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Old 06-19-04, 08:27 PM   #1
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So I got my new bike today

After about 8 years of not owning a bike (well, not riding at least), I got a 2003 GF Hoo Koo E Koo today at the LBS. I was looking at some of the Cannondale F-series, and the GF Tassajara, but then the shop I went to today had last year's model HKEK for $699, and I couldn't pass it up. Pretty much the same as this year, I think, except for the Manitou fork (over the RS). Don't really know what type of biking I'll be doing, but I didn't want to limit myself by going with a "hybrid" (definately not a road bike), so I went with the MTB. Plenty of bike for a rebeginner, now all I need is the stamina.
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Old 06-19-04, 09:43 PM   #2
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Nice bike man, and just keep riding. You will be in shape sooner than you think.
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Old 06-20-04, 11:30 AM   #3
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good choice

back in 91 my first mtb bike was a gf hoo koo e koo
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Old 06-20-04, 11:40 AM   #4
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nice choice on a starter. Not too little bike where you cant advance with it, but not enough where you might not grow into it
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Old 06-21-04, 10:11 AM   #5
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Pics, we need pics.

***Unwritten rule around here. New bikes require pics to be posted, so we can share in the drool!!!!*****

Sidenote: we prefer muddy post ride pics!!!

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Ummmm...a2. You are a mod. Why not make it a WRITTEN rule
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Dude, I love this term! HAHAHA..

Cool bike man, as A2 said, muddy pics are now required!

So you don't know what kind of riding you're gonna do huh? Well what's your first ride plan lookin like? Gonna hit the dirt? Mess around urban with it? A long road-ride? Huck off a 50 foot cliff? Enter an XC race?

As long as your riding is all that matters, oh and a smile while doing it! Good luck!
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Mael, I'm just a humble moderator. I can only make suggestions to Joe. However, I do agree, it "SHOULD" be a rule or at least a "SUGGESTION".

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Old 06-21-04, 02:16 PM   #9
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Dude, I love this term! HAHAHA..

Cool bike man, as A2 said, muddy pics are now required!

So you don't know what kind of riding you're gonna do huh? Well what's your first ride plan lookin like? Gonna hit the dirt? Mess around urban with it? A long road-ride? Huck off a 50 foot cliff? Enter an XC race?

As long as your riding is all that matters, oh and a smile while doing it! Good luck!
I've gone out in the woods behind my house a few times now, and it was damn fun. I like playing in the dirt.

I'll post a pic ASAP.
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Took a few pictures of the bike. I enjoy riding at night, and need to find a new headlight.









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Thats the first blue coloured Axel Ive seen. Defineltly cool colours. What kind of headlights are you looking into getting?
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with girls in the background

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Pics, we need pics.

***Unwritten rule around here. New bikes require pics to be posted, so we can share in the drool!!!!*****

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