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Old 08-14-06, 11:09 AM   #1
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found an abandoned bike

with an oldschool brooks saddle

SCORE!
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Old 08-14-06, 11:09 AM   #2
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Old 08-14-06, 11:15 AM   #3
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so you find a bike with a brooks that molded to someone else's ass?
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Old 08-14-06, 11:25 AM   #4
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so you find a bike with a brooks that molded to someone else's ass?
Make a pot of coffee Marge, this might take all night.
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Old 08-14-06, 11:46 AM   #5
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it looks weathered, but mostly unridden, i road on it just now and it feels better than my avatar (though i haven't gone on a long ride, yet.)
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Old 08-14-06, 11:50 AM   #6
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so you find a bike with a brooks that molded to someone else's ass?

thats funny lol
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Is it impossible to re-mold a brooks to your (different from the original owner's) ass?
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Maybe he and the original owner have the same ass profile? They aren't like fingerprints.
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Old 08-14-06, 12:33 PM   #10
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Maybe he and the original owner have the same ass profile? They aren't like fingerprints.
Actually they are more like snowflakes. Every ass is beautiful, no two are alike.
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this thread is filling my head with lots of amazing images

i can't wait to get my brooks in the mail ;_;

op: pics
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sit on the seat. is it comfortable? who ****ing cares whose ass it's molded to.
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Old 08-14-06, 03:19 PM   #13
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Snowflake? I thought they were more like delicious ruby starfruits.
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Old 08-14-06, 03:22 PM   #14
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it feels AMAZING. if i had known brooks saddles feel this good, i would have actually payed to buy one. i don't know if one's ass mold forever remains in the cell memory of a leather saddle, but it feels like this one was simply unused, more than anything.

as soon as i can get my dad to show me how to use a digital camera i will post pictures.
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I want to hear more about how you found this bike. Where, when, how you know it was abandoned.
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Old 08-14-06, 03:37 PM   #16
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I want to hear more about how you found this bike. Where, when, how you know it was abandoned.
+1

although i must say i'm glad that this didn't turn out to be another "i found an abandoned bike, am i a dirty rotten bike thief if i take it?" thread.
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I wonder what kind of saddle rosie perez likes?...oops, sorry I though I was still in the b***ing about wesley snipes in a cologno hat thread...what, with all this dirty tuckus talk in here...
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you'll all be pleased to know that it was "more or less" abandoned. every couple of months the town sends a few garbage trucks around the local neighborhoods and it's basically an opportunity for people to put ANYTHING out (except things such as cars or canoes or whatever have you).. so around this time i usually roam around town looking for some sweet garbage (one's junk is another's treasure) and i usually just get some bad cds or magazines, but someone had thrown out an old bike.. it was messed up, for sure.. it appeared as if the person wanted to switch out the handlebars, but they wouldn't come off, so they bent and broke the stem and the handlebars were just hanging freely by the break cables.. it was a mess, but it had a brooks saddle. so i took it. i knew it was just garbage to someone who probably didn't even know what they had.
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p.s.-photos soon
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so there it is. feels like a dream. what a lucky day. i feel like i should give something back... but then again... definitely not.
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that's not exactly the kind of brooks saddle that most people rave about..... still, looks like the bike was a nice find. more pics?


and yes, you should give something back - it's required.
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this thread makes me smile
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That's what happens after 3 or 4 cans of proofhide, I think. I could fall asleep on that saddle.

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Regarding the pics...

Are you sure that bike was abandoned???
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Are you sure that bike was abandoned???
I'm assuming the bike in the picture is not the bike that the saddle came on.
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