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im - 10/17/2006 10:56:00 AM

Surlynews.cough is lucky to have in it's arsenal of whoop-ass many, many field correspondents. They send us stories from all over the globe; stories about races, stories about rides, stories about how and why they overran their (non-existant) expense accounts, stories about random crap, and those are my favorites. For example, take this very Minnesota exchange sent by Mary Gibney & Rusty Jones: (Biker hits a Pedestrian) Pedestrian: What the fuck are you doing! Biker: Fuck you! You walked right into the road! Fucking douche. Pedestrian: Asshole, you ran right into me! Biker: Are you alright? Pedestrian: Yeah, I'm fine. You? Biker: I'm alright. Pedestrian: Alright, have a good day. Biker: You too. Lyndale and 28thOverheard by Amused pedestrian. Wow. That's fantastic. They found it onOverheard In Minneapolis Dot Com. You know what else is fantastic? Here is today's short list: >New shirts >Bad ideas >Self Loathing comix >The shape of Round >The fact that there are two bands I like that share the same name and each consists of two dudes but the bands don't sound alike at all. -----
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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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im - 10/19/2006 02:36:00…

Brauer's Wednesday Night Ride report: Cast (in order of appearance): BrauerPower Zye toe Trevver Pete Geigle Cockleburr Corrosion Bodie Butcher (HoboCamp) Giegle rolled up to the bandshell 8 sheets to the wind after starting his adventure at the TownHall at about 1700 hrs. Upon arrival he 'gracefully' dismounted his bike…

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