1794Re: [rootsradicals] Re: Two questions...
- Oct 5, 2007On 10/5/07, Tone <Tone@...> wrote:
By the way, if you are curious about my current aluminum bike frame, which has held up with the Xtracycle so well, it is a Univega FS I bought when it was new in 1999 or so. What may definitely contribute the frame's durability is its "phat" top and down tubes. There are definitely photos in the Real-Loads gallery on the Xtracycle site in case anyone is wondering what I mean by that. Just look for the only Xtracycle rig with Aerospoke 5-spoke carbon-fiber wheels. J If that does not make it clear enough, most of my photos also have a red-brick wall as a background.
I have LONG admired that particular bike! VERY VERY classy! and I totally agree with you that the Xtracycle is like the MOST IMPRESSIVE component and most bloody minded useful thing out there! I have never been a courier, not do I, at 54 wish to be. You guys are phenomenal examples of human development! I can't IMAGINE what it takes to ride a courier bike in NYC! I am intimidated enough when I ride on the more busy streets of Cedar Rapids, Iowa!
I am keeping a close watch on my frame, and my X just to be sure it doesn't crack! Maybe a TIG welder could repair the crack! that would at least help get you through! I don't think that I could live without my X now that I have it! Well, obviously I COULD, but it would not be easy!
Anyway, I have written enough. Have a good weekend everyone… I just finished a great first week at my new job! Woohoo!
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