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Old 04-10-11, 07:31 PM   #1
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How many Bicycles do you have?

How many bicycles do you have and has anyone you live complained about you having so many bicycles?

I currently only have one Bicycle but, I am sure I will have a minimum of six bikes in time.
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Old 04-10-11, 07:45 PM   #2
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Old 04-10-11, 08:25 PM   #3
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I have four bikes:

- Nice LeMond road bike for recreation
- Old Centurion road bike set up as a fast commuter
- Specialized Sirrus hybrid with fenders for wet weather
- Beefy (and cheap) Giant Boulder with fenders and serious studded tires for the snow
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Old 04-10-11, 08:32 PM   #4
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Old 04-10-11, 08:53 PM   #5
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I have 5 plus an unbuilt frame. The cat doesn't seem to mind too much.
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Old 04-10-11, 08:57 PM   #6
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Not sure ... that would require walking around the place and counting them all.

Last time I counted there were more than 20 bicycles between the two of us, but that was a few months ago, and may have changed.

And if Rowan complained about me having too many bicycles, I'd just laugh because I think he has more than me.
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Old 04-10-11, 09:11 PM   #7
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2 mountain bikes (mine & the wife's), 1 customized cruiser (mine), and 1 1980's woman's mountain bike that has been stripped of its derailleurs and now forced to use just one gear even though the rest still exist (made for the wife, she wants a motor on it eventually). I would love to one day add an old ratty trike for bigger trips to the store that the baskets on my mountain bike can't handle, and a folding bike because I think they are really cool.
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Old 04-10-11, 09:19 PM   #8
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a bunch....still need a folder and a SS/Fixie
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Old 04-10-11, 09:24 PM   #9
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-modern road bike
-neo-vintage road bike (gift from father who got me into riding)
-cyclocross bike

and one bare road frameset (sentimental value)

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Old 04-10-11, 09:51 PM   #10
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One less than I need...
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Old 04-10-11, 10:01 PM   #11
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Swimming against the current, I have five and don't want nor need anymore.

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Old 04-10-11, 10:03 PM   #12
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I have 5 plus an unbuilt frame.
ditto. roommate has one bike and is jealous.
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Old 04-10-11, 11:58 PM   #13
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I have a record low of 2 bikes built (down from 4) 1 built road, 1 built mountain, 1 parted out cyclocross, and enough components to build 3 bikes out of
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Old 04-11-11, 01:27 AM   #14
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-1980's Raleigh Century (beater)
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2 others: ladies vintage city bike, Surly Big Dummy.

then I've also got a utility trailer for large errands/work.

maybe a tall bike, fixie, and swing bike down the road
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Old 04-11-11, 04:00 AM   #15
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Fifteen... although I am selling my hybrid and one bike is a tandem.

I don't need any more bikes either.

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Old 04-11-11, 04:50 AM   #16
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Old 04-11-11, 09:23 AM   #17
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I have ten.

1 really old mountain bike
1 hybrid
1 touring
1 TT
3 really old road bikes
1 old road bike
2 newer road bikes (1 carbon and the other is a Bianchi, just because I never owned a Bianchi)

I want 2 more, a custom touring (Waterford) and a folder or maybe a ti road bike.

But I really should get rid of some of these other bikes.
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Old 04-11-11, 09:57 AM   #18
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I have 5 (see list below) and I now have all the parts on hand to build a sixth. It will be a back-up commuter bike and rolling spare parts.

My SO has 6 bikes (I think, I may have lost track).

All of our bikes are nice and very rideable. We don't mtn bike much though, as that involves loading up the car. We'd rather just ride out the door on road or commuter bikes.
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Old 04-11-11, 10:11 AM   #19
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I have four. I've actually considered selling two and keeping just the LHT and the single-speed.

My wife and daughter each also have bikes, so six in the house.
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Old 04-11-11, 10:28 AM   #20
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Swimming against the current, I have five and don't want nor need anymore. Brad
I keep repeating that to myself, and yet I've bought another two in the last six months. Ah well, every family has its share of Evangelists, Sexual Deviants, Philosophy Majors, and Drug addicts.






And I'm afraid I've also got two more '86 Schwinn Peloton frames (like the white one above), waiting to be built up. But that's it; no more; I swear this time! (slaps forearm repeatedly.)

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Old 04-11-11, 10:37 AM   #21
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I've got my Trek hardtail rigged for commuting...

(I've since removed the cheesy front rack)

And I've got a Bianchi folding bike from the 70s that I'm cleaning up and tuning up (probably still need a new chain, and 5 solid hours of time to get it up to snuff). Then I have my son's 10 speed and a 16" dahon folder, plus the mountain bike that we're picking up for him and the old broken mountain bike that I apparently keep forgetting to take home from work... still need a road bike for me though.
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Old 04-11-11, 10:42 AM   #22
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11 for now, and storage (see post #70) becomes a problem after a while.
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Old 04-11-11, 11:06 AM   #23
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My wife complained a little about me having 5...but she's got 4. If you do the math, we're both one short of what we each should have.
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Old 04-11-11, 05:58 PM   #24
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I have four, which is about the limit of both my apartment and budget.

2006 Trek Portland -- Primary commuter and grocery getter
2000 Trek 1000 -- backup commuter and grocery getter
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I keep repeating that to myself, and yet I've bought another two in the last six months. Ah well, every family has its share of Evangelists, Sexual Deviants, Philosophy Majors, and Drug addicts.




And I'm afraid I've also got two more '86 Schwinn Peloton frames (like the white one above), waiting to be built up. But that's it; no more; I swear this time! (slaps forearm repeatedly.)
Hey, I've got that same Masi!

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