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My first bike

Old 10-08-07, 07:05 AM
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My first bike

Well folks, after much research, a lot of advice, and the help of a friend, I have purchased my first bike. I am now the proud owner of a 2007 Specialized Hard Rock. I would like to thank all of you who through in your 2 cents to help guide me in the right direction. I purchased my bike on Wednesday of last week, and have put right at 12 miles on it adn dropped 2 lbs. I am using it to commute to and from work ( approx. 3/4 miles one way.) and for cruising around the neighborhood. I never realized the difference in a good quality bike and a shelf bike at Wal*Mart. It is simply amazing. It is te first time I have actually looked forward to getting some exercise. I weighed in at 406lbs. this morning and I am looking forward to shedding the lbs on my new Specialized Hard rock.


Thanks for all the advice,
Daniel
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Old 10-08-07, 07:37 AM
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Congrats on the new bike and Welcome to the Clydesdale HardRock Riders Club.
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Old 10-08-07, 07:43 AM
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Welcome! Congrats on the purchase and the quick results
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Old 10-08-07, 08:23 AM
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WELCOME TO DA CLUB.

Great choice! I started around the same weight on my HR, and it's held up fantastically. I keep considering selling my other bike and just riding it, but I can't get over my speed addiction .

However, I am looking forward to the winter. Lots of cold weather miles to be had on the knobby tires!
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Old 10-12-07, 07:39 AM
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Put me down as another guy who had a hardrock at your same size, and it worked fantastically.
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Old 10-12-07, 04:04 PM
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Old 10-12-07, 04:44 PM
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Welcome, Brian. I'm glad our "Staff" could be of assistance. Nice choice on the bike. Now get out there and get some experience that you can pass on to the next newcomer.

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Old 10-12-07, 05:03 PM
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Solid choice. You will not be disappointed.
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Welcome! Good choice.
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Nice!

I love my '08 Specialized Hardrock Sport.

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