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Old 06-16-13, 12:41 AM   #1
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Hey everyone. Just picked up a new bike and went for my first ride in about 15 years. I've been trying to loose some weight, although I've lost 32lbs from dieting alone, I figured I needed to get some exercise too. I didn't have a lot of money to spend so my bike may not be the greatest, but it will get me going until I can save up for something better.

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Old 06-16-13, 04:53 AM   #2
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Howdy Stephen,

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You will soon look and feel much better.
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Old 06-16-13, 05:41 AM   #3
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The equipment is not the focus; enjoying the ride. I wish you continued success on your goal.
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Hello Stephen, I am a bit south of you and I am getting a new (new to me) bike for the same purpose... What did you end up buying? Where in the Panhandle are you located?
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Thanks for the welcome. I bought a GMC Denali 700c from the local blue box store. I believe it's made by Kent Bicycles. I work in Amarillo, but live about 45 minutes North.
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Thanks for the welcome. I bought a GMC Denali 700c from the local blue box store. I believe it's made by Kent Bicycles. I work in Amarillo, but live about 45 minutes North.
I have met road riders on Denali's.

50 Mile Hill rider



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Hi Stephen, glad to have you join us here at BF. Don't sweat the bike you have, ride the bike you have and, enjoy every mile you get from it.

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