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Mission Bikes?
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Hey folks, Already talked to PK about these and am wondering if any of you have ever seen or ridden or heard about mission bikes. They seem right nice and they look cool. The one I am looking at is here: http://annapolis.craigslist.org/bik/4886973074.html I have been toying with building a fixie and this may be a nice in between. Also am looking for a little slower bike to ride with the family. Can't ride the cervelo as I will leave them behind.

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(02-21-2015, 06:39 PM)fishboy316 Wrote:  Hey folks, Already talked to PK about these and am wondering if any of you have ever seen or ridden or heard about mission bikes. They seem right nice and they look cool. The one I am looking at is here: http://annapolis.craigslist.org/bik/4886973074.html  I have been toying with building a fixie and this may be a nice in between. Also am looking for a little slower bike to ride with the family. Can't ride the cervelo as I will leave them behind.

Bill

If your looking for a slower bike why not a Cruiser with fat tires, comfortable seat and V handle bars?
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(02-21-2015, 07:51 PM)elmore leonard Wrote:  
(02-21-2015, 06:39 PM)fishboy316 Wrote:  Hey folks, Already talked to PK about these and am wondering if any of you have ever seen or ridden or heard about mission bikes. They seem right nice and they look cool. The one I am looking at is here: http://annapolis.craigslist.org/bik/4886973074.html  I have been toying with building a fixie and this may be a nice in between. Also am looking for a little slower bike to ride with the family. Can't ride the cervelo as I will leave them behind.

Bill

If your looking for a slower bike why not a Cruiser with fat tires, comfortable seat and V handle bars?

Was already thinking fixie so this could be sweet. It is a 2 speed and could be a filler for both needs. Just never heard of them before. I like the posture of a roadie since I broke my back.
Bill
Nobody ever said "I wish I would have gotten less of a bike!"

Cervelo S5
Cannondale F29 1 alloy Lefty
Trek X-01 Crossbike
2017 Trek Farley 7
71 Ral Professional
72 Ral International
73 Ral Grand Sports
73 Ral Competition
74 Ral Super course
74 Ral Granprix
74 Paramount
2017 Trek Domane SLR 6

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#4
it is my understanding they were a Kickstarter.com project to get up and going. around 2007 I think.
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#5
Either bike type will work for getting a missionary around town. And yes, the mountain bike will be more suited to “p-day activities”. However, since most missionaries are based in urban settings, the urban bike will be provide reliable, easy to ride, simple transportation for daily mission work.
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