Originally Posted by dracothered
... the joy in knowing what you ride you put together...
There's also the attention. Usually it's good, and I'm sure we all get visual attention we never know about too.
In terms of attention beginning a conversation: If it's from someone with a mechanical inclination, then I'm proud & ready to explain. But if it's from a real dummy (sometimes trying to impress me
), then I'd rather not waste my time educating.
Unfortunately, so far, it doesn't seem like an m-bike is much of a babe magnet. I suppose you have to borrow a puppy from somebody for that. Hmmm... You could put the puppy in your basket, I suppose.