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In loving memory of Jonathan Gantz

I was looking forward to posting the bits on the Rollin's spoken word show that I saw this Friday. Instead in respect for an old friend that is no longer with us, I will tell of last Friday night sometime this week. The friend that I speak of today lost his life one year ago to this date. Jon was a fellow rider and employee of a former bicycle shop that I wrenched at. I will tell of some good memories in this post. Some are tid bits of memories that I still hold dear to my heart. I had first met Jon on a group moutainbike ride at Lake Redman circa 1994. I was on a KHS Montana Pro that I had bought that year from the shop he worked at. My first real bike, first real bike purchase, first bike with full XT and with a Rock Shox. Enough about the bike. I think Jon was about 14. I do know that he wasn't old enough to drive 'cause his dad dropped him off driving a 2wd S-10 pick up. Jon was riding a GT LTS. Some of you may remember this full suspension bike, some not. It was pr