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Re: [rootsradicals] Why I like my Xtracycle

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  • Anne Littlebird
    Devian you are still my hero with all the stuff you carry! Anne ... -- Anne Littlebird Issumatuq Herbals P.O. Box 5161 Louisville, KY 40255 502-418-1023
    Message 1 of 9 , Dec 1, 2007
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      Devian you are still my hero with all the stuff you carry!

      Anne

      Devian Gilbert wrote:
      >
      > wow!
      >
      > i love it
      > i want to be in Taiwan
      > lets see...here in the US i picked up a 12pack of sodas once
      > some tile sponges from construction crews, as i guess they fly off the
      > trucks
      > rope, bungees, etc
      >
      > the other day i gave a ride for about a mile
      > but thats it
      > nothing like a nice wood chair with marble inlay
      > wow!
      >
      > On Nov 30, 2007, at 11:16 PM, Cara Lin Bridgman wrote:
      >
      >> I was on my way home from the train station yesterday evening when I saw
      >> a chair abandoned by the side of the road. It's the typical middle seat
      >> in a Taiwan-style sofa: heavily carved wood frame with marble seat and
      >> marble accent in the back. The marble seat is about 2 cm thick! I was
      >> already carrying my books, papers, camera, and overnight stuff, because
      >> I had spent the past two days teaching in another town. The chair,
      >> however, was too nice and too good to pass up. Sure, it might be there
      >> tomorrow, but I have the space for it now and I have another 5-6 km
      >> uphill to get home. So, why make a special trip?
      >>
      >> I loaded it up and I biked through rush-hour traffic, zig-zagged through
      >> intersections grid-locked with one-occupant SUVs, and followed and was
      >> followed by 1-2 occupant motorbikes. Only one place, did I have to get
      >> off the bike and push. The turns were too tight and I thought I'd be
      >> considerate and not scratch the cars that were clogging the intersection.
      >>
      >> So, if anyone wants to be a passenger on a deluxe-style xtracycle
      >> seat...come visit me in Taiwan
      >> <http://megaview.com.tw/~caralin/bike/071130-012BikeWithDeluxePassengerSeat.JPG
      >> <http://megaview.com.tw/%7Ecaralin/bike/071130-012BikeWithDeluxePassengerSeat.JPG>>
      >>
      >> Now, all I have to do is work out a foot-rest...
      >>
      >> CL
      >>
      >
      >

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      Anne Littlebird
      Issumatuq Herbals
      P.O. Box 5161
      Louisville, KY 40255
      502-418-1023
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