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Old 08-02-05, 09:55 PM   #1
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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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Old 08-02-05, 10:00 PM   #2
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I'd just forget the expectations and get a road bike. 10mph? Phshaw!
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Old 08-02-05, 11:38 PM   #3
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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.

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Old 08-03-05, 06:26 AM   #4
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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.
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