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Old 03-18-2008, 03:34 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Next question: what's your plan for this bike? Are you going somewhere with it? Or is it just your SUB? (Sport Utility Bike)
It's just my SUB for now. It's pretty great for those trips to the grocery store and such. The biggest load I've hauled so far was my wife. She sat on the back for a little spin around the block.
With the weight of a whole nother person on the back, it really wasn't that bad in terms of handling. My old bike handled about the same with only ~90lbs on the rear rack. And with the new bike I don't have to worry about pinch flats with all the extra load.

Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Next next question: how's the seat? Looks like a carnival ride - don't you bounce around a lot while pedalling?
You seem to be quite enthralled with the seat.

It's not really noticeably bouncy unless you go over a big bump or something. The springs in Brooks saddles are really quite stiff, they just take the edge of the big jolts.
"I got 350 heads on a 305 engine. I get 10 miles to the gallon. I ain't got no good intentions." - The Drive By Truckers.

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