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Old 04-24-02, 12:28 PM   #1
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Beginner Here! Any Advice Appreciated

Hi everyone! I've always wanted to buy a bike and ride the trails. FInally shelled out the cash and bought a Kona Manomano. I'm gonna start with a "beginners" trail nearby.

Just wanted to say Hi and maybe get some tips from more experienced riders that can help me avoid some beginners pitfalls. Thanks!
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Old 04-24-02, 12:31 PM   #2
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Glad to see another newbie mtn. biker. BTW, welcome to the forums. Good choice of bikes and keep up posted on how you do on the trails.

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Old 04-24-02, 01:18 PM   #3
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Welcome to the sport. The only advice I have is ride often and ride the hills, that's where it all happens.
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Old 04-24-02, 01:22 PM   #4
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Good luck to you, Angel! Just keep riding. It's amazing how good you get by simple riding, riding, riding. And don't be afraid to challenge yourself.
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Welcome to the sport. Its great fun and a great sport. (Besides you can do all sorts of crazy stuff like dropping 6 foot cliffs and so on). As for your bike. I dont think it can get better. KONA RULES. Remember that!

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Old 04-25-02, 03:21 PM   #6
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I am new to the sport aswell and this placce is great to pick stuff up and ask the most stupid questions in the world. Where you from anyway. Let me know.
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Welcome to the bike forum Angel, nice to hear from another cyclist
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The only real advice i can give is ride as much as you can! Don't be afriad to ask dumb questions (we ask some).

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