Introductions - Hello all!!! I'm a newbie from Beaumont, TX.
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11-18-04, 07:47 AM
I'm really glad to be part of this forum and I look forward to learning as much as possible about cycling as I can!!!
Welcome, I'm sure you will find lots of useful (and not so useful) information here. Just one thing: easy on the exclamation points, okay? I haven't had my second cup of coffee yet. Don't curb your enthusiasm, just know that one ! will do the trick.
What kind(s) of bikes do you ride?
11-18-04, 08:40 AM
I'm surprised to see Beaumont's now on the bikeforum map. I'm from there but I've been in Houston for several years now. I have a couple bikes from Bicycle Sports that are still going strong.
Where do you ride? I used to do 105 to sour lake, nome, etc. a couple times a week. Does 105 still have a good shoulder? Keep us posted on Beaumont rides - I don't get back there much, but I'd love to go home sometime for a charity ride or a race (yeah, I'm dreaming, who's gonna get a race going over there...).
11-18-04, 05:12 PM
Welcome. I'm interested as well to know where you do most of your riding. This 'ol world is gettin' smaller all the time. My wife grew up in Nederland.
11-25-04, 09:29 AM
Thank you and sorry about the punctuation excitement. I have a 2004 Specialized Allez Sport and a Cannondale F600. The Allez is my first road bike and I have to say... I'm hooked on road riding.
11-25-04, 09:35 AM
Actually we do ride every Saturday that is a 63.5 loop that goes from Beaumont to Lumberton, Silsbee, Kountze and through Sour Lake back to Beaumont on HWY 105. And yes 105 still has a very good shoulder as well as most of the ride. Its a very good conditioning ride.
11-25-04, 10:19 AM
Happy Thanksgiving from the West Coast !Can anyone tell me how to find out how old my 5 speed cruiser is.I've had it for about 20+ years and would be intersested in its value(if any).Thanks,Toddsot
11-25-04, 10:50 AM
Welcome from Southern California!
11-25-04, 02:42 PM
Toddsot - you will have to give us more details of your bike (or photo). Ask your question on the Mechanics forum. From your description I can say with confidence that it is over 20 yrs old. Welcome
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