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|1989 Auburn from the BMX Museum|
|Stuart poses on a ride in early fall 2009|
|Workcycles Oma, the choice of Dottie of LGRAB|
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However, even in the online community I felt different. Not many were riding cruiser bikes for transportation, and even more were highly critical of the Electra product, so I began to wonder if there was something better out there. I don't mind (and often enjoy) being someone different in the crowd, but regularly viewing Dutch, English, German and Italian bicycles didn't help the cause, and to make it worse, the typical cruiser bike was more difficult to find among online bloggers. Maybe I needed a more appropriate bicycle for city riding? And so began the search for a "better" upright bicycle... (to be continued).
Part 2 can be found here.