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Old 04-12-10, 11:06 PM   #1
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(just for fun)Do you and your significant other's bikes make a cute couple?

Hahaha I overheard a conversation today and thought it's kind of silly but fun. Anyway it was two college kids talking about buying "matching bikes" not in the sense that they buy two of the same bikes but somehow their bikes make a cute couple.

Do yours? what do you think?
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Old 04-13-10, 12:10 AM   #2
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my girlfriends 7100WSD and my mountain bike? (the bike I ride with her most all the time) I dont hardly think so.

However, My 2009 Sirrus (blue) and her 2007 7100 (silver and blue) would likely match quite nicely But, since we ride a canal path that is crushed gravel with some rough spots here and there, I ride my MTB. This summer we are going to take some road only trips, and then I will take my Sirrus
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Depends on the bikes I guess.

Here are a couple of pictures of our Twentys and our full sized Ralieghs.

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Our new twins, not identical, but pretty close They now have identical rear racks too and hers has a new saddle.



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God no, I will never have anything matching with her except the bike brand.
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I love that saddle Adam. I wish brown would have worked on my Roubaix. I threw on a honey b-17 for my commuter (because it cost $50) and being the commuter i couldn't justify the nicer saddle

I blame Russ. He shouldn't be allowed to post pictures like this...
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No, no, no. The OP said matching bikeS That is A bike hehehe

Hey, somones gotta be a wise guy
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LOL Yeah, that doesn't count, Mr.Beanz!
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I see two bikes there. But they REALLY should get a room!
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OK OK Guys! So maybe our American couple?





Or our Italian / Frenchman couple


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Sorry Mr beanz and lucille, those don't count. You have to have the matching his and hers, like matching bike brand and color bikes, jerseys, helmets,etc.
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They are matching. Both Specialized Sirruses, just different colours. No way we'd ever get same bikes in same colour. ;-)
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Well, yeah... I guess:



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Sorry Mr beanz and lucille, those don't count. You have to have the matching his and hers, like matching bike brand and color bikes, jerseys, helmets,etc.
That's not what he says in the OP...I'm filing a formal complaint!
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Ours don't go together very well but it's better than the $20 mountain bike she had. I still need to do a lot of work to her bike. I'm thinking about putting the 26" wheels back on it because it doesn't handle great, but that would require a lot more stuff. Our bikes have different personalities for sure. Pretty bad pic too!
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My wife rides... not at all.
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The first pair we had waaaaay back when were not nearly as cute as we were....




....but our current rides are definately a cute pair.



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The first pair we had waaaaay back when were not nearly as cute as we were....

Daaam! You must have had a great personality!...I mean that in a good way!
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Daaam! You must have had a great personality!...I mean that in a good way!


Not very fashion minded or photogenic, am I?
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When was that photo taken, cranky dude?
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When was that photo taken, cranky dude?
July of '83 on Mackinac Island. The pic in my sig was last year.

Hers is a '76 Schwinn Varsity Sport and mine is a '71 Schwinn Varsity...that is what you were wondering about, right?

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Not very fashion minded or photogenic, am I?
OH ! Are you in the picture?...I meant it more like "your wife is HAWT"!.......in a respectable way!
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These are what we'll be riding at Lake Pepin in May:
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I'd say yes, but the closest thing I have to a g/f currently rides with me and operates the rear brake.
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