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How many bike have you got

Do you use one for going into town and one for a touring ride in the country


  • webboowebboo Posts: 6,067
    I don’t go in to town just through it. >:)
  • oxomanoxoman Posts: 11,735
    personally not enough, according to the other half to many.
    MTB, CX, Tourer/wetbike, and Best bike
    Too many bikes according to Mrs O.
  • StillGoingStillGoing Posts: 5,209
    Too many. One could do with going. Even our 5yr old has two bikes, a hybrid and a race bike.
    I ride a bike. Doesn't make me green or a tree hugger. I drive a car too.
  • Thanks for replyingIve got hybrid bike at moment use it for town use as well but not happy parking it up, but then if I get another bike double up with the lights etc . It’s a it of a faff , interested what every one else does
  • I’m down to just 2 now. A trick 2017 Specialized Allez Elite and a 2019 Boardman Air 9.6 that’s not stock anymore 😎.

    Earlier this year I flogged my lovely carbon finished Dolan to my brother and sold a nice Boardman mtb on Gumtree.

    In my loft I’ve got a carbon Specialized frame awaiting a paint job and building and a Boardman Hybrid comp frame that also wants to be built up.
  • figbatfigbat Posts: 680
    Four. Hardtail MTB, winter road bike, gravel bike and best road bike. They all get used for their respective jobs - sometimes I choose which type of ride I fancy then take the right bike, sometimes I decide I want to ride a certain bike and go somewhere appropriate. I have seat bags on the MTB and gravel with tubes and levers, a bottle cage toolkit I swap across the roadies, a Wahoo mount on all of them and moveable lights for the drop-barred ones. The MTB has a dedicated light setup. They all have SPD pedals. Wheels are all dedicated to each bike as they all run a different tyre and/or brake setup, despite all being 700c/29er with QR.
    Cube Reaction GTC Pro 29 for the lumpy stuff
    Cannondale Synapse alloy with 'guards for the winter roads
    Fuji Altamira 2.7 for the summer roads
    Trek 830 Mountain Track frame turned into a gravel bike - for anywhere & everywhere
  • webboowebboo Posts: 6,067
    webboo said:

    I don’t go in to town just through it. >:)

    However I do have 4 bikes.
    Bianchi 928 carbon with a wobbly bottom bracket shell that lives on the turbo.
    Bianchi aluminium thing that’s my winter bike or my gravel bike when riding round Dalby with grandson.
    Orbea Orca Silver.
    Focus Izalco Max.
  • Bike on the Turbo, Fixed wheel steel Bike, Custom Steel Road Bike and an Intense 5.5 EVP MTB from last century.
  • LongshotLongshot Posts: 940
    You can fool some of the people all of the time. Concentrate on those people.
  • parmosparmos Posts: 100
    6 but only use 3
    Cannondale jeykll packed away
    Cannondale gemini packed away
    Cannondale Super v packed away

    Cannondale Trail 7 in use
    Cannondale Quick 2 in use
    Planet X Procarbon road bike in use

  • wongataawongataa Posts: 1,001
    I have one!
  • asprillaasprilla Posts: 8,440
    Before I answer this question, are you my wife or an agent of hers?

    The official answer is 'some'.

    At the moment I've got a CX bike, a titanium road bike I use for commuting (rack and guard mounts), a carbon road bike for weekends, a TT bike for triathlons, an old hybrid converted to singlespeed that I use for going to the train station and pootling around with the kids, and I've currently got a spare aluminium road bike (was replaced as commuter by the ti) which I'm unsure what to do with.
    Mud - Genesis Vapour CCX
    Race - Fuji Norcom Straight
    Sun - Cervelo R3
    Winter / Commute - Dolan ADX
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 7,129
    One. Two sets of wheels - one for speed, one for gravel and muck.
  • mrb123mrb123 Posts: 4,487
    I have 4 bike.

