Thanks, all, for your RTs and messages of support and commiseration.
This puts me in mind of the time I went to Urbane Cyclist a few years ago looking for a messenger bag. I was drooling over some of the brand new bikes and asked one of the staff about them, and he asked me what I was riding at the time.
I took him outside and showed him my Univega, and he asked me how long I’d had it. I can’t remember exactly, but it had been a few years.
“Is it working for you?” he asks.
Ya, sez I.
Bike store guy: “So keep it. It’s getting you around, it’s a nice ride, you’ve had it x number of years, and it doesn’t scream ‘steal me’ to thieves … ”
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