Friday, July 20, 2012
The holding monster is in. And its tight. The new riding
position is noticeably lower than stock. The seat itself is
about a third of the weight of the OEM unit. Support is
not even comparable. Once in the seat, it's actually very
As an added bonus, because they are so tight, I have no
option but to lose or maintain my current weight. If I
get bigger, I won't be able to drive my car, will be forced
to ride my bike until I can once again fit!
Big win all around!
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Alison rolled into town at 1:14am on a Megabus,
wearing an Elmo t-shirt. She had a scant 16 hours
in Madison and a good chunk of that would be
taken up by sleeping. Once we were alive and
ready for the day, we set about getting her a
"full Madison experience". We ate at Coopers
Tavern on the Square where she consumed
her very first full beer. True to the Madison
experience, it was an Ale Asylum. We then
walked through all the shops on State Street.
Got her some cheese curds. Looked at ironic
vintage clothing all before she would get
whisked away by a Ford Fusion with a CD
filled with "Call Me Maybe" remixes.
It was sad to see her go.
It was even sadder when I realized she had accidentally
forgot that she had my 50mm 1.4 USM lens in