The solution? Tell non-cyclists you paid $499.99 for your bike, no matter how much you really paid for it. This number has been scientifically formulated to sound like more than a non-cyclist would pay for a bike, without otherwise drawing attention to itself.It's solid advice. Now if I could come up with a way for people to stop flicking my bike or touching my saddle. Actually, I really like it when they touch the saddle. Especially just before lunch time.
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
It's that time of the year when my co-workers get to see me in my super hero outfit and I get to answer all kinds of cycling related questions during the day. Most commonly asked question- "how much does your bike cost?" I remember Fatty writing about this and recommended the following: