Screen printing pizza party (not pictured donuts)
We’ve got 5 new screens with t-shirt/back patch/small flag sized designs.
Love is Dead. in video form.
Rats and Humans alike descended upon the Real Fun Home in Whitewater WI for a celebration of tiny bikes and the savage slaughter of love. Some Chicago rats and Ohio Mosh and Brew got there a day early to destroy wedding dresses and eat donuts and pizza. The rest of the Rats arrived late the next day due to snow “storms” and wrong turns. The party picked up quickly. Blood was shed. Bikes were crashed. Love is Dead. Too bad you didn’t come. It’s never happening again
Its that time of the year with St. Ratrick’s approaching the desire to have a new or first freak bike out weighs the desire to stay inside. So you wait till its a warm day, something in the double digits and head to the unheated uninsulated garage.
Reg Meg imported her frames from the tundra of Jeeferson. With the garage door frozen shut she headed to the outdoor pile and with the help of Max she got to the bottom of the pile of to discover that the chain ring of her desired bike had sunk into the once soft ground and now required a battle to pull out. After a lot of back and forth the bike was released from the ground and brought back to Chicago where she could work in slightly above zero temperatures and wire feed welder.
After 4 visits to the Barberchop and a lot of frozen fingers her bike was completed, well sort of. Although a smalltall this bike is much too tall for her and the pedals cannot be reached (can you spot the other fundamental problem with this bike?) So its back to Wisconsin to finish it up at the Real Fun Home so it can compete at Love is Dead.
Sick of kneeing yourself in the face while you ride your chopper? Give yourself the gift of full leg extension by extending your frame. Max and Alexis’ latest zine will sort of show you how.
Download and print your own copy
St. Ratrick’s Day 2014
There will be stuff and there will be things.
more details at: http://tiny.cc/srd2014
This year we thought we’d do something more fun to kick off St. Ratrick’s day than cramming 100 people and 200 bikes into the Barberchop.
Opening reception for Rat Patrol Art Show
The Gallery at Ground Control 3315 W Armitage Ave
No Talent Shit Show (+21)
Mutiny 2428 N Western Ave
Some lousy bands are playing then its your turn to show off your lack of talent with MC Asher
sign up by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
3 minute talent limit
Bands and more details will be announced on http://tiny.cc/srd2014show
If you’d like to be in the art show here are the details, be sure to e-mail email@example.com so that we can save a spot on the wall for you.
one second on a smalltall in the Real Fun Home
Reg Meg, Alexis and Levi went to inspect the new Milwaukee chapter’s apartment build space and use unnecessarily large knives to make dinner. Then it was off to White Water to get hit up the college town dumpsters. The next day’s balmy weather gave Levi the chance to try out Jeeferson’s fleet and Max got to add another notch to his pretty girl rack. With the impending “wintery mix” on its way it was back to White Water to ride smalltalls inside the Real Fun Home, the soon to be demolished funeral home Max lives in complete with a room for smashing things, a room full of porn and children’s toys from the 80, a corpse elevator and plenty of room to ride bikes around and push each other off onto couches.