Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Spanish Fork, UT
Bikes: '07 GF Piranha
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Hi, I'm a noob. Am I in the right place?
Looks like it.
I'm Kevin, a 26 year old police officer from Spanish Fork, UT (just south of Provo). I'm getting back into mountain biking after several years away. When I was younger, my oldest brother and I biked quite a bit, mostly up in Seattle. Every summer I'd stay with him for a few weeks and we'd hit the trails about every other day. All of my 4 other brothers bike a bit also and we're mostly a split Specialized/Gary Fisher family, except the oldest who has a Kona (he makes the most money too, go fig; but he started with a Rockhopper years ago)
After high school, I fell off the wagon until recently, when my wife decided I needed a hobby. And since I'm a cop, I figured a hobby that promoted fitness would be most appropriate. I'm not much for running and hanging out at the gym so I thought I'd resurrect my enjoyment of biking.
I bought my first bike about a month ago. It's a Gary Fisher Piranha, and I'm super happy with it. Havent' upgraded a lot except for the peddles, and added the basics like water bottle/cage, Serfas HL-1, Blackburn Mars 3.0, Serfas seat wedgie, and Specialized Speedzone Comp computer.
My wife is now starting to think it looks like fun, so it won't be long before we get her something too. Her brother and dad also bike. And as soon as another bike patrol class becomes available, I can start getting paid to ride.
So I just thought I'd say hi and introduce myself!