say hello...

by - 08:21








...to my new mixte! The husband did it again. It didn't matter that it was his birthday yesterday. No no, he decided to surprise me with this bicycle: a mid-to-late 1970's Schwinn Le Tour. It's in pristine condition and rides like a dream. I've been looking for either a Dutch bike or a mixte--basically, something I can ride while wearing dresses and skirts. We're planning on switching out the handlebars to albatross bars and I think I want to add a wire basket to the front so that I can tote my belongings around town. This was such a wonderful and perfect surprise to come home to. I am over the moon!

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4 comments

  1. Nice work by your hubby! So selfless, it'll look great with the new bars and basket. don't forget to post pics when you're done!

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  2. that is so sweet of him! and what an awesome bike! i must confess, i'm a little jealous! :) yellow too? ahhh!!! :)

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  3. Beautiful! Yay! I've got a red 1979 Schwinn Suburban, we'd be totally cute riding around together :)

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  4. Melina, we WOULD be totally cute riding around together! MUST. MEET. SOON!!!!!

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