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One Eyed Z.

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Although I have only been known as the One Eyed z since my bicycle VS car accident in 2006, I've been riding my entire life. I decided to turn my passion for the "Church of the Two Wheels" into my profession in 2000 and went to work for a local shop where I have been ever since. I have... Full Bio
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New tunes for the weekend by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking If you follow me on any of my other social network thing-a-ma-gigs, the first question might be, Why? Surely you have better things to do. But whatever the reason, you ... Read on »
"The first step to solving any problem is recognizing there is one." by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking It's making the rounds. I find it to be quite true.  Sad, but true.    I saw the above clip earlier today thanks to a FaceBook "friend" posting ... Read on »
Wanna shirt? by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Hot off the press (t-shirt press) new KC Sprints shirts! (never mind the model) Heathered red material with white and yellow logos Men's and women's sizes available B ... Read on »
When the world gives you a sign... by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking ...It is best to listen. Obviously I did not. Granted I only opened the fortune cookie, from the previous nights meal, after I got home from getting inked. Yes mom ... Read on »
KC Sprints Home Opener #5!!! by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Home Opener #5 is January 19th at Harling's Upstairs bar.  Ride bikes. Drink beer. Use the bucket.   Photos from past events are  here & here See ... Read on »
Bandit Cross* by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Jeff of All-City does good.   Bandit Cross: Ruining It For Everybody from Quality Bicycle Products on Vimeo .  *Its been making the rounds on the ... Read on »
Davey's Uptown Friday night!! by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Ira Grace and the Bible Belt Prophets (my lady's band) are playing a show this Friday night at Davey's Uptown Rambler's Club   9PM  $6 cover (there will be 2 ot ... Read on »
Email can be fun! by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Found this in my inbox this morning dated today at 3:36 AM: Hello KC, My name is Elle, and just like you I also love cycling. I've been reading  your blog fo ... Read on »
The morning after... by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking On the morning after my birthday I've had this song stuck in my head   Read on »
Weekend fun! by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking **From the KC Sprints blog** Don't forget!  This SATURDAY is Pub n Pedal 6 ! What is Pub n Pedal 6? Only Kansas City's very BEST bike ride, pub crawl, photo sca ... Read on »
Wednesday music by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Billy Bragg and Wilco featuring Natalie Merchant Mermaid Avenue (album) The birds are singing in your eyes today Sweet flowers blossom in your smile ... Read on »
This Labor Day weekend, ride bikes. by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking "I'm never gonna stop. This is awesome."    http://konaworld.com/ *Blatant Shop Propaganda* Midwest Cyclery has Kona Jake and Jake the Snake mod ... Read on »
2012 RAGBRAI by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I always say I'll write a RAGBRAI report and don't. But just to be consistent I'll say I have one in the works. I never got out my camera on the trip. It hasn't been used ... Read on »
Bye bye! by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking I'm heading off to Iowa today. Spend the night with some friends and then start the "Ride Out" to the RAGBRAI route tomorrow. Looking forward to 10 days in the saddle. ... Read on »
An attempt by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking So I went & got myself a fancy phone. Wheather this a good idea or not remains to be seen Read on »
Support your LBS by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From fellow bicycle mechanic Ghostship Matt I work my ass off at my bike shop to provide you with an awesome (retail/bike shop) experience. Our prices may not be the ... Read on »
Yeah, yeah its been a minute... by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Or maybe more like a month... err... two... perhaps. Well things have been happening. Work, bike builds, bike rides, WSATU... and the RAGBRAI will be soon. But until I ... Read on »
From the draft file by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Sitting at work on a slow Monday. Waiting on UPS/FedEX to deliver the bits I need to get some repairs done. I was pondering what I could make a post about. Then I notice ... Read on »
One for Saturday by One Eyed Z. Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Been watching Die Antwoord videos all evening Read on »