• 10-10-2012
    How many bikes do you have?

    One Stumpjumper for everyday use, one fatbike for winter use and fun.

    I met a gal at the LBS the otherday who had 9!
  • 10-10-2012

    I love my Expert Stumpy FSR and Ventana El Rey but I'm still trying to use to the Epic.
  • 10-10-2012
    Fix the Spade

    A Stout custom hardtail
    A Cotic Rocket
    A 1980-something Raleigh Max my Grand Dad gave me.

    Used to have a whole bunch more than, but last year there was an Ebay massacre.
  • 10-10-2012
    '02 Hardrock
    Bikes Direct road bike
  • 10-10-2012
    I have 2, but want one more
    2011 Niner RIP 9 & 2012 Santa Cruz Butcher
    I want a DH bike now too:out:
  • 10-10-2012
    John Kuhl
    A lot.
  • 10-10-2012
    Trail Ninja
    2 years ago - 13
    Now - 2 (one road, one MTB)
    Gave 12 bikes away, kept 1, had it stolen, bought 2 temporary bikes till I can afford one I like.
  • 10-10-2012
    Do frames count? im constantly building, disassembling, and changing things so its hard to have a total number. As of now i just sold my Fuel and my LTS so that puts me down to 24, or 25 counting my dept store huffy cruiser i ride the dogs around on with my girlfriend
  • 10-10-2012
    my tres hombres:
    '11 enduro (frame with '08 saint build)
    '09 sx/4x
    '08 blkmrkt mob djer
  • 10-10-2012

    Trek Fuel EX-8

    Novarro Big Buzz daily driver.
  • 10-10-2012
    Four for me, two for wife, and one for daughter.
  • 10-10-2012
    One a rigid hardtail to everything WaltWorks. No need, or space, for more!
  • 10-10-2012

    Gravity 29 Rigid SS
  • 10-10-2012
    Rule no 12: Velominati
    While the minimum number of bikes one should own is three, the correct number is n+1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as s-1, where s is the number of bikes owned that would result in separation from your partner.

    I adhere to this rule because it suits me. :) All other rules are meant to be broken.
  • 10-10-2012
    bad andy

    Originally Posted by sarina View Post
    Rule no 12: Velominati
    While the minimum number of bikes one should own is three, the correct number is n+1, where n is the number of bikes currently owned. This equation may also be re-written as s-1, where s is the number of bikes owned that would result in separation from your partner.

    I adhere to this rule because it suits me. :) All other rules are meant to be broken.

    Exactly. N+1 is the magic number. This is especially important when taking on the status of 'fiancé' "how many bikes do you have?"

    I dunno, not enough.

    It is important to establish that you have many bikes, and enter the relationship/matrimony with as many as you can. This way, wifey can't ever quite keep count, and if you happen to add another to the stable?. No big deal. "This old thing?" And, if you happen to fall into the 'old bike has to go, to make room for new bike' (which isn't too bad actually) you will have an ample stable to manipulate.

    My current number in actuality is 6 (DH, hard tail, xc/trail, xc/trail backup, road, trials bike)
  • 10-10-2012
    Too many? I've tried to simplify, but it never seems to work out. I could probably get by with my Hecker or Spearfish and my Crosscheck. Two bikes to rule them all. I can't remember the last time I rode my fixie, cargo, or folding bike...

    Built and functional (in order of most used to least used):
    Salsa Spearfish
    Santa Cruz Heckler
    Access XCL 9r (fully rigid singlespeed)
    Surly Crosscheck
    One One Inbred (built as a snow bike with an endo front and an internally geared hub)
    Yuba Mundo (cargo bike)
    Giant fixie
    Dahon Speed P8 (folding bike)

