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Old 12-20-06, 07:57 AM   #1
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Good morning-New member ronp6 here

Hi, I'm Ron Parkinson from Newton, MA. I have enjoyed the quality information on site. I like to fix bikes and the opioions here really have helped. I am a recreational rider and fit in one 25-30 mile ride a week. I have a collection of somewhat old bikes most of which say Bridgstone if that gives you an idea. I am enjoying biking in the 50 degree weather we've been having. I am trying to get my wife to try biking again but she will only ride a "women's" frame hybred and only without trafic. (This wouldn't work as my "ride"). If anyone has a suggestion of a light weight drop frame I'd love to hear it!
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Old 12-20-06, 08:09 AM   #2
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Hi Ron, you must immediately take yourself over to the Classic and Vintage forums, and pay particular attention to threads on 'mixtes'!

http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php...ighlight=mixte is a great place to start,

and this is another:

http://bikeforums.net/showthread.php...ighlight=mixte

If you can't convince your wife to go with a mixte, well, you're just not trying!

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