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  1. antimony

    antimony M.N.F. Beer Wench

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    BV bought me this for Christmas! I love it! :weee:

     

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  2. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    there is something wrong with the handlebars.
     
  3. johnbryanpeters

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    Nice!
     
  4. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Looks flexy.










    :thumb:
     
  5. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Looks nice.

    You should paint it green and gold. :D
     
  6. amishmatt

    amishmatt Turbo Monkey

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    Is that a 29er?
     
  7. BikeMike

    BikeMike Monkey

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    Awesome!
     
  8. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Yay!!!:weee:
     
  9. antimony

    antimony M.N.F. Beer Wench

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    I wanted lime green, but the Ghost I picked out was >$2000.
     
  10. antimony

    antimony M.N.F. Beer Wench

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    This is my first new bike since 1994. :weee:
     
  11. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    :confused:

    Thanks to the monkeys that helped me overcome my urge to buy blindly online :D. She got fitted and was very happy.
     
  12. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    He's talking about the whole drop bar thing.


    New bikes are fun.
     
  13. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    That. I thought BV was the smart one here?
     
  14. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Nice ride!
     
  15. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Computer smarts != an ability to deal with social interactions. :weee:
     
  16. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Fixed. ;)
     
  17. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Congratulations!

    Does BV have a road bike too?
     
  18. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    sweetness.
     
  19. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    BV has, uh, some road slicks for the Sovereign so he can suffer along painfully for some rides with the 36t big ring.

    Depending on how painful it is, BV may acquire a road bike in the future.
     
  20. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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  21. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    Very. If you don't want to get a road bike, DO NOT go for a ride with her. At all. It usually only takes 1-2 rides of trying to keep up with someone on a road bike before you go out and buy one yourself.
     
  22. johnbryanpeters

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    Not every ride is a race.
     
  23. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    That's loser talk
     
  24. HAB

    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    You have to try to not drop someone who's riding a mountain bike unless they're in a lot better shape than you are.


    I must confess though, I'm a huge fan of racing people who don't know we're racing. Winning practice at DH races is also very important.
     
  25. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    And what do we figure the situation is in this case?

    (I don't know why I'm posting in this thread)


    ........and it is a nice bike.
     
  26. BIGHITR

    BIGHITR WINNING!

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    Very nice. But where's the shock? :D
     
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  27. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    This. It's not about whether the person on the road bike is consciously trying to race or not, it's more like whether the person on the road bike is consciously trying to ride slow enough that the other person can keep up.
     
  28. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    BV is going to get dropped like a bad habit.
     
  29. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    And you profess to trying to understand suspension. :think:
     
  30. sstalder5

    sstalder5 Turbo Monkey

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    What fork is that?

    Also, what's the voltage on that outlet?
     
  31. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    If the fork joke had been funny, the outlet joke would have canceled it out. Turns out, you're about 6 funny jokes behind right now. :D
     
  32. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    and quite possibly un-american.
     
  33. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Would you mind throwing a translation our way??? ;)
     
  34. dante

    dante Unabomber

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    That *is* the translation. The original quote was "That's hoser talk", but the Canadian internet providers automatically correct it to what you saw...
     
  35. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    They have the Internet in Canada??? Cripes...what has the world come to???
     
  36. sstalder5

    sstalder5 Turbo Monkey

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    I prefer loco sucks jokes anyways..




    :p
     
  37. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    Cute...you tagged the thread. :thumb:
     
  38. binary visions

    binary visions The voice of reason

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    Undoubtedly.
     
  39. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    all the more reason for you to get a new bike too!!!:thumb:
     
  40. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    nice bike