    In partial build or frame status:
    Redline Monocog 29er
    Scwhinn Homegrown
  • 10-10-2012
    One 2005 Stumpjumper. It is old but it is all the bike I need. I used to have a whole garage full of bikes but my life is much better when I have only have one.
  • 10-10-2012
    My Titanium Lynskey Pro 29 (singlespeed) is so beautiful to ride that I don't even look at other bikes since I built him up. I can't put a photo up now...have to wait until I've done 10 posts...but I don't want to ride any other bike because he's so perfect. Every race is a joy on him and all other riders comment on how beautiful and minimal he is. He weighs 9.2kgs dripping with mud.
    I sold my dualie & geared bikes as I just never rode them anymore and felt guilty about them gathering dust.
    Once you ride the perfect bike you don't lust after others.
    My roadie...isn't the perfect bike and I keep looking at road bikes online. Pure Bike Porn. All matt black Pinarello Paris....ooooh, argh. they just look fast. sigh.
    My cycling friends say to buy all your bikes in the same colour and then your significant partner can't really differentiate between bikes coming and going.Some of them ride them straight away before taking them home and get them filthy so they look like old bikes -never shiny, sparkly new.
  • 10-10-2012
    I have two bikes. 2011 Giant Trance X2 and 2011 Gary Fisher HiFi Pro

  • 10-10-2012
    Just one but by spring it may be 3.
  • 10-10-2012
    Naturally Aspirated

    I use it everyday at the trails and I use it to race.
  • 10-10-2012
    In order of purchase:

    9-0-7 Fatty
    Trek Superfly 100
    Trek Allant, (wifes bike)
    Pinarello Quatro
    Argon 18 E-114
    Santana Soveriegn, (tandem)
    Cannondale 3.0 criterium
    Shwinn Le Tour

    There is a 130-150 mm full suspension trail bike in my near future. Don't tell my wife.
  • 10-10-2012

    Titus Drop U Road Bike
    Independent Fabrication Hardtail
    Turner Spot
    The front half of a Ibis Cousin It Tandem.
  • 10-10-2012
    three are mine, 2 road and one mtb, selling one road
    two are the wifes, 1 mtb and one road
  • 10-10-2012
    how many bikes do you have
    2 for me

    old beater schwinn clear creek for around the neighborhood and paved trails

    niner wfo for dirt diggin

    gnewcomer aka OldMtnGoat
  • 10-10-2012
    Four. In no particular order, though the Navigator is on permanent loan to a friend. I like riding the Surly up hills, the Monocog on more technical downhills, and the Eclipse on the road. According to Strava, they all get pretty equal mileage, too - about 40 miles a week per bike (not counting the Navigator).

    Surly 1x1
    Redline Monocog 29
    Jamis Eclipse (Roadbike)
    Trek Navigator
  • 10-10-2012
    I have 3 but know for sure I need 5.
    Have: SS, rigid, 29er. Uber carbon road bike, Ghetto Miami Vice era Diamondback Apex neighborhood don't have to lock it up bike.
    Need: Cyclocross type commuter & sumpin else that floats my boat.
  • 10-10-2012

    Each one is different and each serves a purpose: hard tail, full suspension, road, track, CX, and a cruiser I'm trying to get rid of.
  • 10-10-2012
    Scott In MD
    Tri bike, road bike, flat bar road errand bike, 1998 all OEM Bianchi cool road bike I keep at work, full suspension mountain bike.

    I'm getting a new no-compromises carbon full-sus 29r, and will change over my current trail bike to hardtail, and giving my flat bar roadie to my little bro and that will make...


    I ride about 3500 miles per year.
  • 10-10-2012
    6, Not enough, need 1 more...I believe the answer to the equation is N+1
  • 10-10-2012
    Harry Mackenzie
    I remember there being a thread like this a while back where someone got offended by the number of bikes people were able to own.

    I have two with me right now actually hanging on a rack by my computer as I type. GT Avalanche 3.0 Disc for play and an old beat up Trek 850 converted to SS that I use as my daily driver. Also have two bikes at my parents house for when I visit, Trek 7.3 FX and some Trek roadbike hand me down from my bro both of which are just for general pavement.
  • 10-10-2012
    Airborne Skyhawk

    '06 Specialized FSR XC

    '07 Stumpy FSR

    Of the three, I enjoy riding the hardtail most.;)
  • 10-10-2012
    1 for me, 1 for my wife has a Speshy Hardrock which suits her fine.
  • 10-10-2012

    Originally Posted by manbeer View Post
    Do frames count? im constantly building, disassembling, and changing things so its hard to have a total number. As of now i just sold my Fuel and my LTS so that puts me down to 24, or 25 counting my dept store huffy cruiser i ride the dogs around on with my girlfriend

    Holy bajeezus!!! that's a lot of bikes...

