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How many bikes do we all have?

KamzterKamzter Posts: 191
edited September 2012 in The bottom bracket
Just sat wondering as some of you have one for every day of the week lol.

I have 2.

A commuter/trainer/winter bike & my sunday best for better weather/sportives etc.
40 mph in a 30 zone officer? nah, I've only been out for the last 5 minutes !!


  • PepPep Posts: 501
    road bike, carbon
    turbo road bike, old
  • MattC59MattC59 Posts: 5,408
    Four, at the moment (I'm eying up a new Enigma, but ssssshhh...... the Mrs doesn't know about that !!)

    1) Road Bike
    2) Full Suss MTB
    3) Hardtail MTB (1993 vintage, never selling that baby !)
    4) The Wife's Hardtail MTB (which she rarely rides so I see it as mine !!)
    5) Haven't bought it yet, but the money is almost there for the enigma :D

    oh yeah

    6) Another 1993 Vintage MTB (AMP B2) which is in a box in bits in my study and is a retro project. It's turned out a little more expensive than I thought and am currently wrestling with the idea of buying a set of period Spinnergy carbon wheels for it.
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  • ToeKneeToeKnee Posts: 376
    Commuter - TriCross Sport 2011
    Hardtail MTB - GT Zaskar - old
    Condor Race - old
    Condor TT - old
    Condor Track - very old (second hand, piecemeal and with the worst paintjob in history)
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    Specialized TriCross Sport+Ultegra+Rack&Bag+Guards+Exposure Lights - FCN 7
    Track:Condor 653, MTB:GT Zaskar, Road & TT:Condors.
  • 1..1981.. 531 Superlight.... Hill Special... road bike
    1..1983.. Columbus Aero Speedstream..Hill Special TT bike
    1...1984.. Dave Marsh.. hack bike
    1..1988..Scott Windriver MTB
    1..1990..Olmo..winter training bike
    1..2006..Steve Goff road bike..Columbus Life {tubeset}
    1..2010..Ribble..Grand Fondo..Carbon

    1..1982..Harry Quinn..531 road bike
    1..1988..Marin Pine Mountain MTB
  • only 4
    1) carbon road bike - my first now a winter bike and turbo bike
    2) carbon road bike - slippery frame
    3) carbon road bike (notice the theme?) lightweight - good multi-day and climbing bike 40T
    4) carbon road bike - ultra light weight 6.3kg, irrational purchase etc etc

    with the exception of bike 1 - all far better than my ability justifies :)
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  • jc4labjc4lab Posts: 554
    In order of usage...Brompton folder basic old C Model (had 10 years and take abroad a lot).2 Dahon Jack Folding Mountain bike with City slick tyres (great for busy trains during rush hour ,etc)3 Dawes Galaxy Tour circa 2001 version 4 .Raleigh Pioneer Trail with Baskets for shopping trips..(a bargain price bike but not as good as they use to be when built in Nottingham though)
  • mudcow007mudcow007 Posts: 3,861
    2012 Spesh Sectuer Sport - Road

    2007 Kona Stinky - Full sus MTB

    2005 Trek 3800 - MTB

    1996 Scott Tampico - MTB

    1950's Royal Enfield Bullet - Vintage
    Keeping it classy since '83
  • bompingtonbompington Posts: 7,674
    I think it's safe to assume that the answer is 1.

    As in 100% of us own one bike, probably, but I'm sure there are lots who only own one.
  • KamzterKamzter Posts: 191
    bompington wrote:
    I think it's safe to assume that the answer is 1.

    As in 100% of us own one bike, probably, but I'm sure there are lots who only own one.

    Well put it this way, I have two and hopefully today have sold one of em, but deciding whether to spend that money on a replacement upgrade or just a better bike so just keep the one as live in an upstairs flat so no room for bikes.
    40 mph in a 30 zone officer? nah, I've only been out for the last 5 minutes !!
  • GizmodoGizmodo Posts: 1,928
    edited January 2012
    2 - a road bike and a mountain bike.

