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Old 05-13-05, 03:18 PM   #1
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Finally got my new bike and went for a ride (pics)

So i got my new bike today a Specialized HardRock Sport Disc (was suppose to get a stumjumper but im only in town for 2 more months and didnt want to spend alot of money)

Overall the bike was amazing when i rode it today, maybe its my newbiness and inexperience and the fact that i havent ridden in two years and the last bike i rode was an x-mart bike. The only problems i had were the brakes squeaking, the pedals since i hit my shins twice and got some cuts,and the fact that i bottomed out the fork and im only 140lb and it was also really spongy.

I went on a pretty sweet ride i went to this trail called fantasy island which is 1/2 mile from my house. This trail was awesome it consisted of everything downhill,uphill,ramps,90 degree turn i though it was a bit beyond my skill since i have none but i still did it. This trail kicked my ass i almost endoed a few times. The cacti also sucked i got pricked by one of the sum*****es.






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Old 05-13-05, 03:28 PM   #2
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those look like fun because you can go real fast .nice
i need to go to arizona sometimes.
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Old 05-13-05, 03:38 PM   #3
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I just got a Hardrock Sport (v-brakes) this Monday, been having a lot of fun riding around Long Island City (lots of crappy roads) each afternoon before work.

I'm going to spend the weekend riding around downtown Manhattan (the Wall St. area is like a ghost town on the weekends)

This bike is so much fun. I'd love to take it on some singletrack one of these days.
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Old 05-13-05, 03:49 PM   #4
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Haha...I like this one.
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Look's like a great place to ride.
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Nice, but the pics are kind of distorted.
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Old 05-13-05, 07:20 PM   #7
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Nice, but the pics are kind of distorted.
Who cares, It looks like a fun ride and a good time !! Keep riding and things that are hard now will be no problem later.
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Old 05-13-05, 09:58 PM   #8
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Nice, but the pics are kind of distorted.
yeah sorry i got a new camera as soon as i got the bike and im still familiarizing myself with it

oh and bout the fork went to my lbs and got them adjusted and they work alot better
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Old 05-14-05, 12:17 AM   #9
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that looks sweet man. Definitly like the pic of the cactus in ur leg.
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That looks like a great place to ride.
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Old 05-15-05, 02:22 AM   #11
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are those bontrager's? i had those on my old bike, i loved them
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Sweet, sweet looking trails man. You're lucky!
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