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    I quit using kick stands years ago. One instance...

    I quit using kick stands years ago. One instance I hit a pot hole and the stand went in the down position and started scraping the cement. Another time I was pedaling on a good run when my foot...
  2. Get your self a good floor pump for around $55...

    Get your self a good floor pump for around $55 that has a nozzle that is interchangeable between Schrader and presta vlaves. I find the higher end pumps better than the $15 pumps at Wlamart- those...
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    I did my first ride of the season today (4-12-15)...

    I did my first ride of the season today (4-12-15) at the Saginaw Valley Rail trail in Michigan. It was so good to get out again since last OCtober.
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    Gearing up for 2015

    Spring is here. Michigan is thawed now Im just waiting for 60 degree weather which should be here soon. I have not ridden since the end of October 2014 and needless to say I am getting antsy to ride...
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    Nice bike. Giant makes some good rides- they are...

    Nice bike. Giant makes some good rides- they are about all I look at anymore. I was a mountain biker for 16 years before I switched to hybrids. I like the hybrids a tad better for their lightness and...
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    I say go for the carbon. I have the same bike in...

    I say go for the carbon. I have the same bike in medium. The small will fit you just right. The bike is so light it feels like your flying at faster speeds. I was only able to put 500 miles on mine...
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    I would check out the Roam- it has 2 more gears ...

    I would check out the Roam- it has 2 more gears 11 x 36 - 11 speed and the price is $815
    compared to the Anyroad2 which has a cassette 11 x 32 9 speed at $1025
    The material is the same on both...
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    I been running mine also around 100 psi. Some...

    I been running mine also around 100 psi. Some people say 80 is more than enough.
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    What tire pressure do you use on hybrids?

    I am asking about the thinner tires such as 700 x 28.......
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    This bike is so awesome I just had to repost my...

    This bike is so awesome I just had to repost my fave pic of my bike
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    I guess I will be a little more wary with my...

    I guess I will be a little more wary with my carbon frame. I don't ride as much as you- I'm pretty much a weekend warrior. I am still liking my RX carbon as much as the day I bought it. One of the...
  12. Im in Michigan. My season normally starts the...

    Im in Michigan. My season normally starts the first or second week in April and goes till first of November...only 6 months of riding a year for me.
  13. I was actually looking at getting a road bike...

    I was actually looking at getting a road bike last fall. I was looking at the 2014 Giant Defy until the LBS salesman said he had a Giant Escape RX carbon unstairs still in the box. I did some...
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    Its me too. Could be a stronger than you think...

    Its me too. Could be a stronger than you think wind or perhaps something you ate the night before. Those rides tend to be shorter for me.
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    I like the sleek looks of these new machines....

    I like the sleek looks of these new machines. Bicycles are becoming more aerodynamic. The neat thing with carbon is you can pretty much make up any frame shape.
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    Giant also announced the Fastroad Comax 2: ...

    Giant also announced the Fastroad Comax 2: FastRoad CoMax 2 (2015) | Giant Bicycles | United States
    Its a full carbon and the price is $1,500. The color scheme don't look as good as the Comax 1....
  17. Here is the link to Specialized Sirrus Expert...

    Here is the link to Specialized Sirrus Expert carbon disc: Specialized Bicycle Components

    These bikes are very similar in appearance. Should make for some great competition. The Giant model is...
  18. I like my 2014 Escape carbon much better than...

    I like my 2014 Escape carbon much better than this model. The 2015 offers disc brakes and shim 105 and jacked up the price to $1,750.
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    Get a decent bike pump (stay away from the...

    Get a decent bike pump (stay away from the department store brands), a bike rack for your car to transport your bike, chain lube and cleaning supplies and a good allen wrench set.
  20. What is your inseam? I am 5'11 with a 30" inseam...

    What is your inseam? I am 5'11 with a 30" inseam and the medium fits me perfect. Try before you buy - I made the same mistake many years ago. Also remember you are new to biking so maybe your just...
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    I use Johnsons car spray wax and lube chain...

    I use Johnsons car spray wax and lube chain periodically.
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    Check out the Giant Escape series: Escape 2...

    Check out the Giant Escape series: Escape 2 (2014) | Giant Bicycles | United States
  23. Thread: Back Road Riding

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    Make sure you put bigger tires on- maybe even a...

    Make sure you put bigger tires on- maybe even a front sluspension mountain bike would be good for you
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    Post pictures of your new ride.

    Post pictures of your new ride.
  25. There are at least 2 other RX composite owners...

    There are at least 2 other RX composite owners threads but I will join this one too! I've had mine since October 2013. I am really liking mine its the best bike I ever owned.
    My opinions: I am...
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