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Mural of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole by Kevin Ancell in Kaka’ako.
Photo: Jasper Wong

Mural of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole by Kevin Ancell in Kaka’ako.

Photo: Jasper Wong

My friends @21NINJAS and @Fix_That_Bike are very happy to be giving away their brand new I-Bite Classic Cycling Caps to the 3 most interesting cycling iBite pics on Instagram (photo taken from mouth with both hand on the bars or in the shot while riding).

Rules:

Follow @Fix_That_Bike 

Follow@21NINJAS 

Post photo with the hashtags #showmeyouriBite #FixThatBike 

Looking for quality not quantity. Be creative! Winner will be chosen by FixThatBike and posted on April 13th… Ride Safe & only #iBite in safe environments everyone… Good Luck to every person who enters! Caps and more detailed pics are available now at www.FixThatBike.ca Pic by @valerielinawww.valerielinaphotography.com 20% of the proceeds from the sale of these caps goes directly towards @21ninjas’s Ride to Conquer Cancer in June. There’s a link in his IG profile.

Massive mural for 2014 POW! WOW! HAWAI’I by Andrew Schoultz and Hannah Stouffer on Fishers Hawaii Wall, Pohukaina Street. Photo: Jasper Wong. Check powwowhawaii.com for more, or just take a ride through Kaka’ako!

Massive mural for 2014 POW! WOW! HAWAI’I by Andrew Schoultz and Hannah Stouffer on Fishers Hawaii Wall, Pohukaina Street. Photo: Jasper Wong. Check powwowhawaii.com for more, or just take a ride through Kaka’ako!

In the raw, Red Hook Criterium X CINELLI prize bikes, for #RHCBK7 men’s and women’s division winners. Just a few more days until the race series begins. Photos: Red Hook Criterium

Urban alternative cycling (fixed gear) is becoming a reputable worldwide sport! RIDE FAST -FGH

Amongst the proud driving force in this era of cycling, Garrett Chow’s passion for cycling has taken him very far. In college, Garrett studied Graphic Design and Illustration. Later, moving to The Netherlands, he continued working at design agencies and painted with a street-art crew, The London Police, for many years - traveling the world doing installations and commissions. He began riding track bikes on the velodrome, then on the street. After meeting Mike Martin and Gabe Morford on a subsequent trip back home to San Francisco, CA, he returned to the US to begin work with Mike and Gabe on MASH SF.

Distance Rides:

Portland, Oregon, to San Francisco, California: 750 miles, 8 days, solo.

Berlin, Germany, to Milano, Italy: 1000 miles, 10 days.

Los Angeles, California to The Grand Canyon, Arizona: 750 miles, 8 days.

 

Other accomplishments: 

2008: MASH SF feature-length film premier in Japan, 2 trips.

Cinelli collaboration and product development. 

2009: Invitation ride and film with Lance Armstrong, Austin, Texas.

Rode 9 stages of the Tour of California on track bike.

2008-2010: Specialized Globe brand Design Director, Product-Developer, and Brand-Manager.

2010-2013: Director and Designer of Performance Road Bikes, Components and Wheels —in-line, special projects, Pro bikes, team bikes for Specialized. High-lights include bikes he designed for Alberto Contador, Mark Cavendish, Tom Boonen, Fabian Cancellara, and Zdenek Stybar.

Continues work as Designer and Product-Developer with MASH SF and Cinelli. Products include: Cinelli, MASH ‘Histogram’ frame set, Cinelli MASH ‘RGB’ single-speed cyclocross frame set, and Cinelli MASH ‘Parallax’ frame set.

Photos: Top, John Watson. Bottom, Jeremy Dunn.

Cycling Tip Tuesday

Wear a helmet correctly, simple as that. Too many times, cyclists are confronted with drivers not paying attention.