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    Senior Member Buglady's Avatar
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    Spotted a Mixte yesterday!

    On my commute home yesterday I spotted my first real live mixte! It was being ridden by another commuter (panniers and a utilitarian clothing selection ). I craned my neck and saw a "c" on the frame but couldn't read the rest of the name. The rider started to look a little nervous so I stopped oogling and went on my way, but I just thought it was cool to see something and recognize it based on what I've learned here!

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Sounds like a Centurion...did it look like this?



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    Senior Member Buglady's Avatar
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    Just like that, fenders and all. It was a really cute shade of orange, too (my favourite colour - that's what made me notice the bike at first, then I did a double take and saw it was a mixte).

    Next time I see it, should I chase it down?

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    I love my Centurion, it's a sweet ride.

    Absolutely chase it down!

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