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 Post subject: Change of heart
PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:21 pm 
Pumpy's Bear
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It was cold and icy on Sunday as I surveyed the shed. Actually, it was particularly cold and icy as I had to stand outside the shed, looking in at the bikes piled on top of each other - and this despite selling three bikes/frames in the last few weeks. It was no good, something was going to have to give.

Deciding what was going to leave wasn't going to be easy but I figured start with some that hadn't been ridden in a couple of years and hopefully some that would spark interest. After an hour or two I had a stripped down Stumpjumper Comp and a Kameleon Yo frame (although I would need the LBS to remove the headset cups on the latter). I'd be sorry to see both go but needs must and my head was ruling my heart.

Until today when I took the Yo into the LBS to get those cups out. There was some cooing, a bit of "now that is tidy" and even some comments from the staff. And as I looked at it, gleaming in the strip lighting, my head softened. Perhaps I would keep it after all.

But then I got home and opened the shed door - it's still bulging and the Yo is in the kitchen. Will I need to look at others to move on?


To be cont..........


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:29 pm 
BoTM | Gold | PoTM
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:lol: I'm sure many can relate to that!


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:03 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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Just man up and get rid, simples.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:17 pm 
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list a few and see what gets enough bites at the figure you have in mind?


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:24 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Cleanse the shed, cleanse the soul...


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:31 pm 
Special Retro Guru
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In true "We're gonna need a bigger boat" fashion, get a bigger shed.

Just fulfilling the cliché.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:44 pm 
West Midlands Deputy AEC
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Neil wrote:
In true "We're gonna need a bigger boat" fashion, get a bigger shed.

Just fulfilling the cliché.


Or just buy a smaller shed and put it next do to the other one. That way if you ever just want to go and get into a shed you can. Until that one fills up, then just repeat.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:47 pm 
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This thread is useless without pics, or at least a 'fleet' list.


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:52 pm 
retrobike rider
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nevadasmith wrote:
Or just buy a smaller shed and put it next do to the other one. That way if you ever just want to go and get into a shed you can. Until that one fills up, then just repeat.


If he did this, would has handle have to change to Ed 'Two Sheds' Edwards?


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:54 pm 
King of the Skip Monkeys
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'Shed Shedwards'


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