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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by stinkyboy, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Who knows anything about Wheat Ridge. My younger brother is looking at a job there. I'd love to see him get out of where he is now, but is it nice, ghetto, what's housing like, etc.
     

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  2. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Wheatridge is pretty nice. Mostly older suburb. Pretty close to downtown. Like anywhere in our area there are nice areas, crappy areas, etc.

    Wheatridge is a pretty small city compared to most of the suburbs.

    Can't go wrong, I say!
     
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    I would concur with this evaluation...its got a pretty decent bike shop as well.. :thumb:
     
  4. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    One of the best shops on the Front Range, from what I understand.
     
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    stevew unique white person

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    I lived less than a mile from said bike shop. Nice shop.
     
  6. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    Where's he living now?

    Maybe cuz I grew up in Miami, ya know, riots and all... but I don't think there's a really crappy place in Greater Denver at all.

    WR is good, thought about moving there.
     
  7. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    The Midwest...
     
  8. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    You should drive around some time.

    Of course, maybe by Miami standards there *aren't* any really crappy places.

    Except Commerce City and Highland's Ranch, of course. :p
     
  9. LordOpie

    LordOpie MOTHER HEN

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    I live in west Aurora, I drive through east Aurora periodically.

    Is there some place worse than east Aurora?

    *shrug*

    I got used to being a minority in Miami... not cuz I'm a jew, cuz I'm white ;)

    Geez, I miss Miami's diversity... yummy food, good music.
     
  10. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Oh, it beats the living $hit out of anywhere in the MW. :D
     
  11. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Little Five Points used to be pretty rough, as did select areas of West Denver. Dunno how they'd compare to "real" rough places, though. :D
     
  12. pixelninja

    pixelninja Turbo Monkey

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    I don't know how it used to be, but currently Five Points ain't sh*t compared to "real" rough places, i.e. East St. Louis.

    And yes, Wheat Ridge isn't bad. Pretty generic suburbs from what I've seen. I bought my current bike from Wheat Ridge Cyclery. I would definitely recommend them.
     
  13. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    I'd heard FP was "gentrifying".......... makes me wonder where all the rough folks are moving? :confused:
     
  14. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    To Phoenix, yo.

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