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Friends, Dirt, Home.

This word, “home” – it leaves a bitter, foreign taste in my mouth.  It is at the same time familiar and strange.  Holidays are coming, and that leaves me with a choice – to go home or not to go … Continue reading

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Click, Click, Click…..

… I’ve been aware of this noise for a while now.  I know what it is.  Pivots creak.  Something is not quite right down there, and I muse to myself just what it might be as I watch the trail … Continue reading

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Everything in My life Just Thinks for Me: The Commuting Chronicles

To prepare you, I have a short video (copyright of whomever, not mine, blah blah blah): I have two jobs, one working as a mechanic at a bike shop (and overseeing consignment web sales), and another where I try to … Continue reading

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Forced-March Life / Far From Fields

It’s been almost a month and a half.  Rob, you suck at blogging.  *sigh* What’s new? Got a job as a mechanic at what I consider the best local bike shop around.  Trek/Santa Cruz/Intense dealer.  Same place that built the … Continue reading

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On One 45650B Bike Build: Part 1.1 (assembling the parts)

I have some of the parts.  Talk about being Giddy.  I have the frame, Revelation 150mm Solo Air fork, Reverb Dropper post, headset, and wheels. The frame is an 18″ On One 45650B, and was delivered promptly by the US … Continue reading

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My bike is still in the shop, soooo…… (new bike build time)

It doesn’t have to make sense.  What it does make is me not so angry about work.  Not sure why that is.  Don’t care.  I’m building a new bike. SHA-ZAM! So… Well I’ve got a serious All Mountain full suspension. … Continue reading

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My brain is mushy, my bike is clean, and it’s 72 degrees outside. I’m stuck in an office.

It’s been a long work week (already), and I haven’t got my sh!t together. This is all I can think about, so I thought I’d pass it along. Sometimes my job, which sounds great, looks great on paper, just sucks. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Critical Mass…

Let’s start with introductions.  I’m a mess.  I’m full of crap and all sorts of other things (plentiful organs?).  My preference is to have fun adventures every day but I have degrees and a job and responsibility and people who … Continue reading

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