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halfspeed replied to the thread Heavy Scott Solace?.
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Quote Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post
So what did you spend?
I bought an 86ish Trek 620 for $150 and a '77 Trek TX-500 for $25. "

09-04-15, 07:59 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Heavy Scott Solace?.
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Quote Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post
I bought it recently.
So you're comparing the cost and weight of a high-end antique to a modern low to midrange bike and you're having trouble figuring out what might be different. Seems legit.

BTW, the last time I bought a nice older bike, I spent a lot less... "

09-04-15, 07:38 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Addiction LI.
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Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
Yeah I'd like to know too. Because that looks like a chocolate chicken sandwich.
For reference: [url=http://gawker.com/i-ate-burger-king-japans-black-cheeseburger-and-the-mcd-1642725148]I Ate Burger King Japan's Black Cheeseburger?And the McDonald's One... "

09-04-15, 07:37 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Heavy Scott Solace?.
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Quote Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post
I have $700 into the Miele.
So when did you buy it? "

09-04-15, 07:15 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Addiction LI.

09-04-15, 07:11 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Heavy Scott Solace?.
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Quote Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post
My Steel Miele Columbus SLX full Dura Ace from 1989 weighs less than that. That's with no Carbon.

Where's the progress?
So a 25-year-old high-end bike is the same weight as a low-midrange current bike and you don't see the progress? "

09-04-15, 07:06 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Unboxing your new bike at home or let the LBS do it?.
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Quote Originally Posted by Sy Reene View Post
Will the LBS give you a couple hundred $$ back if you build it yourself?
Doubtful. Giving you a discount so that you can bug them with various nagging problems because of your amateurish assembly isn't very sensible. "

09-04-15, 07:04 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Unboxing your new bike at home or let the LBS do it?.
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Quote Originally Posted by bt View Post
let lbs do it to stop potential finger pointing if an issue occurs.
Good advice. Warranty coverage may be affected if you don't have the LBS set it up. "

09-04-15, 06:31 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Addiction LI.
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Quote Originally Posted by Mumonkan View Post
The Japanese have interesting ideas about food. "

09-04-15, 06:29 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Addiction LI.
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Quote Originally Posted by UnfilteredDregs View Post
Specialized's lawyers will be calling about that top tube. "

09-04-15, 05:32 PM

halfspeed replied to the thread Addiction LI.
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Quote Originally Posted by UnfilteredDregs View Post
:love:

Grant Peterson just shat himself. "

09-04-15, 05:31 PM

halfspeed created the thread Interesting....
" ...but I'm not holding my breath: [url=http://rvamag.com/articles/full/25069/four-local-cyclists-are-planning-to-bring-a-massive-bike-training-facility-and]Articles | Four local cyclists are planning to bring a massive bike training facility and resort to Chesterfield County | RVA Magazine |... "

09-03-15, 07:52 PM