Monthly Archives: October 2012

Happy Halloween! and a few pictures.

The news coming from the East Coast isn’t good, I hope everyone is OK, I know there are going to be alot of people missing Halloween this year because of Sandy.  My wife always gets in the Halloween spirit and tonight she … Continue reading

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Tour de Shawnee – Closing the Road Season Out Right

The Tour de Shawnee  takes place in Olive Branch IL.  I’ve been thinking about doing the TdS since it started 4 years ago, but the problem is that by the last Saturday of October I’m far more interested in mountain biking … Continue reading

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HDR photo, skating, iphone, T-shirts, and stuff

Big evening for me here, I just sold my first Mountain Bike T-shirt on ebay.  Just selling one has left me with the notion that I’m not completely wasting my time and in fact I might actually do some good … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois Fat Tire Fest 2012 – ELI RIDE

So I made over Saturday morning to Ozark IL. for this year’s Fat Tire Fest.  There were over a 150 riders present and it looked like everyone was having an enjoyable time. At 10AM everyone gathered up and broke into … Continue reading

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GoPro Hero3 and Why You Shouldn’t Buy It

My daily check of google news revealed that GoPRO released a new camera recently, the HERO3 and they are fastest growing camera company in the world.  Cool. The promo video for the camera is stunning.  I highly recommend watching it all the … Continue reading

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Inside the Barndoor T-shirt Shop

Its been a very stressful couple of days.  Go ahead laugh, you’re thinking, no job and all you do is ride a bike and roller skate, how stressful can that be.  Well you don’t know about my latest volunteer donation. … Continue reading

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It’s Cold and a Photo Secret

There was ice on my windshield Saturday morning.  Spent the day with some of my fellow Shawnee Mountain Bike Associates cleaning trails for the upcoming Fat Tire Fest. Went on a ride yesterday with Snake and my Mom and Dad. … Continue reading

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