Seems like the Quickbeam is the answer to all your questions lately.Hmmm. Mebbe I should git me one a'them.
Velosopher, indeed I am smitten with the QB. But that doesn't mean it is the bike for everyone. I'm a bit of an eccentric. I like gravel roads, taking my time, and riding "sub-optimal performance" fixed gear bicycles. That said, it seems owners generally are happy with them.
Another person that doodles and writes with a pencil (or pen). Now, that simply rocks!Way to go, Chris!Peace :)
I saw a Raleigh One Way on the "Fully Loaded Touring" website and found the concept intriguing. I enjoy your illustrated thought processes.