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    does anybody recognize this model?

    My is nephew a vet without a lot of money or vehicle and someone offering him this bike to get around. Anyone recognize this? He has strong legs and should be able to handle hills on this, but I...
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    what bike is this?

    453410

    Does anyone know what kind of bike this is? My nephew is looking for a fixed gear and this is available.
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    are the horns used when you are on the flat?...

    are the horns used when you are on the flat?
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    jbc....they all look great especially the purple

    jbc....they all look great especially the purple
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    steve...thanks for your experiences. I would also...

    steve...thanks for your experiences. I would also like to ride longer than 10 miles and my old bike with riser bars did not have the gearing - we are way to hilly here. The Trek fx 7.4 does the...
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    Do you find that you can adjust the bar end...

    Do you find that you can adjust the bar end angle more upright so your body more upright with the Ergo?
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    Post pics of your bar ends

    I am now riding a flat bar but spend many years with a riser bar. Trying to get used to it and thought bar ends might be a good idea to get my hands higher from time to time. I am interested in...
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    I ended up taking it home with the stock stem. ...

    I ended up taking it home with the stock stem. He said the stock is a medium and would change it out for me in the next 60 days. He made many other adjustment. He rolled the bar a bit forward for...
  9. thanks - I appreciate your opinion

    thanks - I appreciate your opinion
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    I ordered the 7.4 in size 15 WSD. They are...

    I ordered the 7.4 in size 15 WSD. They are assembling it now but I suspect from the test I did last year, the stem may need to be replaced with a shorter stem. They did not have a current model for...
  11. Your opinion? Which of the 2 has better...

    Your opinion? Which of the 2 has better components?
  12. I think I will spend some time calling around for...

    I think I will spend some time calling around for the giant escape 0 leftovers. If nothing comes up, look at the treks. I need to load the bike on a rack so was looking for light, but since I...
  13. good suggestions, I see that a lbs has a 2014...

    good suggestions, I see that a lbs has a 2014 vita elite, the women's model. Will try it out
  14. the 11-34 and the carbon fork (lighter) ...

    the 11-34 and the carbon fork (lighter)
    interested me because the hills around here
  15. Giant eliminated the Escape 0 in 2015 - what is comparable

    Was prepped to get the 2015 model and then learned is has been eliminated from their line up. What out there is comparable in components and price to the 2014 Giant Escape 0. I believe the 2014 was...
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    Franklin County in Western Mass. Fly Fishing in...

    Franklin County in Western Mass. Fly Fishing in the Deerfield River and Boating in the Connecticut River. Great Biking of all sorts. Mountain, Road, Trail. Lots of country roads with little...
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    The flu can be an annoyance to the young...

    The flu can be an annoyance to the young folks...but to older folks, especially those with chronic illnesses such as hypertension, diabetes, afib...it can cause more severe problems. If you have a...
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    If just starting out, I would recommend Giant...

    If just starting out, I would recommend Giant bikes for you. The Cypress models are a good place to start. Cypress DX (2015) | Giant Bicycles | United States
  19. oddly teary eyed...great Christmas story ending

    oddly teary eyed...great Christmas story ending
  20. good idea about the fenders. I am going to a LBS...

    good idea about the fenders. I am going to a LBS later this week with the bike to get the tune up and see if they have any equipment they can discount for me.
  21. just helped find housing for him and he has found...

    just helped find housing for him and he has found a job to start soon so needs mode of transportation. thanks for all the suggestions on how to ready the bike. I wanted to make sure it was one that...
  22. great tire and other suggestions - he has some...

    great tire and other suggestions - he has some disorganized thinking and maybe a combination lock may be best (I think he may misplace keys) Any suggestions for a good combination lock? lights and...
  23. bike for a homeless vet - would this be good for him?

    I am trying to help someone get back on his feet. he has found a job - 5 miles each way from his vet shelter housing. Would this work? he is 5'9 and about 165 lbs. Beyond the tune up would he...
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    good bike for the $...

    good bike for the $
    http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/bikes/model/cypress/11504/55847/#specifications or go up to the dx or lx versions. Womens specific models also available. This bike can...
  25. My husband and I have ridden Giant Cypresses for...

    My husband and I have ridden Giant Cypresses for quite awhile - our rides are usuall 7 or 8 miles 3 to 4 times per week. I am more interested in doing more cycling, going longer than he and want to...
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