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Rolling Cowboys

Another shop I visited in LA was Rolling Cowboys. Right away when I saw the dog and the sign I knew that the owner and I were going to get along swell.

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This was totally confirmed when I saw that he had actually framed some photos from the AC annual and hung them up in the shop.

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That's Mark in my old van crashed out at the RW24 and Treasure from Surly drinking on a Bridge

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And here's me, with the megaphone. (he asked me to sign it, so I did. NBD)

I don't know if you've ever walked into a shop and spotted a photo of yourself on their wall, but pretty much that guy could have kicked me in the nuts and I still would have liked him a ton. (though I'm glad he didn't kick me in the nuts, and instead was just all around super awesome and interesting)

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This is the owner Dan, sometimes you go into a shop and you find that the store is a direct reflection of the owner's personality. This was one of those times, Dan had tons of stories, and tons of rad stuff around his shop.

Check it out

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and here's a money shot of the Thunderdome

If you're in LA stop by and talk to Dan about all of his found objects.

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Bryan

Bryan

April 3, 2012

The Thunderdome! It exists? I saw it in the QBP Catalog, and thought is was more an item of folklore than something tangible, it doesn’t exist according to google.

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