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    Tom (ex)Builder twahl's Avatar
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    It's official, I've joined the dark side.

    I've been around this forum for a while, even answered a few questions where I was able. I've been a primary caretaker of a recumbent for I guess three years, but have very little ride time.

    That changes now. I test rode a couple today, starting with a Bacchetta Giro 20, but ended up with a Café to match my wife's. I was fairly certain that was what I'd end up with but wanted to give others a chance before I decided.

    Now it's time to tear down my road bike, swapping the frame to my son who has now gotten tall enough that it will fit him better than me, and move my computer over to the Café. I look forward to many miles on it, being able to see things around me, and most importantly, being able to ride with my wife without a huge disparity in what each of our bikes were built to do.
    Tom

    "It hurts so good..."

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    Who has a good sense of humor for going along with my little April Fool Gag (The Admin) Mr. Markets's Avatar
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    it's not the dark side, you have joined the Reformation!
    "There is no means of avoiding a final collapse of a boom brought about by credit expansion. The alternative is only whether the crisis should come sooner as a result of a voluntary abandonment of further credit expansion, or later as a final and total catastrophe of the currency system involved." -Ludwig Von Mises


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    Quote Originally Posted by FatA** View Post
    it's not the dark side, you have joined the Reformation!
    Well, according to Bendedict, that still IS the dark side...


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    Congratulations and welcome to the other side.

    I hope you both get many years enjoyment from riding your recumbents.
    Get a bicycle. You will not regret it if you live. ~Mark Twain, "Taming the Bicycle"
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    Approaching Nirvana megaman's Avatar
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    Let the comfort begin.
    "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits."
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    Tom (ex)Builder twahl's Avatar
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    Well as I said to someone else asking about 'bents, they seem to be the logical evolution of the bicycle. I have evolved. Thanks for the warm welcome!
    Tom

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    What's dark about having no neck, arm, shoulder and butt pain?? Welcome to the light, brother, welcome to the light!
    Bike to live, live to eat!!

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    Senior Member madhouse's Avatar
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    I too joined the dark side last Friday! I convinced my brother to buy a recumbent a year ago... I saw my recumbent on sale and tried to convince my other brother who is having back surgery in two weeks that he needed to buy it; but he turned me down… so I bought it! My wife complained that I have too many bikes… but that’s another thread!

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    el padre
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    Continue to enjoy...as has been said, without wrist pain, etc.

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