Welcome! My apologies for not giving you a proper welcome to TwoSpoke. So pull up a saddle, pour a nice cup of coffee or whatever and sit for a spell.Hi from the Ozarks. I just moved here last week. Semi-retired and getting back into riding. Currently I have an old GT Edge road bike that I like to ride around town. However, I live next to the Katy Trail which is a gravel trail and that's where I want to focus my riding. My GT is not prepared for that kind of road so I spent $50 on a Bianchi Forza thinking of switching out the wheels to accommodate bigger tires and have a somewhat gravel bike. Am I stupid for wanting to do this? My plan is to strip the bike, paint it celeste and update some of the components. Any thoughts or guidance would be greatly appreciated.
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That's A LOT of "junk"Well, to a certain point. The problem is they find themselves in storage boxes which become a bigger problem. Seriously though, I got divorced moved out but had to clean out all my junk (lots and lots of car parts from building old cars from the 30's 40's and 50's). Tons of old tube radios, old tools etc. It was 3 large dumpsters worth of junk!
Absolutely, and there in lies the problem. I couldn't afford it either but I was young and dumb. I suppose now I'm just old and foolish" .... turned it around rather quickly .... " great euphemism. Back end a little light while the nose was a little heavy?
I could never afford cars, but I sure appreciated the efforts of madmen like yourself.