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Old 04-13-09, 07:22 AM   #1
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New from Culpeper, VA

Just got into cycling and I am really enjoying it. My weapon of choice right now is an 08 Fuji Roubaix Pro. Went for a 10 - 15 mile ride yesterday and really enjoyed it. It was also my first ever attempt at using clipless pedals/shoes. No problems whatsoever with clipping in and out at all which I think is an accomplishment in itself.

Things I'd like to do is improve the motor of course and learn how to wrench on my bike. I would really like to network with someone local who wouldn't mind spending a little time with me going over a few things. My next bike mod will be installing my Astale 8 computer, which looks straightforward outside of the cadence magnet. Meeting the 5mm clearance limit may be a challenge with the distance between the cranks and chain stay. I may tackle it today if I get time. Otherwise I need to mess with the front dérailleur... couldn't get out of my big chain ring yesterday on my ride.

Will be poking around the forum and reading up.
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Old 04-14-09, 08:03 AM   #2
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