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im - 2/04/2008 01:59:00 PM

Someone stole the lights and fenders off our bikes outside Luce friday night. This has never happened to me or anyone I know in MPLS. It had to be a bike person because whoever did it knew how to remove the brackets and even took the bar shims I had taped into place. LIGHTS? You stole bike lights? Jerk off. I don't care about the lights, or the money they cost. You stole something other cyclists use to be safe. Seriously, that's a shitty thing to do, and officially makes you an ethically corrupt low life. Get bent. ************************************************************************************* Here I am wearing the new Surly?/Walz? cap. Black and red like Kit from Nightrider, with the karate monkey on the port side. New Stuff 001 In stock now in sizes Fits Pretty Good and This One's Bigger. Call your shop for CL0347 or CL0348. ************************************************************************************* Sheldon Brown died yesterday of heart failure. Longtime weirdo, bike nut, and archiver of lots and lots of bicycle related technical data, Sheldon disliked every frame color we ever produced and made sure to point out when we had not used the correct water bottle cage bolts. He also knew more than you probably will ever know about bikes. Do YOU have an opinion about where on your pedal your foot should rest? Hats off and a moment of silence for the man. Take care Brown family. -----
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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 - 2/06/2008 08:36:00…

Girl Carl represents the MPLS arm of the Bicycle Film Fest. She informs me that there have been no MPLS submissions, and the deadline is looming. Really? A town with so many cyclists and so many creative weirdos has never submitted a movie to this event? Get on it, Scorsese.…

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im - 2/01/2008 11:24:00…

The natural scavenger in a cyclist can be rewarding, especially this time of the year when the snow melts and reveals all sorts of wonderful goodies. The best ground scores are tools, probably from the back of a work truck. This winter I nabbed two nice sidecutters. Two weeks ago…

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