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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, S.L.U.T (Sustainable Low Cost Transport)
Where in Melbourne or nearby do you live ?
Fitzroy
Now tell us about your bicycles ...
I haven't been off a bike since a purple 26 inch girls bike finally arrived on my 11th birthday, (in the decade when purple was as popular as orange and lime green). These days I mostly commute on a slightly long-in-the-tooth Shogun hybrid, nothing flash but looks cute with the the straight head- stem I put on a few years ago, making it a more upright ride and giving it a smart profile.

Other times, when there isn't far to go, I get about on a gorgeous 1970s emerald green Gitane folding bike. It's a bit of a struggle getting it up a hill, but otherwise it rides like a Sunday afternoon stroll in the sun.
What is the best thing about riding?
Everything except head winds. Oh and the fear of the car door.
A few words about yourself. (This bit is entirely optional!)
After I got my Gitane I started noticing other retro folding bikes, or cute little bikes that look like you could fold up them if you tried hard enough, all over my patch - Fitzroy. So I started snapping them on my phone. Eventually I had to do something with all the shots, so I started blogging them.

When I see a little retro bike, I photograph it and leave a calling card inviting people to visit the blog and tell me about their bike. And sometimes they do and that's the best bit. Love to share the little bike love.
Website/Blog:
http://www.littlebikeblog.wordpress.com

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