Hmm, well, ok. No, no I phones. So we cut across town, turned right at a strip mall across the street from the football stadium, kind of winded down the road until we find a sign that simply says bike shop. We find out way to the very back of a series of small, storage facility type buildings and find
Mikes says, that looks like an old Evans Bike. Wow, that rings a bell. He takes me outside to the rack of bikes I have passed. There, in front of me, is a sister bike. Same fenders, same seat post, same chain thingy, same striping configuration.
I have an 1957 Evans
In my world, born on March 22, 1957
I left my bike with Mike. He will have it powder coated the same buttercream yellow, pinstriped blue and steel gray in the precise Evans pattern, he will clean it up, he will straighten the basket, He is finding me an appropriate bell. I am looking for an Evan's sticker for the front post And I think I need a chain guard. So off to Ebay to find the sticker and chain guard.