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Mountain Bike or Road Bike, which one to bring to Vibes?


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#1 melomane

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Posted 08 March 2011 - 09:00 PM

I'm not sure about the overall terrain, this being my first year at Vibes. What say you?

#2 Karen

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Posted 08 March 2011 - 09:09 PM

Road bike is perfect. It is great having a bike at Vibes!

#3 TEO

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Posted 08 March 2011 - 10:12 PM

Really? I would have opted for the mountain bike even though there are paths.

(Note I have not yet remembered to bring either of my bikes.)

#4 Condormania

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Posted 09 March 2011 - 03:48 AM

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#5 nancykind

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Posted 09 March 2011 - 12:32 PM

i think a road bike would be fine, although you will likely be riding over grass sometimes. i bring my mt bike because my road bike is a beautiful old grande dame made by fuji and i'd be crushed if anything happened to it. :) i bought said mt bike several years ago in fact, just for the Vibes' return to bridgeport - i spent more, by far, on the rack than i did on the bike! :funny1:

Edited by nancykind, 09 March 2011 - 12:38 PM.


#6 Java Time

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Posted 09 March 2011 - 12:53 PM

The hardest inclines and declines (assents and descents?) are the curbs to the street...and I always forget my bike :funny1:

#7 melomane

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Posted 09 March 2011 - 03:56 PM

:huh: I'm still not sure which one to bring...mixed reviews :wink:
I definitely want to bring one, that has become crystal clear from the advice I've been getting. It may end up being a last minute decision as to which one, never know. It also may end up being some hunk-a-junk I pick up between now and then that I could live without if something happened to it :funny1:

#8 TEO

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Posted 09 March 2011 - 06:20 PM

I think my paranoia about something happening to one of my precious bikes might be why I keep "forgetting." I like the hunk-a-junk idea.
Heck, it could even be donated after Vibes.

#9 Tabbooma

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Posted 09 March 2011 - 11:11 PM

Mountain bike and Beach, better than Beach and road bike. Tabbooma has spoken :pimp:

#10 nancykind

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 01:01 AM

very true - if you're going to ride in the sand, mt bike for sure.

#11 shagggadellic

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 03:41 AM

I'm no bike expert, but my road bike is a lot more of a pain to get on and off (it's got those little feet straps) and I have a hard time riding it over grass. I would go for the mt, because it's not like you're going to be biking really long distances or get going that fast anyways.

#12 JBetty

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 02:18 PM

I like the hunk-a-junk idea.
Heck, it could even be donated after Vibes.



Hmmmm. I have an old mt bike in my garage.
Might be just the thing to do - leave it unlocked on Saturday night so I won't have to schlep it home. :smile:

#13 melomane

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Posted 10 March 2011 - 06:20 PM

Mountain Bike rules then! More versatile, right on :dance: Thanks all.