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The girliest girl basket I have ever seen!

Old 03-15-08, 11:51 PM
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The girliest girl basket I have ever seen!

And I find it simply beautiful.

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Old 03-16-08, 12:39 AM
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I half expected to see some sort of bubblegum pink monstrosity with little hearts glued to it or something. Thats really quite nice looking!
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Old 03-16-08, 12:59 AM
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Yes. Apparently the designer was inspired by her mom's crocheting.
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That is absolutely fabulous!
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I figured out who makes them.
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Old 03-16-08, 04:32 AM
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'tis a beautiful basket.
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My wife wants a wicker basket up front. Wicker or nothing! If it is not wicker it is not a basket hehehe
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Originally Posted by dwnptrl_777 View Post
'tis a beautiful basket.
+1

Though I don't see it going on my bike. Maybe I'm just not secure enough??
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Very nice, not too sure if I can get behind green though....
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They do come in white which is my favourite for these.
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But do they make it in carbon fiber?
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Apparently, they're plastic. Close enough.
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Originally Posted by donnamb View Post
Yes. Apparently the designer was inspired by her mom's crocheting.
Would Thunderhead think it is comfortable? Did you get pre approval from her?
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Originally Posted by Mr York View Post
My wife wants a wicker basket up front. Wicker or nothing! If it is not wicker it is not a basket hehehe
Check out the Nashbar "Toto" basket. My wife just got one. It has handles & a quick release for taking into the shops.
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Very nice, Donna. So, are you going to get one for your bike?
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David Hembrow, basketmaker.

And Flying Pigeon of NYC offers that crocheted looking green basket on their accessory page.

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Originally Posted by Cyclaholic View Post
Very nice, Donna. So, are you going to get one for your bike?
I'm going to check it out to make sure it's what I really want.

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Would Thunderhead think it is comfortable? Did you get pre approval from her?
Ha. As if she'll deign to set foot in it...

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David Hembrow, basketmaker.

And Flying Pigeon of NYC offers that crocheted looking green basket on their accessory page.
I like Hembrow's baskets, but the weak dollar makes them a bit too rich for my blood. The store I found in Portland wants $45 for the crochet-style basket, as opposed to Flying Pigeon's $100

BTW, one of the reasons I really like it is because I crochet myself.
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Cynthia's Twigs has baskets in the $45 range
http://www.cynthiastwigs.com/
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My wife wants a wicker basket up front. Wicker or nothing! If it is not wicker it is not a basket hehehe
My wife insisted on one for her Raleigh Colt. Got it from Cynthia's Twigs very pleased with the basket and the service.

Found this link today to The Basket Lady don't know anything about them.

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One of these days I'm getting a set made by Hembrow for my gf's trike, a front basket and a matching large rectangular one to replace the wire basket her ride came with, those with some wooden fenders and chainguard from Woody's Custom Cycling Fenders will give it a nice retro look.
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Its you Donna!!!! GEt IT!!!
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Damm its expensive!!!
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That's why I'm going to look at it first. If it's worth it, I'll get it. It's from Europe, too, hence the steep price in USD.
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Cool, thank you for the wicker basket links!!!
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It needs Flowers....or maybe a VW new beetle like vase?
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