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    Well I did it today I got tired of looking at craig's list junk and broke down and bought a brand new bike for my birthday I purchased an 08' Specialized Rockhopper Disc 29 yes a 29ER and I went on my first half mile ride (I know its not much but I'm pushing 500 pounds over here) my legs are still burning and I feel great let the fun begin (I'll post some pics later) I thin I'm in love with this bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by Godzilla33 View Post
    I went on my first half mile ride (I know its not much but I'm pushing 500 pounds over here)
    Its a start, Next week it will be more and soon you'll be amazed at how far you can go, Goodluck

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    Don't burn TOO much!
    Your conditioning will improve rapidly. Just don't get too sore so that you can't/won't ride.
    A gentle "warm" so to speak.

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    Pictures! Now!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Godzilla33 View Post
    I went on my first half mile ride (I know its not much but I'm pushing 500 pounds over here) my legs are still burning and I feel great let the fun begin (I'll post some pics later) I thin I'm in love with this bike
    That's great - the distance will come with time as long as the love is there

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