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  1. #1
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    M tuned up Ruby . . . . nag nag nag

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    On Saturday I dropped my 2012 Specialized Ruby Elite off at the LBS for its free one year tune up. It was supposed to take a week, but it was done the same day. The LBS called and we picked it up. I also had the LBS replace the white handle bar tape with some blue tape which nearly matches the accent paint on the bike. (The white tape was damaged when the other bike rubbed against it on the bike rack.)

    The bike has been in the garage since Saturday afternoon and all it does is NAG. It nags about being having to be stuck in the garage. It nags about not getting to go outside. It nags about not being ridden. My goodness, there is still snow on the ground. What is it thinking??

    And it doesn't think its black seat goes well with its new look with the new tape. It thinks it needs a white to seat to make it look classier. I just don't know what to do. Between that and and its nagging, I am going nuts!

    k
    kajero
    2013 Trek FX 7.6 WSD
    2012 Specialized Ruby WSD
    2004 Schwinn (I think that is the year)

  2. #2
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    I know that feeling. Both my bikes are giving me looks--"WHY CAN'T WE GO OUT? You are a terrible bike-parent!" I don't think they understand weather, especially not the cross bike!
    At least I don't leave slime trails.
    http://wholecog.wordpress.com/

    2009 Giant Avail 3 |Specialized Jett 143

    2013 Charge Filter Apex| Specialized Jett 143
    1996(?) Giant Iguana 630|Specialized Riva


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  3. #3
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    You could threaten to attach it to the trainer if it's too impatient for spring...
    2016 Specialized Ruby Comp disc - Ruby Expert ti 155
    2010 Surly Long Haul Trucker - Jett 143

  4. #4
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    Re: M tuned up Ruby . . . . nag nag nag

    Next thing you know it will be suggesting a vacation in Texas, California or Florida :-)
    2012 Jamis Quest Brooks B17 Blue
    2012 Jamis Dakar XC Comp SI Ldy Gel
    2013 Electra Verse

  5. #5
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    Quote Originally Posted by azfiddle View Post
    You could threaten to attach it to the trainer if it's too impatient for spring...
    Can't do that. It's cousin, the Giant, is already on the trainer and is too lazy to get off it and out into the world.
    kajero
    2013 Trek FX 7.6 WSD
    2012 Specialized Ruby WSD
    2004 Schwinn (I think that is the year)

  6. #6
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    Aug 2012
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    My bike is like a little puppy, sitting there looking at me during the weekdays and wanting to go out and ride. Not sure how puppy dog eyes work relative to bikes, but that's what it feels like.

  7. #7
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    LMAO.... I thought I was the only one who felt guilty about this

  8. #8
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    My road bike, CX bike, and fat bike are all P.O.d at the 29er for breaking my wrist and messing up the last several months of rides!
    Kirsten
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    zoomylicious


    '11 Cannondale SuperSix 4 Rival
    '12 Salsa Mukluk 3
    '14 Seven Mudhoney S Ti/disc/Di2

  9. #9
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    Feb 2012
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    Florida
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    My Gunnar is getting all my time. I pet my Calfee when I walk by it, promising to take it out soon. I think it feels betrayed. I'm sad to think how lonely they both will feel when my Kirk arrives.
    2013 Kirk Frameworks JK Special/Selle Anatomica
    2012 Gunnar Sport/Brooks B17
    2001 Calfee Tetra Pro/Selle Anatomica
    1984 Raleigh Sport/Brooks B66

 

 

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