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Old 08-30-16, 09:10 AM
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I have two bikes one Bulls 7500 and it's for riding in the forest another is Roger Riviere bike from late 1970 and it's for riding in the streets.
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Old 09-05-16, 09:17 AM
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I think I'm down to about 47
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Old 10-24-16, 01:08 PM
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3. None of them are even close to high end. Not even mid-end. 2 are standard older department store bikes. My current go-to is a Schwinn GS Frontier from the 90s, updated with mostly newer components.

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Old 10-24-16, 02:24 PM
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I have two bikes at present: a 2010 Kona Jake the Snake cross bike and a 2014 Specialized AWOL.

They cover all of my riding needs pretty well, and both get used as commuters and the AWOL is great for shopping, running errands, etc. I am, however, developing an overwhelming desire to add a fun road bike to the mix, something that doesn't need to be terribly practical but is well suited to faster weekend group rides and the like. We'll see where that leads!
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Old 10-25-16, 07:25 AM
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Living car free with one bicycle. I like keeping things simple. Works fine for me. Multiple bikes is a waste IMO.
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Old 10-25-16, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by mtb_addict View Post
I have two bikes.

I'm not ashame to atmit that one of them is very expensive, and I paid a premium brand new.

No, I didn't built it myself or anything...just full of bling...I think I deserve to indulge a little every once in a while.


I'm totally on board with that! I've been saving for a bit of cycling indulgence myself.
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Old 10-25-16, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Walter S View Post
Living car free with one bicycle. I like keeping things simple. Works fine for me. Multiple bikes is a waste IMO.
I can't live car-light without a backup bike. Sometimes you have a problem and no immediate time to fix it. I'm not a good morning person, so if I open the garage with just the right amount of time to get to work and find a flat, even though I can change it pretty quickly, I just don't want the hassle, and in some cases dirt and sweating, of fixing it on the spot, so I just grab the other bike.

Also I prefer my road-ish tour bike with skinnier tires in summer, and the slightly fatter tires of the other bike on slimy leaf-mulched autumn streets.
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Old 10-25-16, 02:00 PM
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More bikes than I need and maybe more than I want, lol.
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Old 06-09-20, 09:05 PM
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14 bikes collected over the years - one or two project bikes

All need work, but there isn't enough time.
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Old 06-10-20, 07:32 AM
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I have two similarly outfitted bikes, which I alternate every week in order to keep the wear and tear even between bikes, and at least one of the bikes is always on the ready should I have a unforeseen or lengthy maintenance repair on the other bike.
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Old 06-10-20, 08:20 AM
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I post these babies all the time.

Daily driver




When I feel like a Hero




The winter bike. In SoCal, what's that?





The grocery getter.




At the plater. Should be done in a month or two. I have to drizzle it out for my dear wife.


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Old 06-10-20, 06:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Gunman45 View Post
I think I'm down to about 47
Do you resell bikes?
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Old 06-10-20, 08:46 PM
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1.5, I could ride my wife's in an emergency.
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Old 06-11-20, 12:44 AM
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Just the one.



current configuration:

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Old 06-19-20, 03:27 PM
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Four
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Old 06-21-20, 11:35 PM
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Too many. Sixteen at the moment not counting the one I'm building for a friend.

I made the mistake of buying some of these, like my Miyata 710 for a part or parts and then intending to resell, but rode and fell in love with.

Cheers
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Old 06-23-20, 06:04 AM
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At first I was all, "What a nice grey frame; why its perfect for tricolor. And that white tape makes it all stand out."

Then it hit me. Only on my second coffee
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Old 07-21-20, 11:32 PM
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Just 2 - both are hybrids. Would like to post a foto, but it's my second forum posting. Not sure if it is allowed.
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Old 07-22-20, 07:26 AM
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How many?

Why do you ask? Who put you up to this!?
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Last new bike 1991
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Old 07-31-20, 02:06 PM
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I only have one bike so far.
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Old 08-18-20, 10:32 AM
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Originally Posted by gerv View Post
Rather than figuring what you need, let's disclose what we own.

I'll confess to owning 7 bikes currently. Most of them are from the 70s and 80s. Most of them have been cobbled together. Seems like building and repairing bicycle is a bit of a hobby for me.

Surprisingly, for purpose of transportation right now, I pretty much use just one.

What about you?
12 bikes here. I have stopped looking for new and used.
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Old 08-18-20, 12:11 PM
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2020 CAADX 105
2020 Specialized Tarmac Disc Sport
2018 Specialized Allez Elite (commuter, traveling in NYC and need to lock my bike)
2017 Specialized Sirrus Disc (winter commuter, local shopping etc)
1997 Mongoose Manuever (one day I'll refurbish it...)
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Old 08-20-20, 02:10 PM
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Originally Posted by vgmightyp View Post
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2020 CAADX 105
2020 Specialized Tarmac Disc Sport
2018 Specialized Allez Elite (commuter, traveling in NYC and need to lock my bike)
2017 Specialized Sirrus Disc (winter commuter, local shopping etc)
1997 Mongoose Manuever (one day I'll refurbish it...)
I just sold my refurbished Mongoose Manuever. But I am not sure what year it was. But it was a 24" frame. It was huge. lol
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Old 08-20-20, 02:48 PM
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Some people collect watches, some collect shoes, some collect cars or BBQ kettles. I just collect bikes. At least they keep me happy, fit and don't make me fat. lol
I have a few bikes anywhere between 15 and 33 years old. Nowadays I only buy used bikes. I try not to spend more than $200 to $300 on a bike. I fix them up and enjoy riding them. Some I keep, some I sell again. Constantly looking for a cheap cool bike I like to ride and tinker with.
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Old 08-24-20, 11:49 AM
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I only have one but I really like it
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