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Posts Tagged ‘new bike’

The Flock Grows

In Washington DC on 3 May 2011 at 8:42 pm

My apartment is starting to resemble a vintage bicycle shop, and I love it. my bikesMy baby in the middle is a Carlton. It’s an English company that used to produce frames for Raleigh before Raleigh purchased them outright (I think. Wiki it.). She’s set up as a French-style city bike, fixed gear, soon to be three speed — what can I say, I like coasting and track stands are for undergrads. Her name is Carly. Carly the Carlton. Thank you, I know. It’s clever. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wish List Addendum

In New York City on 14 December 2010 at 2:26 pm

I’m midst exam (literally. I have the DOJ Horizontal Merger Guidelines and a half-written analysis of a potentially problematic merger sitting in front of me as I write) but I figured I owe it to Justin, our reading public, and anyone looking for the perfect gift to give/ask for to add a little something here.

I’ve never used velcro-straps on my pants (I prefer the old “tuck in sock” or “roll one side up like a thug” method) but I would otherwise heartily endorse Justin’s list. Considering the numerous pants with a chewed up right cuff and socks covered in grease marks I have owned, I should probably endorse the straps, as well. Nevertheless, I have a few items to add. Read the rest of this entry »

A wish list for a new cyclist

In Washington DC on 13 December 2010 at 10:35 pm

Dear Santa,

I’m writing this list for a friend. Her parents just got her a brand-new-to-her-bike, which, as you may know, is only the beginning. To get her up and riding she’s going to need a few accessories. That’s where you and your elves come in. I’ve thought about it, and this is a list of things I think should come with a first bike. Read the rest of this entry »