Category Archives: Randomness
I Just Got Home
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… and I already wish I was back in Los Angeles, riding these roads. I really have become enchanted with that city and the people who call it home. Some of my closest friends live there and over the year’s, they’ve shown me what a magical place it really is.

Many thanks to my friends back in LA for showing me a good time. You know who you are!

xo

Jul 18, 2014 2 comments
A Golden Hour Golden Saddle Cyclery Tradition
A Golden Hour Golden Saddle Cyclery Tradition

One of my favorite rides in Los Angeles is up to the “Blacktop” at golden hour. In the summer months, it’s a weekly (sometimes nightly) Golden Saddle Cyclery tradition. While the climb up is enough to get your blood flowing, the fruits are well worth the effort. If you’re a Los Angelean, then you know where this spot is. If you’re not, then you have to go to GSC to find out.

Earlier this week, we had an impromptu pizza party as we watched the sun set over Griffith Park, coincidentally, New Order was playing at down below at the Greek Theatre, adding to the ambiance.

It was by far, my favorite sunset ride I’ve done with the guys and I happened to have a camera with me…

Jul 17, 2014 16 comments
Thank You Mavic!
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Man, I know I get to shoot some pretty balleur rides, but I had a blast documenting the Mavic 125ans bikes… And it brought me back to my favorite city in the world for riding bikes: Los Angeles.

I’ll be reviewing a set of these Ksyrium 125 wheels, for those who have been emailing me, asking what I thought of them.

For now, thanks to Chad and Zach for bringing me to my favorite city, to ride and photograph bikes.

Jul 12, 2014 No comments yet
Manual for Speed: Manuel at the Tour Day France
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So let me get this straight, rather than springing for tickets to the Tour this year, MFS sends:

“Manuel, an eight-pound miniature dachshund currently working toward obtain an online degree in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University from his home in Miami-Dade county.”

Whatever Manual for Speed is on, I need some of that…

“Three years ago Manuel quit his Courtroom Artist job of 35 years—the majority of which time he spent working in the Florida Supreme Court, and over the course of which tenure he won dozens of prestigious national and international awards for his art—to finally realize his dream of becoming the first Canine TV Correspondent for ABC’s Wide World of Sports.”

Head over to Manual for Speed for some very weird coverage from the Tour DAY France.

Jul 8, 2014 Comments are OFF
Head Shots, Head Tubes and Dirty Butts
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It’s winter here, Down Under and it’s been quite the shock to the system. I was just getting acclimated to the heat of Texas Summer and now I’m riding in nothing but cold weather and pissing rain.

Today Andy and I went riding a few local trails and after our ride, I shot a few photos. Nothing serious, just head shots, head tubes of our bikes (thanks to My Mountain Melbourne for the loaner Yeti SB95c!) and dirty butts. See a few more below.

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Jun 30, 2014 6 comments