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Old 05-03-09, 06:05 AM   #1
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Old 05-03-09, 01:47 PM   #2
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Ahh...the Dummy Life....love it!
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I bet that guy has strong legs.
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Oh he does.... He's a monster - all 160lbs of fierce cargo biker.....

My friends actually think I'm a little insane because I actually like being the engine and hauling as much as possible...works out okay because they like to be pulled and carried!...
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Nice pic!

Heh... I bet you really feel that 4% loss in efficiency from the Rohloff huh?
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Old 05-04-09, 03:13 PM   #6
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Heh... I bet you really feel that 4% loss in efficiency from the Rohloff huh?
No I don't have any issues with the efficiency of a Rohloff. I do love how strong the dishless Rohloff wheel is and how convenient it is to be able to change gears at a stop when you have a passenger and are towing someone...
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Cool photo, Vik. Captures the BD Love...
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Thanks...it was totally candid taken by a passing photog who then ran into us at a cafe later in the day where I gave him my email addy so I could get the pic.
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Nice pic! By the way, just in case I ever spot you in person, I should warn you that I may possibly get overly geeky and come running over to pepper you with bike questions. I'm not a psycho, I swear, just a bike-obsessed girl with poor social skills

(I feel the need to give advance disclaimers like this because I scared some poor guy at the bike co-op last week. He was smiling a little desperately and edging away by the time I realized I'd kinda failed on the "inside voice" thing... oops... he had a really cool vintage Raleigh though).
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