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Old 10-29-11, 08:01 PM   #1
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Hi my name is Mike and I'm a bikeaholic

I started off a comutting 2 springs ago 17 miles each way on a mtn bike and quickly realised that that just wasn't going to work. Picked up a 2010 Specialized secteur triple, my first road bike. started just commuting then turned into going everywhere on it. fast forward to today and i still have the secteur, though it has over 10,000 miles on it, and last week I picked up the 2012 Specialized Tarmac Elite Rival now they are calling for a foot of snow!!! what started as commuting has turned to obsession
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Old 10-29-11, 09:15 PM   #2
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Welcome, just like you I thought a used mountainbike($80 flea
market special) would be able to accomplish my 25 mile round
trip commute. Let's just say I soon realized that a hybrid w/
skinnier tires was better and later on that a roadbike was EVEN
better. And don't worry about your obsession, around here that's
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Old 10-29-11, 09:19 PM   #3
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Hello Mike,

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Old 10-30-11, 07:56 AM   #4
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I felt the same way about mountain I have 3 mountain bikes, a hybrid, and a SS Roadie. Welcome!
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