    I have 2 complete one frame:
    Fisher Rig 29er
    24" Cruiser BMX
    20" Haro BMX (frame only)

    Do ATV's count? We call them bikes around here! I got one of those too! (see avatar)
  • 10-10-2012
    three. Just rocking in all of them.. lol
  • 10-10-2012

    Originally Posted by manbeer View Post
    i ride the dogs around on with my girlfriend

    ^ For some reason that bit confuzzled me...I think I get it now though!

    '09 Giant Anthem X1 (prolly for sale soon)
    '08 Giant XTC Team hardtail
    '10 Surly Pacer
    '09 Specilzed Roubaix
    '12 On - One In-Bred 29er (half built...waiting on last half of parts)
    '12 Giant Trance X0 29er on order (two more weeks!!!)

    '11 Trance x3
    '08 XTC fully rigid set up for road riding

    '08 Scott Yacoma

    Various old frames, wheels etc laying around to probably build another 2-3 bikes, so clearly, I need to get on it and build them up, sell them and buy some sexy new stuff!
  • 10-11-2012
    depends on who you ask, me? not enough, my wife too many but 3 that get regular use and many other bikes in various states of use projects fun cruiser you name it
  • 10-11-2012
    Total bikes in the house...10...with another on the way. 5 (soon to be 6) for me, 2 for my wife, 2 for our 12 year old, and 1 for our 10 year old.
  • 10-11-2012
    Way to many.....in order of purchase: Trek 7000 singlespeed, Giant Trance X2, Giant Defy Advanced 3, Specialized Stumpjumper EVO 29er, Civilian Luditte 29er singlespeed......IF I had to thin the herd and only keep one, it would be the Stumpjumper EVO hands down.
  • 10-11-2012
    Nail Every Trail
    3: Mountain, road, and crappy cruiser thing.
  • 10-11-2012

    Originally Posted by A1an View Post
    Four for me, two for wife, and one for daughter.

    You can only count yours, you lose points for trying to count theirs as yours.
  • 10-11-2012
    FS 29er RM Altitude and HT SS 29er On-One Inbred...I really do want to add a 650b to the list though.
  • 10-11-2012
    currently i'm down to 17 from 30+.

    but i have my eye on a couple of sweet rides...
  • 10-11-2012
    Scott CR1
    Santa Cruz Stigmata
    Niner Jet 9 RDO
    Spec. Stumpjumper FSR
    All-City Big Block
    All-City Nature Boy

    Still need a fat bike and a SS MTB. 8 is clearly the right answer. Hope to be there soon!
  • 10-11-2012
    I have 4, but I am starting to think that I don't really need the HT anymore. Thats the bike that my wife rides on the rare occasion with a few modifications and I still think I might race it when the opportunity presents itself with the right course. It's a good backup bike and a good loaner bike too.

    2013 Epic Comp Carbon
    2009 Haro Mary SS
    2010 Motobecane Fantom SL 29
    2009 Motobecane Fantom CX
  • 10-11-2012
    9 the last time I checked
  • 10-11-2012
    i Got 2 :)
    a japanese folding bike
    and a Cross Country MTB

  • 10-11-2012
    4 Attachment(s)
    '91 OffRoad ProFlex 550
    '08 Spec Big Hit
    '09 Spec XC Expert
  • 10-11-2012
    Harry Mackenzie

    Originally Posted by DominicTabuzo View Post
    a japanese folding bike
    and a Cross Country MTB

