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Bike Snob NYC

Once upon a time, when fixies were still novel and the whole “urban lumberjack” thing was still nascent, I devoted a fair amount of pixels to Peter Buchanan-Smith and his Best Made Co., which achieved considerable notoriety by painting the handles of ordinary axes and selling them to urban idiots at a considerable premium.

Well, the joke’s on me because according to a recent article in the New York Times axes are still very much a part of the zeitgeist:

I felt rather smug about the New York Times being so far behind the curve–until I realized that I first discovered Best Made Co. thanks to an article in the New York Times.

The joke is on me again–and again,

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