New bike, pt. 1

I bought a new bike yesterday to replace the stolen RM Summit. This type of bike is apparently the hottest market right now, they call them concrete bikes. They are made for city riding and commuting, but can also be used for touring or even cyclocross. I got the Rocky Mountain RC50 for $1100 from Westpoint Cycles.


Either the garage door manufacturer or insurance will pay for this bike, along with another bike I hope to buy very soon. Once I get the second bike, I will also collect an excellent discount from Westpoint for buying two bikes. Previously I’ve bought three other Rocky Mountian mountain bikes from Westpoint: the ’91 Summit RL in 1992, an ’01 Element in 2002, and an ’02 Fusion in 2002. What can I say, I like Rockies and I like Westpoint. There are other bike shops in town I like, but they don’t carry Rocky….

8 comments on “New bike, pt. 1

  1. Doug

    You are sure pretty good to yourself!! Bike, camera. What comes next?

  2. All I hope is that the garage door opener people buck up and pay for the stuff that was stolen! Otherwise I just spent $1100 on a bike that I probably can’t afford right now.

  3. What about Simon’s Bike Shop? Killer prices.

  4. Simon’s Bike Shop’s advertised prices are the same as Westpoint Cycles. I don’t have any pull with Simon, he doesn’t know me from a hole in the wall. I think I can probably get a better deal with Westpoint because of my customer history there. I guess it is worth checking out Simon’s in case they have some room to move’n’groove.

  5. Hi everyone,

    First I’d like to congratulate doug on his new bike.
    Very pretty bike sweetie. Love the color, too bad you couldn’t get it in pink. Or in a nice lemon color, it is Spring you know.
    Secondly, for the price you paid ($1100.00), you could have booked a nice spa getaway for me which includes a luxurious spa package. In the words of Al W.”what the ass man?”

    Alright I’m kidding about the spa getaway. A trip to St. Lucia would be nice.

    : )
    btw, good work on the pygmy. But could you put more back into it, I’d like it ready by summer.

  6. I am amazed with all you do with your computer. I love all the comments. Your children’s pictures are wonderful.


  7. You know what these kids really need? They need Grandma and a friend of hers to come over and babysit for a weekend so mama and papa can go out and play with their bikes!

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