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Old 02-19-08, 03:12 PM   #1
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Swobo Del Norte SS

I was near Swobo's office in Sausalito and spotted Erin riding the yet-to-be-released Del Norte. It's a nice looking bike. It will be available in a couple of weeks for under $700.



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Old 02-19-08, 03:32 PM   #2
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is that a cross bike? why the bashguard?
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For some reason it reminds me of a cross between a pista and a bare knuckle. Not a fan of the fork aesthetically, but it looks like a fun bike.
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I think it looks similar to the kona paddywagon well at least the fork does
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what is with the red chain? it looks silly.
maybe people want a chain that looks
like cyndi lauper picked it.
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I dunno, I've never ridden a Swobo, but the ones in the LBS looked kinda crappy - ugly and made with cheap components. That one looks a little nicer I suppose.
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Wonder what the tire clearance is? For $700 complete it might be the nextish fixed monstercross bike. Sure would be cool if it were disc ready.

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I was near Swobo's office in Sausalito and spotted Erin riding the yet-to-be-released Del Norte. It's a nice looking bike. It will be available in a couple of weeks for under $700.

Who is Erin and what's her phone number? I'd have a few bike-related questions to ask from her.
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Old 02-19-08, 11:17 PM   #9
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Who is Erin and what's her phone number? I'd have a few bike-related questions to ask from her.
... like how she rides with her seat like that?

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Sure would be cool if it were disc ready.
Too bad it's not.
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mom get off my bike
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