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Old 06-09-08, 11:16 AM   #1
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Meet Muriel

I picked her up yesterday in her suitcase. I saw and ad and was the first one to call and drove two hours to pick her up. I thought it would be a bike that my wife or daughter might use. When I got home I opened the suitcase and took the bike out along with all the other components. There were two stems and I installed the larger and too my surprise the bike had downbars. I installed the bars, the skewer on the front wheel, added some pedals and a different saddle and it fit me. The bike was advertised for someone 5'4"-5'6" and I am 5'9", the larger stem made the difference. What a pleasure to ride. I named her Muriel because she was custom built for Muriel from whom I purchased it from.

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Old 06-09-08, 11:23 AM   #2
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Nice looking bike. I've been thinking about a folding road bike myself as I sold my full size road bike this year. Not sure if I should think about something like you have or hot rod a Tikit....
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Old 06-09-08, 03:08 PM   #3
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I was ready to get a Dahon Smooth hound or Hammer Head when the Bike Friday showed up.
http://brandscycle.com/itemlist.cfm?...FSkViQodtkwsWQ
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Old 06-09-08, 05:24 PM   #4
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I thought it would be a bike that my wife or daughter might use...... I installed the bars, the skewer on the front wheel, added some pedals and a different saddle and it fit me.
So, what will the wife and daughter be riding???

I think I see a couple more Bike Friday's in your future.

(Have to say, my wife is in love with her Pocket Crusoe, whom she has named "Sapphire".)
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I will have to keep looking for some more.
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