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Old 06-12-18, 06:20 AM
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How many bikes do you have?

As I stated I am getting my 2nd bike this week. I've never had more than 1, it will be cool to have choices now
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Old 06-12-18, 06:37 AM
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Four. An old and failing Bianchi Boardwalk from 1991, a Specialized Roubaix Elite from 2007, a Dahon Speed D7 from 2008, and a Specialized Roll Elite from a week and a half ago. It's good to have choices.
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Old 06-12-18, 06:44 AM
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As I stated I am getting my 2nd bike this week. I've never had more than 1, it will be cool to have choices now
I have and recommend bikes for long road rides, trail treks, gravel grinding, and city cruising.
Also nice to have both steel and CF.
Its nice to have a rack or carrier on a city cruiser for making short shopping trips and Not needing a car.
I also enjoy the simplicity of a single speed.
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Sometimes enough, other times not enough
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Old 06-12-18, 06:53 AM
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I have 11 bikes that I ride at least a couple times a year.
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Old 06-12-18, 06:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Jewishcowboy View Post
As I stated I am getting my 2nd bike this week. I've never had more than 1, it will be cool to have choices now
Great! You'll be contemplating your third bike in no time!

But seriously, I have three bikes (four if you count my wife's comfort bike, which I ride once a year or so). Each bike gives me a deeper appreciation of the others.
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Old 06-12-18, 06:56 AM
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I have six, but each one of them has a different purpose and gets used regularly.
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Old 06-12-18, 07:06 AM
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3, one for each purpose. 1 road, 1 mountain, 1 gravel with drop bars.

never have enough bikes. Still wanting a fat tire bike and that illusive super road bike.

So proper number for me is 5......or probably more
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Old 06-12-18, 07:08 AM
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I have two, a Trek 4900 MTB and a Trek Verve 2 Hybrid. The Hybrid I use to commute and general casual rides the MTB I use to ride the trails.
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Old 06-12-18, 07:38 AM
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According to my wife..."way too many"
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Old 06-12-18, 08:33 AM
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Old 06-12-18, 08:50 AM
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5: 2 hardtail mountain bikes, 2 road bikes and 1 gravel bike.
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Old 06-12-18, 09:12 AM
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I started with one in 1999. Then added a 2001 Litespeed Tuscany. I've had as many as 3 bikes at a time but one bike always seemed to get neglected so .....
Seems I'm happy with 2 bikes.
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Old 06-12-18, 09:19 AM
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3 road bikes from the 80s with a mix of new and old components.
1 mtb from the 90s with mostly new components that is technologically out of date but is still plenty fun to ride.
1 gravel bike.
1 road bike about to be built up.

so 6.

...oh, and a single speed 26er mtb frame from the 80s.

so 7.

i am going to sell one of my 80s road bikes in a few months or maybe next spring. Too redundant and it fits the least well.
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Old 06-12-18, 09:53 AM
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My original 26" Hardrock from before I started cycling "more seriously" ...... then a 29er although I should probably have got what will be next bike instead which will be a gravel bike and later on maybe a road bike as well or a 2nd set of wheels / tyres for the gravel bike ... probably a 3rd set actually as I may get some 650's for it as well.
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Old 06-12-18, 10:08 AM
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5.
CF road bike (Look 566)
Al MB (Specialized Rock hopper)
Al commuter (Priority 8)
Al Tandem (Cannondale)
Steel comfort bike (my wife's, forgot the brand, but it's yellow)

Pretty happy with my collection actually.
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Old 06-12-18, 10:14 AM
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I love both fix gears and road bikes. I've settled on 5 bikes; 2 fix gear, 2 road and one that can do it all.

'08 TiCycles road bike
'73 Raleigh Competition set up as a gravel bike with racks
'83 Trek winter/rain/city fix gear - the workhorse
'11 TiCycles fix gear - the ultimate road fix gear. The fix gear that can go anywhere there is pavement.
'79 Peter Mooney - now a road, mountain and gravel fix gear though is has also serves as a road bike and toured

I sometimes get out the driveway, then think " I want to ride that bike, not this one" and go change it (and my shoes).

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Old 06-12-18, 10:15 AM
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I'm down to 2 but, as soon as I can find somebody whose interested in my fixed gear conversion, it'll just be my Catrike.

Still got a bunch of extra wheels and stuff.
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Four that I use on a regular basis: CF road bike for fast road rides, gravel bike for gravel, winter road riding, and maybe cyclocross (!), steel single speed for commuting, general utility/transportation riding, and sometimes road cycling, and old MTB for deep winter (I live on the Wisconsin/Minnesota border.)

In addition, I have a cruiser that needs to be sold and two somewhat beat up vintage frames that should probably be retired and enough parts to turn them back into complete bikes. There's also my husband's nice FG bike that's been in the basement for a while.

At the moment, my winter beater has been beat and needs to be replaced. I really want to get another beater AND a fat bike, which would put 5 bikes in regular rotation
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Originally Posted by RonH View Post
I started with one in 1999. Then added a 2001 Litespeed Tuscany. I've had as many as 3 bikes at a time but one bike always seemed to get neglected so .....
Seems I'm happy with 2 bikes.
That is exactly my thought, 2 is enough. 1 hybrid and a road bike that I can modify if I want
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Just two single bikes plus the tandem that my stoker shares with me.

(See below)
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Old 06-12-18, 12:11 PM
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race training bike . Carbon road
Training commute bike. Aluminum carbon fork
indoor trainer / backup bike .Aluminum carbon fork
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I only have two, my hybrid which I use basically as a road bike and occasionally on trails, and a mountain bike I use on gravel and for commuting around town.
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1) Road bike
2) CX bike
3) TT bike
4) beater
5) C&V road bike
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Old 06-12-18, 12:31 PM
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I am up to three bikes now, a KHS Westwood, a Jamis Allegero 3x, and an electric conversion bike.
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