spooky bikes

This isn’t Friday’s blog post

Posted in Random, Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on January 27, 2011

Shaun-
I’m not sorry we covered your gold-plated tour bus with Spooky stickers that one time. Not one bit. Someone had to show you a proper East Coast welcome with your shiny pinstriped forearms and Budweiser grin.

Palmer at 97 worldsWhen I was 16 I HATED Shaun Palmer for “ruining” mountainbiking with his poor attitude, shitty fitness, perceived misogyny, and baggy pants.

I was jealous of him and Vories for bogarting all of the chicks, among other things.
I suppose I was a grade A hater, XC weenie and most definitely a Straight-Edge fascist who knew as much about having fun as I did about John Coltrane– The word Ecstatic meant nothing to me.
At the age of 30 I’m building grass Slalom tracks, drinking beer between runs and wearing the same pair of Zoo-York jeans and red hightop Half-Cabs that I bought from Dans comp in 1998 after seeing the Malcolm Fearon picture of him on the cover of Dirt#7.
These revelations make me;
1. Wistful
2. Pissed
3. Fucking Stoked
4. A poseur

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Don’t you wonder sometimes?

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on December 13, 2008

I was in the shop a few minutes ago, dialing away at some bikes to ride tomrrow (some silly 45c tired cross bike, and a superlight 650b ss) and the machines were all twittering and clicking and doing what they do…  And Yo La Tengo was droning away, yet, i kept hearing train whistles.  Steam train whistles.

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Reign of error

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on November 4, 2008

Shortening Days, media overload, a few months worth of work all wedged into a day

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Colorfast

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on October 27, 2008

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I’m so damn tired and sore from doing my first CX race in too many years,
that I decided today that all decisions for the rest of the month will be
made by Magic 8 Ball….

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Hand Job of The Year

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on October 23, 2008

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Sometimes you just gotta take what ya got and beat it into shape…

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Another season, more bike racers…

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on October 21, 2008

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We all know winning isn’t everything……

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Gung Ho

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on October 20, 2008

With the insane blur of the month of September firmly behind us, Supertouch ‘cross frames are finally being disseminated in serious numbers.    And these numbers are serious…

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Wha happen?

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on October 10, 2008

Gosh…

3-4 weeks?

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Leather Rebel, With a Burning Heart

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on September 17, 2008

The day of reckoning has come…

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It’s thrusday at 8:00 pm.   In Massachusetts;

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Fap Fap Fap Fap

Posted in Uncategorized by Mickey/SpookyBikes on September 9, 2008

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