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Happy New Bike day for me..........yeah!

Old 11-24-12, 08:40 PM
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Happy New Bike day for me..........yeah!

So I pulled the trigger....bought a closeout 2012 Giant Defy Composite 2...today. My first road bike.....I am very anxious to see how I like the compact verus my triple I logged more than 4500 miles on. Time will tell....going for my first ride tomorrow...I am thinking it might be about a 40 miler...?
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Old 11-24-12, 08:44 PM
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Post a pic! Congrats on the new bike!
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Dudes on Giant bikes get all the chicks.
Good thing Giant bikes are fast so you can outrun most of them.
Have a good ride.
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Congratulations!!!! Photos, or else!!!!
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Old 11-25-12, 05:40 PM
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thanks for the replies.......picture...yes in a few days...when it starts raining...and I am not riding it! Giant bike get all the chicks?......don;t tell my wife.......LOL. So I did a 45 miler today.....so far...I can say what a difference...had no idea that an all carbon bike...could ride so much better. It seemed that I could get up to speed quicker than normal. Of course....I want this bike to be the be all end all....seemed pretty good. I really like the positive feedback from the SRAM shifting!
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I have an advanced, I love mine. Great long distance bike.
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Sounds pretty cool. +1 on the pics
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will this count as a picture for now?

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/....2/9013/48851/
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That's a lovely bike! Congrats and happy riding!!
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Originally Posted by LocoCycle View Post
will this count as a picture for now?

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us/....2/9013/48851/
Nope! Not even close. We need to see you on the bike, or it doesn't count.
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Originally Posted by cplager View Post
Nope! Not even close. We need to see you on the bike, or it doesn't count.
wow tuff crowd....on the bike even.....

Okay...I guess I could have fun with that....good thing I have a tripod...and a camera with a timer...........
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Congrats. Good call on the bike. I came VERY close to buying the 2010 version. BY FAR, the best riding bike out of anything in my budget. Some little medical things stopped me from buying it, but once I got that annoyance cleared up, I revised my budget and bought my Lynskey instead. If I had bought the bike before the medical stuff, I would still be very pleased with my purchase!

And yes, we expect pictures of you riding it, on Mt. Shasta, wearing one Specialized shoe and one Sidi.....or it didn't happen!
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Congrats. Good call on the bike. I came VERY close to buying the 2010 version. BY FAR, the best riding bike out of anything in my budget. Some little medical things stopped me from buying it, but once I got that annoyance cleared up, I revised my budget and bought my Lynskey instead. If I had bought the bike before the medical stuff, I would still be very pleased with my purchase!

And yes, we expect pictures of you riding it, on Mt. Shasta, wearing one Specialized shoe and one Sidi.....or it didn't happen!
glad you gave me that other tip.....Mt Shasta in the back gound! So is there anyone out there good with photoshop?
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