Any cyclists out there? Road bikes specifically...I want to buy my first bike

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jack Tatty, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. bernjb56

    bernjb56 Administrator

    Got home with my slightly over budget guitar and amp to receive a phone call about 10 minutes later from the restorer to tell me the doors were full of filler and rust and new ones would make more sense. They cost quite a lot :(
     
  2. Well you've still got a handlebar moustache @Jack Tatty . That's a start...
     
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  3. Ah! Now I see, because you were talking about a fender (strat, tele or a.n other?), I was thinking guitar pick up, not THE Pick up :)
     
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  4. Yes mate, that's true.....still, bike will probably be on back burner til new year. Am happy with my "impulse" buy but still feel a bit "What have I done?!?!?"
     
  5. Meanwhile I put on my lycra and rode a whole mile today - half of which was downhill. I'm a HORSE of a man.
     
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  6. think you'll probably get as much pleasure, albeit of a different kind, from the Gretsch....:cool:
     
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  7. Hopefully, it's bloody loud that's for sure :D
     
  8. I think my wife has bought one today she just phoned me and said shes on her menstrual cycle
     
  9. Always need a wheel upgrade if it only cost a grand or so...;)
     
  10. I've only risen it (the road bike) once since June so probably couldn't justify any upgrade ... fallen a little out of love with it since my mate was killed whilst road cycling in July and I just don't seem to have the time. A Guitar is much safer. Still going mountain biking though so the other two bikes get a run out.
     
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  11. bernjb56

    bernjb56 Administrator

    Strat - American HSS :D
     
  12. Lovely. I love strats, an absolute design classic. Maple or rosewood neck? Better still, wait til Santa gives it you on Christmas morning and you can post some pics :thumbsup:
     
  13. bernjb56

    bernjb56 Administrator

    Rosewood - it's tucked away safely in it's box :)
     
  14. Good man Bern, mines rosewood too.
     
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  15. How about changing the title of the thread to "I was going to by a road bike, but I bought a guitar instead" ;)
     
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  16. I got 7 guitars too...lol
     
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  18. Yup. Second ride.
     
  19. Woodylubber

    Woodylubber Obsessive compulsive name changer

    @sANDYbAY and @Jack Tatty and anyone else who watched those other programmes this is on Netflix at the moment. :thumbsup:

     
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