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Old 12-18-11, 08:37 AM   #1
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Show Some Dirt!

It's understandable that a lot of the photos we post of our C&V bikes are glam shots. Here's a thread to show some dirt and grime.

Here's my Jackson at the end of the commuting week:







Some day I need to get around to removing the vestigial fender bracket.

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Old 12-18-11, 09:24 AM   #2
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haha all my bikes are that dirty...all the time - not much a fan of washing the bike - though occasionally - yeah - just occasionally
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Old 12-18-11, 10:38 AM   #3
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I happen to think my bike looks happier when it is dirty - maybe some of my memories are held in the grime


And I know a bunch of other riders who feel the same as I do
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