Here we go! Trottinette is french for scooter. Rot, is well, just rotten. My wife and I haven't been biking to much for a few years, we still do. but we mostly do scooting. It's different, a lot slower pace, easy to mount or dismount. Easy to transport (much lighter). I find myself enjoying the little things on our rides....That's enough old talk! The plan is to take this Columbia Rambler (?), that I just bought from member Fat Willy, and turn it into what would look like a barn find, if Columbia made scoots. Or maybe a Rat Rod scooter. I found a few Ramblers that were mint, for a decent price. But I wanted one that looked ratty, without making it look that way.............Oh by the way, member Fat Willy was pretty easy to deal with. So without "rambling" on to much, here's what I'm waiting for in the mail. Trot Rot....the beginning. EDIT: It's a Columbia Thunderbolt, not Rambler. EDIT: Thank you Photobucket for blocking ten years worth of photos on this and all sites! Here's what the bike looked like in the beginning.