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What to do with my Bianchi Pista??

Old 12-30-09, 02:44 AM
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What to do with my Bianchi Pista??

I noticed a lot of people riding them around town and now I'm sick of mine

the worst conversation ever happened to me tonight:

"hey Ron, I went to the pub last night and saw your bike locked up. Thought you were inside..."

but it turns out I wasn't there.

what should I do with it?
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Old 12-30-09, 02:45 AM
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Is this thread from 2005?
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Old 12-30-09, 02:49 AM
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It's a damn bike, you ride it.
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Put it on craigslist for $900 and buy a Vespa.
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Old 12-30-09, 07:30 AM
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As above, but buy some Clarks desert boots first.
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Old 12-30-09, 07:34 AM
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Put it on craigslist for $900 and buy a Vespa.
No, he should get a Windsor or Kilo if he wants exclusivity.
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Old 12-30-09, 08:54 AM
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Get a longboard. I think everyone is doing that now, although we'll probably make fun of you for having been still riding fixie at the end of 09
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Old 12-30-09, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by elTwitcho View Post
Get a longboard. I think everyone is doing that now, although we'll probably make fun of you for having been still riding fixie at the end of 09
+1 longboards is all I do anymore
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Old 12-30-09, 10:04 AM
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getting rid of your bike cause too many people have it is super hipster in case you were wondering. just make the bike your own if it's that big a deal to you. paint it or something
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Old 12-30-09, 10:05 AM
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Show them all with sick skidzzzzz!
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Isn't the whole reason you got a Pista in the first place because everyone else has one?
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Old 12-30-09, 11:10 AM
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Would you like to get into R/C model airplanes instead?
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Well you can always make it look "customized" according to your taste.... for example sandblast the chrome off and powdercoat in your favorite color.

OR you can go around town and steal EVERY bianchi pista you can get your hands on without being caught; so you'll have the only one

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Get a longboard. I think everyone is doing that now, although we'll probably make fun of you for having been still riding fixie at the end of 09
It's a good idea; longboards are totally different from skateboards; mostly with longer and faster cruising speeds and less foot numbness from vibration (only if you get big wheels)

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Show them all with sick skidzzzzz!
You can skid with a longboard too once your wheels are broken in
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Old 12-30-09, 11:14 AM
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spray paint your bike black.

be sure to get it in/all over the headset and bottom bracket as well, that makes for good lube.
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How about you actually ride you're Pista and stop using it as a bike rack ornament decorating the streets of all the local bars.
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I'll trade you for my $200 62cm craigslist steamroller. It's one of a kind, and I mean that in the ****tiest way possible.
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Originally Posted by kubrick215 View Post
How about you actually ride you're Pista and stop using it as a bike rack ornament decorating the streets of all the local bars.
Yeah but what about everyone else??? What are they doing?
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Old 12-30-09, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Yeah but what about everyone else??? What are they doing?

Word Scrod! I often like to go to the coffee shop on a Sunday morning to get a latte and check out the gallery of sweet bikes lining the sidewalk
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Originally Posted by sexebicycle View Post
I noticed a lot of people riding them around town and now I'm sick of mine

the worst conversation ever happened to me tonight:

"hey Ron, I went to the pub last night and saw your bike locked up. Thought you were inside..."

but it turns out I wasn't there.

what should I do with it?
Give it to me. I will ride it.
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Old 12-30-09, 02:22 PM
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take it out for drinks after work, grease it up and have nasty HR Giger sex with it afterwards, then grab some steak & eggs and Mimosas' in the morning with it. go to the "bathroom" before the check arrives, and slip out the back. leave town and never come back. problem solved.
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Old 12-30-09, 03:29 PM
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Time for rollerblades IMO.
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^ aka fruitboots.
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we have more rollerbladers then "fixies" on campus
actually i lied, that was this year, the boom just hit the midwest
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Old 12-30-09, 08:59 PM
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Of course you do. Most likely, there are also more people on campus listening to Dave Matthews Band than Black Flag.
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