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Old 05-11-08, 03:25 PM   #1
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My GF's new bike

I hooked my girlfriend up with a bike so she can ride with me on some trails. It is an 07 Giant Rincon I got on close out for cheap. I had my buddy paint the frame for me to suit her needs, he just did a quick sand and spray over the original paint, so you can still see some of the decals very faint. It turned out pretty good I think. It is stock except I switched to black housing instead of the stock silver and removed the reflectors. Also pink end caps


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The paint looks pretty nice. What kind was used?
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Dang man...that thing puts yours to shame
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nice job. Looks great. I would like to do something like that for my wife.
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The paint looks pretty nice. What kind was used?
Slow paint.
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The paint looks pretty nice. What kind was used?
I do not know the brand, it is automotive paint though.

I just put her on the bike and luckily it fits her well. It was one of the last two in stock and they were both the same size, so I got it hoping it would fit. She has to stop by the shop one day and get a helmet and then we will go for a ride this week.

She said it looks like a cheap bike since you cant see that it says Giant or anything on it, but I like it that way. I was going to paint my frame when i got mine as well, but once I decided on the composite frame it seemed like too much work. Plus, I like the carbon and it would be a shame to cover it up.

That is all.

OK bye.
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I like that!! That's a wonderful color!
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I do not know the brand, it is automotive paint though.

I just put her on the bike and luckily it fits her well. It was one of the last two in stock and they were both the same size, so I got it hoping it would fit. She has to stop by the shop one day and get a helmet and then we will go for a ride this week.

She said it looks like a cheap bike since you cant see that it says Giant or anything on it, but I like it that way. I was going to paint my frame when i got mine as well, but once I decided on the composite frame it seemed like too much work. Plus, I like the carbon and it would be a shame to cover it up.

That is all.

OK bye.

An important word of advice if you treasure your relationship, from someone who has invited many of his non-biker friends for a ride, huff and puff, and act like you're tired on the first ride to make them feel better, i didnt and just did my regular ride, and none of my friends will go biking with me anymore.
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