Friday, June 15, 2012

Text from last night...

From Big John in the RIC:
"Went for my fit. Procal broken. Mach 429 ordered."

I was actually thinking he just needed a setback post to accommodate his massive, enlarging hammies. Turns out, like with most things, I didn't know what I was talking about.

But, in a lot of ways, I feel that text message embodies the best kind of BRC customer experience. Admittedly, it's a little sad, as Big John's old whip may have been the last remaining of the fleet of BFR-colored procals that railed Virginia singletrack from D.C. to Danville. Lots of laughs and a few wins on those things. Still, life has a way of getting better and better, especially when it comes to $2500 suspension platforms, lateral rigidity, and generally badass engineering, and eventually the time has simply come.

Congrats, big John. Your life just got a little faster.

And, not to throw Pivot all the love on a beautiful Friday with rally in the forecast, but Trek will be here at the BRC test track in t-minus...well, shoot, looking at the window they're already here.

Sunny, light breeze, chance of rally: 100%.

Seize the weekend. 
Gotta get up to get down. 
up, up, up. 

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