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Old 07-29-07, 10:04 PM   #1
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Hello all, from Washington

Well hello, I just started doing road cycling this week but have bmx'ed for 5 years, just saying hello! Thanks.
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Old 07-29-07, 10:11 PM   #2
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Great place to ride, especially whent the cherry blossoms are in bloom. Welcome to BikeForums and enjoy!
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Old 07-29-07, 10:43 PM   #3
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DC or State? Welcome to BF!
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Hello The GOO, I see you are in WA! Check into the regional forum for the Pacific Northwest and say hello.

Do you still BMX, or have you gone to road cycling only? Have you tried CL for a good used bike?

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Old 07-30-07, 11:48 AM   #5
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What's CL? Washington state too Tom if you're still wondering, but I quit bmx'ing about 3 years ago, kind of had other things to do, but Road Biking only now haha.
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CL is Craig's List
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Good to see a roadie convert!
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Haha yea, Craigslist doesn't have any good bikes for my price range. 400-500 dollars. I'm looking at getting a Windsor Bristol seems to be decent.
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Haha yea, Craigslist doesn't have any good bikes for my price range. 400-500 dollars. I'm looking at getting a Windsor Bristol seems to be decent.
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Are Windsors decent?
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Hello TG, the Windsor is a decent bike, but has cheaper components on it. You could look at upgrading later on--switching out the Sora components for Tiagra, etc.

It will work just fine for you for a few years, but be aware that a lot of local bike shops don't always want to work on bikes which were bought on the internet...

In a few years, if you've really gotten into cycling, you may want to get a bike with better components, but the Windsor should be just fine for the moment.

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Thanks East Hill, thats what I wanted to hear haha. In the Road Bike forum, people said they were bad basicall, but I don't have the money nor the job to haul in that big money for that huge priced bikes. But thanks.
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