I had been drooling over lovely bikes for the longest time, but spending $900+ on a new ladies Raleigh Retroglide was a bit silly.
Then I found Lola!
She was a bargain to start with, plus she was on special! There was some public 'yay!'ing.
I have given her an un-Warehouse makeover (meaning have replaced all her hot pink parts and peeled off her many Mambo stickers) and now she is perfect and as unique as anything one buys from The Warehouse can be.
The last thing she needs is a nice basket, am keeping my eyes out for the right one.
We have already had some fun adventures, the Pt Chev to Mission Bay return trip was the most fun so far (& most tiring), and now she has been well introduced to the mean streets of Auckland. I have even re-taught myself to cycle with no hands.
And look who couldn't handle not being a part of the photo taking experience.
Bike envy I think.