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Old 06-21-10, 08:43 AM   #1
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Hello From PA

I won't really say a I am a newbie to bikes but to the forum. I am 36 and I recently began biking to work 3 days a week. 8 miles from the house to work. I have been riding a Huffy Mountain bike with 1.5" wide road tires for 13 years and used it to commute to work (mainly during spring) over the last 3 years. I had wore it out. I decided to get a better bike more fit for my riding. I bought a K2 Diamondback Edgewood LX. I think the hybrid works out better for me. I can still get off the pavement with it which was my holdback to a road bike. I have put a little over 200 miles on it the last couple of weeks. I try to pick my routes through the neighborhoods to stay off of the main roads because the drivers here are terrible they make me uncomfortable on my motorcyle.

I am lurking through the forums to find answers to minor problems.

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Old 06-21-10, 09:03 AM   #2
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Hi Carl, welcome to Bike Forums. Hybrids are great for commuting, I have two myself.

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Who is this General Failure anyway, and why is he reading my drive?

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Old 06-21-10, 09:22 AM   #3
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This is my Diamondback.
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Old 06-21-10, 06:19 PM   #4
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What part of PA are you in? Anywhere near duh 'burgh?
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Old 06-21-10, 08:11 PM   #5
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Looks like he's closer to Trenton.

Seem's like there are a lot of PA people on the board, I'm currently in State College.

Nice bike, glad to see another commuter.
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Old 06-21-10, 08:43 PM   #6
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15 miles north of Philly and about 20 miles west of Trenton. I am stationed on NAS JRB Willow Grove. The old air base that is on the BRAC list and will be closing next year in May. But I will most likely be moving August 2nd.
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