I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Ever since I decid­ed that I want a bicy­cle for my birth­day, I’ve been real­ly obsessed with it. I’ve done quite an exten­sive research that if you asked me about Cana­di­an bicy­cle indus­try, I’d prob­a­bly be able to give you an exec­u­tive sum­ma­ry. But I don’t think that would inter­est you much.

Bot­tom line is, good qual­i­ty bikes are not cheap. Good qual­i­ty bikes with Euro­pean design can only be had with top dol­lars, which is a shame because that’s the kind of bike that I would like to ride. Since I don’t want to put a strain on our bank account, I guess I’m going to have to com­pro­mise. I might have to be hap­py with a good qual­i­ty bike with a so-so design (read: North Amer­i­can design). I wish I weren’t such a design snob.

To illus­trate the above para­graph, I want one of these bikes but I might have to set­tle with one of these. But if I end­ed up with the lat­ter, at least I’d be sup­port­ing a Cana­di­an indus­try. Sure I’m going to have to buy it from Wal­ly World a.k.a. evil Wal­mart since Wal­mart is the sole dis­trib­u­tor of that par­tic­u­lar man­u­fac­tur­er but eh, what can you do. Though if I’m real­ly, real­ly lucky, I might be able to get this sweet cruis­er for a good price, but I wouldn’t count on it.

Any­way, I just thought I’d keep you updat­ed on my lat­est obses­sion. Will let you know which bike I end up get­ting for my birth­day, hope­ful­ly by Sun­day, because I know you real­ly, real­ly want to know. ;) My birth­day is not until Tues­day, though.

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  1. I want a bike, too! But I have only one park­ing spot in the garage and stor­ing it on the bal­cony is quite unsight­ly, it will block my view to the ocean :(

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