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to send this a long time ago, then got crazy-busy, then wanted to
take a better shot, then decided I'd just better send the thing.
is my wife Gina Morey's Bridgestone XO-2, a bit small for her at
43cm, hence the Nitto Periscopa stem, but still a great bike. As
you can see, this bike sees a lot of malls and shops and is often
a grocery-getter as well, visiting farmers' markets all over Hollywood.
It was my son's till he outgrew it (he now has a bigger XO-2), and
Gina needed something better than the pretty but rather clunky Peugeot
mixte she used to have.
basket, Zefal fenders, a JANDD pannier on one side and a town basket
on the other, and now the big ol' Chinese tringle bell has been
replaced by one of Riv's sweet Japanese brass bells, but we haven't
had the camera out since then. Nitto Ablatross bars turn it into
the perfect Franco-Japanese town bike, and Gina rides it a lot in
the neighborhood. It's also been down to Venice beach for an art
show a couple of weeks ago and recently went on a night ride with
Critical Mass to a mysterious art installation in downtown Los Angeles.