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If Ruth Bader Ginsburg rode a bike, what would it be?

Old 09-19-20, 12:23 PM
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If Ruth Bader Ginsburg rode a bike, what would it be?

RBG died yesterday. She was a New York working class kid who turned out well. I don't know if she ever rode a bike - but if she did, what would it be. Keep in mind she was 87 years old at the end.
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Raleigh Sports in black.
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Raleigh Sports in black.
Don't forget a wicker basket.
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Rene Herse?

(pun intended)
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Ironman.
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I am sure if Bianchi made high end ladies frames she would ride a Bianchi but this is classy enough for her

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Rene Herse?

(pun intended)
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Huffy 'Judge 5'




and she'd park it here:


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Ironman.
I think IronWoman.
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I think IronWoman.
The Wanderer Werke headbadge looks like Wonder Woman badge.




And the bikes are suitably dignified.
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Something classy. American built.

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The Wanderer Werke headbadge looks like Wonder Woman badge.




And the bikes are suitably dignified.
That looks more like Wonder Woman to me; but RBG was that without the chain (or rope) of truth. She didn't need anything other than her wit.
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Considering her diminutive physical stature, which didn't match her real stature, I'd say a Terry. Or Ironwoman. But nowadays she could get a Wyndy Milla 650b custom made to her proportions, like Emma Pooley.

Ride on, RGB.
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Something classy. American built.

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Brian would have been proud to build a custom for her.
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Rene Herse?

(pun intended)
Not cool.
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She would ride a trike or a bike with a side car.

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Not cool.
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Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would she ride a mixte or some other "women's" bike. I hope she haunts you in your dreams and you see/hear her laughing while you hang on your nightmare-stand-over boys bike.

I'd put her on a lugged Stumpjumper or Singletrack with dirtdrop stem and Northroads.
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At least this was posted on the vintage page...
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Why would she ride a mixte...
Because the mixte frame is logical?
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Y'all should be ashamed of yourselves. Why would she ride a mixte or some other "women's" bike. I hope she haunts you in your dreams and you see/hear her laughing while you hang on your nightmare-stand-over boys bike.
Actually, a mixte frame is not a woman's bike and would be totally appropriate. RBG spent her entire career trying to equalize the law as it applied to both men and women. As wikipedia says, "Mixte (pronounced [mikst]) is a direct appropriation of the French word meaning "mixed" or "unisex"."

That said, I like your Stumpjumper idea. Personally I'd like to see her on a gravel grinder of some kind. Fast and able to ride over whatever treacherous terrain got in the way.
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It would be a tandem and the stocker would not have pedals. She would generously carry the load herself.
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She rides any damn bike she wants to, punk.
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