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    born again newb

    hi am mid forties overweight and fed up with the car culture, buses take too long to get anywhere so i am committing my commute to be a bike one


    hope to learn and share

    heres to a new day

    jack

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    Welcome to Bike Forums, Jack!

    Have you bought a bike yet?
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    yes a 2005 giant cypress sx, a hybrid bike - bought it new in 2005 and spent maybe an hour on it - that is about to change

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    my wife started with a Cypress, not a bad bike, do yourself a favor, loose the slime filled heavy tubes and tires....go with some 28's and you'll love the ride.......
    '06 Giant XTC Al,/// FOX TALAS, Sram GXP crank, XTR/XT everything else, XTR front rim, Mavic Crossride hub with a crossland rim


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    Thanks Jack, I'm 47 and started biking March 19 with a 10.1 mi. (700 cal) commute to work. While I don't have any weight to lose, I really lived a sedentary lifestyle. Keep up with this goal, you'll be hooked with this routine by the end of the week!

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