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My wife outbikes me - HELP!

Old 05-16-21, 10:29 PM
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My wife outbikes me - HELP!

No, she doesn't drop me on hills or beat me to the town sign. It's worse than that. She owns more bikes than me!

Bike #1 for me was May 2019. #1 for her June 2019. #2 for her was March 2020. Then I evened the score with bike #2 on Friday after waiting two months for it to arrive. So what did she have to do? She (and I) drove 100 miles to Greenville, SC and she bought bike #3 on Saturday, her first road bike.
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Old 05-16-21, 10:37 PM
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Two questions: Is she decent looking and intellectually stimulating? and is this an open marriage?
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Old 05-17-21, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by guachi View Post
Bike #1 for me was May 2019.
How are you married? You can't be older than 10.
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Old 05-17-21, 07:55 AM
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You are so fortunate to have a spouse that understands and participates in the same recreational passions as you.
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At one time we had 11 bikes. 2 tandems so if we counted the tandems equally between the two of us, she had 2 more bikes than I did.
I think you counted wrong.
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This post ended up being more wholesome than expected.
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Originally Posted by guachi View Post
No, she doesn't drop me on hills or beat me to the town sign. It's worse than that. She owns more bikes than me!

Bike #1 for me was May 2019. #1 for her June 2019. #2 for her was March 2020. Then I evened the score with bike #2 on Friday after waiting two months for it to arrive. So what did she have to do? She (and I) drove 100 miles to Greenville, SC and she bought bike #3 on Saturday, her first road bike.
The solution to this issue can be resolved by applying the "n+1" formula. I recommend you proceed with this process as quickly as possible.
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Old 05-18-21, 11:37 AM
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Don't focus on the fact that she has more bikes than you, focus on the fact that you have someone who understands why you want more bikes/bike stuff.

My wife and I currently have an equal number of bikes, but at points, she has had more than me.
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My wife is trying to equal the score. She is selling my bikes to friends. I got this weird call the other day, hey, your wife told me you were thinking about selling a bike....uh......which bike? Ummmm, well...., uhhh.....how tall are you? Sure come by the house and we can see if it fits you.
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Should be obvious, sell your wife but keep her bikes.
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Should be obvious, sell your wife but keep her bikes.
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Originally Posted by guachi View Post
No, she doesn't drop me on hills or beat me to the town sign. It's worse than that. She owns more bikes than me!

Bike #1 for me was May 2019. #1 for her June 2019. #2 for her was March 2020. Then I evened the score with bike #2 on Friday after waiting two months for it to arrive. So what did she have to do? She (and I) drove 100 miles to Greenville, SC and she bought bike #3 on Saturday, her first road bike.
Hell, if I had a wife that understood "N+1" I'd brag about her!
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