Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Introductions Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-27-12, 03:14 PM   #1
Chibana
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Chibana's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Lansing, MI
Bikes: 24-year old Schwinn World Sport, 2013 Specialized Tricross Sport Compact on order!
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Newbie from Lansing, MI

Hello all. I'm a 43-year old who's rediscovered the love of biking. When I was a kid and through college I used to ride a fair amount in the Toledo area. Since grad school I had just kept my old Schwinn World Sport and hardly ever used it. With trying to get my son into biking, and having purchased a bike rack for my car this spring, I've rediscovered the love of bicycling, mainly on longer park trails (paved, gravel, or packed dirt--no mountain biking). A couple of years ago I had my old Schwinn fixed up by a local bike shop. Now I've come to realize it's just not quite up to snuff for the trails I've been doing, and I've got a new 2013 Specialized Tricross Sport Disc Compact (in orange!) on order. I'm very excited to get it. I test rode a lower Tricross model at the shop and loved it. I've got a Google Doc where I keep track of more or less local (around Michigan, Ohio, maybe Indiana) trails. Always interested in more! I'm looking forward to hanging out here, and especially, learning more about modern bikes. Doing the research for the one I ordered made me realize just how out of touch I had become.
Chibana is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-12, 03:44 PM   #2
RonH
Life is good
 
RonH's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Not far from the Withlacoochee Trail. 🚴🏻
Bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany and 2014 Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod
Posts: 16,455
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 121 Post(s)
Welcome to Bike Forums.
Nice bike. With those tires you can enjoy riding on the road or on dirt trails. Have fun.
__________________


The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. - Psalm 103:8
RonH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-12, 03:49 PM   #3
Zephyr11
Pint-Sized Gnar Shredder
 
Zephyr11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Somewhere between heaven and hell
Bikes: '09 Jamis Komodo, '09 Mirraco Blend One, '08 Cervelo P2C, '08 Specialized Ruby Elite, '07 Yeti AS-R SL, '07 DMR Drone
Posts: 3,549
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome to Bike Forums! Congrats on the new bike.
Zephyr11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:14 PM.