Thursday, August 31, 2006

"....Most rider choose fabrics that wick away moisture and keep you dry. In Gregs case, he happened to be wearing a Evomo cotton tee that practically saved his life. His loss of blood was completely absorbed into the shirt and rung out for later transfusion back into his body...."


BTW Evomo tees should not be used for life saving devices.

Great GooglieMooglie I'm tired. PBS is off the hook. Nuff said.

Bike in the stand:
SyCip Super Unleaded

Southern Culture on the Skids "Nitty Gritty"

Crank Brothers

Saturday, August 26, 2006

It sucks getting a flat on a ride....

It really sucks getting two flats on a ride being a mechanic caught without tools or tubes.

It didn't turn out to be the ride I wanted but, good none the less. I kept my heartrate low, 15 mph average and didn't cry once. That's a first.

I am jumping into the PBS mobile tomorrow afternoon and delivering my nephews new bike. I got him a 2007 Specialized HotRock 20". I had to wait a couple weeks for it but, it was worth it in the end. The frame is Aluminium this year! Sweet little bike. I rebuilt the bike from the ground up. Nothing but, the best for my family.

Muse "City of Delusion"

Subaru Fireballs

Bike in the stand:
SyCip Pave

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Tonight's racing was mostly Keirin. Although it's very challenging for the cyclist it's not as exciting as some races for the spectator. Nevertheless we stayed until the end and then routinely ended up at Lefty's Pizzaria.

It has been nutz around PBS this past couple weeks, 7 bikes a week has been the average. I've wanted to post but, finding "me" time has been rare.

Wolfmother "Love Train"
Bike in the stand:
2007 Specialized Hotrock 20" Coaster

Friday, August 18, 2006

The truth is out!


Friday, August 11, 2006

Review #26

Evomo "Epic Grind" T-shirt:

First and foremost I have to give props to BryanT from Evomo. He has answered what many people have questioned. Why are cyclists forced to wear Surfing or Motocross T-shirts when they don'y have to. Bryan, being a graphics guy, started Evomo to provide togs for the cyclist. Some of the shirts are subtle in graphics (Epic Grind, Splatter, etc.) and others are more in your face like "Blood Donor" or "Hurl".

How can you not love a company whose name translates to Puke? I have washed mine a couple times and they have not shrunk (which helps since I'm not shrinking either). All in all a good deal at 20 bones.

Their website is being maintained right now but, you can purchase them (after 8/14/06) from their website ( as well as some of your favorite LBS's. I think I can speak for Bryan when I say "You should talk to your shop and get them in stock, they kick ass".

I have not been paid by the company, nor has anyone twisted my grimy arm to wear the T or even stuck a gun to my unwashed head of hair.

Where: SG warehouse
Temp: Hot
iTunes: Beatles "Strawberry fields"
Drink: Ginger Ale with added nutrient**
Socks: Wanker (Yes they are clean)

The bearded lady, fluffy and I are heading up to OC for an industry party tonight. Tomorrows ride looks ugly....don't get me wrong, I'll be's going to be ugly.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Midnight Madness is almost here.....


Here are some pictures from last years Midnight Madness

The 2 liter bottle was filled with Lemoncello* that Bjorn's wife made us.
It started out frozen (like it should be). Towards the end of the night it
wasn't too cold.


10 lemon
1 liter Everclear
3 cups white sugar
4 cups water

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Man down....

The man known by many as DC (Big Jonny, Jon, etc.) was hit by a car Saturday. The man is resting in the hospital with multiple lumbar fractures and some road rash but, s in good DC humor.

Checkout his site for more info and pictures.

Drunk Cyclist

Here is an excerpt from his dialogue under medication....

(Medical personnel are preparing to move Jon from the stretcher to the bed in the ER)
FMS Staff: “Are you ready sir?

Big Jon: “Wait!”

BJ: “Ladies, I must warn you. I’m naked under here and extremely good looking”

(Nurse enters the room with water and cloth to give Big Jon a sponge bath and clean some of the superficial wounds)

Big Jon’s Wife: “Do you want help with that?”

Big Jon: “Hold on, are you going to do this? (Looks at wife and frowns)…Or are you? (Looks at nurse and grins)

Silence from both wife and nurse

Big Jon: “How about both!”

Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Track Night Tuesday!

Although we got there a little late to see Missn' Out. We got to see alot of action in the Madison* race.

*The Madison is an event in track cycling, named after Madison Square Garden in New York, and known as the "American race" in French (course à l'américaine).

The race format is a variation of the points race. Teams of two (seldom three) compete, but only one rider needs to be racing at any stage. Periodically, the teams change riders by "tagging" their teammates, usually performing slingshot action with linked hands to transfer as much of their momentum as possible to the racing rider, though a team-mate may also be propelled into the race by a push of the rider's racing shorts. The non-racing team-mate then moves to the top of the circular banked track to recover before his next stint.

Team pairs are ranked according to laps gained or lost on their opposition and by points obtained by performing well in sprints which occur periodically during the race and are signalled by a bell on the preceding lap.

First there was a wreck in the field on one of the favorite teams (Matt Hoffman and Adam "don't know his lastname"). Matt had a huge gash in his quad and his shin looked like hamburger. Then towards the end of the race there was a huge sprint Shawn Wallace outsprinted the fastest 17 year old I have ever seen, Iggy!

We all (about 12 of us) met at lefty's for pizza and PBR. Good Times! If you are ever in North Park you have to stop by Lefty's and say hey to Dave.

3448 30th Street