Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Thursday, August 20, 2009
Saturday, August 15, 2009
Berlin designer arndt menke- zumbragel is the creator of this unique bicycle made using wood. the project began by investigating the use of wood as a construction material, paying close attention to its particular considerations. the result is a fully functional bike that weighs only 2.3 kg. with some special metal parts and carefully constructed wood pieces, arndt has created a bike that blends new and old together into one unique package.
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
We took a two day Whitewater rafting trip down the Kern river up by Bakersfield CA a couple weekends ago. It was awesome to get out of the city and reminded me of Kansas a little. The river was pretty gnarly in some spots but as 'novice's' we were only allowed to do class 4 rapids. The best was the whirlpool where the 1st try I got thrown out the boat in like 20 seconds and spin cycled under it Sonic The Hedgehog style; second try, kinda weak, only lost a couple peeps; third try, me and the guide Javi, rode the boat (for what felt like 2 hrs.)like a mechanical bull after everyone got pitched over the side.
They had pit stops set up for lunch the first day, camping that night, and lunch the next day and all the food was amazing (for being on a river).
I/we, highly recommend
(Actual whitewater pics to come...)