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Old 12-26-11, 04:51 AM   #1
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I must be doing something right

The kid is old enough for a bike with pedals, so we get her a Specialized Hotrock 16" for Christmas.

She's excitedly goin over the finer details, pink basket, Disney princess bell, etc.

She then stops and looks at me with a slightly puzzled look on her face and asks, "Daddy, how does it fold up?". I had to promise her that her next bike would be a folder.
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Old 12-26-11, 08:09 AM   #2
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Old 12-26-11, 10:21 AM   #3
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give her a BIG hug from us at ThorUSA , will ya ...

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Old 12-26-11, 01:57 PM   #4
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It will grow with her better, but just don't let the boys, borrow it to jump stuff, riding it.

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Old 12-26-11, 05:01 PM   #5
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Folder father of the year!!

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Old 12-26-11, 09:40 PM   #6
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Great story, put a smile on my face.
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Old 12-26-11, 10:10 PM   #7
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Love it - kids are observant and smart!
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Old 12-26-11, 10:25 PM   #8
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Awwww! Adorable!
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Old 12-28-11, 11:45 PM   #9
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That is adorable.

My daughter got her first folder this year... a vintage Raleigh 20 that I had purchased and that was waiting for her to grow into it.
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Old 12-29-11, 06:25 PM   #10
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The next folding bike user generation has begun!
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