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    So, what are you SS'ers driving these days?

    Not only do I enjoy seeing everybody's bike pics, but I also like to lust after cars So post a pic of your current means of petroleum-based transportation, and lets see what you're driving.

    If all you use is a bike, then you are the man.

    Here's a recent pic of mine; '65 Dodge Dart 270 w/ factory V-8 (sorry for the gearie content)

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    Car is dead

    and my wife spent the money I would've used to fix it, so I ride a lot. I've also been on the bus, CalTrain, and light rail within the last week. At least gas is expensive, so I get to laugh when I'm using the compressor to air up my tires for free.

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    hey Pedro, do you store your bike on the back seat or the trunk?

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    Nice Dart. Tom and Ray would be proud! I'd be driving an Element right now but I discovered that both cars and houses cost 20% more than I thought they would so I'm focusing on the big ticket item first. The 95 Cherokee will have to last another year or so.

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    I learned in a Dart

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorPedro
    Not only do I enjoy seeing everybody's bike pics, but I also like to lust after cars So post a pic of your current means of petroleum-based transportation, and lets see what you're driving.

    If all you use is a bike, then you are the man.

    Here's a recent pic of mine; '65 Dodge Dart 270 w/ factory V-8 (sorry for the gearie content)

    -Pedro
    Nice Dart, I learned to drive in one like that. Is it "Three on the Tree"?
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    Right now, a POS Subie Legacy that burns gas and oil at about the same rate. Can't wait to get rid of the f***ing thing. Normally I love Subies, buit this one is a pain. The wife has an Impreza Outback thats a hoot to drive.
    Just a regular guy.

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    Thanks,

    It is, unfortunately (IMO) a 3-speed automatic, but would be much better suited to a "4 on the floor" if it gets the opportunity in the future. It would be quite a workout to drive it in that state though.

    As far as carrying bikes, I have a Yak rack that goes on top when I need to carry 2 or more bikes. The trunk on that thing swallows bikes whole though. I can put my mountain bike in the back with both wheels on and all I have to do is loosen/rotate the stem.

    Oh, and major props to Fast Eddy. If I could pull it off, I would.
    "Speak softly and carry a big stick." T.R. Roosevelt

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    Good thread!

    Speaking of 3 on the tree, that's what my '69 Chevy Van has. I rebuilt the original 307 V8 about a year ago, with some sweet parts, and she screams. Got lots of work left to do! This is my daily driver, when I'm not driving a car from the Honda dealership I work for. Holds bikes and camping gear, has a double bed in back, and the wheels match now.
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    Gots a '90 chevy cavalier pos, but I've been commuting lots on the fixie so I don't have to pay the over the top california gas prices.
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    here's our beauty.
    i made the rack myself. forget that overpriced sportworks.
    as a nod to all the v-brake hold outs...this baby is equipped with drum brakes at all 4 corners...that way, it doesn't stop very well..but you feel really nostalgic while trying...
    also...the custom 4x4 pine bumper give's it that rigid look and feel that so many of you guys love.
    gas prices kinda hurt though as it burns about as much oil as gas and is getting about 4mpg.
    how much you think we'll get for it on the trade in?
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    1990 Mitsu Montero only options are auto and a/c, rear seat folds up, will hold up to 4 bikes in back w/ the front wheels on (but only 2 passengers). Looking for a roof rack...
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    ... and if we just ... I don't mind showing off my car!

    I've had this for a week or so now, I am planning on getting a Yak. rack for it when I get the $$$, for now I just stuff the bike inside. It's a 1999 Honda Civic CX with tinting, CD player, alloy wheels, cruise, side graphics, but no engine mods (yet)



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    '99 GMC Sierra Classic K1500. 5.7L V-8, auto,Air,short bed, extended cab w/3rd door.

    I like it, and so does everyone who rides with me..

    Great for Camping and Road trips (Except for Gas mileage.. ~17mpg).
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    Quote Originally Posted by SenorPedro
    Not only do I enjoy seeing everybody's bike pics, but I also like to lust after cars So post a pic of your current means of petroleum-based transportation, and lets see what you're driving.

    If all you use is a bike, then you are the man.

    Here's a recent pic of mine; '65 Dodge Dart 270 w/ factory V-8 (sorry for the gearie content)

    -Pedro
    2001 Outback Wagon... A friend snapped this pic as we were returning from Gooseberry last year. Good travel vehicle for 2 people (bikes in the wagon to save on gas $$).
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    I Like the spare vehicle, is it always there just in case?

