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I love the website Freecycle!
This morning I gave a load of the kids toys away to a newly established
childminder -
this evening I gained a Dawes Kalihari ladies bicycle!
Apparently retailing at £230.....for absolutely nothing
Woohooo!
21st Mar 2007, 20:47  

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FilbertFox says:

what a bargain!

21st Mar 2007, 21:35

harimanjaro says:

Splendid! I'd take a look at the angle of that saddle though, it looks like a recipe for "intimate discomfort" from here.

21st Mar 2007, 22:43

swampdonkeys says:

LOL yeah good point,

22nd Mar 2007, 05:38

paintist says:

thats amazing...

22nd Mar 2007, 07:28

swampdonkeys says:

isn't it? Mr H and I keep looking for something wrong with it, the worst we've found yet is it's covered in dust!

22nd Mar 2007, 07:50

paintist says:

what do you name your bikes....has Ms jenkins got a soul mate?

22nd Mar 2007, 09:29

I had to drive over the bridge to collect this, so there's 1.50 in toll fees, then there's the diesel and wear and tear on the van (they live down a one track lane at the far end of Millionaire's Hamlet) - so not quite the bargain it may first appear! The woman who parted with it said it needed new tyres (because they were flat) - it doesn't even need new tubes! I cannot believe that people are giving this stuff away - she was apologetic about it not having a pump, but 20 quid helmet came with it too.

22nd Mar 2007, 09:32

swampdonkeys says:

Has Ms Jenkins got a soul full stop? let's face it...it's a bike!

22nd Mar 2007, 09:33

ladies tend to like an angled saddle Hari, they don't have all the "baggage" that we have.

22nd Mar 2007, 09:34

paintist says:

hmmm...

22nd Mar 2007, 09:35

swampdonkeys says:

Ok.....we've just had a Naming -of-the-Bike ceremony!

May I introduce to you...Bryn (Terfil)

22nd Mar 2007, 09:40

paintist says:

hahaha...:-)

22nd Mar 2007, 10:12

MaggieD says:

WTG ! Free Cycle is just ace .. :)

23rd Mar 2007, 12:28

540air says:

What an absolute bargain!! :)

23rd Mar 2007, 16:00

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