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How long do you keep a road bike?

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How long do you keep a road bike?

Old 01-14-21, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
I hope that's not a euphemism.
Now THAT was funny.
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Old 01-15-21, 08:16 PM
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I can't tell you how long I will keep a bike before selling it. I've never sold one.
I still have my 1962 (ish) Esterman Sprint bike, 1971 Carlton Professional, 1971 Colnago, and 1971 Pogliaghi.
OK I have given away some ordinary newer bikes, but the pretty stuff, never.
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