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im - 9/27/2006 03:37:00 PM

Fear And Loathing In Las Vagueass Well here we are and where are you? Busy as hell at Interbike 06. What could it be? Random chance? High gas prices? Who knows. Dirt Demo was the usual thing. Dr. Nick calls the air 'tartar control' because of the dust, and damn if the dust isn't still better than the smog in LV. First hour of the first day of the show proper was like the start of the Kentucky Derby. Small people were trampeled. It was great. Seems so far no one besides me has seen all the f*cking bats flying around. They'll see them soon enough. My lawyer, BRose, advised me to drink more, which would almost be "at all" at this point. Wise advise from one who knows. Funny thing is that if you're reading this there's a good chance you're not here, and if you're here and still reading this you're likely a nerd. In either case I am not willing to describe the new 'product.' Look elsewhere on the interweb for that. Bikehugger.com for example. Hint. O.K., that's enough. I'm off the rails a bit. Long days, Vegas, and an all too surreal diarist as normal course will amplify the Dali/Dada-esque, through-the-bottom-of-the-beer-glass thing that is Interbike. Tomorrow: Hangover, The Sequel. -----
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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 - 10/03/2006 01:00:00…

New Surly Stuff: A chance for you to exercise patience Ok, so if you're a true Surly tweaker you've already seen a lot of our new stuff for 2007 on the web. Some choad even got into the Interbike show floor before it opened and took his spy shots then…

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im - 9/22/2006 06:02:00…

Several friends, family and beings from other worlds (ZEKE) have approached me, emailed me, sent telegrams, death threats, love letters, and ransom notes to ask me what is the new “thing” Surly is introducing at Interbike. First, let me say that just because I am the newest and most vulnerable…

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