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Old 05-22-12, 11:54 PM   #1
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New Bike tomorrow (so I can't sleep tonight)

I used to participate in this forum but last year I suffered 2 detatched Retina's so my cycling and seeing were cut down. Now I can see again and have resumed riding. As it is spring I decided to get my bike spruced up, new drive train etc but decided to replace it instead : )
So tomorrow I pick up my Giant TCR advanced. A carbon road bike that is cool and light and red.
I know that red bikes are the fastest I read it somewhere on the interweb.
So if you are on Vancouver Island and see a fat guy on a cool red bike with a massive grin on his face, it is probably me.

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Old 05-23-12, 12:12 AM   #2
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No need to sleep- just camp outside the shop till it opens.

Great bike for a great recovery. Just ride the wheels off it now.
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Old 05-23-12, 04:19 AM   #3
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Don't forget the pics. Lots and lots of pics.
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Old 05-23-12, 05:15 AM   #4
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Congratulations on buying a really nice bicycle.
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Way to go, returning to riding, your eyes are better and an N+1 bicycle, a nice one at that, too!. As said we need N+1 pics and a ride report as well as your pie choice for the inaugural ride. Best wishes with the new bicycle and your return.

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Doesn't the first real ride on a new bike = Pie?
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sweet!

http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-au/....3/9671/50837/
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Old 05-23-12, 04:43 PM   #8
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So the new bike is fantastic, carbon is alot more comfortable than aluminum but still nice and stiff for handling.
No pictures yet as I just had time for a quick ride before work. Still smiling 6 hours later.
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For goodness sake just don't forget and leave it out in direct sunlight for too long.
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I just got a new bike about 2 weeks ago so know how you feel. The bike you got looks very nice. Good luck and enjoy that new ride.
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Great! I hope you are having a great time!
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Any one seen P.P--- Picked up his bike and hasn't been seen or heard of since. Hasn't even posted pics --YET.
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