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    Senior Member tergal's Avatar
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    Riding to and from, and thanks

    Hi,

    I recently purchased a bike with the help of people on this fourm ,
    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...6#post13547316

    Been about 2 and a half weeks and i am riding to work everyday and riding for enjoyment on the weekend .

    I do have some questions about tyre replacements but i will leave them for a differnt day and just say

    Thank you to all of those who helped with getting me on the road .

    edit: oh and done around 160kms on the bike so far , it goes in for its first service to a few days .
    Last edited by tergal; 12-12-11 at 02:29 PM. Reason: forgot
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    Good for you, mate.
    We're glad everything is working out fine.

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    Senior Member tergal's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1nterceptor View Post
    Good for you, mate.
    We're glad everything is working out fine.
    <laughs> fine i dont know about fine , you know how much my arse hurt that first week

    have bike pants with padding now
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    From your previous thread:

    Quote Originally Posted by tergal View Post
    I was wondering if someone had some advice for a bike in Australia (South east QLD) for a bloke who is around 6 foot 7 inches tall around 130kgs and looking to ride.

    Oh budget is around 600 but cant afford to go over that by to much or the partner will beat me with the bike.
    You're 6'7" 130kgs and your partner will beat you with the bike??? Yowzer!!!
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    Senior Member tergal's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by RobertL View Post
    From your previous thread:



    You're 6'7" 130kgs and your partner will beat you with the bike??? Yowzer!!!
    haha i am not allowed to fight back, i just have to sit there and take it
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    Good on you. Is the weather as comparatively cooler up there in Brisbane as it is down here in Victoria?
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    Senior Member tergal's Avatar
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    Hi mate ,

    last few days has been between 27 and 34 C so no cool is not the word I would use for it , but at least it isn't 40 ....yet
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    Good Luck ! Keep the wheels rolling- 40 here, but fahrenheit, not centigrade

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    I started biking to work about 3 years ago and love it. Twenty five miles round trip, now I DREAD taking public trans. Congratulations wear out as many tires as you can!
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