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im - 7/03/2008 01:25:00 PM

So see, they got this bicycle film fest thing happening here in our fair MPLS JULY 9 - 12. That's, like, not very far away and stuff. 17 cities. It's getting big. Lots of movies, usually good too. All by itself that would be something. But wait, put that checkbook away. "Hey Andy, Just wondering if I could get a mention on your website about the scavenger race I'm throwing during the Bicycle Film Festival. I'm sure you'll be mentioning the BFF and all but if you do mention the race maybe you could link to my info about the race. All the info can be found here. I'm aiming for a low key fun race that anyone could do. So if you have some friends with older children this could be a real blast for them to partake in. There will definitely be some wacky and unique stuff going down during the race so spread the word. Thanks, Sven" So there you go. Ride bikes, see movies. Probably squeeze in a cool, refreshing repast too. Here's the MPLS Highlights list from the BFF website. See you there. Wednesday July 9 8pm/Bikes Rock Thursday July 10 7pm/Breaking Away 9pm/Fun Bike Shorts Afterparty at Pi Bar Friday July 11 7pm/Way Bobby Sees It 9pm/Les Ninja Du Japon Afterparty at Bedlam Theater Saturday July 12 1 pm/Scavenger Race (the scavenger race, not a movie called Scavenger Race) 3pm/Adventure For The Cure 5pm/The Six Day Bike Races 7pm/Road To Roubaix 9pm/Urban Bike Shorts Afterparty at OneOnOne Studio -----
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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 - 7/11/2008 09:54:00…

First, one of Surly HQ's favorite regally letarded window lickers Zito, aka The Milwaukee Mouthbreather, has been riding around a lot and finally got a Flickr photoshare account, so he's been sending updates. For instance, he made a new acquaintance while visiting his old stomping grounds: Yikes. While there, he…

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im - 7/02/2008 12:11:00…

Big Dumb Price Increases The good news is that we managed to squeeze in another run of Big Dummy frames. That's one whole production run more than we had originally planned. It is much easier to type about adding another production run of frames than to actually implement such a…

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