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Old 04-27-07, 05:50 PM
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Originally Posted by stapfam
I offered to check out a colleague at works bike as he has had it for many years. Bought it home tonight and it is an immaculate Muddy Fox MTB of about 10 years of age. It was a give away with a Ford commercial vehicle- and this colleague bought one. As I rolled it out to the car-I thought I had better check it out and rode it up the road. It felt sluggish., Then I lifted it onto the rack. That bike is heavy. Got the scales out and YEP it is a 40 lb bike. Give me my modern 24lbs Bianchi anyday.
It's not the age of that bike that makes it a 40 lb. piece of crap, it's the 40 lb. piece of crapidness of it. New 40 lb. piece of crap bikes are just as bad as old ones.
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