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Fresh Meat

As absolutely no one has noticed, I’ve been absent from the wordy slopes of Mt. Shredward for a while. Like, two years. Wow. That’s even longer than I thought. I’ll include myself among those who didn’t notice or care I … Continue reading

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Happy returns to Tamarancho

I spent a little time scouting as a kid. Thinking back, I was in first or second grade, and all the sudden I was doing this thing called Cub Scouts. Funny how the transitions that must have happened leading up to … Continue reading

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The death of a tester

Woe is us. Wooooooe is us. And unfortunately I’m not talking about Whoa. As in “Whoa! Nice one, friend!” That’s a whoa which everyone enjoys. I’m talking old school woe with a side of melancholy. Yes, for many East SF Bay … Continue reading

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Hey, it’s Shredward! Ug. Maybe it was better when he was gone.

Hi. I’m back. Feels good. But why did it take so loooonnnng? Why is it so hard for you to just write something, fuckerrrr? It’s been like a yeeeearrrr. No, that’s not what I’m imagining my faithful readers are saying, seeing at … Continue reading

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This might be boring

I have no idea what I’m going to write about, but figured since it’s been a couple fortnights since I’ve hiked Mt. Shredward (obviously mountain biking is a long way off thanks to my lame wing), I should just punch … Continue reading

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Yeah, but can you fix my balls?

So, the last time I was on the slopes of Shredward, I was all like, “Oh man, I gotta get surgery on my elbow. Dude, I’m so bummed, I won’t get to mountain bike for six months. Boohoo for me,” … Continue reading

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The coming storm of inactivity

I’m sure some of you mad bombers out there who hang much closer to the ground than myself would (and should) disagree, but I don’t find that mountain biking is as hazardous as perceived by outsiders. It’s certainly much more … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Some Strange or The Helicopter Chase Incident

My riding crew and I do a weekly night ride. I don’t think I have any regular readers (because I’m a little too real for this Pollyanna Stepford world, maaan), but if I do, they already know about it. We’ve … Continue reading

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Ex-Gen X

Remember when we Gen Xers (and if you’re not one, glad to have younger/older readers) were like the young, super pissed, grungy, but still sexy, generation in the news? It was so rad. Dudes from Seattle were our angry voices … Continue reading

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How to humiliate yourself and your bike

First off, belled jester hats off to the science wizzes who developed this (seriously) impressive technology. Pretty neato stuff, and very deserving of the word “Pro” in the product name. And there’s actually a bit of exciting mystery beyond “How’s … Continue reading

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