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Road Cycling It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle. -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 05-03-07, 09:44 AM   #1
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Ladies--Help me help my little sister...

http://www.giantforwomen.com/index.p...=BIKE%20FINDER

Any reviews?

She's got a hybrid now that is tricked up, and I can tell she is getting the itch to make the jump to a 'real' road bike.

Her LBS in the York, PA area carries Giant, and she thought this one was nice and in her $$ range.
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Old 05-03-07, 09:55 AM   #2
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Which model?
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The TCR composite looks sexy! That's all I got.
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OOPS...sorry...
Click on road....then it is the...TCRw
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I just got Cheri an OCR1W for her birthday...with a few mods. She loves it.

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chipcom,

Where did you get the pink tape and cages? I need those for my daughter's bike.
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Where did you get the pink tape and cages? I need those for my daughter's bike.
LBS had the tape and cages, saddle is a Terry, cable housings are Jagwire.
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It looks like they forgot a few dozen spokes....
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Chip in for the carbon!
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BUMP....

ANYBODY ride the Giant TCRw?

My kid sister is getting serious about this....her blog says she's already thinking about total cost when you factor in pedals, cages and a computer!
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LBS had the tape and cages, saddle is a Terry, cable housings are Jagwire.
The cable housings are a particularly nice touch.
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