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Old 02-22-10, 10:37 PM   #26
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My answer - no.

My wife's answer might be different.
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Old 02-22-10, 11:02 PM   #27
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You only have too many when you think its too many.

I have eight bikes and anticipate only one more. I think that that is my limit

I met a person last weekend that owns approximately 200 bikes. I don't know if he has too many.
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Old 02-23-10, 03:41 AM   #28
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IMHO- Yes, but so far the best minds of science and philosophy have not been able to determine that number.
I believe it is thought to be somewhere near infinity-1.
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Old 02-23-10, 07:22 AM   #29
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Digger: Don't forget the longtail, box bike, etc., for hauling groceries, people, and other bikes!
D'oh! Forgot the tandem as well.
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Old 02-23-10, 07:28 AM   #30
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If you have to ask, you probably do or married.
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Old 02-23-10, 11:27 AM   #31
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afaik if you have more than one bike, you have more money that you know what to do with. i have had several bikes in my time and only noticed the posture of riding being different on each one, as well as the effort required to get up to speed.
one can decide on one bike if one is forced to due to economics
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Old 02-26-10, 02:09 PM   #32
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lol.. okay here's the list

1.1975 Woodrup Star Trophy model
2. 1986 Woodrup star trophy model
3. 1986 Woodrup Star trophy model (all campy)
4. 1986 Bob Jackson funny bike
5. Richard Sachs team time trial bike
6. 1986? Haral
7. 1980s vintage Stowe time trial bike
8. 1993 Bridgestone XO-2
9. 1985 Mercian Touring
10. 1980s Puch
11. 1995 Specialized Rock hopper
12.1995 Basso Gap (Campy 8-speed)
13. Ochsner (1980s)?
14. 2002 Bianchi Pista
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No, bicycles are like shotguns and fishing rods; there's no such thing as too many.
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Old 02-26-10, 03:14 PM   #34
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I have some pictures up on my website of some of them.

http://www.osmiumtet.com/bicycle.html

If you want to check some of them out.
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I have one bike...my baby. Would one more be ok? sure. would it make me feel good? sure. do i feel bad about owning only one bike? no. Am I going to add another bike at some point? probably. ****, I don't know...someone donate a bike to me so I'll have two.
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I have a road bike, an mtb, and a hybrid, and I'm thinking of getting another mtb to keep at work.
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Old 02-27-10, 08:25 PM   #37
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When you run out of storage space or maintenance is overwhelming, you have too many. I'm at that point. Got 6. 3 (maybe 4) will be sold this spring. I am looking for a late 80's early 90's rigid higher-er end mountain bike. The goal is to end up with 3. Road, all-rounder hack, and MTB. Got the first two handled.
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If there is a minimum number of bikes to have I say it is 2. No matter how hard I tried one bike just can't do it all for for me. I find it a bit excessive when you have more bikes than you can count with fingers.
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Think it was in Bicycling, that I read, Robin Williams has two garages full of bikes.. He probably thinks that is about right..
Takes up less space than Jay Leno's car collection. ?
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afaik if you have more than one bike, you have more money that you know what to do with. i have had several bikes in my time and only noticed the posture of riding being different on each one, as well as the effort required to get up to speed.
one can decide on one bike if one is forced to due to economics
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