Tim Willis

September 8, 2014 at 6:38am
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Jess after GMSR Stage 3, August 2014

Jess after GMSR Stage 3, August 2014

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Natalie after GMSR Stage 3, August 2014

Natalie after GMSR Stage 3, August 2014

August 21, 2014 at 7:41am
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Days in the East

August 10, 2014


The Dream - Rocking That Shit Remix

Air Alone in Kyoto

Royksopp - Remind me

Sia - Breathe me Mylo remix

The Whitest Boy Alive - Golden Cage remix

Autechre Unknown Remix

Korallreven - The Truest Faith CFCF Remix

Tangerine Dream - Love On A Real Train

Cyne - Steady

Slum Village - Players

The xx - Hot like fire

Jamie Woon - Night Air Ramadanman

Burial & Four Tet - Wolf Cub

Jacques Greene Another Girl


Cooly G - Love Dub

Kanye West - Monster (Kingdom’s Nicki centric Edit)

Girl Unit - Club Rez

Skream - Finally (feat La Roux)

SBTRKT - Wildfire remix feat drake

James Blake Love what happened here

talabot - zanzibar 80’s tape mix

Moderat - therapy

Begin - Obsolete

FKA Twigs - Kicks

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Days in the East

July 27, 2014


Hurricane Chris - Ratchet

Air - Art Tattoo

Korma - Dried Blood

Falty DL - Untitled 12

Four Tet Aerial (Jay Daniel Remix)

Huerco S - A1 (A Verdigris Reader)

Pariah and Midland - Untitled

Levon Vincent - Impressions of a Rain Storm

Film Music - 1983

Amnesia Scanner - Sector

LPLX - DNY GLVR (Shouts to Max)

Kid Smpl - Promist (Lam Suet Remix)

Girl Unit - Club Rez (Rizzla’s Club Cecile Bootleg)

Yumi Zouma - It Feels Good To Be Around You

Conan Mockasin - I’m the man, that will find you

Amnesia Scanner - Assembly

Rich Homie Quan - Get TF Out My Face (feat. Young Thug)

DJ Rashad & DJ Manny - Aint bout that life (RIP Rashad)

Kassem Mosse - We Speak To Those

Kelly Rowland - Dirty Laundry (Rabit Remix)

CFCF - Forest At Night (John Roberts Remix)

Flohston Paradigm - Never Defeated (feat. Rachel Claudio)

La Roux - Silent Partner

GFOTY - Don’t Wanna / Let’s Do it

Skream - How Real (feat. Freckles)

Kanye West - Welcome to Heartbreak


Sufjan Stevens - Year of Our Lord

Jeremih & Shlohmo - The End (feat. Chance the Rapper)

August Alsina - Right Now (feat. 2 Chainz)

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Days in the East

July 17, 2014


Lil Wayne - Believe Me (Feat. Drake)

Rome Fortune - One Time For (Prod. Four Tet)

Hashman Deejay - Orbis Tertius (Future Times)

Hieroglyphic Being - Unknown

Shanghai Den - Vale W. Group

Jacques Greene - No Excuse (Yung Gud Remix)

Sophie - OOH

Lil Durk - Party feat Young Thug

Problem - Like Whaaaat (Feat. Lucc)

Lunice - Can’t Wait To

S-Type - Lost Girls

DJ Dodger Stadium - Love Songs

Blood Orange - Uncle ACE (Ad/Jus/Ted Remix)

Maurice Donavan - Babeh

Darkstar - A Day’s Pay For A Day’s Work (MCDE Remix)

Rick Whilhite - Techno Dust

Keito Sano - 

(Nick mixing)

Alex Deamonds - Long Jam

Gang Fatale - Take Off All Your Garms

6MAKA6 - Helium

YNGN + Korma - Ascension (Korma Stadium Mix) (Sans Bells)

