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Old 08-23-02, 02:10 AM   #1
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The perils of charity shops and bikes!

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Hope this link works, and ,maybe a lesson to be learn't?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/2068333.stm
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Old 08-23-02, 03:51 AM   #2
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I remember reading the original story and a few things crossed my mind.

1. This woman had cycled all over the world on this bike and she didn't have a lock :confused:
2. Apart from cycle shops, I can't think of another instance where you'd take a bike INSIDE a shop :confused:
3. How could you manage all the parcticalities of global cycle touring, but still be such a dippy hippy :confused:

I sure was a tough break for her, and with a bit of luck the purchaser might come back.
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I sense an "urban legend" in its infancy here.

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A fool and her money are soon parted.
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This story appeared in the local paper here in Anchorage. She's a fellow Alaskan who was travelling in some circus and used the bike for transportation.

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