Old 08-05-19, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Miele Man View Post
Yes, it can be VERY hard to let an old bike die. We often have fantastic memories attached to our faithful steed. If it were me I'd either convert it to a single speed or if I had the room hang it on the wall.
It's more than that, for me. If I've ridden a bike many 1000s of miles I'll have gotten physically comfortable on it for all day riding.
Some new bikes take a long time and maybe costly parts swaps to get dialed in, and some I never get adequately comfortable on and regret.
That's another kind of investment in an old bike that should go into the equation and why I just had an 8-speed AL road bike reconditioned.
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