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    some new kind of kick Suttree's Avatar
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    If you could have any bike what would it be

    Random question. You get to add one new bike to your stable--
    any kind of bike. You get to keep all of your old bikes. The new
    bike costs you zero and you get to pick whatever you want but it
    must be a bicycle--two wheels only. No trikes, no solid gold bikes
    "cuz then I would . . ." etc. An actual bike--

    Off the top of my head I think it would be a Hetchins road bike. Or maybe
    a Colnago road bike--80s vintage.



    back to working on this document. I will be checking for responses in an hour or so.

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    Sting-Ray Krate, but with heavy duty parts all over, something I would look awesome on but still be able to beat the crap out of and still oork greeat.
    With redline tires

    or

    1984 Honda V65 Sabre, but that is a different kind of bike, and I alreaady have one, just not running right now
    1978 Schwinn Sting-Ray
    Huffy Eldorado
    R/W/B Free Spirit
    1983 AMC Eagle Wagon, hopefully daily driver soon
    1981 AMC Eagle Kammback 300,000 miles, my project
    1995 Ford F150 XLT 302 Auto

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    A Bottlerocket, or some sort of five-inch fully. Maybe a cross bike.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Nicolai Nucleon TFR......oh, wait, I have one already



    edit: I suppose if it was an extra addition at no cost it would be a Toxy ZR Rohloff recumbent - the nucleon scratched the new bike itch very well though so I'm not really looking now

    Last edited by markhr; 01-20-08 at 05:41 PM.
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    A Cervelo P3 Carbon Time Trial bike. I always wanted a TT bike.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wordbiker View Post

    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    I'm not too particular, as long as it's at least similar to this:


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    At this point, I'm thinking a Fuji America touring/randonneuring bike with all the braze ons for bottle cages, racks, fenders, etc. Fitted out with the fenders, racks, lights (nice led ones powered by a state of the art dyno hub). It would have to come with Nitto RNDONNR bars with Shimano 9 speed bar end shifters, a honey colored Brooks Professional saddle (with the mongo rivets), Dura Ace components, and a Dr. Deltron paint-job.

    <edit> a Rene Herse would be acceptable too.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    I'm not too particular either.....but a nice vintage ride would be nice.

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    Scott Addict LTD

    http://scottusa.com/us_en/category/68/addict

    @12 balloons it's around $925.00 per pound

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    I'd like my stolen Raleigh Technium 440 replaced.

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    an original MASI...made in Italy...by 'the man' in white and super record.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaiju-velo View Post
    No trikes.



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    EEEEWWW platforms

    Poseur.




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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    Whats wrong with platforms... and Power Strips?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    Whats wrong with platforms... and Power Strips?
    Mine are ****ing sharp, still have the scars....
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post


    [.IMG]http://img405.imageshack.us/img405/1127/79jpgzu9.jpg[/IMG]
    nice but...

    ...why that and not a lean/tilt steer trike?

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    a rigid SS 29er

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    I bet I could get Ralph Nader to start a new crusade against recumbents.

    Not that I would though. Some of my best friends ride bents..
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Litespeed Archon:

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    Non Tribuo Anus Rodentum and off to the next adventure (RIP) Stacey's Avatar
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    ^^^ Odd kick stand

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    Twelve pound bike, twelve pound kickstand.

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    some new kind of kick Suttree's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post


    ok trikes are in.

    I edit my original post. A real porteur bike with 650b wheels would be
    nice--and a fork that could take the CETMA rack I've got.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    ^^^ Odd kick stand
    It's okay, it's ti.
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    A custom Richard Sachs with Campy Record for me, please.
    The rider in my avatar is David Etxebarria, not me.

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