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Old 08-08-09, 09:52 PM   #1
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Hello from an Olympian

Hi everyone, I am new to the forums. I'm a college student in Olympia, WA, USA. I use my bicycle to go places, and I have managed to reduce my driving to once a week at most. I occasionally go on 30-50 mile rides, but I haven't raced or done any multi-day adventures yet. My vehicle of choice is an old Motobecane that I stripped down, repainted, and built up with free parts from various sources. I'm pretty into bike mechanics, and I just started volunteering at my school's community bike shop. Thus far I have avoided the lust for expensive bike stuff. I'm pleased to join this forum, and looking forward to many interesting conversations.
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Old 08-08-09, 10:01 PM   #2
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Nice headline, and welcome to the Forums. If you're trying to avoid bike lust, perhaps you might want to avoid the Road Forum. I hope you enjoy your time here. Do you have any pictures of your Motobecane?
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Old 08-08-09, 10:02 PM   #3
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Thus far I have avoided the lust for expensive bike stuff.
That will change if you start frequenting the Road Cycling section!
Escape while you still can!
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