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Old 09-29-11, 10:53 AM   #3026
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2012 Giant Roam 1.

Ended up getting it on Tuesday (09/27/11).

Took it for a 30KM ride today. Was awesome!
Looks nice, 30kms? Not alot of Giant selection where I am. Where in Canada you from? I'm from Vancouver.
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Old 09-29-11, 10:56 AM   #3027
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Weather was nice yesterday but I was super tired from soccer the night before. Sun is out today so will try and get my wife to go out with me and do a quick 10kms.

BTW: Bike looks a little different now. Raised the seat 5mm and swapped a 10mm spacer above the stem so it is a little more aggressive. I needed to do this to shift some of my weight onto the bars because my bum was hurting way too much. That 15mm change made a huge difference.
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Old 10-01-11, 05:11 PM   #3028
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Looks nice, 30kms? Not alot of Giant selection where I am. Where in Canada you from? I'm from Vancouver.
I'm from Sault, Ontario.

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Old 10-01-11, 09:53 PM   #3029
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Old 10-02-11, 02:03 AM   #3030
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Me bike and I went for a little ride into the mountains today. Nothing has changed lately on it but I was bored when I was resting and took some pics...





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Old 10-02-11, 08:17 AM   #3031
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Those handlebars are so hawt!
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Old 10-02-11, 11:22 AM   #3032
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giantcfr1, i know this question been asked several times,where did you get those red dots on the rims? I want some on my black rims,they match very nicely.
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Old 10-02-11, 03:01 PM   #3033
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He took some reflective tape and a hole punch and that's that. He says he did it on a rainy day. I did it too.

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Thank you AlphaDogg.
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Old 10-02-11, 07:10 PM   #3035
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Thank you AlphaDogg.
What he said is correct. It takes time though, hence, rainy say.
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Old 10-03-11, 12:43 AM   #3036
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If only to illustrate that the definition of a hybrid encompasses a very wide range of bikes...

I don't have any arguments here, Thay all look much nicer than my garden variety department store brand mtn bike. Mine is actually and Oregon style hybrid where it rains more than 36in. annually.
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Old 10-03-11, 07:17 AM   #3037
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You would think with all that rain, you would be used to a comfortable being wet by now.
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Old 10-03-11, 07:50 AM   #3038
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Wouldn't you get soaking wet from the side? My guess the wind would blow straight through those things from the side. I'd imagine they should be much lower, but then you wouldn't be able to safely dismount your bike.
Anyway it must work or you wouldn't have bought two of them.

EDIT. By the way, is it a coincidence that these same pics feature on all web pages relating to this product. This page might be a better spot for you... http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdispl...-Your-Services

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Old 10-03-11, 06:06 PM   #3039
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Thank for the suggestion, I lack the experience online to figure these things out.

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Wouldn't you get soaking wet from the side? My guess the wind would blow straight through those things from the side. I'd imagine they should be much lower, but then you wouldn't be able to safely dismount your bike.
Anyway it must work or you wouldn't have bought two of them.

EDIT. By the way, is it a coincidence that these same pics feature on all web pages relating to this product. This page might be a better spot for you... http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdispl...-Your-Services
Again thank you.
Dressing for the weather is still the norm but this is preferred over the constant facial drenching. These are my prototypes and like them or not I'm proud of them just from the standpoint that they work. Perhaps I was being a bit facetious about my hybrid, I should have posted in umbrella hybrid thred

My apologies, I really am that clue less.

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Again thank you.
Dressing for the weather is still the norm but this is preferred over the constant facial drenching. These are my prototypes and like them or not I'm proud of them just from the standpoint that they work. Perhaps I was being a bit facetious about my hybrid, I should have posted in umbrella hybrid thred

My apologies, I really am that clue less.

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Sorry my bad, I thought you were trying to advertise your wares, but I'm clearly wrong. Rainfish Umbrella Hybrid's look great. We have quite a few variations of that idea here in Japan.




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Old 10-04-11, 07:39 PM   #3041
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Hi...
this is my hybird...


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Old 10-04-11, 07:49 PM   #3042
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So am I the only one with a 7.6 FX?



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Old 10-04-11, 08:15 PM   #3043
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Man, that's a nice bike. I didn't even know they had a 7.6. I thought they only went up to 7.5. Out of curiosity, what size frame is that? It looks small, kinda like something I'd fit on. I ride a 15.5".
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Man, that's a nice bike. I didn't even know they had a 7.6. I thought they only went up to 7.5. Out of curiosity, what size frame is that? It looks small, kinda like something I'd fit on. I ride a 15.5".
It's a 17" - I tried the 15.5", but it just didn't feel right.
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Hi...
this is my hybird...


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Nice looking bike. Though people on here generally prefer images where you can see the entire bike.
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Old 10-04-11, 09:11 PM   #3046
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Man, that's a nice bike. I didn't even know they had a 7.6. I thought they only went up to 7.5. ...
How about 7.7 and 7.9 ...
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It's a 17" - I tried the 15.5", but it just didn't feel right.
I think I actually need a size right between 15.5" and 17". I'm a little big on a 15.5" but a 17" is too big for me. I'd rather ride something I'm a little big on.

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How about 7.7 and 7.9 ...
My mind is blown...
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My mind is blown...
And I agree it is overwhelming.
I think anything higher than 7.5 is an overkill for a hybrid bike. IMHO.

gogreen09, please do not get me wrong - I like your bike very much.
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So am I the only one with a 7.6 FX?

Stunning looking bike.
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Here is my Trek 7.9fx. Standard apart from a few upgrades at the contact points. I love this bike












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