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    Wife's Subaru Outback and My Toyota Tacoma

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorPedro
    Not only do I enjoy seeing everybody's bike pics, but I also like to lust after cars So post a pic of your current means of petroleum-based transportation, and lets see what you're driving.

    If all you use is a bike, then you are the man.

    Here's a recent pic of mine; '65 Dodge Dart 270 w/ factory V-8 (sorry for the gearie content)

    -Pedro
    Love them both...but I have been trying to commute a lot by bike

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    My mini van.
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    "outbike"

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtcrab
    2001 Outback Wagon... A friend snapped this pic as we were returning from Gooseberry last year. Good travel vehicle for 2 people (bikes in the wagon to save on gas $$).

    From one Outback owner and mountain biker (me) to another (you), I like that license plate!!!
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    My truck and trailer on the way to Sedona!!! 14 bikes and camping gear in the trailer. Was a great 4 days!!

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    A trade

    We traded our '99 Jeep Wrangler for a '03 Jeep Liberty. No pics of the Liberty yet, and we've had it since Sept.

    Here's Sarah and the Jeep at the RH Phillips winery, and the other is from the 24hrs @ Laguna Seca.
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    A summer home on wheels

    Zee Panzervagon at the Berryman Trail Last March
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    Wrx

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    I couldnít function without a pickup with a camper shell

    You can sleep in the back, tote lots of gear and bikes, and you donít have to smell dirty gear of dirty dogs on the way home.
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    2000 Jeep Cherokee (XJ)

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    Subi Baja! Bad photo!

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorPedro
    Not only do I enjoy seeing everybody's bike pics, but I also like to lust after cars So post a pic of your current means of petroleum-based transportation, and lets see what you're driving.

    If all you use is a bike, then you are the man.

    Here's a recent pic of mine; '65 Dodge Dart 270 w/ factory V-8 (sorry for the gearie content)

    -Pedro

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    My 2004 Subaru Wagon....

    WRX that is.
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    1997 Saab 900SE coupe

    Quote Originally Posted by SenorPedro
    Not only do I enjoy seeing everybody's bike pics, but I also like to lust after cars So post a pic of your current means of petroleum-based transportation, and lets see what you're driving.
    about 97K miles so far, and lovin' it.

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    95 Jeep Wrangler:
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddy
    and my wife spent the money I would've used to fix it, so I ride a lot. I've also been on the bus, CalTrain, and light rail within the last week. At least gas is expensive, so I get to laugh when I'm using the compressor to air up my tires for free.
    that battleship of a truck is dead? no way!

    as far as what Im driving- screaming yellow subaru WRX. and I've got the traffic school tonight to prove it.

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    Here is my 65...

    but it's not a Dart.
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    Cool-blue Rhythm of course, it's an SS!




    bmw z4 w/ six-speed sequential manual gearbox. great thread!

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    This:



    There's surprisingly little bike room. Might have to get a rack of some sort

    More pictures here

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    '85 Toyota 4x4 Turbo Diesel


    25mpg, 235,000miles on the engine. got another engine hangin' in the garage to be rebuilt and installed, soon's ah get aroundtoit.

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    I hate Chris Bangle, but some of those Z4s are pretty reasonable cars. They're not E36 M3s (let alone E46...), though--but they should build an is or M model.

    However nice the car, that Vitruvian-revival monstrosity in front of which it's parked has got to go. Replace it with a high-quality double-wide and another Chameleon, and an M5 with a bike rack!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jl
    Toyota...
    SAWEET FJ60. Great looking rig! What year?

    Mine is an 83' with 200k and running strong!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PBnJ
    Speaking of 3 on the tree, that's what my '69 Chevy Van has. I rebuilt the original 307 V8 about a year ago, with some sweet parts, and she screams. Got lots of work left to do! This is my daily driver, when I'm not driving a car from the Honda dealership I work for. Holds bikes and camping gear, has a double bed in back, and the wheels match now.
    Sweet Van, and very nice looking 307. I love old V8s. So are you a mechanic by trade or is it just a hobby. I rebuilt my first V8 when I was 11, and have done both ford and chevy 8s and 6s out of both fun and need (always hated the later) as well as an old volkswagon. I would love to have an old van or a mid 60's Ford Falcon Ranchero as a bike rig.
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    it's not as fast as an e46 m3, but it handles appreciably better.

    i hated the look of the z4s at first but it really grew on me. the design is "demanding to look at." i was going to get a TT cab, but it's a snoozer compared to the z4, and the z4 has better legroom than all others in its class. the boxster wast tempting, but they're going to replace it in a couple years, so that was out.

    plus, it drives sooo nicely.
    have you had the chance to throw one around? with the 3.0i, you don't really need more power; it'll pull a 5.7 0-60 mph; how much faster do you want to go in an open top car?

