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    is as Gurgus does. Gurgus's Avatar
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    Bike to motorcycle ratio

    I've learned from these forums that the proper number of bikes is N+1 where N is the number of bikes you own now. Is there a proper ratio of bikes to motorbikes?

    Anyone?

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    3:1

    One more bike and I can buy a motorcycle. Woo Hoo!!! Actually I'm serious, first I'm buying a commuter type bike and then a dual purpose motorcycle.

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    is as Gurgus does. Gurgus's Avatar
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    Really? Maybe I should buy some more motorbikes then.
    Last edited by Gurgus; 04-06-08 at 09:53 AM.

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    2:1.....No car.

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    Well, I have 2 bikes (one road, one MTB) and I'm getting a new motorcycle at the end of the month. So, I vote 2:1. If you count my wife's bikes, then I have 5, so 5:1.
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    3:1

    3:2 if you count that my wife's moto is registered under my name.

    It could have been 3:4 if i hadnt sold the Monster and the Ninja 2-Fiddy.
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    on the road? 10:1 bikes to motorbikes in PDX, although scooters are on the rise

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    I have 2 bicycles and 8 motorcycles and one scooter plus a van to move said motorcycles when necessary.

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    0:6...I don't drive.

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    4:7 here (bicycle:motorcycle). But I am noticing that the bicycles are cheaper/easier to acquire and maintain, and take up a lot less space, so I may move my two-wheel habit further to the pedaling as time goes on.

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    Right now, I have 3 bikes, my wife has 1, my boys have 3, plus 3 electric ride on things. None of us has a motorcycle.
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    6:1. Maybe I need to get another motorcycle...

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    Infinity. Motorcycles increase the chances of becoming a ward of the state exponentially.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Infinity. Motorcycles increase the chances of becoming a ward of the state exponentially.
    And bicycling doesn't? Both risks are significant and both are manageable with training, equipment, and common sense.

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    I want one of these:

    Honda Elite yay!

    I have like 4 bikes.

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    3:1. Got the motorcycle out for the first spring ride sunday. Not a good day for motorcyclists in wny as two people died
    sigless at the moment....

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    Quote Originally Posted by maximan1 View Post
    I want one of these:

    Honda Elite yay!

    I have like 4 bikes.
    Looks like a 2 wheel Yugo. Bravo Honda! Now I know why i put up with Italian motos.

    (yeah i know the Yugo was based on a Fiat)
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    Quote Originally Posted by mirona View Post
    6:1. Maybe I need to get another motorcycle...
    Me too. I need a second motorcycle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FatguyRacer View Post
    Looks like a 2 wheel Yugo. Bravo Honda! Now I know why i put up with Italian motos.

    (yeah i know the Yugo was based on a Fiat)
    That "Yugo" has been in continuous production since, like, 1982, with the only changes being in improving emissions.
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    I'm 2:2 plus a unicycle.

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    Mmmmm Donuts! FatguyRacer's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by KrisPistofferson View Post
    That "Yugo" has been in continuous production since, like, 1982, with the only changes being in improving emissions.
    I dont care how long its been in productions. Its fugly.

    This is a scooter

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    Mmmmm Donuts! FatguyRacer's Avatar
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    I kinda like these Piaggio MP3 scooters. You see them about in the Giro D'Italia. The local BMW dealer here, Bobs, has them.

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    Do they handle other formats?
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    Mmmmm Donuts! FatguyRacer's Avatar
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    I think it PC only, so maybe WMA. For sure no Mac. So iTunes is right out!
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    I am at about 20:1

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