The Economic Cycle?

tailwindhome
tailwindhome Posts: 19,266
edited June 2009 in Commuting chat
Just sold my Specialized Hardrock and bought a second hand Cannondale R600 road bike*


MTB bought on Ebay £132
Added City Jets £20

Cost £152

Stripped off it (approx value)

Bottle Cage £5
Computer £5
Tool Bag with Multitool £10

Net Cost £132

Sold on Ebay £150 less fees £132.5


50p for 600miles of cycling


You know it makes sense



*(from a Bike Radar forum member 'Rockmount'- nice guy)
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Comments

  • always_tyred
    always_tyred Posts: 4,965
    What if you'd bought a £4k carbon superbike?
  • biondino
    biondino Posts: 5,990
    I was going to say - if anyone wants to offer me about £2200 for my Focus I'd seriously consider it :)
  • Deadeye Duck
    Deadeye Duck Posts: 419
    edited June 2009
    That would then be 'The Hypocritic Cycle' surely.

    EDIT: nevermind, got the names mixed up with the one who started that carbon thread. My apologies kind sir.
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  • tailwindhome
    tailwindhome Posts: 19,266
    What if you'd bought a £4k carbon superbike?

    I'd be living in a bedsit and only see my kids at the weekend :lol:
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  • robmanic1
    robmanic1 Posts: 2,150
    biondino wrote:
    I was going to say - if anyone wants to offer me about £2200 for my Focus I'd seriously consider it :)

    If I spent that much my Mrs would go mad, that would be the menstrual cycle then?
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  • biondino
    biondino Posts: 5,990
    I'll take two grand on the nose.
  • Kieran_Burns
    Kieran_Burns Posts: 9,757
    Robmanic1 wrote:
    biondino wrote:
    I was going to say - if anyone wants to offer me about £2200 for my Focus I'd seriously consider it :)

    If I spent that much my Mrs would go mad, that would be the menstrual cycle then?

    Yup and it'd ride right over your arse.....
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