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Old 01-19-08, 03:28 PM   #1
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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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Looks swell!!
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Old 01-19-08, 03:35 PM   #3
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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.
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I feel it conveys the |<-------------------- 3' -------------------->| concept quite nicely.
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I like the mixte East Hill.
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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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I WANT one of those!!!!!
I've NEVER seen one!!
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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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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.
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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 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.

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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.
Correct! Had I been in my native land, I would indeed have the bike doohickey mounted on the other side .

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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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precisely. Maybe one with blinkie would be good too
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Roadies with gears are evil. EVIL I SAY! GET BACK!

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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.
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.
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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.
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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