- The missus…….
- Mrs ToastMember
Me: “I’ve bought a new bike, it’s a 2nd 29er”
Him: “I know, I pointed it out to you and told you to buy it. The forks are heavy, it could do with upgraded forks… and maybe better wheels”.
Me: “I bought purple pedals and grips to match the decals”.
Me: “Also, can’t replace the forks because they’ve got purple decals on and match the frame nicely.”
Him: “…can I have a Santa Cruz Tallboy?”
Me: “Yeah, OK.”Posted 5 years agocompositeSubscriber
I don’t have to justify getting another bike… (I want a road bike).
The only sore point is where it will be kept. My hardtail and full suss already live in the kitchen-diner… in the spot where a sofa used to be… that she suggested we got rid of so there was somewhere for me to put my bikes that wasn’t in the hall way. I can hardly complain.
I reckon I could get a road bike between the other 2 though as they are in stands so it wouldn’t actually take up any more room. Maybe…Posted 5 years agojimificationMember
The boot is on the other foot in our house – My best half is currently making suspiciously encouraging noises about me getting a new singlespeed. I’m not daft though, I know as soon as I make the decision, she’ll just casually mention that she doesn’t have a carbon hardtail for racing…Posted 5 years agoFOGSubscriber
Like boysie this is wife #2 and is in every way but one superior to wife #1. Unfortunately the one is money spent on bikes. When married 1st time around I had 4 m/bikes and she had 2 and didn’t care if I bought another. Now I read this I am beginning to realise I might have made a dreadful mistake….Posted 5 years ago
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