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    meet clementine

    65 ford econoline pickup with the supa-stylin' 'futura package'

    used to be the delivery truck for the hasagawa general store in hawaii. somehow made it to washington, then oregon, spent 20 years in an old cherry packing house in hood river, now living the good life as a daily driver in arizona.

    looks pretty good with my cosmic orange el toro in the back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by eSSq
    have you had the chance to throw one around? with the 3.0i, you don't really need more power; it'll pull a 5.7 0-60 mph; how much faster do you want to go in an open top car?
    Nope, I haven't driven one, and I don't believe you when you say it handles nicer than an E46! Is it lighter, or what? For three generations (well, almost--the E28s weren't incredible), M3s have been the handling benchmark, at least in my opinion.

    How much faster in an open-top do I want to go? Well, the police have mandated of late that I slow down...but I drove a topless C5 a while back, and it was damn fast (not a Z06, but close--the Limited model). Like "ouch my eyes hurt and things are getting blurry--what? We're in fourth gear?" fast. I've never been one for pure displacement over the prowess only a BMW can offer, but you can roll away from a stoplight in 3rd and shift to 6th at 30 mph in a 6-speed C5, and still beat most anything on the road. There's something about a 5000 rpm redline in a supercar that makes me a little nervous, but you get used to it--at least when you make the shift to 5th at 140 mph with too little blood in your olifactory lobe to smell, and white fingers because your blood isn't pumping properly...

    Well, you get the idea. I hate to say it, but an E36 M3 (Lightweights are nice, but hard to get) is still the most fun I've ever had in a car (plus, bikeracks fit, as do kids, groceries and snowboards). Only BMW can make a quoted 240 hp feel like a sold 400...sort of makes you wonder what the 400 hp of an M5 feels like, eh? Ah, but then there's the availability problem again....
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    OK my vehicles are.....

    1999 Ford Expedition - which I bought when I was hauling my car and brother-in-laws around to races.... but now it takes me and the gang tot he trail heads!

    1995 Honda Accord - bought when the Mustang was sold and my work truck was turned in.... wife wants to repace this with a Lexus IS300... twist my arm!

    Here's a link for a Mustang show... one of the few videos I have left of this car.... (Special Thanks to Ernesto for hooking my link up for me!)

    http://www.adventurefind.com/hbfk/Fa...stMustang.html

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    Cool-blue Rhythm numbers....

    Quote Originally Posted by SDizzle
    Nope, I haven't driven one, and I don't believe you when you say it handles nicer than an E46! Is it lighter, or what? For three generations (well, almost--the E28s weren't incredible), M3s have been the handling benchmark, at least in my opinion.
    The z4 is more than 600lbs lighter than an m3 (2,900 lbs v. 3,550 lbs)
    The z4 pulls a .91 on a 300 ft skidpad, m3 pulls .87

    the z4 is fully a second slower to 60 than an m3, but it is about $15k less expensive ($20k for the csl, but then the performance gap shrinks because the csl is heavier than the hardtop m3).

    none of the above matters in the real world, though. plus, at 6'1", i'm comfortable in the z4, but at your height, the m3 might be the only option.

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    thank goodness for DSL

    Man O man, there are some cool rigs here!

    Andy Armstrong, I absolutely love that enormous Cadillac monstrosity. It definitely needs a roof rack.

    Dirtbag, that 65 Ford is pretty uncommon, too. Nice to see people appreciate them!

