Spoked to Death
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Boulder, CO
Bikes: Salsa La Cruz w/ Alfine 8, Specialized Fuse Pro 27.5+, Surly 1x1
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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.