By virtue of my not-so-official blog-o-meter, I'm proud to declare Portland the bike mecca of the world, followed strangely enough, by Singapore. Of course, this declaration is based solely on readership of the BikeLemming and nothing else, so it could just be that mainly readers in Portland and Singapore enjoy the type of drool I spew out. Undoubtedly it is further complicated by the fact that my clone lives in Portland and any day now plans to eat me, assume my identity, dispose of my derailleur in a non-incriminating way and move the rightful location of the lemming from Pottawatamie to Portland, thus completing the circle of life.
Until that happens just remember, if you have an uncomfortable confrontation with a surly walker on a bike trail who, when he is in his car calls you Lance and yells at you to get off of the road, but then on the bike trail tells you that you're going too fast with walkers around, it's only appropriate to say, "aren't you supposed to have your dog on a leash" when there is a real dog along, not just a significant other.
Falling backwards up the stairs. - Via Kerry Skarbakka. Here at All Hail The Black Market, we start at the bottom and strive for the top, in exactly that order. But getting past the bottom s...
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