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    im in a dilemma

    if you guys/girls were caught in a situation where u had to choose between a - sweet car and ****ty bike - decent car and decent bike - or ****ty car and sweet bike....what would you guys/girls pick....im in this situation and i'm thinking about ****ty car...and a sweet bike....but i would appreciate yors guys opinion...lemme have it
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    Well whats the ****ty car? And whats the sweet bike? I'd probably go with ****ty car (as long as it runs) and the sweet bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDNast-EE
    if you guys/girls were caught in a situation where u had to choose between a - sweet car and ****ty bike - decent car and decent bike - or ****ty car and sweet bike....what would you guys/girls pick....im in this situation and i'm thinking about ****ty car...and a sweet bike....but i would appreciate yors guys opinion...lemme have it

    Let me go ahead and be the final word here. I'll sort this one out for you. Is it easier to push a crappy bike up a hill, or push a crappy car up a hill?
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    Easy. Bike. I don't drive...don't intend to. I love bikes and hate cars. Easy money

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    It's nice to be able to drive if and when you have to.

    Get a decent (reliable) car and take care of it, and get a decent bike. You know you'll end up upgrading the bike anyway, and it would suck to have to put that money toward fixing a POS car.

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    I agree. I find cars are too expensive but too practical. So I'd minimize my car expenses if I needexd one, and then decide what to do with your money. Just to give some perspective, you're familiar with the deminishing returns of buying a high end bike, but that same deminishing returns exists in low end cars (i.e. another $1000 will get you a sweeter ass bike, and a fairly better car). And I realized how much of a hipocrite I am as I worked in the car industry.
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    Get the nice bike. Rent a car when you need one! You'll save thousands a year and be in better physical/mental condition.

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    I doubt BigD's mental condition would be very good after a Michigan winter with only a bike for transportation.

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    I'm sort of having that same dillema... only I can't afford to get a bike and a car. I'd say that with a car get something that will do what you need it to do (keep you warm during winter and be able to handle the snow) and will not require a lot of money because it is breaking down all the time. then you could spend the rest on a bike.
    Last edited by sarsparilla; 07-20-04 at 09:46 AM.

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    yea....no car....winter's...not fun...the bus could get me everywhere i'd need to go...but a car is nice for personal use for going on trips with the bike...right? wrong?
    That's why it's downhill, buddy!

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    Some of you forget that not everyone lives in rural areas, where i live(Philadelphia suburbs) its too dangerous to be riding a bike all the time. dont get me wrong i like to take my bike out, but the roads around here are too horible to commute with a bike. I ride my bike to work now and then, but im glad i dont hafto do it. i would go with the reliable car, its the American thing to do.LOL

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    well it just depends how ****ty the ****ty car is, because if it runs then its fine. Personally I'd go with the ****ty car and sweet bike
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    i'd go decent car and decent bike. That way you dont run the risk of either of them being really sh*tty and breaking on you

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    but then that's where the problem is...he'll have a decent car which is fine, but i find decent bikes are good enough, i gotta have a great bike
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    sorry are NOT good enough
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