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My buddy who used to live in Bushwick had a sweet Cannondale he rode around on. To protect it from theft, he covered the entire thing in stickers so it looked like a piece of shit.
But they have the little squiggly orange bar loop thingy...
Speaking of security and such, how many of y'all have had a bike stolen? Now that I have a flashy new bike I'm trying to figure out how to protect her best without going overboard. I was thinking a rotor lock and a big chain. Thoughts anyone?
Yo @Rumpelstiltskin, what's up with the lonely steak sandwich in your Pinterest?  
They only ask if I have LoJack. I don't.
I moved to a "high risk" area and insurance on my brand new Street Triple is around $1600/year. For my old '03 Speedmaster it's less than $250. 
I'm intrigued by Breguet's magnetic pivot, developed for the Classique Chronometrie. Apparently, Breguet has patented a way to attain pivot-point friction of zero by harnessing the power of, ::drum roll:: MAGNETS.   But now I'm wondering, what happens if you bring the watch too close to a powerful magnet? A microwave? Does it spin in a different direction in the southern hemisphere?   (Joking. Obviously.)       Any opinions on this piece?
 My apologies Dino, I certainly didn't mean to give offense. 
^^^^ Right. I must be an odd man to have gotten some thrill out of my first nice watch getting glances.   And hey, I have nothing technically against Rolex Per Se. I think they're fantastic watches. I just have a thing against brand recognition. As far as "Style" is concerned, I consider it a crutch. But, as they say, you can't account for taste and everyone's motivations are their own.
I make no claim to be completely free of vanity.   My philosophy on personal aesthetics, which we won't get too hung up on here, prioritizes my own enjoyment of an item above that of those around me, but not to the point of excluding external appreciation. Secondly, I find no small pleasure in being able to drive external appreciation without brand recognition.   Perhaps that will clarify my remarks.   And yes, I've seen more people than that one gentleman (who...
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