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Fabrication Help / The Internet is Awesome

November 8, 2011

 As part of this long-term motorcycle customization project I’m in the middle of (the early middle… in fact, let’s just call it the start) I’ve been doing a lot of fabrication research lately. I was reading a write-up of a custom Suzuki in an issue of the British motorcycle magazine Back Street Heroes (a good magazine, […]

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Gypsie Vintage Cycles in Sturgis, SD

November 8, 2011

The annual Sturgis Rally isn’t super high on our list of motorcycle must-do’s but western South Dakota is stunning and the area in and around the Black Hills National Forest has some fantastic riding. We passed through the town last year a week before the rally and stopped at Gypsie Vintage Cycle a great little […]

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What Does It Take to be an Adventure Traveler

June 5, 2011

Stocking up in Seattle and Alaska-bound by Scott Schrantz The following excerpt is taken from Ryan Madden’s book On-The-Road Histories: Alaska. In 1897 a newspaper in Ottowa, Canada, published an editorial for “fortune hunters” headed to Alaska and then to the Yukon. The editorial asked the reader to take an 11 question self-examination before proceeding […]

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Valentine’s Day and Motorcycles

February 15, 2010

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day. 7 years ago, on that day, Anjel and I had our first date. We had known each other for a just a week or two after meeting in our Level 1 Graphic Design class at CCA. On a Friday, the week before Valentine’s Day, I mentioned to a classmate that I […]

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Lyons Classic Pinball Arcade

January 9, 2010

While not nearly as cool as the Museum of Soviet Arcade Games, Lyons’ is a small pinball arcade, tucked off a small road near Estes Park, Colorado.

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The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games

January 5, 2010

Back in 2007 I read an article on BoingBoing about a small “museum” of Soviet-era Video Games that had been opened by a couple of students in the basement of a small technical university about 30 minutes outside the center of Moscow. The article was accompanied by awesome pictures of hulking consoles that looked like […]

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