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Old 01-23-12, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by surfrider View Post
I help those who help themselves. If someone had this attitude, I'd be reluctant to help them with a new bike purchase since I'd risk their wrath if they didn't like it in the near future or they'd always be coming back for help with minor details. Tell her if she can show some initiative and learn to fix flats, change tires, adjust seat & fit, and a few other things, then you'll help her. FWIW: REI in Tustin might be a good choice.
Note that the OP describes the troublesome person as a "friend". Sometimes we go the extra mile for them even if they have their limitations.
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