Re: Are MBs the Beverly Hillbillies of bicycledom?
I used to get about half and half. Half the people I use to encounter, including the "spandexters", used to love my previous bike. They thought it was the coolest thing they ever saw. The other half either had something rude or insulting to say, or tried to scare me by doing things that might run me off the road.
I've noticed that the bicycle mechanics I've encountered aren't very subtle about not wanting to work on a MB. And motorcycle shops, those guys look like they might bust out laughing any second at the sight of a MB. We're kinda in our own little world.
"There is nothing wrong with wanting a motorbike that is an extension of your personal taste and fashion sense; if you must ride somewhere, I say do it with style