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Offline Mike D. aka jmiked

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What kind of bicycle do you ride?
« on: September 26, 2011, 03:28:05 pm »
As a companion thread to the motorcycle one, I'm interested in what kind of bicycles that members ride (maybe I'm the only one who rides bicycles  :) ).

Here's mine:

My latest, a 27-speed 2011 Specialized Camber Elite 29er



and my older one, a 24-speed 2010 Mongoose Blackcomb 26er



I ride almost exclusively on dirt trails. I also use the bikes to get to geocache locations that are off-road. Both are full-suspension bikes (I'm an old guy, I like my comfort).

Mike
« Last Edit: September 26, 2011, 04:41:20 pm by jmiked »

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    Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #1 on: September 26, 2011, 04:28:37 pm »
    i spent some of my junior high and my freshman year living overseas in middle of no where northern japan. We had it all cows, chickens, and rice patties near us. It was safer there, so my bro and i had more freedom. I mainly got around on my bike. Its a Yokota city bike. Riding around Las Vegas I have had people ask me where i got my bike and one offer from one lady to buy it off of me. I got this bike when we moved there and begged my parents to bring it back with us to the states. Won't be letting it go anytime soon.


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    Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #2 on: September 26, 2011, 06:13:04 pm »
    Have to admit I haven't been on it in a long time, but when I do, I ride this:


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    Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #3 on: September 26, 2011, 08:25:01 pm »


    'da NapCat

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    Re: Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #4 on: September 26, 2011, 09:46:44 pm »
    I love the plaid.

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    Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #5 on: September 27, 2011, 01:08:09 am »
    I have one like this, an Electra Girard Tree of Life.  My front basket is different.


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    Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #6 on: September 27, 2011, 03:36:03 am »
    I'm a keen cyclist and I have quite a collection. I'm also tall (1.92m) so when I come across an XL bike which suits me, I buy it.

    At the moment I have a flat bar road bike with Shimano 105 components, an older road bike with Shimano 600 components, and a Giant Elwood hybrid. The Elwood is fitted out with panniers and I also have a bob-style trailer for it. That's the best bike for long distances and shopping. The road bike is light and fast, and I don't really use the flat bar much even though it's the best quality bike of the three.

    Last year I rode over 4000km in 6-8 months. I've been slack over winter (trying to get a book ready for publication), but I'll pick it up again soon. I like to use the bike over the car wherever possible, and I've only put one tank of fuel in the car since July.
     

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    Re: What kind of bicycle do you ride?
    « Reply #7 on: September 27, 2011, 04:52:22 am »
    Mine:



    Hubbys:



    Two collectibles:





    I had one more but decided I had too many, so I sold one.   ;D ;D
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