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Old 08-02-07, 07:50 PM   #1
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My bike has no pedals :(

I can't believe I bought a bike on ebay (with no pedals) and forgot to order pedals for it. It's been sitting around since Tuesday, and I still have no pedals to put on it. I could steal pedals off my other bike, but that doesn't seem fair to my other bike, plus I need it to have pedals on it when I ride it to work tomorrow.

I did order some pedals. Hopefully they come tomorrow.

Here's the new bike. It's saying "HELP, I CAN'T FEEL MY PEDALS!"


And here's the other bike, the one I need to ride to work tomorrow, which therefore needs to keep its pedals:


They're siblings.
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Old 08-02-07, 08:26 PM   #2
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push and roll...

nice bikes btw
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Old 08-02-07, 09:08 PM   #3
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Nice rigs. I was admiring the Virata and my LBS earlier this week. Unfortunately, I'm in the market for a winter bike right now, so I had to pass it by. Enjoy yours!
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Old 08-02-07, 09:17 PM   #4
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Wow...I'm jealous.

You can definitely see the family resemblance!
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Old 08-02-07, 09:57 PM   #5
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gorgeous bikes dude
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Say, you...uh....don't happen to like Bianchi's or something, do you?
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Old 08-03-07, 04:16 AM   #7
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I would have swapped the pedals day one. I can't believe you haven't ridden it yet. I do not have that kind of patience. Nice bikes, BTW...
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Old 08-03-07, 04:21 AM   #8
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Keep the pedals permanently attached to your riding shoes. Problem solved.






I'm just jealous of your rigs.

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Old 08-03-07, 06:17 AM   #9
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swap the dam' pedals or (gasp!) go the the lbs for a set, and go ride that sweet machine! what are you, some kind of sicko, letting a bike like that sit with no pedals??!!
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Oh, notfred, after posting the "I bought a bike, not at WalMart" thread, that bike deserves better. You should have a cheap backup pair of pedals, like some Fortes or Wellgos, anyway.

I hope the pedals that you bought came in Celeste as well:

http://tinyurl.com/2u43o7 (road)
http://tinyurl.com/2mrcw7 (mtb)

Sorry, couldn't resist.
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Old 08-03-07, 09:39 AM   #11
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http://tinyurl.com/2u43o7 (road)
http://tinyurl.com/2mrcw7 (mtb)

Sorry, couldn't resist.

wow
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that bike looks like a crayon
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Old 08-03-07, 10:07 AM   #13
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I like how the two bikes are 'negatives' of each other - slick.
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Old 08-03-07, 11:58 AM   #14
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Oh, notfred, after posting the "I bought a bike, not at WalMart" thread, that bike deserves better. You should have a cheap backup pair of pedals, like some Fortes or Wellgos, anyway.

I hope the pedals that you bought came in Celeste as well:

http://tinyurl.com/2u43o7 (road)
http://tinyurl.com/2mrcw7 (mtb)

Sorry, couldn't resist.
Man, I ordered black Shimano pedals, and now I kinda wish I'd gotten those instead.
The Virata is still pedal-less. I rode the Axis to work this morning as planned.

I won't be able to ride this weekend anyway (I'll be out of town without my bikes), or I'd probably break down and swap the pedals (if the ones I ordered don't show up today) over to the Virata. I want to ride it.
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Old 08-03-07, 03:57 PM   #15
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thos bikes are fuggin' beautiful
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Old 08-03-07, 04:03 PM   #16
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She didn't come with pedals because she had no idea what you use. I'm surprised she even came with a saddle.
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Old 08-03-07, 04:07 PM   #17
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that bike looks like a crayon
I thought that, too--the second one, with the parallel black lines. Definitely a crayon.

Gorgeous, but the poor thing!
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Old 08-03-07, 04:09 PM   #18
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Oh! I thought it was going to be one of those:


I say I say I say! My dog's got no nose!

Oh really, how does it smell?









…bloody terrible!


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Nice bikes! Very pretty; I'm quite partial to Celeste!



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Old 08-03-07, 04:34 PM   #19
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UPS says my pedals arrived at home, so when I get home, I should be able to install them, and then immediately leave to *drive* to L.A. where I won't be able to ride.

Maybe I'll be able to ride it into work on Monday. I've had the bike less than a week and it's already feeling neglected.
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