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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 11-29-07, 12:35 PM   #1
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Shocked

I'm still in a stated of shock.

My wife told me to come home and that lunch was ready, she stays at home with our kids so she prepares lunch everyday for me. When I got home there was brand new Mercier Serpens box in my living room. I was blown away. I have been wanting a new bike forever but have put it off due to remodeling our house. I haven't had a new bike since I bought my 89 Haro Master, since then I have been riding my brothers hand me downs. I'm currently riding a 99 Diamondback Invert that is about 30lbs with sora components. I was content with my Diamondback but this is just awesome. I'm so pumped up, I can't wait to get off work and put it together.
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Old 11-29-07, 12:37 PM   #2
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Congrats. Enjoy, and return the good deed.
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Old 11-29-07, 12:38 PM   #3
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Oh yeah I may miss some, if not all of the Cowboys game tonight. GO COWBOYS
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Old 11-29-07, 12:42 PM   #4
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Note To Mike: I had nothing to do with your missing container of bikes, My wife on the other hand....
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Old 11-29-07, 12:48 PM   #5
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That is awesome, congratulations!!!!!!!
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Awesome!!! I wish.

I just got some unbelievable news at lunch time too. I got a very nice and unexpected bonus. Ahhh, the desires I have but we are on a plan to get out of debt and this will knock off at least a few months from our timeline. Oh, I don't want to wait for a bike, I want it now......
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Old 11-29-07, 12:55 PM   #7
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Your wife is awesome!!!
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congrats!!....and we want pics!!!
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Old 11-29-07, 12:59 PM   #9
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Thanks guys, I'll take some pic's tonight.
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I'll say it before anyone else does

She just wants to be treated right at Xmas

She deserves it though
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Old 11-29-07, 01:13 PM   #11
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Thanks guys, I'll take some pic's tonight.
Of the bike, or your wife?
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Of the bike, or your wife?
Probably just the bike.
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Old 11-29-07, 01:22 PM   #13
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I'll say it before anyone else does

She just wants to be treated right at Xmas

She deserves it though
Your right, I'm thinking a new bathrobe is in order.

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Old 11-29-07, 01:29 PM   #14
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Our right, I'm thinking a new bathrobe is in order.
She doesn't read this forum, does she?
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She doesn't read this forum, does she?

No at least I hope not. She would hit me in the head twice, once for my above typo and again for my remark.

She is great and I will surprise her with something, just not sure what it will be.

Man this afternoon is going by slow, I think I feel the flu coming on, may have to leave early.
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and that folks, is love

congrats!! sound like you sure deserve it, enjoy!
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and that folks, is love

congrats!! sound like you sure deserve it, enjoy!
Were you referring to the new bike for him or the bathrobe for her?
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Were you referring to the new bike for him or the bathrobe for her?
imagine getting a bike by someone in a bathrobe...

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Oh yeah I may miss some, if not all of the Cowboys game tonight. GO COWBOYS
Why'd you have to go and say that? Now I can't even be happy for you.

Go Packers.
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Fixed that for ya.

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Fixed that for ya.

edit: just a little slow
ha ha, that's cool. I have some cheese head friends going to the game, well in fact they are there right now tailgating.

Man, I need to get some bike pic's up to keep this thread on track.
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so lets see this bike already!!! and maybe the wife
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wait, let me get this straight -- your wife makes you lunch everyday? wow, you owe her
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wait, let me get this straight -- your wife makes you lunch everyday? wow, you owe her
Yep she makes all my meals.
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