    I'm also pleased, although not necessarily surprised, at the number of Subarus, especially WRX's. I'm affiliated with several car dealerships, so I've gotten to spend some time with a WRX. Wow. I believe the traffic school reference. We've got an STI right now too, but they won't let me take it out. (Probably smart)



    Quote Originally Posted by gpsser
    Sweet Van, and very nice looking 307. I love old V8s. So are you a mechanic by trade or is it just a hobby. I rebuilt my first V8 when I was 11, and have done both ford and chevy 8s and 6s out of both fun and need (always hated the later) as well as an old volkswagon. I would love to have an old van or a mid 60's Ford Falcon Ranchero as a bike rig.
    Not by trade, that was my first project actually, with help from my brother in law and Dick's Engines. We bored it over, stepped up to a cam with some lope, replaced the intake and carb for a 4 barrrel unit, stuck in an HEI distributor, added wrapped headers and dual exhaust, reconditioned the heads, and replaced the pistons/valves/alt/pumps/fan/etc.
    -Porkchop

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    My car is plain vanilla stock Golf GL TDI

    No pic since if you've seen one, you've seen em all. I don't have my 'own' car but my company car is a 2003 VW Golf GL TDI. Been driving it 6 months now and it just turned 4,000km (2,600 miles give or take). Needless to say 1 tank of fuel lasts seemingly forever for me. What makes my GL kinda cool is it has heated seats, not an option on that model. Some hungover brazillian must haved programed the robot wrong the day mine was made (why are they always hungover mexican's and brazillians, why can't they just make a mistake like the rest of us?).

    I work at a VW dealership so I'm always driving funky stuff. Last weekend had a Toureg, a few weekends before that had an Audi Allroad (freakin sweet!) and sometimes a TT or other fun wheels. The big boss did have a 911C2 I got to play with for a couple of hours once - FAST FAST FAST! Life is grand!!! Big boys toys on a paupers budget. The boss had a Eurovan Weekender but they just sold it, I was hoping to use it a few times this spring for some trips. So far the most useful vehicle to borrow has been the VW Transporter that's the parts department vehicle. I don't know if they had em in the states but it's an extended wheelbase Eurovan that's cargo duty only. 1 ton capacity, manual trans and 5 cyl diesel engine. Gutless but indestructable and carries anything.

    Oh, and my fave's of the ones posted so far are the Eurovan Westfalia/Weekender (hey, it's the VW coarsing thru my veins), the Ford Econiline pickup and the Landcruiser. Those 3 have character coming out the ying yang.

    Cheers!
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    Well, Dude, I did not know that. If you're in Boulder anytime soon, pick me up and we'll go for a ride.

    Oh, and for clarity's sake...'Ci' is the convertible/coupe lettering. CSL stands for something, but I don't know what. CSLs number only five (I think--there might be more now) and feature bored M5 V8s, lots of carbon fibre goodies, road-ready roll cages, and no amenities (think 911 GT3 vs 911 Turbo!).

    <img src='https://www.fantasycars.com/1/2001/BMW_M3_CSL/bmw_m3csl_front.jpg'>

    The suspension is far from stock, and the motor is probably good for over 500 hp. They're probably about the weight of your Z4, and will turn an M5 or RS6 into the ground. According to Roundel, they were created so BMW could race their M5 V8-powered M3 in GT1 classes, and not have to call it a one-off or factory prototype (pretty much the same reason Porsche sells their 911 GT3--it's not really a marketing maneuver!). Pretty damn nice cars, with a price tag to match (ie, only Feisel, Ludacris and Mike Tyson can afford them--Bill Gates lacks the taste).
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    1987 honda civic wagon

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    the IF i 've only had a few months
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    Quote Originally Posted by PBnJ
    Andy Armstrong, I absolutely love that enormous Cadillac monstrosity. It definitely needs a roof rack.
    They look a little out of place here in the UK but I love it thanks...

    It never ceases to amaze me that I can get more stuff and bikes in my cheapo Euro-hatch than I can in the Caddy - symptomatic of being designed in a country where space isn't at such a premium I suspect

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    No, the truck is fine

    and I expect it will last indefinitely.

    <center><img src="http://gallery.consumerreview.com/webcrossing/images/IMG_0528(2).jpg"><br>Photo by SlowSSer</center>

    My car, a 1996 Impala SS (get it?), has a new tranny, but now the rear end is having issues. It runs and drives, but I'm afraid to get it too far from home, lest it give out and I have to either have it towed ($$$), or get it fixed away from home, which is what happened with the tranny ($2500).

    For now, I'm ignoring it, and riding a lot.
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    You know you're a bike nerd when your bike is worth more than your car.

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    Here are a couple of pictures of my beast, one with the rear rack on. It looks the same now except for a large rust spot on the driver's side door, unfortunately...gonna get rid of that this summer!

