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Old 08-10-08, 09:59 AM
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Triathalon bound - the bike, that is

I've almost worked off my extra bikes/builds. I bought this higher end 88 Schwinn Tempo hoping she was my size. Instead she was a bit small and a bit heavy (25.5 lbs). She still cleaned up nicely. Her new owner is doing a triathlon in 10 days or so. She's not the best ride for a triathalon but compared to his MTB she'll fly. Another bike on the road - yippee!
I'm buying a Bionx 500w kit for my cross bike. The intent is to get help pushing in the snow, when I'm a bit worn out, or when I have to commute 20 miles in an hour. The bike builds have financed the Bionx and provided some satisfaction in the process.



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Another nice bike on the road. Shame it has to finance your unexplainable desire to cheat.
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Another nice bike on the road. Shame it has to finance your unexplainable desire to cheat.
I was moving out smartly on my commute home one day when a MTB pulled out on the MUP a bit ahead. I thought, "I will shake myself off, arise, and smite (overtake) this heathen". I quickly picked the pace up to 18, then 20 and watched him pull away. I finally overtook him at about 24mph. He had a low tech, heavy (75 lbs min) SLA powered front hub. I'm going for the elite Bionx.

So yes, I intend to cheat and have a blast doing it.
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Selling your soul for a little more Speed, huh?
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Selling your soul for a little more Speed, huh?
Ok, I flew to work today on this baby. Does she pass muster?

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Ok, I flew to work today on this baby. Does she pass muster?

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