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    Teased/Bullied about my Moto Fly - Should I remove the stickers ?

    Lately I have been getting ridiculed and teased by the other riders I ride with.... They all have lynskey/Vassago/salsa ti bikes...

    The banter is along the lines of "your bike sucks" .. "Motobecane is trash"....

    its really starting to affect my riding and I am worried my bike is going to fall apart as I am riding...

    should I remove my stickers ??

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    Only if you want the nice clean look of bare Titanium.

    But other than that, banter is just banter. You're probably a better rider, so your riding buddies needed something to take you down a notch.

    It's all good. Keep the stickers and just keep out-riding them.

    That ought-a learn 'em.

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    Not sure if a joke, or serious. Always had problems with the real world.

    Stickers are a structural part of the motobacons. Keep em on. Plus, if you take them off, it can void the warranty. If their comments get real annoying, throw some bright pink electrical tape over the logos, and write something like "SpecialEd" or "suck it slowpokes"
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    they are junk and if it is a large you should get rid of it as they are known to have the worst issues. If its a large I will buy it so you stop getting bullied.

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    Find new riding buddies.

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    Head directly to the nearest "Safe Space" and see if you can get a whole latte down. You'll feel much better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oh My Sack! View Post
    Head directly to the nearest "Safe Space" and see if you can get a whole latte down. You'll feel much better.
    Best advice of the day!!!

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    There's nothing that can't be solved with a good punch to someone's face

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    Just ride hard and crush them, Then make fun of the piece of junk slow bikes they are on.

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    It's really hard to hear that kind of crap when you're moving fast on the trail. Even harder when you're going faster than they can.

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    Quote Originally Posted by swimmy83843 View Post
    Just ride hard and crush them, Then make fun of the piece of junk slow bikes they are on.
    this is pretty much what happens..

    btw I love all of the other responses too

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    It's always fun to talk about bikes, but if your riding buddies are giving you a real hard time about your bike, it's time to start riding with a new group. Life's too short to ride with douche bags. If you like your bike, that's all that matters.
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    Are these dudes like 10 years old or something. RajunCajun44, I know you know of my trials with Bikes Direct, and I did go for a Lynskey after Bikes direct kind of let me down, but I would be thrilled to have been riding a Moto. You should just tell them, I guess time will tell if my $1,000 savings, turns out to backfire if the bike fails. Until then ride it like you stole it and show those elitist donks whose boss! I might have bought a Lynskey but have nothing against any other rider or brand. Good luck with those sad sacks you've been riding with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger Pride View Post
    they are junk and if it is a large you should get rid of it as they are known to have the worst issues. If its a large I will buy it so you stop getting bullied.
    After they cancelled your order, did they ever tell you when more large frames would be in? They never would answer that question for me. Hopefully they get some in for you soon and they aren't jacked up like mine was. My Lynskey Ridgeline should be in next week. I will finally get to start building my new ride.

    Edit: Saw your post in another thread. I see they didn't really answer why they cancelled it after telling you there were 6 available. They wouldn't answer my question about the six frames being available either.

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    One more notch on my fly... I did the Arizona Endurance Series Aspen Asphyxiation race this past weekend... 6800 feet climbing and 65 miles.. Trails near flagstaff, elevations ranged from 6500 to 9000 feet.. its the 4th endurance race my moto fly has done..

    Not really trying to brag.. just trying to say how much the moto fly is awesome

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    but did you win?

    If you didn't win, you're obviously a looser, on a looser bike, on a looser website, listening to loosers, who would rather be riding.
    "a hundred travel books isn't worth one real trip"

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    Everyone I've talked to around the trails are writing the website down as quick as they can. Once they see how it performs and what I paid they are already feeling duped by their overpriced lbs bike. Find one or two riding buddies and forget the rest. I like to ride alone 90% of the time. For me it's about me and the trail, not listening to loudmouths drone on about nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watts888 View Post
    but did you win?

    If you didn't win, you're obviously a looser, on a looser bike, on a looser website, listening to loosers, who would rather be riding.
    something tells me you ride like you spell

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    flawlessly, and with great flare.

    (AAAH, I'm on fire again!)
    "a hundred travel books isn't worth one real trip"

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    Quote Originally Posted by watts888 View Post
    flawlessly, and with great flare.

    (AAAH, I'm on fire again!)
    I'm thinking more like crash and burn

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    Quote Originally Posted by RajunCajun44 View Post
    Lately I have been getting ridiculed and teased by the other riders I ride with.... They all have lynskey/Vassago/salsa ti bikes...

    The banter is along the lines of "your bike sucks" .. "Motobecane is trash"....

    its really starting to affect my riding and I am worried my bike is going to fall apart as I am riding...

    should I remove my stickers ??
    you should beat them on the trail twice, and then get new friends.



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    yea, yea, my spelling isn't great. I get it. Just go ride your damn bike.
    "a hundred travel books isn't worth one real trip"

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