Now That's a Chain


Mike Gill dragging chain
Mike Gill dragging the chain. Photo by Michael Ambrose.

Via Chasing Kaz : Mike Gill dragging a serious length of chain.


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Scott Andrew Bird

Scott Andrew Bird is a writer, photographer and a guy who just loves this stuff. He's been at home in front of a computer for more years than he cares to remember (OK, 34) and is now making amends for years of many mistakes noted in the De-constructing Computer Guy articles (part 2) on T-Nation.

Find out what he's up to via Twitter, Google+, Facebook; and of course his online home. Enjoy.



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