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im - 2/01/2006 08:55:00 AM

Check out this article from the Seattle Times: Seattle Times Fixie Article Sure it's one of those "dig this new trend - it's called fixed gear" articles, but it features the president of a finance company who rides a Steamroller. -photo Ken Lambert The Seattle Times "I feel a lot more free because you don't do anything other than pedal," he says. "It's the very basics of riding. It's like cooking a really good meal but doing everything from scratch." Word. We're real proud of this. Surly is for everyone brothers and sisters. Never forget that. Also, Adam Smith who's featured in the same article runs Counterbalance Bicycles, introduced me to the joys of Rainier Beer, and is an official good egg. Go see him and his shop folk for the Surly hookup. Or check out the new and improved Surly dealer finder. The pirate flags tell you which shops are true Freinds of Surly. -----
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About Skip Bernet

Eric is a pretty ok guy. Tall, loud, personable, slightly annoying, mostly harmless, law-abiding, easy-going, longitudinal, forthrightly wishy-washy, slightly bent, wigged out, dopey, and marginally accident-prone. He lives on cold cereal and American macro-brews while occasionally fighting the good fight. He's fallen down in front of big crowds before, and he'll likely do it again. He sometimes zigs when he clearly should have zagged.

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im - 1/26/2006 08:43:00…

Bender sends news of progress (?) in Aberdeen. It ain't much, but it beats the alternative. And then there's this. Tempting target? Yeah, I admit when I first saw the treadmill bike I was shaking my head, but then I explored the website a bit and gave in after reading…

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