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Offline catman

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Is Everyone Rich Now?
« on: March 30, 2015, 08:20:28 PM »
Just getting back into it after a few years off and one of the first things I noticed is that it seems like 75% of the folks at Alafia won the lotto. When I'm on the side of the trail in full on bonk mode I can't help but notice that so many people are riding $5K+ bikes. Few years back it seemed like a even split between good gear and a Sam's Club special
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Re: Is Everyone Rich Now?
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2015, 08:24:09 AM »
I doubt as many of them cost 5k as you think. Sure bikes cost more than ever, but you get more than ever for the money too. You can buy a named brand hard tail with named brand components, including hydraulic disk brakes, brand news for about $500 these days.

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Re: Is Everyone Rich Now?
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2015, 08:09:47 PM »
I invested in Snickers futures to fund my bike addiction.
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Re: Is Everyone Rich Now?
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2015, 08:55:36 PM »
I agree with the OP. All I saw today at Boyette was everyone rockin' brand new $5K plus-full suspension, all carbon(frame/wheels), XTR/XX1 bikes.

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Re: Is Everyone Rich Now?
« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2015, 07:42:13 AM »
GOTL

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Re: Is Everyone Rich Now?
« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2015, 03:10:54 PM »
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