When you get asked if you want to help clean out an old bicycle shop two things go through your mind. The first thing is: “YES!” The second thing is: “I hope none of my friends are invited.” Or, at least, the friends that are there don’t ride the same size bicycle as you. Because when you’re going through a building like Memphis Cycle & Supply Co. it’s really nice to have someone to geek out with, and then help you load the cargo bicycle and ride home with you.
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Last November I had the pleasure of meeting “Fast Eddie” Williams when I made a brief visit to New York. (Picture above.) Eddie is something of a legend as a bike messenger in New York City.
Eddie has been a bike messenger since 1983. It was a handful of New York bike messengers, the likes of Fast Eddie that started the whole fixed wheel craze that has spread worldwide.
Eddie’s bike was a ‘dave moulton’ custom track frame that I had built in 1983. He bought it in 1998 from the original owner who had raced the bike on the velodrome at Trexlertown, Pennsylvania.
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