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Old 08-03-11, 06:57 PM   #1
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Hello from Los Angeles

Hi All!!

I'm a newbie here although the last time I biked was the '80's. I'm just getting back into cycling trying to manage my weight and diabetes (just diagnosed a few months ago). I've already lost 13 lbs and hope to loose another 5.

I have an '80's Guerciotti (50 cm) sitting in the garage and cleaned it up and was going to ride it but the geometry is all wrong for my 50+ year old body now.

So I started shopping for a new bike and got this 2011 Trek 2.1 (47 cm). So far I'm pretty happy with it but added a new Williams System 19 wheelset and new tires.

I'm a short asian dude so the bikes are on the small side
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Old 08-03-11, 07:04 PM   #2
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Welcome to Bike Forums.
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Old 08-04-11, 05:57 AM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forums! Nice looking bikes.
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Old 08-04-11, 11:33 AM   #4
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Welcome. Very nice rides.
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Old 08-04-11, 11:57 AM   #5
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LoL I love your avatar, great lookin bikes too. Welcome aboard!
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