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exploSHIV – Part Two: The Final Build

#exploSHIV If you missed Part One, check it out here – exploSHIV – Part One: “Painting” the Frame. This is one of the most unique frames you’ll see – both in concept and how it was actually painted.  I can guarantee that Brian Szykowny (the painter, @swiznooski) is the first person to build a rig to mount […]

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exploSHIV – Part One: “Painting” the Frame

#exploSHIV Everyone wants something that’s ‘their own’ these days.  Something custom.  Or at least something that shows some of your ‘style.’  Brands do this by offering their products in different colors – you can choose from eight different colors for your iPhone, you can buy that car in six different finishes, you can get some […]

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Philly Cycling Classic

After the Manayunk Wall (a 500m climb that tops out at 16% grade), the last 50 meters you’re grasping for whatever you can get!  Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon, on the right), was able to dig a little bit deeper and pass Joelle Numainville (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies, on the left) to become the first American to […]

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Packing

Having to pack my life into a suit case wasn’t easy.  At least I got a bike box to fit some extra stuff in!