This advice from Stevan is the best in several years of the list. Buy what you like- ride- sell with care.
Amir has cited two bikes that are real dreams to ride but not very "collectable".
Great Notch, NJ
> You've got that right.
> 20-some years later, when you can afford it again, you'll try (or even buys)
> all kinds of bikes and never get the same feel ... no matter how much you
> My favorites, 10 bikes and 30 years later:
> 1974 Follis 472 - club racer
> 1978 Schwinn Superior - loaded touring bike
> Amir Avitzur
> Sunny Ramat-Gan, Israel
> Soon to be riding a 1970 Zeus Track Bike
> > I've known a lot of people over the years who have done just what you did.
> > The advice I always give now is: Don't EVER sell a bike you really, really
> > (or just like a lot) to get another bike that is an unknown quantity. Set
> > bike aside, build the new one and ride it for a season or two. Then pull
> > old bike out and if it just doesn't do it for you anymore, then go ahead,
> > sell it.
> > Stevan Thomas
> > Alameda, CA