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Questions about bike hire abroad and everything light bike related. No off-topic chat please

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benolium
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by benolium

I thought I'd start this off.

Your wife's kitchen scale has found a permanent new home on your workbench. :D :D

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prendrefeu
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When you don't use your wife's kitchen scale and instead buy more accurate ones: at least two table top, one pocket, one hanging. :wink:
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kulivontot
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by kulivontot

When the car (or truck) your bike is mounted on is worth less than the bike itself.

barney96
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by barney96

When you sell a kidney for a much needed "lighter" part
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Discoverspeed
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by Discoverspeed

this forum is your home page
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oreoboreo
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by oreoboreo

benolium wrote:I thought I'd start this off.

Your wife's kitchen scale has found a permanent new home on your workbench. :D :D


I resemble that weenie quote, she is always asking if I have her scale...lol
Let's finish the ride with a 20% grade.

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Scottybee
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by Scottybee

Oh god- get rid of this guy^
17 and stupid, bear with me

Asymptotic
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by Asymptotic

You find out you need reading glasses and when the optometrist holds a carbon framed model in one hand, and a titanium framed model in the other, you instinctively ask: what's the weight difference between the two?
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JamieL
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by JamieL

You go for a haircut a couple of days before a hillclimb

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devinci
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by devinci

as soon as you pile some $$$$ you need to spend it

then you realize you have nothing to buy but STILL want to spend some dough

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saroadie
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by saroadie

You ride in Australian summers but your largest water bottle is 500 ml.
"Bite off more than you can chew, then chew like hell." Peter Brock.

elmo
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by elmo

when you tuned this

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Sandal
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by Sandal

when you swap saddle and pedals for the lighter ones for the race, and than swap those back to heavier and more functional ones after the race :doh:
weight concerned = good, weight obsessed = bad!

UpFromOne
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by UpFromOne

when you dream of things like removing that heavy clearcoat from your frame, or curse when forced to use a washer for spacing...

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prendrefeu
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You would do this:

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