Bikes don't get numbers if I just buy them off the shelf.

They do get names, though. My latest addition: Jeppe Laursen.

Q: What is it?
A: An SE Draft Lite single speed urban bike.
Q: What’s special about it?
A: Basically, it’s fun. It’s sleek and pretty lightweight, it has only one speed, it still has flat bars so I can handle the hills, but it feels pretty snappy on flat ground overall. Hard to explain why it’s fun to ride, but you know how running on sand is really difficult? It’s the opposite of that. Plus, not that I’ll own it long enough to do maintenance, but maintenance is pretty easy.
Q: Don’t you already have a bike?
A: Sure, I’ve got four.
Q: But, don’t you already have a bike in San Francisco?
A: Yes, but-
Q: isn’t this inferior in pretty much every way to the bike you already have?
A: Well, yes. It’s lowish-grade steel (my other bike’s aluminum), and, well, it has no gears. But it’s more than good enough. And at $320, I can’t ask for too much. Plus, I can sell both of these bikes, so it’s maybe not as silly as it seems.
Q: Who’s Jeppe Laursen?
A: Senior from Junior Senior, of Move Your Feet fame. (stop right now and listen to that song.) Also, he later recorded this. So, you know, he is about as goofy and impractical, and fun for the summer, as this bike.

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