I met Matthew Werner climbing up boonydoon hill one fine autumn Tuesday.
He does custom furniture/woodwork out of the sCruz like nobody's business. But, what gets me teary-eyed is the volunteering of time and resources he does for the Iraq Project.
If anyone is looking for a good idea for a ConsumerMass gift for a bike rider in your life ... the Iraq Junior National Cycling Team jersey might be the perfect thing to spend your dollars on.
"Equipment is mediocre at best. Many of the handlebars lack tape, and some don't even have brake pads. But they're riding their bikes, and that's a feat itself in a country where drivers are regularly killed by IEDs (improvised explosive devices), gunfire and horrific traffic accidents." [LINK]
it goes to help, it feels right, it looks good.
think about it. i mean, really think about it.