I sold my bike today. Well, it’s wasn’t really my bike. It belonged to Yuba. But in my mind, it was my bike. If you’ve been cruising our web site or seen our ads, chances are you’ve seen this bike. Funny thing is I didn’t think I was attached to it until I saw it roll away and suddenly it hit me. Damn. That baby and I have been through some real adventures together over the last year. It was my daily commuter to Yuba HQ in Sausalito. But it was also the Yuba demo bike that went with me to nearly every sales call and new town that Yuba visited over the last year. Some people put hundreds of miles on their bikes and never leave their community. My bike and I have covered hundreds of miles through dozens of different towns and cities all over the country. Each ride was a wonderful adventure of exploration and discovery and really good memories – from Portland to Los Angeles, from Santa Cruz to Madison.
She and I parted ways in Flower Mound, Texas of all places. That’s near Dallas where the dawn is really starting to break on utility bicycling. Matthew is her new owner. He’s from Plano, Texas. Matthew is committed to reducing his carbon footprint by commuting to work exclusively via Mundo. Those of you up north know the commitment it is to commute by bike all winter. Down here it’s the summers that’ll get ya. We’re all behind you, Matt. He’s also thinking of adding electric drive to make his new Mundo. I hope we hear more from him on this blog and facebook. Well, have fun, Matthew. I wish you both many fun adventures. Don’t forget to post!
Hmm, there’s still enough daylight left for me to pull a new Mundo out of the box and get her ready for tomorrow’s adventure in…um…Oak Cliff! Let’s see. Orange. How perfect!