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Alfie Estrada  pedal pusher | throttle twister | shutter clicker (@eshuttergram) | beer coffee whisky yes man | schmaltzy husband

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Nicky Hayden left a huge impression on me right from when I finally satisfied a decade-long urge to dive into motorcycle riding. He was a kid who was at the very top of the road sport world order having just won the MotoGP championship. I was at the top of my endurance cycling game, an aging soul excited by the new skills, experiences, and history that motorcycles revealed to me. Later, we'd discover that Nicky was bitten - hard - by the cycling bug, and suddenly I felt a sort of kinship with two-wheeled royalty. I had felt a strange, ambivalent divide between the worlds of cycling and motorcycling, but Nicky's effusive spirit and deep love for both seemed to soften the attitude of many I knew on the motor side toward the rest of us on the pedal side. For that, and for examples he set by being the humble, jovial champion he was, I am grateful. Forza, Kentucky Kid. #ripnickyhayden #rip69 . . .
(This is one of his earliest IG posts.)
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That says it all this one needs no caption.

This is how LL and I each tag team for farmers market shopping and call our mothers on the weekend.

(swipe for more) I'm an instant fan of @cookiebarcreamery's toasted black sesame ice cream. Next time, I'm gonna hit the ube.

rising tide

The Museum Experience of the Early 21st Century

Ain't gonna miss the boogaloo this year, that's fo sho.

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