    This is the last place I thought I'd see Ika Musume.
  • 10-11-2012
    4, and realizing I really don't need 4 bikes.
    Airborne Lucky Strike '99'
    Surly Pug's 2012
    Spec Stump jumper FSR 2012
    Giant Rapid. 2011
  • 10-11-2012

    Originally Posted by AnonymouseTech View Post
    This is the last place I thought I'd see Ika Musume.

    lool, ya she's chillin by my desk hehe

    hehe im an anime otaku jcheck out my room bro its filled with animes
    all over the place hehe

    More Pics Here-> https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...7445252&type=3
  • 10-11-2012
    2 for me
    2011/12 Devinci Wilson SL
    2008 soon to be 2013 Banshee Rune.
  • 10-11-2012
    Harry Mackenzie

    Originally Posted by DominicTabuzo View Post
    lool, ya she's chillin by my desk hehe

    hehe im an anime otaku jcheck out my room bro its filled with animes
    all over the place hehe

    More Pics Here-> https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...7445252&type=3

    Dude looks like we have the same tastes hahahahahha

    I'm going to PM you my battlestation with anime stuff plastered on the walls by my gf once I get back home this weekend.
  • 10-11-2012
    - Santa Cruz Nomad
    - Santa Cruz Heckler
    - Iron Horse Maverick 4.5( have made this more into my wifes bike with the occasional loan out)
  • 10-11-2012
    2004 Stumpjumper Expert, upgraded pretty much everything on this bike except for frame/fork/stem. Have it dialed in perfectly.
    2012 Niner RIP 9, still getting this bike dialed in and loving it
  • 10-11-2012
    a wall full in the basement.
  • 10-11-2012
    I currently have two bikes, and I enjoy the heck out of them equally! :thumbsup:

    2012 Specialized Epic Expert Carbon
    2012 Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Carbon

    The Twins
  • 10-12-2012
    Just one since I just got into MTB this summer. Once I get this where I want it, I'll probably get a FS 29er to go along with it.
  • 10-12-2012
    Five complete bikes-
    Spec. Stumpie 26 FSR
    Civilian Luditte 29er SS rigid
    Cannondale Six road bike
    Salsa Las Cruces cross/ commute/ tourer
    Townie three speed cruiser (actually my wife's but I ride it more than she does)
    I have a mid 2000's Stumpjumper HT with a Fox Float, a late 80's. Stumpjumper frame and fork, and a 70's French road frame and the parts to put them together into bikes but I just don't have the time to do anything with them.
  • 10-12-2012
    Dr Sloth
    This is amusing...I myself have 4.

    '97 Homegrown hardtail
    '98 De Rosa roadie
    '12 Yeti SB95
    '?? Barracuda hardtail (picked it up for $100 to use at campgrounds and anywhere it is out in public where it could grow "legs"

    The reason I find this amusing is concerning the worry those have for their significant other. I am also a surfer and recently sold off some of my boards as we moved away from the coast to CO. I still kept 3 boards that can be used for travel.

    However the amusing part is that there is an older story of a surfer wanting another new board but his wife would have killed him if he bought one. So, he went ahead and ordered a new board but had it shaped and painted to look like one of his older, beat-up boards so his wife wouldn't know. Great idea. :D

    Not so easy to do with bikes.
  • 10-12-2012
    Two, see signature
  • 10-12-2012
    Four: 2011 Kona Kahuna 29er, 2012 Santa Cruz Nickel 650b (build in progress), 1997 GT Pro Series BMX, 1987 GT Interceptor BMX.
  • 10-12-2012

    Originally Posted by Loudviking View Post
    4, and realizing I really don't need 4 bikes...

    That's right, you need 5. The answer is always N+1

    '84 Univega Viva Sport
    '96 Bridgstone MB-3
    Surly Cross Check
    Scott CR1
    GT Sensor 1.0

    A fatbike is next on the list.
  • 10-12-2012
    4 right now and building another:

    Trek paragon 29er ht
    Planet X zebdi DJ
    S&M LAF bmx
    Surly cross check

    Building up an intense spider 29
  • 10-12-2012
    I have 2 now, at one time I had way too many......sold them all and bought these 2 bikes. Planning on building a Fixie next......instead of fixie I think I got my eyes on Specialized Allez.....that'll be my next road bike :thumbsup:

    2012 Raleigh Talus 29er
    2006 GT I-Drive 5 3.0

  • 10-12-2012
    counting aloud, "one, two, plus... seven?"

