New bike rituals Home › Forum › Bike Forum › New bike rituals Overview Bike Forum Chat Forum For Sale Wanted Forum Help Classified Rules Viewing 17 posts - 1 through 17 (of 17 total) New bike rituals TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsSTRSubscriber Fall off and scratch it first ride – it’s the law! Posted 4 years ago fervouredimageMember I tend to ride it up and down my street 3 times then claim it’s the best bike I’ve ever ridden and that I can tell already that it’s going to be the bike that ups my riding ability. Posted 4 years ago qwertyMember tuck it up in bed and then send a pic of it to the Mrs Posted 4 years ago yorlinMember Just been riding my new bike round the house (before the tyres get mud on them). Went pretty well but I’ve put a dent in a door frame, and given the dog a bit of a scare. 😈 Last time I broke a lamp, but I think that was because it was a CX bike with no disc brakes. Posted 4 years ago joshvegasMember Take it apart then put off putting it back together by shopping for upgrades. Posted 4 years ago TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsSTRSubscriber Don’t ride it for at least a week and keep it in the lounge, looking at it lots. Then scratch it Posted 4 years ago tangMember Start thinking about the next one… Posted 4 years ago yorlinMember I think tucking it up in the bed may get me into more trouble than it’s worth 8) Posted 4 years ago RorschachMember Hit with a hammer and scratch it…….get it out the way early. Posted 4 years ago joshvegasMember Yorlin as long as you don’t get it into ‘trouble’any wrath will probably pass eventually. Posted 4 years ago rOcKeTdOgSubscriber change the saddle, stem, bars and tyres…which is why i hardly ever buy a complete bike Posted 4 years ago andytherocketeerSubscriber Start thinking about the next one… ^^ this! Posted 4 years ago parkesieMember Dog eggs Posted 4 years ago ioloMember Change the seatpost for a wrong size one and shim it. Posted 4 years ago timmysSubscriber Leave it in the house several days longer than is strictly necessary. Post pictures here. Receive lawn advice. Posted 4 years ago CandodavidMember Fall off and scratch it first ride – it’s the law! Yep done that on pretty much all mine Posted 4 years ago matther01Member I make a nice little quiet corner in the garage…then hide the bike from the wife and then nip out every so often to take a peek until ride day. 😳 Posted 4 years ago Viewing 17 posts - 1 through 17 (of 17 total) The topic ‘New bike rituals’ is closed to new replies.