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    Started riding my 1993 Avanti Illusion hybrid...

    Started riding my 1993 Avanti Illusion hybrid again for fitness after several years of casual riding.With increased mileage found the rigid fork jarring my sternum(had bi-pass op 9 years ago).Checked...
  2. Picture this.Twelve year old sent to the the...

    Picture this.Twelve year old sent to the the corner store to get 2 pints of milk.Empty milk bottle in each hand.Forearms jammed between
    handlebars and brake levers to steer(old sit up and beg...
  3. You can install a front brake if you want on the...

    You can install a front brake if you want on the bike but if you have a good foot brake, that's usually all you need to stop the bike.[/QUOTE]

    My first car was of 1962 vintage.It didn't have seat...
  4. Hmmmmmm.No Front brake!!!No mention of a trust...

    Hmmmmmm.No Front brake!!!No mention of a trust account to put all the good peoples money into??If the operation goes belly up,guess who the unsecured creditors are.
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    Carry 1 tube and tools on local rides.Carry an...

    Carry 1 tube and tools on local rides.Carry an extra tube when riding further afield.Running puncture resistant tires.Haven't had a flat in the last 20 or so years.
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    Could it be the 2014 model stocks are...

    Could it be the 2014 model stocks are low.Checking online I see some 2015 stock already appearing in some shops.
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    349622LBS selling 2013 Giant Roam 2 for...

    349622LBS selling 2013 Giant Roam 2 for NZ$599(NZ$200 dollars off).Looked at other other bikes available for the same money and there was no
    comparison.Been riding hybrids for 20 years.My riding...
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    Sticky: 1993 Avanti Illusion and 2013 Giant...

    1993 Avanti Illusion and 2013 Giant Roam348635348636
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    Here is one for you.Bought in 93.Avanti...

    Here is one for you.Bought in 93.Avanti Illusion.Cx400 groupset.
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    The Old and the New

    After 20 years decided it was time for a new one.

    The old: Avanti Illusion (CX400 Shimano Groupset)

    The new: Giant Roam 2

    The old is still the quicker.

    Type of riding has changed.
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