Hello everyone. I haven't road a bike since I was around 12-14 and then it was just a bmx bike. 22 now and for some reason I thought about buying a bike that I can just hop on and ride around and enjoy myself.. and the more I thought about it, the more I really wanted to buy a bike.
So after some research I went with the Trek 7.2 fx. I come here with the question.. where do I even start? I am a total noob to this and want to make sure I start in the right direction. I'm going to get the bike most likely tomorrow. So how do I start? One thing I keep seeing is making sure I am "fitted" for the bike, should I ask them to do that at the shop?
And once the bike is mine, anything that I should know before I just hop on and start riding around? What is your guys opinion on how a noob should start? Anything else I should buy? I going to pick up a mile counter/speedometer and a water bottle for sure.
I want to build up my knowledge too, but mostly for now I just want to make sure I get the best out of my bike. I didn't skimp out too much on the bike because I want to give this a real shot and for some reason I know I am going to love it. So I am open to any and all tips you guys have for newcomers .. even the extreme basics. I just really want to ride it atm
-Most of my riding will be in city/urban areas. And if I can find any good paved trails that suit my bike I will gladly use them. My intent right now is to just hop on my bike without thinking and just ride wherever, if I can handle it.. I really wouldn't mind going out for hours.