Just got a New Bike

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by fossyant, 12 Feb 2008.

  1. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    Just got a new bike....... shame it's a bit small for me....

    6000 series alloy frame, 6 gears......one happy little lad...... (he was very impressed with the v-brakes - they stop me.....) :biggrin: The bike's name suits the rider - "Maniac" :sad: :wacko::evil::ohmy:

    JonathasBike.jpg
     
  2. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    Is this his first bike without stabilisers or is he well versed in the art of cycle? Either way, Chapeau and best wishes for a lifetime dancing on the pedals.
     
  3. longers

    longers Veteran

    Smart looking bike :tongue:, will he growing into any of your bikes?
     
  4. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    Location:
    South Beds.
    Looks smart...suspension too....sorted!
     
  5. OP
    OP
    fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    It's his second bike - he's 6 and has been riding on a 14" bike since he was 3 - he's been stabiliser free for about a year, but watching him bomb round the local park today on his old bike made me think it was way too small. This is a 20" wheel one so should last a fair bit.
    Now to sell the old bike.....

    Daughter of 4 hardly rides her bike yet - just refuses to do it.....
     
  6. simonali

    simonali Guru

    I got a new lock today and I reckon it weighs about as much as that bike (which is very cool btw)!
     
  7. punkypossum

    punkypossum Donut Devil

    Awww....it's so cute!!!! :rolleyes:
     
  8. trio25

    trio25 Über Member

    That is so cute!
    I've just got a new bike as well but I can't take it out of it's box till the OH gets home.
     
  9. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Veteran

    Location:
    Essex
    I have the same problem with my five year old fossyant. The 8 year old has changed his name to Merckx and his eyes light up when I say we're going out on the bikes, but the six year old doesn't want to know. I've bought him a 20" but he just isn't interested. :smile:
     
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