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What are the biggest wastes of money in biking?

Old 04-15-23, 09:44 AM
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43 yrs ago I bought a titanium freewheel and chain. Used it once. Put it in a tool box and the toolbox was stolen from my truck.
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Old 04-15-23, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by LeeG
43 yrs ago I bought a titanium freewheel and chain. Used it once. Put it in a tool box and the toolbox was stolen from my truck.
Thanks for the memory I purchased a Zeus 6 speed titanium straight block freewheel for a ungodly sum at the time.No recall where it ended up.
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Old 04-15-23, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe
At least he didn't list derailleurs ...
I don't know how wasteful derailleurs are to cycling, but they are super wasteful in the railroad industry.
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Old 04-15-23, 02:17 PM
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Originally Posted by seypat
I don't know how wasteful derailleurs are to cycling, but they are super wasteful in the railroad industry.
Actually, they are quite beneficial as a safety device.
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Old 04-15-23, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by greatscott
I was going to respond, but after reading stuff like, "it's their money, they can spend it anyway they want", such a statement had nothing to do with the question, I decided not to waste my time just to get some smart ass response. Time is money, so I wasted my time with this biking question, not that the question was bad, it was some of the responses that were.

So you were going to make some smart ass comment about how other people are wasting their money, but feared the smart ass response? There's about 100% chance that someone is using whatever it was that you were going to identify as a waste, do you seriously not expect people to argue with you?

The question was bad. The responses actually have been pretty good because most of the people are ignoring the original question.
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Old 04-15-23, 03:29 PM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions
The question was bad. The responses actually have been pretty good because most of the people are ignoring the original question.
Isn't this what is generally known as thread drift?
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Old 04-17-23, 08:25 AM
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The call girl ads are back; I am sure they ain't cheap. Whether or not they are a waste of money is up to you.
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