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Support from home

Posted by on December 20th, 2007 at 3:39 pm

My dear mom. She’s supported all my crazy endeavors through the years. When I wanted to be in the NBA she bought me high-priced sneakers and sent me to basketball camps. When I wanted to be a pro bike racer she showed up to races all over the state, cheering me on through thick and thin.

And now, even though I’m all grown up, the tradition continues. Check out this license plate frame she had made…

I think it would go nicely with the new Share the Road plate.

There’s more to come from California. I’m hoping to do a tour of the new BikeStation in Long Beach, and there’s a possibility of a shop visit to renowned bike painter Joe Bell down in San Diego (he’s a friend of my stepdad’s).

Hope all’s well in Portland.

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  • Kronda December 20, 2007 at 3:51 pm

    Awesome! Just the kind of thing my mom would\’ve done. You\’re lucky! When is she starting mass production? 🙂

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  • Erik December 20, 2007 at 3:52 pm

    Your mom is a trooper. I remember the countless nights of the team crashing at your place, and the great meals she used to feed us. Please pass on our best wishes. Are the crazy dolls still in the upstairs bedroom?

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  • jj December 20, 2007 at 5:02 pm

    your mom officially rocks!

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  • Steve Durrant December 20, 2007 at 5:12 pm

    I hope she makes them for the little kiddie license plates to put on my trike (and folding bike). Best wishes everyone and safe biking over the holidays.

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  • Kevin December 20, 2007 at 5:13 pm

    Ah mothers, what would we do without them? 😉

    Yup, your mom officially rocks!

    Happy holidays to all!

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  • Tim Jackson December 20, 2007 at 7:45 pm

    You OF COURSE will let me know if you come down to San Diego… right?

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  • Clark December 20, 2007 at 10:43 pm

    I\’d buy one.

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  • Joe December 21, 2007 at 4:42 am

    nice mom, happy holidays.


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  • West Cougar December 21, 2007 at 9:53 am

    Hey, Joe Bell painted my wife\’s bike!

    A blue Glorious. If you see him, tell him we loved his work. 🙂

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  • Todd Boulanger December 21, 2007 at 10:05 am

    Perhaps she can find someone to \’wrap\’ the minivan in a BikePortland ad.

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  • Geezer Guy December 21, 2007 at 10:49 am

    I want one ! ! !
    How do I get the money to your Mom ?
    I\’m planning on getting one of the share the road plates and yes this would go great. . . . .

    Merry Christmas !


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  • sarah December 21, 2007 at 1:17 pm

    Your mom rocks.
    Merry Christmas,

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  • Ken Wetherell December 25, 2007 at 10:27 pm

    I want two!

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  • Aaron December 26, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    Hey where can I get one of those?
    Happy holidays and thanks.

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  • Sam December 28, 2007 at 11:55 am

    To chime in with everyone else, if these were available to buy, I would be proudly driving around with one.

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