Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Portland, OR
Bikes: Breezer Uptown 8, U frame
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If I were in your shoes, DogBoy, I'd get help from the folks in the C&V forum, take the time to restore it to its former glory, give it to your little girl to ride, and teach her to use one of those small U locks from day one. Get her a pretty basket to keep it in.
I had one of those bikes when I was a girl. I came home from kindergarten on my 6th birthday to find it in the garage.
It was pretty, a total delight to ride, and I was able to use it from ages 6-12. No one
makes bikes like that anymore. Single speed with a coaster brake - I learned some good skills tearing around the neighborhood with it.
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