    Carbon road bike, steel winter road bike, turbo bike and hardtail MTB.
  • haydenmhaydenm Posts: 2,997
    4 mountain bikes (hardtails, trail bikes and enduro), 1 BMX, 1 gravel bike and 1 road bike. There might be more somewhere as the garage is a bit of a mess at the moment. :|
  • Down to only half a dozen at the moment, from a peak of 11 a few years ago. Tempted to pick up another frame or two because I have a load of spare parts not being used...
    Open One+ BMC TE29 Seven 622SL On One Scandal Cervelo RS
  • step83step83 Posts: 4,170
    edited November 2019
    Three in use at the moment

    Ti road bike (summer/best bike)
    Gravel bike (censored weather/winter/go anywhere bike)
    Turbo/commuter bike (sometimes used for training on real roads too)

    Repaired carbon frameset hanging up while I decide what to do with it
    XC bike boxed up as no space, plus gavel bike covers about 90% of its duties.
  • I prefer is one the best.
  • rwooferrwoofer Posts: 218
    This is forcing me to do a mental count:
    - 2 x 90s MTB, one as a pub bike, other as spare
    - brompton
    - Genesis Equilibrium as a commuter
    - Cannodale Supersix Evo HM rim brake as lightweight summer bike
    - Cervelo R3 Disc as allround/allyear road bike
    - Fairlight Secan Adventure Bike
    - Voodoo Bizango MTB

    That'll be 8 bikes. Oh dear, can't possibly justify that, but apart from the spare 90s MTB they all get regular use.

    (also have a BMC GF02 endurance frame, spare components, so would that take it to 9?)
  • gethincerigethinceri Posts: 1,480
  • 7.5
  • LongshotLongshot Posts: 940
    longshot said:


    ...but in the interests of full disclosure, I have a total of 13 bikes in my garage currently.
    You can fool some of the people all of the time. Concentrate on those people.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 21,661
    11.5 currently

    Still need a TT bike and I should really sell my specialised stumpjumper now I have the new one........
  • StillGoingStillGoing Posts: 5,209
    Merida reacto for the road, Merida Ride for the turbo/winter, Marin Sausolito hybrid for pottering with the family, Planet X Exocet 2 for TT turbo.
    I ride a bike. Doesn't make me green or a tree hugger. I drive a car too.
  • cruffcruff Posts: 1,518
    edited November 2019

    S5 road race bike
    Venge crit bike
    Another Venge crit bike (used for training and turbo, larger sized than the other one. Anyone wanna buy a Venge? :D)
    Synapse for longer rides
    Plasma for TTs
    Fat chopper. Some racing. Some testing. Some crashing.
    Specialising in Git Daaahns and Cafs. Norvern Munkey/Transplanted Laaandoner.
  • diamonddogdiamonddog Posts: 3,426
    edited November 2019
    1 carbon Canyon with SRAM Etap 11 speed
    1 carbon PX Pro Carbon with SRAM Rival 10 speed
    1 alloy Halcyon Cadiz with Shimano 2300 (for turbo duty only)

    All used regularly.
  • navrig2navrig2 Posts: 1,810
    Not as many as I would like, more than my wife thinks is reasonable and more than my wife thinks I have ;)
  • I have lost count. Possibly 24 built up but there are three frames waiting to be built. Oh if I buy the grass track bike of the club its 25.

    I need a larger garage.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 24,654
    I have one bike, and many bikes.
    To answer the intended question (😉), 3. Good weather, bad weather and off road.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    Veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • thistle_thistle_ Posts: 6,978
    5, although 1 is destined for the tip and another is on long term loan to a colleague because I wasn't using it.
    tlw1 said:

    11.5 currently

    Still need a TT bike

    Uh oh, I'll never be able to catch you :)

    Thanks for replyingIve got hybrid bike at moment use it for town use as well but not happy parking it up, but then if I get another bike double up with the lights etc . It’s a it of a faff , interested what every one else does

    I have a cheap mtb which I made into a singlespeed for going to the train station/shops. All of my bike lights attach with rubber straps, so swapping them between bikes isn't that much of a faff.

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