Originally Posted by slide
Also is the only reason you ride to get from A to B? Why bother on a bike you say is souless? Why not take the train or a truck? Even if you could prove to me that Bike A is less reliable than boring bike B, I'd rather take bike A and accept the risk of trouble. I mean, this is a sport, not a trudge.
This is the simple truth I think. I'd rather ride something I question, but enjoy the journey and the company of the bike, than not enjoy it but be guaranteed to get there.
Part of the adventure is dealing with adversity if it arises, right?