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What would you relate your bike/s to as far as motorized vehicles?

Old 11-15-21, 08:53 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post

those tires still cost less than GP5ks though, that's the crazy thing.
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Old 11-15-21, 11:50 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
The truck is the largest one ever built and was used in the coal mining industry in Canada.
It was the largest when it was built, but eclipsed in size by at least 5 others since.
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Old 11-16-21, 12:45 AM
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Man, I'm digging that Nishiki.
Me too, gorgeous ride.
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Originally Posted by tomato coupe View Post
It was the largest when it was built, but eclipsed in size by at least 5 others since.
Yes. Should have more careful with my choice of words.
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Old 11-16-21, 05:15 AM
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One instance where the movie is better than the book, not that the book is bad. Maybe my opinion is swayed by my crush on Russo.
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Old 11-16-21, 05:45 AM
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My commuter, when loaded with panniers and handlebar bag...the War Wagon

From the film of the same name.
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Old 11-16-21, 11:36 AM
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My bike is just a tool I use mainly for fitness, enjoyment and health. My motor vehicles are for transportation. I can't compare them in the way you ask.

I don't form any sentimental attachment to such things. If they become no use to me I'm happy for them to go to the scrapyard. That's about as emotional as I can get for them.
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Old 11-17-21, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
My bike is just a tool I use mainly for fitness, enjoyment and health. My motor vehicles are for transportation. I can't compare them in the way you ask.
I don't form any sentimental attachment to such things. If they become no use to me I'm happy for them to go to the scrapyard. That's about as emotional as I can get for them.
Understood Uride01. I don't understand where the tie in to "emotional" is in my op/question though.
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Old 11-17-21, 07:18 PM
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Old 11-18-21, 01:02 PM
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Old 11-18-21, 05:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Flatforkcrown View Post
Very nice Flatfork. Bar ends, down tube, and STIs... got em all covered on a beautiful stable of bikes.
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Old 11-18-21, 06:10 PM
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My Workswell 066 is a kitana, my Workswell 093 is a lightweight two-handed sword, my Fuji is a fire-hardened wooden club. My Raleigh is a basket-hilt broadsword from the English Civil War era.

My Honda is a Honda.
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Old 11-18-21, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Hasek View Post
Very nice Flatfork. Bar ends, down tube, and STIs... got em all covered on a beautiful stable of bikes.
as of yesterday itís Sachs ergo, downtube, and sti. Kept hitting my knees on the bar ends When I stood up, so they went away.
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Old 11-20-21, 05:04 AM
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I think of my bikes as sleepers, plain jane frames with all the good stuff hidden.
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Old 11-20-21, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by Hasek View Post
Understood Uride01. I don't understand where the tie in to "emotional" is in my op/question though.
Some folks just like to show up and $h!t on people having a good time. Ignore them.
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Old 11-20-21, 08:49 AM
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Mostly VWs
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Old 11-20-21, 09:44 AM
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Old 11-20-21, 09:59 AM
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I think of my All City Space Horse as a Cadillac SUV: it's big, heavy, smooth, and comfy. And with 35mm tires, full fenders, and a handlebar bag, it'll go almost anywhere I need to go and carry my stuff in style.
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Old 11-20-21, 10:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Maelochs View Post
My Workswell 066 is a kitana, my Workswell 093 is a lightweight two-handed sword, my Fuji is a fire-hardened wooden club. My Raleigh is a basket-hilt broadsword from the English Civil War era.

My Honda is a Honda.
Pics needed.
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Old 11-20-21, 08:19 PM
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What with all the bikes that are all shaped alike being compared to anything from Jeeps to Lamborghinis, I'm not sure how mine compares to anything. The camera stopped the action pretty well, but the faster the subject goes the harder it is to center in the frame.
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Old 11-20-21, 09:29 PM
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My Salsa Warbird is kinda like this...

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Old 11-21-21, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
What with all the bikes that are all shaped alike being compared to anything from Jeeps to Lamborghinis, I'm not sure how mine compares to anything. The camera stopped the action pretty well, but the faster the subject goes the harder it is to center in the frame.
not about the shape, but the ride for me.
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Old 11-21-21, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Germany_chris View Post
I think of my bikes as sleepers, plain jane frames with all the good stuff hidden.
Love sleepers Chris, always have. Whether cars, motorcycles, or bikes! My newest bike, the Peloton, I am wondering if it's somewhat a sleeper after showing it to 2 of my bike buddies. Both are bicyclists as well as earn their living from it as well. Both said independently of each other that if there were a bunch of bikes around, they would have seen the Schwinn decal and moved along not noticing the Ultegra components or 853 steel decal. Please no one get butt hurt by that. One of the 2 also said to me well over a decade ago that a used Huffy is a far better bike than the thousand dollar bike that always sits in the garage.

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Ummmmm Bobby, are you aware there are 4 of you? As I repeat myself, I love your Nishiki.... the 280Z one.


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Pics needed.
For sure!
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Originally Posted by Hasek View Post
... I love your Nishiki.... the 280Z one.
When I'm riding it, it's only a 240Z, and more like a sub 1-liter motor.
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Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
What with all the bikes that are all shaped alike being compared to anything from Jeeps to Lamborghinis, I'm not sure how mine compares to anything. The camera stopped the action pretty well, but the faster the subject goes the harder it is to center in the frame.
Kinda backwards BlazingPedals, but what popped into my mind was a Tron bike.
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