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PIE Give away for taking a new ebike for a spin

 
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This is like a Badge Bit except you earn pie. I’m giving 12 13 14 slices away this month to the first 12 13 14 people to complete this task.

Here are the requirements.
- Visit a bike shop
- Take an electric bike for a ride (you don’t have to buy a bike, just try it out)
- Post a picture or video of you on the ebike - grins are guaranteed

That’s it. Feel free to share details of the bike, the shop, the awesome time you had.





 
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I’m now up two slices thanks to the generosity of Nancy Reading and L Johnson, so I have added the extra slices to the bounty. There’s now 14 slices for 14 grinning ebikers.
 
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Alas, no takers and today is the last day of the month. One the plus side, I have a whole pie to give away, so chances are if you post about taking an ebike for a spin, buying and ebike or cargo bike then pie will come your way.

In the meantime, I will have to rethink my strategy for global ebike take over. Any suggestions welcome!
 
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I've heard about the 'ebike grin'. I'm honestly afraid that if I try it I'll buy even though I can't really afford it and it'll get used as infrequently as my regular bike.
 
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I would have sworn that I looked through the bicycle forum just last week, but after several similar incidents of having the same mistaken thoughts, it was probably months ago. "The mind is a terrible organ to shovel" is a phrase from the cartoon Ed, Edd, and Eddy that I've been using a lot since bouncing my head off the concrete last year.

I needed to clean up my garage and I was super busy, work and someone in my house on their death bed had me very out of sorts. I knew with the bad lighting and stuff crowded up everywhere that it was a terrible tripping hazard and I was deathly afraid of breaking my wrist again and not being able to work. I told my roommate, " I'm gonna trip, fall, and break my stupid face." A couple weeks later I bought my fat bike and a month after that I tripped over it and broke my leg, broke my rib, broke my face. Almost certainly in that order. I have no memory of 5 hours before to 3 hours after the incident. Luckily my friend noticed I had gone missing for 20 minutes and found me. Apparently I just got up and walked it off and convinced everyone I was fine. Went I came to, I had no clue I was injured. Imagine my surprise when I saw myself in the mirror in my room before going to bed!

How's that for an ebike purchase story?
 
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