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Evening ride ... aka “Oh Rudi”....

Old 06-12-19, 06:15 PM
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Evening ride ... aka “Oh Rudi”....

The evening was perfect for a ride on an old Italian city bike (52 Paff). I am always amazed at how responsive a lightweight upright single speed can be, especially with more modern tires and alloy rims. Anyway, the ride was proceeding wonderfully - bike was silent, roads were clear when I hit a small bump in the road....

.... and a tiny tinkle could be heard...

.... saddle had ripped and the entire tensioning mechanism of the old B5N spilled out on the road. Dang, I really liked that saddle - felt sooo nice.

Anyway, “Oh @rhm - are you busy these days?”
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Bummer! Hope he can work something up for you.

Only problem I had on my quiet evening ride was RAIN!
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A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop-a-lop-bam-boom. [tinkle]
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