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Old 06-22-08, 04:07 PM   #1
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Another Brit.

Everyone calls me Twiggy, though my friends call me Sam.
I'm from the UK, in the Midlands to be more exact. I ride a mixtie frame that I suspect is as old as me. It was given to my parents over a decade by our neighbours and had been sitting unloved, until I found it recently.

I'm still working on it, buying bits to fix it up. I've heard people say terrible things about mixtie style frames, that they are heavy, it's a good bike, but old enough the branding is illegible. Plus it's lighter than a diamond frame bike ten years it's junior (at the very least). The only lighter bike I've had much experience with is a friend's fixie...

I <3 fixies

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Old 06-22-08, 07:44 PM   #2
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There are a lot of mixte fans here--including me! I have several of them in my herd, actually.

I'm also working on getting myself a fixte .

Welcome to BF, and feel free to PM me with any questions !

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