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Old 05-24-2011, 11:23 AM
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Default Re: Are MBs the Beverly Hillbillies of bicycledom?

i've had a lot of the spandex crowd complimenting me lately. seems even they appreciate a well made bike.

it'd funny you mention expensive bikes. i was talking to a guy recently about building him a bike. he just dropped a coupla grand for a roadbike for one of his sons. his older son wanted a motored bike, and the guy told me that my quote of $1200 was too expensive, and said he could do half of that.

seriously. i don't understand how he can think a custom bike with a motor should cost 1/4 the amount of a mid-range road bike. obviously to him, the road bike is legitimate, while a Motor bike is just a toy.
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