getting a bike was a summer intention. going broke wasn’t

So when Erwin (my boyfriend) and I planned our New Year’s Intentions (notice Intentions not Resolutions: the latter are too demanding and morally defeating for me if not carried through) and put “get some bikes” on our list, I didn’t think much of it. That is until I spotted this Gary Fisher Simple City bike on a blog and fell in love. Now I keep wondering how I can find a way to afford this beautiful piece of art (that happens to moonlight as transportation) for the low price of $969.00.

At first I thought no way. Can’t be done. Then an erratic thought popped in my head “well, maybe Jess LC will really hit it big in the next few months and I can afford it by then.” At that point I stepped back and took a moment of personal reflection: I just said that if I “hit it big” I could afford to buy a bicycle?

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  1. Kaitlyn

    I loove this bike! If only it weren’t so expensive! It really would make the cutest bike for riding to and from the farmer’s market! (it has the perfect basket)

  2. Jess

    I agree! I think this bike alone would cause me to actually attend 145% more farmers markets than I do right now. It also makes me consider riding on Chicago streets… but that is a long shot.

  3. Anonymous

    I think that is I had such a beautiful bike I would be too afraid to use it! Just think of the horrors the streets of Chicago may do to it!

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