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bike me..

when i bought my foldable bike in june, i was given this card where whenever i come in to service the bike, they would gimme a stamp and after 6 visits within 2 years i would be entitled to 20% discount for my next purchase. well i only manage to get the 1 stamp which i got today.

the gear shifting was a bit twitchy and the breaks were also getting wonky. so i figured why don't i just go and have the bike looked at. i cycled to kelana jaya lrt like always and took the lrt to bangsar. got off. unfolded and cycled to jalan telawi.

i am not fit. i think we've established this fact a long time ago. from the lrt station, there's a sizable climb along jalan maarof, before u get to jalan telawi. holding my phone on one hand for directions (gps) it was borderline reckless cycling. but i made it there in one piece.

when i got to rodalink, i told the guy that i want my bike serviced. he asked me what was wrong with it? well for starters the gear shifting was twitchy and i asked if he could have a look see. i tried fixing it myself. it did work but i must've bumped into something that caused the problem. the guy set my bike and tested it and shifted gears and what not. he did it a couple of times and said, 'takde problem pun'. i was like hullo. i ride the bike i know la got problem. he asked me to try for myself. fuck me. okay aje. fuck me is right.

he went on to check the bike for a bit and tweaked the breaks.

that's it. got my card stamped and i was done. i wanted to ask the guy if i could upgrade the derailleur on my bike and if there was a compatible model that i could get. this time around the sales reps were not very accommodating. maybe it's because i'm on this 'cheapo' eco3 and not the more exotic bikes. or maybe they were too busy entertaining others. but i was told that the set up on my bike was pretty much standard and not really customizable. well i tell ya if i were to go to kedai basikal sum ming dekat taman melawati near my old place tu for sure buleh aje tukar ape-ape janji u pay.

anyways, i didn't want to waste any more time so i left for home.

did i tell u guys i'm not really fit? yeah i did right?
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