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Posts tagged “Bikes

Disposable Diary – An Adventure Photoblog

2 kids, 2 disposable cameras, northern Minnesota, an underwear party at the Nomad, and the No Haters Rolling Dance Party 2010.

All photos taken on disposable cameras by either Nathan or myself.


Pedal Consumption

Modeling the new run of Pedal Consumption t-shirts (I reconstructed mine) and the new team shoes!

A huge shout-out to Patrick from PC for the awesome gear! T-shirts are not currently available for sale, but when they are, they’ll be in the Pedal Consumption Store!

Featured by Pedal Consumption, DVS (click on the ‘Blog’ link), Fixie GC and Chicks and Bikes!

All photos taken by Nathan Brende and edited by yours truly.


Fun With Clones

Taught myself a cool new editing technique, and had a lot of fun with it!


UPDATE: A huge shout-out to Pedal Consumption for featuring this photo!
2nd UPDATE: Another shout-out to Fixed Gear Girl Taiwan for the feature 🙂

As always, the full res versions of these and all the other pictures I took today are on my Flickr!


Nicollet Island and the Neighborhood – Bike Photos

As always full-res versions can be found on my Flickr!


First Bike Photos of the Season!

I don’t think there’s anyone around who is more excited for spring to be here than I am. I’ve been staring at my bike all winter, dreaming about riding it again. The weather has been beautiful the past few days and Dustin Grover and I went out to trick around on our bikes today, and as usual, I had my camera.

As always, the full-res versions of these photos and many others are on my Flickr

UPDATE: A big thanks to Pedal Consumption for featuring one of these photos on their site!


Bike Geekery

If you’ve read my About Me page, you already know that I’m a huge bike nerd. I’ve been riding fixed gears since I moved to Minneapolis, which has been about 3 years now. For those of you who aren’t as into bikes as I am, a ‘fixed gear’ is a bike with one single gear that is ‘fixed’ so that if you’re pedaling, you’re moving and if you’re not, you’re stopped. There’s no coasting and most of us don’t have brakes (including myself). The first bikes ever invented were fixed gears and if you ask me or any other fan, we’ll tell you it’s the purest, simplest form of biking. It’s also a huge community. Although there are the handful of elitist jerks, most riders are very kind to each other and are super excited to talk shop about their bikes. Two huge online fixed gear communities are Fixed Gear Gallery , an online photo gallery of people’s bikes and Fixed Gear Republic , a social network for bike nerds.

I got a new frame last fall and was able to ride it a few times before winter sunk her teeth into my fun. I suffered all winter, looking at my bike sitting in my apartment, begging me to take it for a spin. My boyfriend got me a new set of rims for my birthday, and seeing how great the weather has been, we put the whole thing together yesterday and she looks beautiful!

I can’t wait until I can be out biking everyday!