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You know what I love?

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I love meeting people on the road on their $2000 road bikes, with their $90 tires, expensive cycling clothes (complete with "sponsorship patches") and fancy helmets -- and then completely toasting them on the hills, on my 20-yo Peugeot, wearing old shorts, sneakers, and a t-shirt.

 

It makes me feel good. :D

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I love meeting people on the road on their $2000 road bikes, with their $90 tires, expensive cycling clothes (complete with "sponsorship patches") and fancy helmets -- and then completely toasting them on the hills, on my 20-yo Peugeot, wearing old shorts, sneakers, and a t-shirt.

 

It makes me feel good. :D

 

$2000? It's probably a $5000 bike you are passing :)

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have you seen the 100+lb overweight dude with the matching helmet, gloves, jersey, shorts and bike on the Burke Gilman?

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You know what I love?

 

Dudes wearing tight pants?

 

I'm sorry you spent so much on your bike.

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I ride a sweet Specialized Rock Hopper that's like 15 years old with a fucked up back rim and brakes that don't work for shit.

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Admit it. You'd deck yourself out if you had the money. I know I would.

 

I'm stuck commuting on a 35# mountain bike with flat pedals, a kinked chain, a dead fork and a squeaky bottom bracket. I pass the occasional roadie but their doing a hell of a lot less work than I am.

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I dunno, if I had $5000 to spend on a bike, I prob wouldn't commute on it every day! :D

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my bike rocks -- it weighs almost as much as I do. It's made out of decommisioned armored tank plating. If I were to get hit by a bus, i'm sure my bike would just roll under the wheels and come out OK.

 

Then my kids could ride it.

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Admit it. You'd deck yourself out if you had the money. I know I would.

 

no, I wouldn't buy a super nice bike.

 

G550 - hell fucking yes. 7 cycles.... no.

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Admit it. You'd deck yourself out if you had the money. I know I would.

 

I'm stuck commuting on a 35# mountain bike with flat pedals, a kinked chain, a dead fork and a squeaky bottom bracket. I pass the occasional roadie but their doing a hell of a lot less work than I am.

 

If I had $5K to burn, I'd buy a nice AT ski setup.

And use the rest of the money on other gear.

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I'd use the money to help pay down the crushing credit card debt my wife has racked up.

Just like I did with my Bush $ Co. ESP check last week. :rolleyes:

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have you seen the 100+lb overweight dude with the matching helmet, gloves, jersey, shorts and bike on the Burke Gilman?

I ride the I90 trail

 

Not raining today, Princess? :wave:

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have you seen the 100+lb overweight dude with the matching helmet, gloves, jersey, shorts and bike on the Burke Gilman?

 

And he drove to the trail.

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