Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: St Peters, Missouri
Bikes: Catrike 559 I own some others but they don't get ridden very much.
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Didn't sell the fixed gear but we still had a good time at the swap meet. I had two different people talk to me about the fixie before we even got it inside but they both needed a bike about 1 cm smaller. Had to remind myself how many people I've told "If it's not the right size, it's not a good deal." I still felt good that a bike that I had essentially pieced together from bits and pieces would attract anybody's attention.
Bought a decent-looking $5.00 seat post to replace the Thompson that I'd stolen from my son's Klein. I've also been trying to figure out how to install a mirror on my Kettweisel trike after I convert it to bar end shifters. I found a pair of carbon fiber aero bars (without the clamps) for $10.00 that will do the job perfectly. Mrs. Grouch and I also bought some similar t-shirts that we'll probably wear to our Super Bowl party.
All-in-all, a good day!
My greatest fear is all of my kids standing around my coffin and talking about "how sensible" dad was.