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    Woohoo!

    I just picked up a new bike yesterday! It's a ... er.... bike. It's black.

    Under close inspection, the brakes appear to be awesomely dangerous. The chain hits the rear tire. The rear hub is loose. There is actual knocking from what appears to be around the drivetrain area, possibly a broken axle? The BB is loose and will likely need grease.

    Good points. It's fully rigid. The tires are new and knobby. The thumbie shifters are simple and work very well. It rides straight. It's a tank. It Fits well. Should make for an excellent winter beater.

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    Winter biking is exhilarating.

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    Huffy FTW!
    Cheap, indestructible (not really, but no one cares if it doesn't work right), and well, easy to find parts at wally world.

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    Does it have shocks, pegs? Lucky! Ever take it off any sweet jumps?

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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    was it a roadside find? dumpster dive? garage sale?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chacal View Post
    was it a roadside find? dumpster dive? garage sale?
    Salvation army had a sale. Probably bought it for more than it's worth, but I haven't found anything like it out here. Not within a close distance anyway.

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    Is that the Huffy IQ bike with intelligence sensing technology? Did you just ride it MV?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    umm....define what you mean by "ride it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post


    hey, where'd you get a picture of my bike?
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    umm....define what you mean by "ride it".
    why do you hate kittens?
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    why do you hate kittens?
    they grow up to become cats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post


    That seat is to die for.
    I love pho long time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_e View Post
    that seat is to die on.
    fify
    Last edited by ModoVincere; 11-17-09 at 09:46 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Very stylish. That large gap betwixt fender and rubber is considered quite smart these days.

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    Quote Originally Posted by big_e View Post
    that seat is to die for.
    lol!!!

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    That number seems about 15 low for MV........................
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    It's fully rigid.
    so is MV............... not sure this is a good point.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    so is MV............... not sure this is a good point.
    Its my main selling point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Its my main selling point.
    more than 4 hours?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    never....that still allows 6 times in a day btw.

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    16 year olds shouldn't be on Foo...and you need to be this tall for this ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    16 year olds shouldn't be on MV...and you need to be at least 18 for this ride
    Agreed! I think I shall get that tatoo'd on my belly.

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    Dang that's funny
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    Agreed! I think I shall get that tatoo'd on my belly.
    Well as long as you don't move to NZ you'll be fine then. 16 is legal here.
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