Sunday, May 23, 2010

Mud, Sweat, and Gears: An Evening with Joe “Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie

On Thursday, May 27th, 7:00 pm the Redmond Library will present Mud, Sweat, and Gears: A Rowdy Family Adventure Across Canada on Seven Wheels.Mud, Sweat, and Tears Join us for an evening of humor and humanity with award-winning author and entertainer Joe “Metal Cowboy” Kurmaskie. Joe never just reads from his books-instead, the Metal Cowboy takes over a room with a multimedia performance that’s by turns stand-up comedy, stunning digital slideshow, social commentary, audience interaction, Irish Bard style storytelling, bicycle advocacy and something the whole family will be talking about.

There will be prizes, raffles, a book signing and more. For more info, see Mud, Sweat, and Gears.

About Joe Kurmaskie 
Joe Kurmaskie, dubbed the “Metal Cowboy” by a blind rancher he encountered one icy morning in Idaho, has been addicted to the intoxicating freedom and power of the bicycle ever since he "borrowed" his big sister's banana-seat bike at the age of five.Joe Kurmaskie As he careened down the neighborhood hill, much to his parents' dismay, Joe set in motion what has become a lifelong love affair with the road and the wheel. In his first book, Metal Cowboy, Joe offers up an infectious and big-hearted collection of true adventures and misadventures, chronicling his time touring America on his bicycle.

Other Blog Postings on Biking & Trails
Here’s a list of other Redmond Library blog postings on biking and regional trails:
The Interurban Trail: A Ride Along the Rails
The Tolt Pipeline Trail
Snohomish County Bike Trails: Centennial Trail
King County Bike Trails: Sammamish River Trail
King County Bike Trail Maps

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