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Old 06-10-06, 04:54 PM   #1
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Garage sale tandem -- $5!!!

I was out with my daughter on our coasters today and we stopped to visit a garage sale. I found a fantastic ladderback chair, and quickly converted my Huffy Coaster to a singlespeed tandem -- and the pilot doesn't even have to pedal! Plus, as you can see below, there's still lots of room for food in the trunk (basket).

I haven't been able to find a 'partner' yet to ride with. I did get my daughter to snap a few pics with my Canon A60.

(I really did buy this chair for $5, and brought it home, as well as a set of four water glasses, $1, in the basket. Got a lot of strange looks and not a few outright belly laughs from peds!)
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Old 06-10-06, 05:17 PM   #2
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Did you drop the chair before you got home?

Looks one of these photos could be your new Avatar.
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Old 06-10-06, 05:45 PM   #3
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And to think, some people think we Mac users are a little wacky....
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Old 06-10-06, 06:56 PM   #4
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And I thought from the Subject line that you had found the perfect bike for you and your daughter.
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