Re: Dutch Longtail
- [Mark Garvey Wrote:]
> Dale said that one picture eluded him ... is of a young woman,For _lots_ of pictures like that:
> riding an old dutch clunker style bike ... wearing a red
> miniskirt, red high heels ...
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--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mark Garvey" <lazybee45@...> wrote:
> On 9/7/07, Ken Ismert <kismert@...> wrote:
> > De Fietsfabriek has a longtail called the Pax-Max Duo:
> > http://www.fietsfabriek.nl/pages_eng/pmduo.htm
> > Just goes to show there is very little we can think of, bike-wise,
> > that the Dutch haven't already done. Likely, they did it 75 years ago!
> Last June at the Iowa Velomobile and HPV conference, I had a couple from
> Minnesota who came down and spoke about their trip by bike in the
> Netherlands. they own Velomobiles (Cab Bikes) which are similar in
> to the X but with a cab over them. they can pack an AWESOME amount
> but they cost about $10,000 too! so don't expect to see many around
> soon! anyway, they had a slide presentation on the cycling in the
> Netherlands, including people riding Bakfiets with Gardening tools,
> grocerys and kids in the tubs, and a good many showing people riding
> to 3 kids on the bike with them.
> Dale said that one picture eluded him because his mouth was hung
> couldn't get the camera up in time, but the image was engraved on his
> eyeballs! He said it is of a young woman, riding an old dutch
> bike. she was wearing a red miniskirt, red high heels and a
> blouse and jacket. On her bike was a child in back, a second one on the
> front mounted seat (with a windshield!) , and there was a third,
> seat. she was pedaling serenely through Amsterdam holding an
> her head and talking on a cell phone!
> the Dutch Soccer Mom!
> Bikes are not transportation INDEED! BAH! This administration has
> go! grumble grumble. (and I don't care WHAT party it is, when they
> spouting drivel it is time to dump them!) As someone once said, "No
> WHO you vote for, the Government ALWAYS gets in!"
> Putting the fun in dysfunctional for over 50 years!
> Mark Garvey
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