mary is the most beautiful bike in the world and we have had some really awesome rides together but the mister and i plan on going on some long rides this summer and mary is a bit ill equipped. one of the reasons is her stem is frozen in the fork and i really want to change the stem to a taller one to give me more comfort while riding. plus it would be awesome to ride a bike that is less then 40 lbs! i LOVE riding a mixte and have been wanting a white one so very badly....
the mister LOVES to troll craigslist for great deals and he found this really great soma mixte called the buena vista. he rode out to the sunset in sf and picked her up for me while i was at work....i have the best husband EVER!! she is just oh so perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! it was a great deal for just the frame and soma is a sf based bike company so that makes me really happy too!
|as of now her name is white lightening but i love to give my bikes girl names..i need to give her a good ride before i give her a proper name!|
isn't she just so beautiful! we have lots of plans for this one as at the moment she is unrideable..she has no cranks, seat, handle bars or pedals. we are going to put on some different wheels and take off the soma stickier as i love how mary is so clean looking but it will still pay tribute to soma as the buena vista decal is really cute! oh i just can't wait to take her on her first ride! what fun we will have...maybe cross off my list and take her on the tea party picnic..something to think about :)
lady, i have big plans for you!! riding out to santa cruz &camping; taking a bike camping trip to the redwood forest in point reyes! a beautiful summer to come!!! don't worry though the mister will be riding mary to and from work so she will still be very much loved and used! i always saw her as a loan as she was the misters in the first place so i am giving her back to her rightful owner ;D
spoiled and loving it!