    When I bought my last road bike I considered keeping the old one as a winter hack - but then I thought could I really go out on what I know is a second best bike? So when the new road bike choice came down to 2 and one of them had mud guard fixings, I thought sod it, I might rust the components quicker riding it in the Winter, but I don't care.
  • petemadocpetemadoc Posts: 2,667
    1. Cross bike - doubles as winter bike/commuter and cyclocross fun/racing
    2. Road bike, good weather only
    3. MTB Hardtail, nothing fancy, good for slamming around the trails with mates.
  • 2

    2008 Bianchi Via Nirone Alu Carbon (winter/indoor trainer/commuter)

    2011 Planet X Nanolight ProCarbon (event bike)

    Both lovingly built up by myself.
  • Ben6899Ben6899 Posts: 9,675

    1. Road bike - carbon
    2. Winter road bike - carbon w/ aluminium lugs
    3. Single Speed - aluminium
    4. Mountain/trail bike - aluminium

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  • anto164anto164 Posts: 3,500
    Currently 3.

    Commencal supreme mtb
    Giant reign X mtb
    Giant Defy roady

    And currently on order

    Giant tcr advanced 2 roady
  • pottsstevepottssteve Posts: 4,069
    Currently, 6, though I'm not sure how I got to that number...

    Me: Van Nicholas Euros 105, Specialized TriCross, 1980's Peugeot city bike.
    Wife: Dutch city bike.
    Son: Child's B'Twin road race bike, crappy full sus mtb.

    Working on the wife to get a racer so I can get her in Lycra!
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  • 3 at the moment

    On-One Inbred MTB
    2010 Scott S40 Roady
    2011 Wilier XP Xenon Carbon Roady

    May soon be 4 as been eying up a 2012 scott spark 29er elite but shhhh
    I Dont Ride Hills, I Climb Mountains!

    2010 Scott S40
    2011 Wilier Izoard XP
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 65,387 Lives Here
    3 :)

    Old no-suspension MTB I got when I was 13 - slicks, mudgards - epic SCR scalpage in Cambridge. Has taken enormous beating and still works well.

    #2: My first road bike. '05 specialized allez. Rode 5 long days in the Pyrenees on that bad boy. Aluminium

    #3 - My london ride. A steel Konda paddy waggon singlespeed (/ fixie flip flop). < Really enjoy riding this one around London at the moment. Really like it.
  • GazzaputtGazzaputt Posts: 3,227
    Canyon AL Ultimate and a Canyon CF Pro.
  • garrynolangarrynolan Posts: 560
    edited January 2012
    Three in total.
    1/ 1984/5 Raleigh Record Sprint (the model after the one with the gold coloured brakes). My first 'expensive' bike and will never part with it. Cleaned it last year and still perfect.

    2/ BeOne Storm - full 105 running gear. Alu and love it. Still think gear changing on the handlebars is strange though.

    3/ B'twin £99 special for faffing around on - haven't been out of the street yet and have it more than a year! Pretty decent bike for the money though.

    Still thinking about getting a carbon bike but... hmmm. New fangled things and me generally don't get on. Might just stick a compact set onto the BeOne.
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  • verylonglegsverylonglegs Posts: 3,754
    One, my Yukon. I had the intention of getting some thing a little racier in the future to go alongside it at the time of purchase but that was 3 years ago now and I guess I'm content with it as a sole bike now.
  • Wilier Cento Uno
    Wilier Izoard XP
    Cinelli Experience

    Bike # 4 coming this summer...
  • Posts: 2,265
    3 currently but potential for more :D
  • Moda Stretto
    Trek 2.3
    Trek 1.1
    Scott Speedster
    Trek Fuel EX8
    Scott Scale (stolen) :cry:
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  • flasherflasher Posts: 1,734
    3 Road, 1 off road.

    2009 Van Nicholas Euros, Campag Centaur.
    2010 Kuota Kharma, Ultegra.
    2011 Forme Plateau, 105, with mud-guards.
    1990 Kona Lava Dome retro rebuild.
  • ave_itave_it Posts: 16
    2 road
    1 mtb for when it is really ice'd up
  • ProssPross Posts: 34,847
    Only 4 these days:-

    My old 653 steel Ribble which is now my training bike
    Scott CR1 Comp
    Giant Omnium track bike
    Some sort of cheap GT hardtail MTB

    Oh, I've also got a very old steel MTB which is rusting away dating back to the early 90s with no suspension at all. Keep meaning to take the front wheel and tyres off it and then scrap it.
  • ilm_zero7ilm_zero7 Posts: 2,213
    Wilier Cento Uno
    Wilier Izoard XP
    Cinelli Experience

    Bike # 4 coming this summer...
    must be a superleggera or another Zero 7 then :!
    Wiliers: Cento Uno/Superleggera R and Zero 7. Bianchi Infinito CV and Oltre XR2
  • BozmanBozman Posts: 2,518
    Look 585
    Viner Perfecta
    Trek 1500 slr
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