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Stolen Bullitt Cargo Bike

July 16, 2013

Stolen on July 8th from SE17 – Seen on July 9th on Walworth Road – Seen on July 10th South of Morrisons/Walworth Road.

This bike belongs to a friend of mine who loves it like nothing else, and her Collie Ben depends on it for transport. I would like to get it back, please spread the word.

Reward of £100

No Questions Asked

bullitt_raceSpecs:

Rohloff 5 speed hub, black.

Alfine Dyno Hub at the front.

Black Tubus rack at the back

Brooks B67 Saddle

Headtube has red, gold and green spacers.

Shimano XT Hydraulic 3 finger levers

At the time of theft had a wooden box at the front, but this had been taken off when last seen in Walworth.

Please keep your eyes open, if seen please call Brixton Cycles at 020 7733 6055, contact Tee, or anyone, really.

Below is a .jpg file for download, to stick in your shop window/give to the local kids/cyclists etc. Thank you!

Sarahs Bullitt

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My Little Friends

June 10, 2013

Vimrod - Little friends

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Self Delusion.

March 3, 2013

Since I’ve nothing new, original, informative, interesting or useful to say about the subject of the road, I thought I’d delight you with some entirely unrelated, but highly applicable content. Enjoy.

Vimrod - Self-delusion

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Now Sax’s bike…. Please bring back.

October 17, 2012

Last night from Walworth Se17.

Bring back asap…This is what he says – end of the page a pdf for downloading if you have a shop window to stick it onto.

OK
REWARD NO QUESTIONS ASKED
GT SERIES 5 ROAD BIKE. SILVER. CARBON FORKS AND SEAT STAYS
STOLEN LAST TUESDAY NIGHT (16/10)

 

GOLDTECH FRONT HUB AND CRUD-CATCHER MUDGUARD NOT IN PHOTO
The back wheel is wobbly AND THERE IS A DIRTY GREAT CRACK IN THE FRAME NEAR THE
SEAT STAYS.
Please call.07946 118 478
I just want it back

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Recovered Red Gios 50cm Road

September 20, 2012

Enough excitement!

Woke up to discover bike was gone. Five hours later it was sold up the road in Heygate Estate for £20. Don’t know what the tears are for now, shock, sorrow or happiness.

Thanks for help. Remember to lock your bikes. Take care.

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Much loved – Reward – No questions asked – Please keep an eye out

  • CHROMED FORK + REAR STAYS. PAINT SCRATCHED ALL OVER WITH WHITE ANTI RUST PAINT.
  • CUSTOM BUILT: NO FRAME NUMBER
  • ONLY ONE IN LONDON  – PIC BELOW OLD, BUILT UP AS ROAD BIKE WITH GEARS AND DROP HANDLEBARS.
  • DROP BARS BLACK HANDLEBAR TAPE, SHIMANO STI SHIFTERS, CINELLI TI STEM
  • BLACK SELLE ITALIA SADDLE, WORN, CAMPAGNOLO CHORUS SEAT POST
  • GREY MAVIC OPEN PRO WHEELS, SHIMANO DURA-ACE HUBS
  • SHIMANO DURA-ACE OLD SCHOOL FLUTED CHAINSET

Please recover. Peacefully.

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Tweet.

March 18, 2011

On a rainy afternoon, happiness is made of a spare pair of socks and some dry newspaper.

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Posh Scrapper.

March 5, 2011

“How is your knitting going?”

“I’ve stalled, I haven’t got the white wool that I need. They don’t sell wool in normal shops here, I’d need to find specialist shops. Seems knitting is not something people generally do.”

“Yeah, people don’t make things. They buy things. Industrialization has alienated people from the industrial society they live in.”

“And when they do make things, it’s a special thing. It’s a ‘hobby’ that you have, not something you do to make ends meet.”

It’s a complex society this one we live in. You don’t just do things, for the sake of doing them, you’ve got to name them. Once named, they become something that defines who and what you are. Sometimes you do things in order to be perceived a certain way, rather than because you need to do them, or enjoy doing them.

You don’t just knit, you do knitting.

If you want to pop out for a walk, you go and purchase polar expedition level equipment and go walking or, if you’re a pro, perhaps you go hiking.

Because your hobbies define you, you must be careful in choosing which ones to pick. Some are better than others, they define you in the right way, as belonging to the right social class or subclass, whatever you perceive that to be. With the right hobbies you feel comfortable knowing who you are and how you relate to the society.

Hobbies that are cool are always good to have, if you can figure out what cool is at a given moment. Like fashion, coolness is evasive and unpredictable. Apparently knitting is cool now, who would have thought – back in time you did it because you shouldn’t waste time and needed warm clothes. Whatever made couriering cool? Earning a living on two wheels running errands for the banks, media industry and legal establishment, as a page boy of the capitalist society? What comes next, cooking your own food even if you can afford to eat out?

One common denominator seems to be that these are all things that people used to do because they had to. They were a means to an end, not an end in themselves. You’d be a courier to have money, not have money in order to be a courier, in order to be cool. You’d walk and ski in order to go somewhere, not go somewhere to walk or ski.

Is skiing still cool, by the way? If it is, it is the perfect hobby, because it is also posh, you need money to do it and that’s really cool. Posh hobbies, I’m guessing, never go out of fashion.

I’ve already heard couriering being referred to as an expensive hobby, rather than a job.  If there came a time when the working classes simply couldn’t  afford to do it anymore, would couriering then qualify as posh? A cool and posh hobby? Hilarious.

The future of the scrapper secured. Sort of.

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