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    Born Again Pagan irclean's Avatar
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    (Sorry... I guess that should be N+2, not N-1)

    I said goodbye to an old friend today:



    Here she is in some of her many guises over the years:

    HPIM2006.jpgHPIM1991.jpgHPIM2015.jpgHPIM2121.jpgHPIM2488..jpgSNC00665.jpgSNC00590.jpg

    I was sorry to see her go, but I seriously needed to make some room in my garage. Sometimes it seems that I spend more time collecting and tinkering with my bikes than I do riding them. I let her go for what I considered a fair price (although her sentimental value was much higher). I only hope she brings as much joy (and fewer skinned knuckles) to her new owner.

    I also gave another one of my project bikes to my daughter, so I guess I'm down to N+3.
    Last edited by irclean; 08-25-11 at 06:52 AM. Reason: Mathematical Error; N-1 should be N+2
    Gettin' my Fred on.

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    I think about my old bikes sometimes too.

    I like your lock holder. Was it stable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chefisaac View Post
    I think about my old bikes sometimes too.

    I like your lock holder. Was it stable?
    I'm assuming that you're referring to the one in this pic?



    It's just a cheap lock from a big box store. The bracket actually works quite well; the shackle drops into a recess that prevents it from swinging out of the frame, and it has a QR. One of my daughters has it on her bike now.

    Personally, I prefer the u-lock bracket that I'm using now (of course, it only works on bikes that have a rear rack):

    Gettin' my Fred on.

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    It's always sad when you have to give up a bike, and a lot more when it was a good, well loved one. I just turned in my road bike the evening before yesterday's. I'm getting a new frame set, and looking forward to the new bike, but miss the old one already.
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