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    Gentoo'er russianpirate's Avatar
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    Expectations...

    What are your expectations of....

    Lifetime of a bike - 4 year
    Braking distance - 3-4 feet
    Braking time - 2-3 seconds
    Suspension - Seat only!!
    Time wasted for tune-up weekly - 1 hour
    Pressure in tires - 20-25 psi
    Speed on asphalt (sidewalk/road) - 10-15 mph
    Durability - Very durable (you can go 10mph and hit a bump and nothing happens)

    Tha honda (cycle source group) is just not for me.. doesnt meet almost any of those expectations except maybe speed and psi of the tires haha

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    I'd just forget the expectations and get a road bike. 10mph? Phshaw!

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    Quote Originally Posted by russianpirate
    What are your expectations of....
    Lifetime of a bike - 25 years
    Braking distance - depends on speed, but should be fast
    Braking time - ditto
    Suspension - knees and thats it. Maybe front suspension on a mountain bike.
    Time wasted for tune-up weekly - 0 hr
    Pressure in tires - 80-120 psi
    Speed on asphalt (sidewalk/road) - 19-25 mph
    Durability - Very durable (you can go 10mph and hit a bump and nothing happens. Hit the same bump 10,000 times, and nothing happens).

    Its OK to have high expectations.

    epace,
    sam

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    Lifetime ? I have a 25 year old bike that is going strong, and I would like to keep it another 25 years.
    Michel Gagnon
    Montréal (Québec, Canada)

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