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Old 10-14-05, 03:06 AM   #1
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All your bikes look like too much fun. Now I can't stop thinking about them. So I was buying a new 10psi pump today and looked at Pistas, a Lemond and then saw a Raleigh Rush Hour. It's $499, I have an urge to sneak away from wifey and buy one in the near future after I buy a trainer and new helmet, toy priorities ya know. Shes gonna get me for all my spending.

I think I will go back tomorrow and test ride each of them. Sorry to offend those of you who are gonna say to build one. At least you might gain a new rider.

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Old 10-14-05, 06:48 AM   #2
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hey just go and get whatever u can afford ride and be happy
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Old 10-14-05, 07:07 AM   #3
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This will only be the start of the addiction. Before you know it you will desire only NJS
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Old 10-14-05, 08:28 AM   #4
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This will only be the start of the addiction. Before you know it you will desire only NJS

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You dont need a trainer, just bike
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Old 10-14-05, 09:43 AM   #6
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he'll figure that out after riding fixed for a few weeks and then try to hawk it on eBay so he has money for an NJS stem or the such. so the itch begins ...
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10psi pump? Are you riding an old football?
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10psi pump? Are you riding an old football?

I just snorted and laughed
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Oops, a 160psi pump.

10 wouldn't give enough air for jack.
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You could ride some Large Marge rims with 15psi and be able to climb like a mountain goat.
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Yeah I got one for commuting and already began replacing every stock part. Sucked in is right!
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Yeah I got one for commuting and already began replacing every stock part. Sucked in is right!
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you pump up your cheez too! kewl! I thought I was the only one...
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