    It runs good though, and only has 42,000 miles on it.
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    I used to have this little sleeper of a rocket ship - Audi S4 Avant (I had it chipped and other mods so I had 325hp under the hood)...



    but living in Tahoe is hell on cars so I sold it and paid ca$h for my trusty Subaru Outback so I look like all the locals in N. Tahoe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GirchyGirchy
    Here are a couple of pictures of my beast, one with the rear rack on. It looks the same now except for a large rust spot on the driver's side door, unfortunately...gonna get rid of that this summer!

    It runs good though, and only has 42,000 miles on it.
    Heh. Inherited one of those from my grandpa in grad school. The Heartbeat of America we called it. Good snow car.
    When the going gets weird its bedtime.

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    Miss Daisy.
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    2004 Toyota Matrix w Yakima roof rack and Rocky Mount trays

    1995 Ford Explorer w Mondial Sportrack and Hammerhead trays.

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    WRX wagon

    My wifeís car but she lets me drive it anytime I want Itís awesome car for road tripping.

    <CENTER><img src="http://www.glue.umd.edu/~asantos/shedalert/shedwrxroe.jpg"BORDER=2></CENTER><P><b>On the way to our favorite trailhead. </b>

    <CENTER><img src="http://www.glue.umd.edu/~asantos/NewMex/DSCN1185.jpg"BORDER=2></CENTER><P><b>On the banks of the Rio Grande somewhere in Taos, NM. </b>


    <CENTER><img src="http://www.glue.umd.edu/~asantos/dunes/DSCN1252.jpg"BORDER=2></CENTER><P><b>Great Sand Dunes area.</b>
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    ... and if we just ... My ride:

    1992 Plymouth Sundance America. I've had this car for only a few months. Been my daily commuter 'til I can get a new bike. Paid $400.00 for it.

    I'm probably going to get a rack for it if I don't get a new car first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by red-haze.com

    25mpg, 235,000miles on the engine. got another engine hangin' in the garage to be rebuilt and installed, soon's ah get aroundtoit.

    bike ON
    bob
    I want it!!!! I didn't even know Toyo had a TD.
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    my guzzla!

    Still trying to figure out: Roof rack or Hitch rack...decisions, decisions...
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    Nissan Crew Cab

    And I like it very much, thank you.

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    Cheers
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    Fixing Frederick Coasting Carroll Wandering Washington

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    Ho hum ... yet another Outback here

    I've had 3 Subies. Love 'em. Big fan.

    Current one is a red 96 Outback, running Nokian Hakkapeliitta Qs (unbelievably good) for winter use. 5 speed, naturally.

    Just bought it in December to replace my 1990 Legacy which was stolen the previous month. 205,000 miles, great condition and running flawlessly when it disappeared. *******s.

    Before that we had a spanking-new 2000 Outback, but quickly sold it when my wife decided to go to medical school.

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    Isuzu

    1994 Trooper - utilitarian machine, hauls multiple onespeeds with ease (except in crosswinds):
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    This years company car....

    This is my company car for this year.... bike fits in the back nicely....

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    Nice Bontrager and Ritchey Singlespeeds on the roof. Ever take them down to ride?

    jw

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    1994 Trooper - utilitarian machine, hauls multiple onespeeds with ease (except in crosswinds):
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    "And single-speeding 29ers are mountain biking's equivalent of Scientologists..." - Captain Dondo

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    Grumpy, Grumpy, Grumpy...

    ...you know i wouldn't be caught dead on a Bontrager. as for the Ritchey, well, looks like it's days are numbered, now...

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    Thule Spare tire rack

    Quote Originally Posted by bones
    Still trying to figure out: Roof rack or Hitch rack...decisions, decisions...
    The Thule spare rack is the way to go if you don't carry more than two bikes. It folds flat (unlike the Yakima) so you can go thru the car wash and you don't have to do anything to open the rear hatch. It's bliss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddy
    You know you're a bike nerd when your bike is worth more than your car.
    my $3k Curtlo probably doubles the value of my Volvo wagon when it's on the racks.

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    Nice Scion XB

    My buddy has one of those in Blue. Pretty nice little Toyota. He had to fly from Washington State to California to buy one. Decent company car!
    Quote Originally Posted by SS Jerry
    This is my company car for this year.... bike fits in the back nicely....

    JS
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