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Old 06-02-11, 07:13 AM
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Is it worth a divorce?

I am in love!

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Old 06-02-11, 07:15 AM
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It's Campy -of course it is!
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It's lovely but without pedals you won't go very far. I'd keep looking...
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it is very nice but the paint is kind a plain jane.

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She'll never say no.

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Old 06-02-11, 07:34 AM
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it is very nice but the paint is kind a plain jane.

Not your shade of blue?
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Old 06-02-11, 07:37 AM
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+1...that's not doing that much for me either.

Whether it's worth a divorce probably depends on who you're married to. I really love my wife, so that bike wouldn't even be worth a night on the couch.

This one might be worth a divorce:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
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This one is sexier.

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Always ask yourself......."Does she ask me before she buys a few purses and shoes for a few hundred a piece" ? ....After all of us figure that out. We'll never ask again if we should buy a bike or two.

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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
+1...that's not doing that much for me either.

Whether it's worth a divorce probably depends on who you're married to. I really love my wife, so that bike wouldn't even be worth a night on the couch.

This one might be worth a divorce:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
Where's the money shot ?
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I'd love to build one up myself, but its too big for me.
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Not your shade of blue?
well it is of a bit, I guess am used to seeing Masis (Masies?) with fade paints and more chrome maybe more contrasting decals. this kind of reminds me a Univega Nuovo Tech

it is a nice bike just doesn't do anything for me.
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.... kind of reminds me a Univega Nuovo Tech

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+1 - or a Univega Viva Touring:

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There IS a Masi worthy of divorce, but that's not it.

THIS is.

http://www.supanet.com/entertainment...--13121199.jpg

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well it is of a bit, I guess am used to seeing Masis (Masies?) with fade paints and more chrome maybe more contrasting decals. this kind of reminds me a Univega Nuovo Tech

it is a nice bike just doesn't do anything for me.
Actually, the subdued appearance is what I found appealing.

How's this for a contrast:

http://cgi.ebay.com/MASI-PRESTIGE-GR...t_12685wt_1136
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I had a chance to take a helicopter ride to Mojave (from LA) and take a ride in a $500,000 Chevrolet race truck on valentines day. I passed on the offer and two years later I was divorced. If this is your dream, take it.
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$350 seems a lot for shipping. Hope it wouldn't come in a too small cardboard box with no packing materials for that price.
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This one might be your size.

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There IS a Masi worthy of divorce, but that's not it.

THIS is.

http://www.supanet.com/entertainment...--13121199.jpg

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OK should we know who the pic is of? I want to say American Flyer but that is wrong right?

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Actually, the subdued appearance is what I found appealing.

How's this for a contrast:

http://cgi.ebay.com/MASI-PRESTIGE-GR...t_12685wt_1136

that frame is more like a Masi I am used to but the green has to go.

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You guys make me fell fortunate that my fiancee doesnt care how much money I spend on bikes.....
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It's Campy -of course it is!
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You guys make me fell fortunate that my fiancee doesnt care how much money I spend on bikes.....
The key word there being "fiancee".
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My two big things are cars and bikes(well, guitars too, but I have been really happy with that rig for a long time so it's not a financial draw these days).

I have lost girlfriends because they think I spend too much time working on my cars(I have a Porsche 356 I'm restoring). Now I don't think one weeknight and Saturday afternoons as "car time" is an unreasonable thing. Bikes haven't been an issue for me thus far, and I really hope the next girl I date rides so it never becomes an issue.

Like an above poster says, if you think of what many women spend on personal accessories you won't feel bad if you buy yourself a reasonably pricey bike every few years. My two bikes combined cost less than one of my ex's shoe collection.
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