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Old 05-11-21, 08:33 PM
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Hi, I am new to the forum and wish to express my appreciation for the great information and shared experiences.

Years and years ago, my husband bought a Huffy Caribou, with Duralite frame, at a yard sale, and that was the bike
I would ride from time to time.

Now that I am retired, I have the time and curiosity to DIY some bike maintenance,
so I replaced the cables on the Huffy, but, discovered that the rim brake design is no longer used/it's outdated,
and my rear brake kept failing : (

So, I set out to find a used bike that I would like, and I found and purchased a bike on Facebook Marketplace.
It's a Marin Women's Larkspur with Tange Chromoly tripple butted frame and aluminum handlebar,
circa 1997-2004 maybe? It had not been used very much, and the little bit of rust on the chain
and the rear wheel quick release cleaned up nicely.

It is so lite, compared to the Huffy! and the wheels are 700x35, compared to the Huffy's 26x1.95
I'll be riding it on greenways and local roads, for fitness.
I live in Nashville TN : )
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Old 05-11-21, 09:23 PM
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Old 05-11-21, 09:32 PM
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Very Nice Intro.
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Old 05-11-21, 09:36 PM
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Old 05-14-21, 06:59 AM
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...I learn something new almost everyday...
...today it was about what a 'clyde' is....
(...don't tell my DH.... ; )
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