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Banjo Blog — Cycling People

FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST S. TYLER HENDRIX

FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST S. TYLER HENDRIX

FIVE THINGS is a feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person lives in Little Rock Arkansas and is a self-proclaimed grease monkey. Meet S. Tyler Hendrix.

"I'm always eating ice cream. It's why I started riding bicycles. I knew I would have to stop eating ice cream or begin moving around more. And I'll NEVER give up ice cream. "

We hope you enjoy this week's Banjo Brothers Five Things.

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 BANJO BROTHERS FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST RAYMOND EPSTEIN

FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST RAYMOND EPSTEIN

FIVE THINGS is a feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist and dentist of twenty-five years, Raymond Epstein. In Ray's own words:

I am a native of Norfolk, Virginia (Shiptown) and come from a family of dentists (I am one of seventeen over three generations. I am not one easily annoyed, but find the concept of a "dentist bike" a popular dig on cycling forums rather tired and really not applicable.

We hope you enjoy this week's Banjo Brothers Five Things.

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Stevil Kinevil Banjo Brothers Five Things

FIVE THINGS WITH STËVIL KINËVIL OF ALL HAIL THE BLACK MARKET

FIVE THINGS is a feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist and cycling industry icon Steve Smith, better known far and wide as Stëvil Kinëvil.

For those not familiar with Smith’s shenanigans or weekly musings on his blog/journal, here, in his own words is the backstory: My name is Steve, but have long been known in some circles as Stevil. That originally came about via a woman I used to messenger with after riding a recycling bin down a long flight of stairs and after getting pitched onto the sidewalk at the bottom, I scorpioned and kicked the back of my own head. For the last nine years I’ve managed all things ‘All Hail The Black Market’, and before that handled Swobo’s marketing duties, where I dusted off that old moniker.

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BANJO BROTHERS FIVE THINGS WITH  THOMAS "HURL" EVERSON

FIVE THINGS: CARS-R-COFFINS' THOMAS "HURL" EVERSON

FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist Thomas "Hurl" Everson.

Now, an elder statesman among cyclists in Minneapolis, Hurl is known worldwide for his iconic Cars-R-Coffins brand, represented by a simple line drawing of a four-wheeled coffin. Birthed by a ‘Zine, the sentiment behind the brand still resonates with cyclists and not just out of nostalgia. A carefully curated set of goods still exist bearing the mark and are as much a form of artistic expression as a means of paying the bills.

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FIVE THINGS EX-JOURNALIST AND CYCLIST DAVID BRAUER

FIVE THINGS: MINNEAPOLIS CYCLIST DAVID BRAUER

FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist David Brauer. In the past few years as he transitioned out of journalism, Brauer chaired the board of the Kingfield Farmer's Market, finished up his college degree at the University of Minnesota and started a podcast. As more biking content infiltrated his somewhat epic Twitter feed, we wanted to get Brauer's take on bikes and for sure wanted to know what is "stuck in his craw." 

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