Monthly Archives: April 2009
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The Pashley brand is new to me. I think I saw it first on ecovelo. Some of their bikes — especially those in the “classic bicycles” range — are gorgeous. When I looked in to how much they cost, I was shocked to see a huge difference between the UK prices and the US prices. [...]
Auspiciously timed, I finished building up the old Bridgestone that I’ve been working on since November last night. Calling it by its decals, I give you Resurrectio: Here’s the original, for compare/contract purposes: A quick note regarding the name: Riv sells decal sets for old bikes made new. There’s lots of resurrection and phoenix motifs [...]
Day VI! Top Six Gender-Appropriate Outfits I Wouldnâ€™t Be Caught Dead Wearing In Public (pics required) Ok, this one I think I could do. First off, I can’t see myself wearing a dashiki. I don’t know. Just not my thing. For similar reasons, the Canadian tuxedo doesn’t really work for me, either. Sorry, Jay. Since [...]
Day 5. Top Five â€œTop Ten Listsâ€ That I Found Outrageously Wrong No. Just… no.
The madness continues. The weekends are tough, because I don’t have that “at work, waiting for the coffee to kick in” time to think about what to write. Oh well. Onward! Top Four Things Iâ€™m Really Bad At Doing Golf. Lord almighty am I bad at golf. Often I give up scoring with numbers and [...]
Patmeme ho! Day three! I’m tired this evening, so I’m not really going to try. Sorry. Rockport Vasque Adidas Wow that was lame.
Continuing on from yesterday’s Patmeme kickoff, we’re now at Day two: Top Two Pets I Wonâ€™t Let My Children Have A cat. I’m violent allergic to cats. Plus I just don’t like them. Sorry, Fletch. A parrot. This aversion is probably shared by much of the San Gabriel Valley. We’ve had a feral parrot problem [...]
Behold: Pat is doing his Top Ten List of top “ten” list memes, which allows for TEN DAYS OF PATMEME. Day one: Top One Vacation Destination to Visit If Iâ€™m Confined To A Wheelchair I’m going to break Pat’s rules right out of the gate and answer twice: Once for the relative sedentary vacation — [...]
March miles: 206.1 Percentage of monthly goal: 123% 2009 miles: 641 Percentage of annual goal so far: 32% Well, I’m a quarter of the way through the year and about a third of the way to my goal. Pretty pleasing. I rode much, much less than I wanted to during March. (I had to go [...]