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Posts Tagged ‘maintenance’

Wish List Addendum

In New York City on 14 December 2010 at 2:26 pm

I’m midst exam (literally. I have the DOJ Horizontal Merger Guidelines and a half-written analysis of a potentially problematic merger sitting in front of me as I write) but I figured I owe it to Justin, our reading public, and anyone looking for the perfect gift to give/ask for to add a little something here.

I’ve never used velcro-straps on my pants (I prefer the old “tuck in sock” or “roll one side up like a thug” method) but I would otherwise heartily endorse Justin’s list. Considering the numerous pants with a chewed up right cuff and socks covered in grease marks I have owned, I should probably endorse the straps, as well. Nevertheless, I have a few items to add. Read the rest of this entry »

Bike Summer!

In New York City on 19 May 2010 at 1:30 am

** UPDATE**

I am writing an update from work, having successfully navigated the numerous detours on the bikeway in southern Manhattan. I put my bike back together last night, my brakes are present enough to foreclose the possibility of gaining any street-cred among the fixie crowd, but effective enough to only slow me gradually.

Problems encountered on the ride: Read the rest of this entry »