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Old 04-10-07, 12:11 PM
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Ok, we have threads about track bikes from various geographic area, conversions and whatnot. Let's see your townies. Here's mine.



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i'm ****in pumped on this thread...
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I did not know what to call it, but my new "townie" ought to be ready tomorrow - lets see if I can find time to take a few snaps
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townie, roadster, just don't call it a comfort bike.
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more milkcrates plz.
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Coaster brake + cup holder = hands free coffee madness
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Coaster brake + cup holder = hands free coffee madness
I reallyreallyrealllllly love your bike, btw
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I never, ever should have sold this bike....
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I never, ever should have sold this bike....
Nope, definitely shouldn't have.
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Agreed. That is amazing.
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Is/Was that the infamous "Jason Lee Rides A Gnarly Fixie" bike? Looks familiar.

Personally, I would hunt him down and take it back.
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i know i've posted this twice already, but it was made for this thread

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Originally Posted by seaneee
Is/Was that the infamous "Jason Lee Rides A Gnarly Fixie" bike? Looks familiar.

Personally, I would hunt him down and take it back.


The very one. The upside is that I have his top secret ebay user name and can track all of the weird sh*t he buys.

Little consolation, really.
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he'd forgive you if you told me.

what? i'm curious!
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I need to take a picture of mine. it's milkcrate-tastic
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8****8, right? Don't worry, I'm not a creepy stalker, I just remember the auction. I pulled the images as scrap 'cause I really like the way the bike looked.
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Originally Posted by freebird
The very one. The upside is that I have his top secret ebay user name and can track all of the weird sh*t he buys.

Little consolation, really.
Here's his Velospace. Bookmarked it from the original thread.
https://velospace.org/user/1864

His place looks pretty dumpy.
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Maybe that's the basement where he keeps his immigrant workers. I hear all the Hollywood types have 'em.
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I'm pretty sure I just want to live out the rest of my life making bikes like these. Slack geometries... promenade bars... honjo fenders... brazed racks... Brooks everything. You know.
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This thing would look rad with a set of promenades or flipped north bars.

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/309411013.html
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Originally Posted by Igneous Faction
I'm pretty sure I just want to live out the rest of my life making bikes like these. Slack geometries... promenade bars... honjo fenders... brazed racks... Brooks everything. You know.

all bikes approach townies/commuters. Or is it that all riders end up there?
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