Ooooh, Mercier Mercier Me…


Since the new singlespeed freewheel and caliper brakes aren’t going to be here until tomorrow, I’ll probably bring her home tonight all packaged up and wait until Tuesday evening to de-box her and commence assembly.

A stop at Orange 20 Bikes might be in order for some cabling and cable clamps.

I’ll be aiming for a Thursday inaugural ride, but there’s a chance it might not be until Friday’s first RIDE-Arc of the year.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."