    9 bikes heh heh :)
  • 10-12-2012
    I did not include the piles of frames and parts I have in my basement. I've got 2 MTB frames, 2 road and 2 bmx. Probably enough parts to build another 1 of each....sigh
  • 10-12-2012
    1 cog frog
    4 complete bikes built up and operational
    Singular Gryphon
    '93 Diamond Back Overdrive
    Schwinn Crisscross commuter
    Schwinn Cruiser/Klunker

    2 frames
    Trek 930 converted to SS
    GT Rebound anatomica

    I also subscribe to the n+1 formula. You can never have too many bikes!

  • 10-12-2012
    Right now I have 8 and I ride then all. Starting my next build this weekend.:thumbsup:
  • 10-12-2012
    Harry Mackenzie
    I guess I'll join in on the pics:

    Daily on top and fun on the bottom.

    One more battlestation for DominicTabuzo above, you can also see the bikes are right there:
  • 10-12-2012
    Six. Or in other words, about four less than I want.
  • 10-12-2012
    5. Non-cyclists are nonplussed by that number.
    Waiting on cash for a fat bike and a new trials bike.

    If I had 10 bikes, it wouldn't be enough.
  • 10-13-2012
    3. Bianchi road bike, kona dually and an old hard tail that does family duties with baby seat, trailer, trailgator, panniers for shopping etc
  • 10-13-2012
    2 - A mountain bike and a road bike. What more do you need in the prairies?
  • 10-13-2012
    my bikes
    2012 Specialized Rockhopper 29er
    2012 Trek Rumblefish
    2013 Specialized Stumperjumper FSR Comp 29er
  • 10-13-2012

    Originally Posted by Josh_SL2 View Post
    Just one but by spring it may be 3.

    You planning on breeding them? :) Put your bike next to a really well pedigreed and expensive bike and hope to keep the offspring. If only..... :)
  • 10-13-2012
    3 road bikes, 2 cyclocross bikes, 5 mountain bikes..1 road frame not built up..
  • 10-13-2012
    THREE! not enough!

    3700 disc
    BMC Streetracer
    Wal-Mart beach cruiser that will be a lowrider by spring

    what's next:
    Trek 69er
    tall post BMX
  • 10-14-2012
    Five, not less !
    Trek Fuel EX9 for XC and competing on semi-wet, dry conditions ;
    Specialized RockHopper for all terrains in wet and winter conditions ;
    Specialized Big Hit for DH/Enduro and FR on mountains trails ;
    Specialized EnduroFSR given back to my 13 old son to ride with me ;
    Trek 1.5 (road bike) for road and training all along the year but especially on winter time when really too muddy
  • 10-14-2012
    3 for me:
    2012 Jamis Dragon Sport 29er, in process of upgrading
    2006 Bianchi Giro
    1960ish Pierce Arrow racer, restored, converted to fixed gear.

    Plus a restored 1968 Schwinn Racer cruiser, given to my mom, and a 2012 Trek Skye SL for the GF.

    I'd like to add a single speed flat-bar city bike and a FS 29er to that list too :)
  • 10-28-2012
    I have three bikes.
    A gitane from the 70's with road tires and a fixed gear that I occasionally take off-road.
    A Hoffman 900 BMX bike that I havent touched in years and want to sell.
    A MTB from walmart that needs a drivetrain overhaul. I havent touched this in years either.
  • 10-28-2012
    4 Dirt bike, downhill, bmx, street bike
  • 10-28-2012

    Yeti ASR Carbon

    Yeti Big Top 29er

    Trek Y50
  • 10-28-2012
    Four at the moment:

    Transition TR250 I've owned for 5 months (freeride/shuttle bike)
    Transition Bandit 29 I've owned for 10 months (aggressive XC bike)
    Salsa Vaya I've owned for 2 years (touring, transporting, in town cruising)
    '69 Raleigh Twenty I've owned for 3 years (fully modernized but with original frameset, for errands & short trips)

    By the end of 2013 I hope to have added a fatbike and dirt jump bike to the mix.
  • 10-28-2012
    Two. If i bought another bike my wife would make me sleep with them.

