Championships 2009/Mistrovství České Republiky v Single Speedu 2009 here on the edge of Prague. It was a snowy 27km lollipop loop, with over 22km of forest single and doubletrack. i had haphazardly marked the twisting trail 2 days before in the fresh, and several racers got […]

s24o rednex drunkade fire jumping party action

jay, john, dan and yours very truly set off saturday evening for some stealth camping.  upon arrival, i noticed with some chagrin that my chosen stop was kinda close to the road, a fact that went unnoted last time, cause there were leaves on the trees.  this caused mild paranoia, but we set up shop, […]

Winter Polo season has begun

So I met up with some czechs, belges, and americans here in Prague, made some mallets, and started screwing around on street hockey courts a few weeks ago. Well this week-end we threw down for real. We started playing some legit games on a newly discovered marble court on a historic platform of the Restaurant […]

a new frame for our retrogrouches

the apex of synergy between classic and high-tech!! check it out at velo orange and velo news. (unfortunately they opted out of the extra set of seatstays of the true mixte.)

Rapha Continental Centre Ramble Write Up

I helped put together a Rapha Continental Ride, as the spoke card below denotes.  Some editors from Bicycling magazine showed up and rode it as well, and wrote it up, and gave a shout out to not only this humble, dust cover’d blog, but also to the neglected but viable dirt road database.  We thank […]

rapha spoke card

of mild interest to someone, i am sure.

join in the push to bring back polished alu campy bits

another retro-grouch with photoshop wants to bring back engraved and polished C-Record, with honey hoods, real cork tape, and campy Record-level shellac!