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How to Tell a Townie from a Newbie

The gravel crunched smoothly under my feet, and I gripped Jasper’s small, sweaty hand in my own as we rounded the corner to the rows of green bushes that I had visited dozens of times throughout my own childhood. 189 more words

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Sharp-looking bike for a step-through!

Black Vintage Atala Rizzato Bicycle – $300

I’m selling a black vintage Atala bicycle made in Padova, Italy (Padua in Wikipedia) for $300. 51 more words



We can appreciate the attention to detail and money spent toward this build.

1974 Dawes Galaxy – custom commuter – $750 (Long Island City)

This is a 1974 Dawes galaxy road bike that we have renovated and converted to a commuter. 78 more words


All Alone in this Together

I was crying in my car today. Big sobs accompanied by gulps of air brought on by the sense of despair and frustration I feel regarding the state of our town and its schools. 420 more words


What It’s Really Like To Be From A Small Town

I’ve written an innumerable amount of things about growing up in a small town. In fact, I feel like I’ve been writing about it since I knew how to hold a pen, and yet it constantly and continually reveals itself to me in ways I never knew possible. 833 more words

Raleigh Competition GS townie setup

We like this townie setup (reminds us of Sheldon Brown’s Competition “Superbe”), although that rear fender looks like it needs some help.

Raleigh Competition Road bike – $650 (Downers Grove, Ill 60516) 134 more words