    Salsa Big Mama 29'er
    S&M .38 Special BMX
  • 10-28-2012
    Had 5 up until december last year, had a big interstate move, so got rid of 3... but added a roadie and another is in the post...
    2004 Yeti ARC
    2008 GT Zaskar reissue
    2012 Cannondale Synapse 3 Carbon
    1996? GT Xizang (I think thats the year, will know whet it arrives)
  • 10-29-2012

    Cotic roadrat
    Ragley TD-1 SS
    Merida FLX 3500 (speced down to 20lb 3x9)
    On-one 456 summer season
    Specialized tricross SS
    Sandman Gobi fat bike
    Thorn Raven Enduro rohloff
    Garyfisher rig SS
    Giant OCR2 (triggers broom - only the frame fork and chainset remain but its comfy)
    Planet X Stealth Time trial bike

    The Mrs has

    Merida HFX 1500
    Omega custom build easton road frame with ultegra
    GIant FCR winter bike (currently forsale)
    Genisis dayone Alfine - new winter bike and commuter
  • 10-29-2012
    1 complete CX'er that's my go-to bike
    1 complete Xtracycle
    1 Vassago Bandersnatch that loaned out it's drivetrain,stem,bars and brake levers to the Xtracycle for now.

    Working on a new inexpensive 29"er SS to replace a Jabberwocky I sold this year,then will look at getting the Xtra it's own bits to rebuild the Bander :)
  • 11-16-2012

  • 11-16-2012
    Sadly I only have 1, but I love it! I'm hoping to get another one next summer.
  • 11-16-2012
    Enough bikes to annoy the Wife and make the neighbors think I run a bike shop out of my garage…
  • 11-16-2012
    Wasmachineman NL
    Gazelle city racer, Nishiki Z29 racebike, American Eagle Devil Hills retro DH bike.
  • 11-16-2012
    1. Santa Cruz Nickel
    2. Mid 80's Jamis Explorer
    3. Specialized Roubaix
    4. Merida CX4 Cyclocross Disc
    5. Jamis Coda Elite
    6. Felt Chronic

    I don't own a car.

    Also various frames in various states of assembly.
  • 11-16-2012
    3 for me + 1 for my wife + 1 for my daughter + a kid cart.

    Kona Kahuna '12
    DeKerf Generation '98
    Giant Kronos '96

    Saddleback Mt Shasta '90's

    Princess Bike

    Onestep Cart
  • 11-16-2012
    Giant trance x
    Bikes direct road bike.

    Working on a SS ht 29er.
  • 11-16-2012
    Just one at the moment
  • 11-16-2012
    I have 5 bikes:

    Salsa Spearfish - racing and travelling
    Salsa El Mariachi - SS fun
    Salsa Vaya - paved paths and gravel
    Surly Ogre - everywhere
    Surly Pugsley - fun
  • 11-16-2012
    Gt force 2.0
    Bulls Blackadder 2
  • 11-16-2012
    Me - 2.5

    2007 Cannondale Caffeine F3
    2011 Scott CX Comp
    Both bikes are far from stock.
    Also building a Bridgestone MB-6 frame up from spare parts laying around. Got a little one coming in the spring and will need a bike to pull her around.

    Wife - 2
    2010 Scott Contessa Speedster 25
    2011 Focus Black Hills
    Her bikes have gone under the knife as well.
  • 11-16-2012
    I'm down to 5.

    2012 Trek Superfly 100 Elite
    2012 Airborne Delta CX
    2009 Redline d660
    2010 Trek Soho S
    2010 BMC Pro Machine

    I'd like a fat bike, but don't see it in the near future.