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40 Miles on the Madsen

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Old 01-15-12, 03:38 PM
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40 Miles on the Madsen

Rode up to Cheshire, CT to meet someone for a CL purchase-- a road wheelset + new tires.

The ride was great; right up the Farmington Canal Heritage Trail. An unloaded Madsen on the flats is a real treat to ride. Luxury long wheelbase smoothness.

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Looking good!
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very nice, a long wheelbase does make for a wonderful ride
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beautiful bike!
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