Alright, you have to admit, you love that crazy little yellow fellow that lives in a pineapple under a tree? Absorbent and yellow and porous is he! You have to love him!
My post and this picture have almost nothing to do with Spongebob – more to do with my Spongebob dog tag. What does a 42 year old man do with a dog tag, you might ask? Well – the list is a little deeper than just wear it. If you are even an occasional reader of my blog, you will know that I ride a bicycle a lot. I ride on the road, trails and basically any place I can navigate on 23mm wide tires without getting stuck. That – often – puts me in places where not everybody knows my name and/or my wife’s phone number. I know – you guys all thought that my appearance on the Commuter Dude had me nearly as famous as Ashton, Demi and Kelli Pickler… the simple fact of the matter is that I am just an ordinary average guy with a blog and an addiction to twitter. God forbid, if something ever happened to me and I were unable to tell somebody who I was and/or who cares about me – I want my family to be reachable. Spongebob has contact information on the back.
Now – all you guys that have been watching LeTour know that Levi wears a RoadID. Awesome. Levi makes more money than I do and gets them free. These $30 wrist/ankle bands are showing up all over the cycling circuit. I think that’s great. People SHOULD have contact info readily available. That being said – I got Spongebob at Walmart for $7. The stylized chain cost an additional $2. I sweat like a water fountain and the chain has not had any issues. Spongebob’s paint is coming off the back and it may be time to ‘freshen him up’ but for under $10 you have the knowledge you are protected.
Keep them simple – your full name, a couple phone numbers and maybe allergies if you have them.
That’s my tip of the day. I hope you liked it. I’m going to go see if they fixed the toilet I broke the other day and then ride home in a while! I do love a good bike ride!