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These aren't your multi-gear, alloy frame bikes. They are cheap, single speed, pedal brake, heavy steel frame clunkers with baskets and a cup holder and a rear carrying platform. . . everything but a bell or horn.

You are singing my song. I bought my "woman's bike" for $50 at Sears a few years ago just because of the pedal brake, and I ride it into town center and back.

I wish I had enough nerve to buy an adult-sized tricycle. I saw an elderly woman riding one with groceries in the baskets in Falmouth, MA, one fine summer day. I envied her total lack of care in what anyone was thinking as she rode by. She took up almost all of the sidewalk with that behemoth and everyone stood aside for her. She looked like one of those old family, frugal Yankees who pretty much own the town. And she probably does.

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