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Old 05-26-13, 04:03 PM
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Muddy Grouch

Mrs. Grouch that is. We took the Kettweisel train out on an organized ride shortly after it stopped raining. Our route took us through a couple of puddles. The front wheel threw up a little muddy water but the trike's boom blocked it so I stayed clean and dry. The front trike's rear wheels also threw up some muddy water. Mrs. Grouch wasn't so lucky. She got covered with mud. We have a photo but, unfortunately, I don't know how to post it. You'd love it.

I didn't leave the fenders so short on purpose, I promise.

Since then, I've found a source for some extra long mud flaps.
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Old 05-26-13, 04:38 PM
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Use a hosting site such as Photobucket and paste link or simply, in the reply box, click the picture icon, between the globe with the X and the film strip, and choose the tab in the upload dialog box "From Computer," click Select files and choose the picture file where you stored it.
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Old 05-26-13, 04:45 PM
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I'm glad Mrs Grouch isn't grouchy about it. I'd love to see the picture.

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Old 05-26-13, 05:18 PM
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If you hadn't found the extra-long fenders I have a feeling you would have become the stoker on any ride where there was a potential of this occuring again, being the gallant gentleman that you are.
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Old 05-26-13, 05:27 PM
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Did she mutter about becoming a muddy Muddah Grouch?

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Old 05-26-13, 09:39 PM
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For your viewing pleasure, we present:


... She doesn't QUITE look like she just finished a difficult Rugby match!

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Old 06-01-13, 08:48 AM
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Mrs. Grouch is still smiling in the picture, but I think that I found a $5.00 solution. Planet Bike has some long mud flaps for some of their fenders. Replacements are available for $5.00 with free shipping. Sounded like a no-brainer to me.
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