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Offline kj

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Loan me your ride. :-)
« on: May 18, 2010, 09:37:38 PM »
Half a dozen times over the past few days I've been this close (holds up thumb & forefinger 1/8" apart) to buying a Vassago Jabberwocky with Odis fork and all the bits I need to build a sweet ss rigid.  I am obsessed with the idea of this.

Thing is, I've never ridden a ss rigid.  I don't mind tossing down some cash to build a sweet ride that be neato fun for a couple years but tossing down some cash for a test ride just to find out I'm way too old, frail and out of shape to ride such a thing doesn't make much sense.

So, if you have a 18"'ish rigid ss, like to ride Boyette and are willing to trade bikes with me for an hour or so I'd sure appreciate your generosity with a chilly brew and sweaty handshake.

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Re: Loan me your ride. :-)
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2010, 10:02:18 PM »
kj - I won't lend you my bike (it is too small for you anyway...) but I can tell you this: 1 ride will not be enough to come up with an opinion on rigid.  It will take several rides to adjust your style (especially if you're coming from a FS bike) to where rigid is comfortable and more time to get in ss shape...

My advice, buy the bike... don't look back.   8)

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Re: Loan me your ride. :-)
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2010, 11:07:55 PM »
I can only tell you tahr Vassago bikes really are F-ing cool as they claim to be. ...  What Luis said.

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Re: Loan me your ride. :-)
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2010, 05:19:01 AM »
hmmmmm... rigid.. hmmmmm... :-X

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Re: Loan me your ride. :-)
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2010, 08:43:45 AM »
buy it, you will love it, you can sell your other bike and upgrade later..LOL