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More #TBT-age. Filling in a few missing pieces on my YouTube channel.
Look, guys—if you want to add this stuff to Wikipedia, you need to learn to do it right.
“The best I can hope for is that sometime in the future, I’ll get the chance to remind everyone else exactly how it’s supposed to be done.”
#TBT to 2012 Cosmo.
Mission accomplished, I think.
“And we didn’t do anything half-assed. If Schwinn was going to do something, we were going to do it right. This was in the old days before most bicycle engineering, development and production was shipped to Asia.”
Mike Fritz, identifier of the Niner Mystery Tool.
As someone who buys the bikes he rides, I’m pretty amped about Asian production. Also, machining a custom tool, in house, for a regulation that didn’t and never would exist actually seems pretty half-assed to me. It certainly doesn’t fit my definition of doing it right.
Of course there’s a bike rack at the trailhead. #fortcollins #soFoCo (at Reservoir Ridge Natural Area)
Today’s Kirbyism is Kidolity: the art or practice of deception. Non-standard variant of “kidology”; chiefly British.
Mark this past week as a win for cord cutters.
[W]hat’s left? One industry perception is that cable has one last massive weapon to defend its lock on television content consumption: live sports. In fact, CBS announced the NFL would be carved-out of its new streaming service.
As cycling fans—or anyone who’s ever left the US can tell you—live sports are probably the Internet’s most readily available TV content. I watched a pirate stream of Game 6 of the 2013 World Series simply because I didn’t feel like getting up and turning on the TV.
[the full post at Flurry analytics agrees, kind of]
Those ‘cross-specific skills you just spent two hours rehearsing?
Yeah, they don’t actually do anything.
A PSA from Gianni Vermeersch.
Smog Times at Smogmont Smog