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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 07-07-13, 09:43 AM   #51
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I would prefer a station wagon rather than an SUV but Americans don't like wagons so my options are limited. My BMW is nearing the end of it's life. I hope there are some more wagon options for 2015.
I went from SUV to wagon and couldn't be happier.
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Old 07-07-13, 09:48 AM   #52
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Does the girlfriend fit in the duffle?
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No personality disorder required. My road bike fits with the front wheel removed.
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Old 07-07-13, 10:20 AM   #54
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Not tried it in my Ford Flex... i have just laid it down i surely would have to take the front wheel and seat off....i have a trailer hitch rack.
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I went from SUV to wagon and couldn't be happier.
I will check out Mercedes. BMW quit importing 5 series wagons and the 3 series are a little small. It looks like MBZ still imports the "E" wagons. It would be great if they made it in a diesel.
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SUV? REALLY??

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Toss the bike in the back with some it sticking out. Works great.
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Old 07-07-13, 12:38 PM   #58
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Stupid SUV's. For the same price you can get a used Porsche 911. My bike fits in the back seat. ( 1983 SC) Wheels in the front trunk. Start living .. For two bikes a roof rack is only a little higher than loading into a truck bed. Same dif & way more sexy.
Do it.
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Ford Edge. Son gave me a good idea, front wheel off two bikes, one right side up other upside down. I always have a moving blanket in the back, use this to seperate the bikes. This all fits in the back with the second row up.
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Stupid SUV's. For the same price you can get a used Porsche 911. My bike fits in the back seat. ( 1983 SC) Wheels in the front trunk. Start living .. For two bikes a roof rack is only a little higher than loading into a truck bed. Same dif & way more sexy.
Do it.
My bike wouldn't fit in the back of a 911. I had a hard time fitting my bike in the back seat of a 5 series BMW. I like Porsches but I have reach a point where I want a car that is cheap to maintain.

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