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Old 06-15-07, 07:57 AM   #1
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My NEW bike, the best you have EVER seen!

Only problem is a few splinters now and then!

For a full pic http://www.break.com/pictures/jun13galb51.html
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Old 06-15-07, 08:29 AM   #2
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Looks like Fred Flintstone and Barney Rubble..
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If that bike were made in Minnesota, it would have an eagle or a grizzley bear carved in it.
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The next trend in bike wear?
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Old 06-15-07, 11:52 AM   #6
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A new bike is no laughing matter. I for one am offended. If you say you have a new bike, then show us your new bike. Don't toy with our emotions.

That is all.
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Where can I go to get a test ride?
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A new bike is no laughing matter. I for one am offended. If you say you have a new bike, then show us your new bike. Don't toy with our emotions.

That is all.

Whatdoya mean? That is me in the lead goin' down the hill!! So far the fire hasn't yet started from the brake, but I expect it to at any minute. I normally lose 5 lbs. of the 50 lb. bike from the brake fire!! Just get another peice of wood for the next trip!!
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Whatdoya mean? That is me in the lead goin' down the hill!! So far the fire hasn't yet started from the brake, but I expect it to at any minute. I normally lose 5 lbs. of the 50 lb. bike from the brake fire!! Just get another peice of wood for the next trip!!
Oh. Never mind.
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Soooo, the Calfee bamboo frame is a rip off design?
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