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Would you give up biking for a billion dollars?

Old 02-23-21, 09:31 PM
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I’m thinking of a beach 75 degrees air and water temps year round. Paddle out to catch a few. Sit on the sand and play my ukulele. Take a quad out to tour my property. Motor over to the main island to play some golf, pick up a few things. Livin’ on island time.

No flats, no cars, no skinny shoulders, no what is the best lube, etc. etc.

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Old 02-23-21, 09:33 PM
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if i have not retired yet, & over 65, & had health issues.... i'd take up spending money as my new hobby ditching the bikes.
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Old 02-23-21, 10:37 PM
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There is a lot of "that other kind of cycling is not really cycling" undercurrent here
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Old 02-23-21, 10:44 PM
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1 billion is generational wealth.
1 billion is community changing.


Yeah, I would stop riding a bike for 1 billion dollars. I could focus on creating impactful community youth programs for most of the day and take up swimming & diving as exercise.
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Old 02-24-21, 06:43 AM
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Nope. I can't run, play basketball etc with my bum ankle, but I can cycle. Eliminate cycling and I'm basically done.
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Old 02-24-21, 06:47 AM
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Old 02-24-21, 08:16 AM
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Would you give up biking for a billion dollars?
By "biking," you mean motorcycles, right?
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Old 02-24-21, 10:23 AM
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I mean cycling. Pedaling and propelling oneself. Without pedaling, you don't go. Ebikes and stationary would also fall in the category. No creative loopholes. You can do any other activities.
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Old 02-24-21, 11:13 AM
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Anything I would do for a billion dollars I would probably do for a million dollars.
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Old 02-24-21, 12:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Milton Keynes
I think a good loophole, if the agreement says that you give up bicycling for $1 billion, is to sell all your bicycles and buy recumbent trikes. A tricycle is not a bicycle.
And right after that, I would give up riding recumbent trikes for $10.
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Old 02-24-21, 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Litespud
Pretty hard to ride a bike around a yacht....
Not if it is big enough.
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Old 02-24-21, 12:47 PM
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I’d buy BF and ban everybody. Day one.
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Old 02-24-21, 02:26 PM
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For half a billion I would give up DF bikes.
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Old 02-24-21, 05:07 PM
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If I stopped buying bikes and stuff I might have a Billion dollars.
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Old 02-24-21, 05:22 PM
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That's a lot of money!

My honest answer is that I would give up cycling for a billion dollars. Afterward I think that I would second guess and regret the decision because the foolish things that I was doing with the money didn't make me any happier than I was previously.

It's good that I don't have to make that choice.
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Old 02-24-21, 06:21 PM
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But you could always hire someone pedal the bike and to pull you around in a trailer.

"Hey Lance, you can use that EPO stuff for this gig."

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Old 02-24-21, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by phughes
And right after that, I would give up riding recumbent trikes for $10.
omg that's the funniest thing I've read in a while thanks!
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Old 02-24-21, 09:14 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr
1 billion is generational wealth.
1 billion is community changing.
Yeah, my first thought was, no, because it would be a personal sacrifice and we donít need it.

But, there comes a point where itís enough to justify that sacrifice because of the opportunity to do something that really makes a long term difference. Iíd be helping the Nature Conservancy protect existing lands from destruction.

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Old 02-25-21, 03:41 AM
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Of course.
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Old 02-25-21, 05:08 AM
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Originally Posted by joeruge
A billion! With a 'b?' ... let me think for a second....Yes.
DANG, took you awfully long
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I would give up biking in a micro second for a Billion dollars
Then I would start roller blading !
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Old 02-25-21, 09:58 AM
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I think with a billion $ I could build a nice swimming pool.

Although even thinking about it makes me think about how to cheat.
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Old 02-25-21, 11:02 AM
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$$$root of all evil.

how much is you health/happiness worth? still priceless,no?
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Old 02-25-21, 11:21 AM
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yes.


I would buy/build a fleet of e bikes install throttles and call them mopeds.
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Old 02-28-21, 01:36 AM
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ok that answer was a lot easier than I thought. how about this would you up give warm/showers for same amount of money. In other words if you want to shower, bathe, clean yourself you can only use water 50 degrees or less for the rest of your life. no loopholes.
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