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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Mystery Gift #3--The Untold Story!

    Mystery Gift #3 has arrived . Many thanks, Stacey!



    Nice big package--ooohhh, what can it possibly be? It doesn't weigh a lot. Hmmm.



    Still haven't a clue, but it's VERY nicely packaged!



    I'm getting more of an idea, but I'm still not quite sure what it really is.



    Aha! It's a bicycle doohickey .



    From the back--note the RED reflector.



    From the front--note the WHITE reflector.



    And, it folds up out of the way for storage!

    Way cool! Thank you to all who voted for me !

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Looks swell!!

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    Looks swell!!
    It does, doesn't it?

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    Nice. You got yourself a school bus stop sign for your bike minus the stop part.

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    I feel it conveys the |<-------------------- 3' -------------------->| concept quite nicely.

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    nice
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    Fredular!

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    I like the mixte East Hill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by East Hill View Post
    Mystery Gift #3 has arrived . Many thanks, Stacey!


    Aha! It's a bicycle doohickey .

    HAHAHAHAH, You're tooo cute!!!!



    Here's to Stacey for the bicycle DOOOHICKEY!! ::schmoochies!::

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    I WANT one of those!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by solveg View Post


    I WANT one of those!!!!!
    I've NEVER seen one!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by solveg View Post


    I WANT one of those!!!!!
    Sorry, it's MINE, all MINE....my preciousssss .

    Seriously, this thing is cool! It's perfect on the mixte, and works well for the Puget Sound weather.

    It's staying on the bike .

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    But... I WANT it......

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Excellent. Isn't there a way to mount it so the plane of the reflectors is more perpendicular to the ground and it wold fold straight forward?

    You do realize we're starting a trend.

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    I was totally like, 'Eh?! You've got it on the wrong side!' before I remembered that whole other-side-of-the-road thing.
    Die schokoladenseite des radfahrens.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    Excellent. Isn't there a way to mount it so the plane of the reflectors is more perpendicular to the ground and it would fold straight forward?

    You do realize we're starting a trend.
    I think I put it on the wrong stay, actually. I wanted to show it off, so I did a slapdash job. I think it probably should go on the chain stay, actually, and I will do that later today.

    Quote Originally Posted by Treefox View Post
    I was totally like, 'Eh?! You've got it on the wrong side!' before I remembered that whole other-side-of-the-road thing.
    Correct! Had I been in my native land, I would indeed have the bike doohickey mounted on the other side .

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I like the mixte East Hill.
    Oh yeah, it's so purtiful!

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    Do they make one more aerodynamic? It's a great concept, but I think the drag could be a little too much for some people.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    Do they make one more aerodynamic? It's a great concept, but I think the drag could be a little too much for some people.
    You roadie
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    Quote Originally Posted by CrankshaftYQX View Post
    You roadie
    precisely. Maybe one with blinkie would be good too
    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post

    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Roadies with gears are evil. EVIL I SAY! GET BACK!

    *Hides from the geared roadies*
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    Do they make one more aerodynamic? It's a great concept, but I think the drag could be a little too much for some people.
    Heck, I was ready to mount my "Vote for Ron Paul" bumper sticker on there .

    Talk about drag .

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    I made one of those in the 1980's for touring. I made it with a hard and pointy metal tip, if cars came close enough to contact it they got a great scratch on the car! It was also used in camp for my tent to stake out the vestibule.
    Those voices in your head aren't real, but they have some great ideas

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shifty View Post
    I made one of those in the 1980's for touring. I made it with a hard and pointy metal tip, if cars came close enough to contact it they got a great scratch on the car! It was also used in camp for my tent to stake out the vestibule.
    Talk about multi-tasking! This one is plastic, so it wouldn't work for those purposes, but it definitely can be seen, and that's what it's all about.

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    Where can I get one????

    What are they called besides "doohickeys"?

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