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Old 02-02-03, 10:05 AM
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Dirty bike

This is the front fork of my bike after a week of commuting in December in Scotland. Mucky, isn't it? You should see my shoes!!
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Old 02-02-03, 11:34 AM
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wow and I thought mine was messy!!! 111 miles in the snow salt and mud with out fenders.
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It looks healthier than the black crud I get on my rims from driving through the salt and sand they put on the roads around here!! I'll have to take a pic next time - maybe we can have a dirtiest bike competition! (mtb off roading not included)
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Old 02-02-03, 11:51 AM
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Are those ShimaNO SPD`s ?
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Old 02-03-03, 02:58 AM
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Originally posted by toolfreak
Are those ShimaNO SPD`s ?
You caught me out Mark!!

They are indeed. I'll go and hang my head in shame and just be grateful that you didn't notice the Shimano brakes (oops!).

Soon to be changed though.
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By the way, I don't ride off road.

All of that is from salt on the road, decaying leaves after autumn and the result of passing a building site every day.

Thank goodness for mudguards.
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2005 Dahon Speed 6 (folder)
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2008 Viking Saratoga tandem
2008 Micmo Sirocco Hybrid (aluminium!)
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