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Old 06-11-19, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Hr1 View Post
Has anyone else noticed how riding a road bike is competely different than riding a mtb or cruiser? The lack of a cushiony suspension or shock absorbing heavy, wide, low pressure tires + a heavier, thicker seat end up isolating the rider from really being one with the s road. Riding a SS really dramatizes this fact. A fixed is the limit, but I cheat a little riding a freewheel.

I've always thought it'd be interesting to see a cop in a mtb chase a cyclist on a road bike. I'd put my money on the road bike.
As a former bike cop I can tell you I never encountered such a scenario. That said, there’s no road bike that could out run my radio...or Sig Sauer.
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