Must resist......

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by red_tom, 14 Apr 2008.

  1. red_tom

    red_tom New Member

    East London
    The Guv'nor. Saw one of these in the flesh last week - super sweet. I'd just need a flat cap to go with it.


    Reminds me of the one Julian Sands rode in Room with a view.
  2. girofan

    girofan New Member

    Get your flat cap red tom. Put it on backwards, grow a handlebar moustache and you'll look just like Maurice Garin! :blush:
  3. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    Personally I love it. If I had unlimited funds I would go and buy one today. As it is I could only ever see it as a luxury item and would probably rarely ride it.
  4. John the Monkey

    John the Monkey Frivolous Cyclist

    +1 - it'll definitely be in the stable should I have a large, and unexpected windfall though....
  5. Landslide

    Landslide Rare Migrant

    Called to the bar
  6. Lardyboy

    Lardyboy New Member

    Augustus Windsock! For those with a long memory of government safety films.
  7. simonali

    simonali Guru

    I have a small yearning for a Cannondale Bad Boy Singlespeed and have been using the no money excuse for not buying one. I've now discovered that a dealer not too far away does interest free credit! The thread title is becoming increasingly apt for me!!
  8. Hilldodger

    Hilldodger Über Member

    sunny Leicester
    Just wait until May when we'll be launching our range of retro bikes and re-launching an historic bicycle brand, too.;)

    See it first at Mickle's Get Cycling show in Nottingham (spit,spit,spit (That's for mentioning the N town and not Mickle or the show))
  9. hubgearfreak

    hubgearfreak Über Member

    luckily, they don't do it big enough for me.:evil:
    so i'm £800 better off
  10. simonali

    simonali Guru

    Do you have an inside leg longer than 38"? :evil:
  11. hubgearfreak

    hubgearfreak Über Member

    no, but i find a normal bike less than 23.5 is too small. if they say so, i'm sure it'd extend up and be adequate, but still be not be quite right whilst looking silly, IMO

    if you look at old photos, there's not huge amounts of seatpost exposed
    4518346196.jpg Garin03winner.jpg

    i know that this sort of set up is fashionable nowadays, but we don't all follow fashion;)

  12. Fiona N

    Fiona N Well-Known Member

    Blimey, I must try get hold of some of the "Lumatwill" for an outfit for Windcheetering :evil:
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