Here’s a very sorry tale, with a very happy ending (all too rare in the cycling world). Roxanna Tustain is a young lady from Bristol who spent several months collecting together enough cash to build her own bike. She found an ideal vintage road frame, added some “No Logo” Wheels, built them up with red hubs, white spokes, gleaming yellow rims and matching yellow tyres. The wheels were driven by a yellow chain. White riser bars were added and the whole ensemble topped off with a white saddle. it looked sharper than a lemon.
She got to ride it once. Then somebody knicked it.
Roxanna discovered that her bike was missing and the cable lock cut and discarded from outside Kebele Cafe in Easton, Bristol sometime between 1030-1445 Friday 3rd February.
Roxanna posted up a plea for its return on the excellent Bristolian website, ‘Stolen Bristol Bikes’ :
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