Today I woke up a bit late, grabbed my morning 4 shot espresso and a fistful or animal crackers (it was handy). Munching cookie critters with one hand, I loaded my trustry track iron in the car with the other and started the misty drive north the the great P-town. Wieden & Kennedy, the good folks (and international add giant)behind little guys like Starbucks (formerly), Coke and Target have gotten on board with
I’ve been losing track of time lately. Not the normal getting distracted sort of thing: I thought it was Wednesday all day today (except for the brief period when I thought it was Tuesday this morning). Turns out its Thursday. Not a big deal, but I want to know who stole a 7th of my week? Funny, while attempting to write this blog entry I stumbled across the ADD Planner web site describing how their product can
The other day I received an email from Eric at idfixed. Idfixed is a fixed gear enthusiast/ lifestyle site that has links to local scenes, a user gallery and an industry page. Eric asked if I had a bike I would like to add. But, of course! Rick was kind enough to do a quick shoot so I could send Eric some new material. Take a look at these teaser shots and follow this link to his site. More can also be seen here. Big
Well, along with the bike I’m building for EB, I’ll also be sending my (real) photographer Rick off to Chicago. As a big thanks for the incredible amount of work he’s been kind enough to help me with I’m helping him convert an old no-name frame into a on road/ off road City Meets Country fixed gear porteur bike. In addition to his great love of photography Rick has a bit of a fishing problem.
I started EB’s Chicago-flier. EB asked for a light road fixed gear that could handle fenders during the wet season, studded tires during the ice season in Chicago and have front and rear racks to help de-shoulder her academic mass. That, my friends, is just up my alley. I really like mixing elements from different bike genres to fit a customers wants and needs with a bike that sits in a class of its own. You kn