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Old 05-27-09, 06:09 PM   #1
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The right side and the left side.

The other day I fixed the flats on two of my bikes, the XC FS Cake and the AM FS Dawg. I took the Dawg out and did the agressive riding that I always do on the mtbs and it felt hella good. I started to think to myself that I was bad for going the roadie route.

Then I looked over at the Moots and felt guilty so I took THAT one out today. And it felt so smoooooth as butter.....that bike is fitted specially for me.....it has a lot of meaning, that bike. And now I felt guilty for thinking I was regretting going away from the mtbs.

I can't believe that I am feeling this way over....bikes.
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Old 05-27-09, 06:50 PM   #2
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The wonderful thing about bikes is they don't get jealous. They'll wait for you when you're ready to return to them.
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Old 05-27-09, 06:58 PM   #3
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Siu,

Half-full. You have to remember. The glass is half full.
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Don't feel guilty for not riding a road bike or MTB. Enjoy the one you are on and add variety to your life by swapping them around when you feel bored.
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Old 05-27-09, 07:32 PM   #5
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OH let's not even talk about the hybrid bike that I'm gonna take out in a minute.
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Old 05-27-09, 08:13 PM   #6
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This is why I sold my sea kayak...too many toys. Still have all 4 bikes though...and the motorcycle
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I feel that way too, like my road bike is getting jealous when I use the MTB.... hard to explain.
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this is undoubtably wrong.

last time I took out my neglected bike, she wouldn't shift her gears properly.
I'm sure she would have triple flatted if she got the chance.
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I recently purchased a utilitarian bike (aka: flat bar cyclocross, aka: first gen hybrid, aka: 29'er mountain bike, etc etc) to ride when I am out riding with the wife. It was amazingly fun to be able to hop curbs, cut across a vacant lot or open field without worrying about a crack or hole eating the (skinny) front wheel of one of my road bikes. It was like riding when I was a kid again, go anywhere. Then I got back on the road bike and remembered that going 17-20mph on it is a whole lot of fun when you lean deep into a turn.
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I can't believe that I am feeling this way over....bikes.
The bikes feel jealous too--they don't appreciate the polyamory.
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You could buy a Huffy.

They're like zombies...they don't care if they're left in a dark garage until they rot.
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Old 05-27-09, 11:41 PM   #12
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The sad part about being an Admin is that you can't put people on ignore.
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