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At least it floats, probably

Surly pal Matty Whitehead sends us videos once in a while.  Matty is a wanderer, and often when we hear from him he's someplace different than the last time we heard from him. Currently he's wandering his way south on his bicycle, surfing as many places as he can before he gets old, gets a job, gets to be a father, or something else gets him. The Bicycle Rust and Foam Dust Tour. L-I-V-I-N'. This one's from Baja:



Now get on your bikes and ride.

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About Chest Rockwell

When not writing some of the words that Surly uses to convey information about their products and life position, Chest enjoys a stunning array of adventurous and rewarding endeavors. He is an internationally known entrepreneur and businessman, an award-winning architect, and has trekked the perimeter of China, unsupported, overland on bicycle, on foot, and on skis. He fluently speaks eight languages, including Icelandic, which is considered to be one of the world's most difficult languages to master. He is an avid skydiver. He designs spacecraft for NASA. He has been in no less than twenty-one feature films and is considered the world's leading authority on the healing properties of snake venom. He has built a popular reputation as a funnyman, appearing in cameo roles on various popular television shows primarily in the U.S., Europe, and Japan, and is the author of sixteen books about achieving one's potential. He is a motivational speaker drawing on his experiences in combat, for which he was awarded two purple hearts, and is a personal life coach to celebrities and notable figures worldwide. In his spare time he enjoys music, bicycles, writing, and spending time with his family. In other words, he's totally perfect, so don’t worry about it.

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