Originally Posted by zebratruck
I'm a newbie from Pittsburgh, Pa. and work at the local bike shop. I'm sure the ribbing will be non stop when I roll up on a bike with a motor on it! But, I'm the chubby head mechanic so that's my excuse
What I lack in pedalling prowess I make up for with my wheel building magic.
I too am a bike shop tech, and indeed got some guff from the boys for a few days. They mellowed out pretty quickly though once they RODE my bike- and after the 50th or so customer exclaimed "What the heck is that thing? It's awesome!"
The dang things are infectiously fun and people can't resist them! Especially when they look as good as mine!