Glot - Glot 8bar

Murlo - Into Mist

Kid Antoine - Expected Encounter

DJ Marfox - Triba

DJ Nigga Fox - Short Dick Man

Back to Tim/Jon

Falty DL - Do Me (Feral Remix)

Shabazz Palaces - They Come in Gold

Empress Of - Camisa Favorita

Sia - Dressed in Black

Wild Beasts - Sweet Spot

Electrelane - Gone Under Sea

B.o.B. - Drunk AF (Feat. Ty Dolla Sign)

Kendrick Lamar - Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe (Jay-Z Remix)

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Days in the East 

June 29, 2014

My friend Jon and I have been doing a bi-weekly radio show. They’ll be posted here for archival purposes.

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A few more photos from the last R&A Cycles Series. Natalie ended up placing third in the Cat 4 Women’s Stylish Solutions competition and winning a free pair of Bont Shoes. She also got to hop on the podium!

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A few photos from last weekends R&A Cycles Series at Prospect Park.

August 15, 2014 at 1:36pm
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55cm Mondia Cyclocross Build

Since I’ve been doing the bike racing thing, I decided I’d have a shot at cyclocross racing as well. I got this frame about two years ago now from my friend Ben in Portland. I initially intended this to be the one bike I had in NYC, but after I got hit in Queens I stripped this frame and decided to build up a proper road frame — with caliper brakes and a bottle holder. The build is pretty straightforward, I think I basically just looked at Chabanov’s Richard Sachs frame and said “copy that.”


5700 105 rear derailleur


Columbus EL tubing




Some of it is a mix of stuff I had laying around; a Thomson stem and Selle Italia SLR that were at my parents house, Challenge Grifo 32c tires and Paul brakes that Ben gave to me with the frame and some old Ultegra to Open Pro wheels I’ve ridden for about three years now on a cruiser.


6800 Ultegra cranks with cross-specific 46-36 chainrings.


Love this “Original Swiss Bike” decal. More original than the Ritchey Swiss cross?



I’ve never been the best at routing the front brake cable, we’ll see how this plays out through the season.


5700 105 brifters as well. I am glad that Shimano has routed the derailleur cable along the handlebars now as well. I can’t tell too much of a difference between these and my 6700 Ultegra brifters on my Tarmac SL3, but we’ll see.


Ben’s somewhat-used Challenge Grifo 32s. Hopefully they still have some life left in them.


I used an Origin 8 threaded to threadless stem adapter to be able to use my Thomson stem with the threaded fork. So far so good, doesn’t look too shabby either.


The Wipperman Connex 10sG chain has been the only thing I’ve had trouble with so far. The master link (towards the far left in the picture) has been somewhat stiff and caused the chain to skip when it passes through the pulleys in the rear derailleur. I’ve since replaced it with a KMC MissingLink and had no issues.


The paint is a little beat, but I’m not too worried about it. One thing I love about the frame is the two-part braze-on cable guides. One to pass the cable through so it sits in the braze-on at the correct angle. Nice touch.


Rear brake bridge (with bird poop)


After all my pictures, someone passing by alerted me to a white wall a few blocks down. I think I like the red wall the most, but I thought I’d put this photo up as well.

April 21, 2014 at 2:23pm
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Corona Yards, February 2014

Corona Yards, February 2014

March 27, 2014 at 2:42pm
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Franklin Shuttle
February 2014

Franklin Shuttle

February 2014

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Testing our cable release
Chichester, NY
March 2014

Testing our cable release

Chichester, NY

March 2014

November 23, 2013 at 11:39am
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November 22, 2013 at 1:54pm
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A photo I took of Natalie and Kyle near Mt. Baker when I was home. We were trying to get to a fire lookout that Kyle is doing a photo project on, but we got snowed out.

A photo I took of Natalie and Kyle near Mt. Baker when I was home. We were trying to get to a fire lookout that Kyle is doing a photo project on, but we got snowed out.

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I made some stickers based on an old Long Island Railroad logo I dug up. Let me know if you’d like one.