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Bought my first bike in 25 years!

Old 04-01-05, 12:07 AM
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Bought my first bike in 25 years!

A Trek 7300 fpr $409.99.

I really like it so far, a cross between a road and mountain bike just for tooling around the neighborhood and maybe the occasional commute. Beautiful silver and blue 22.5" frame. All I need is a head light, tailight, water bottle, and a lock! Glad to get back into cycling. Good choice? Thanks
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I am unable to comment at this time.










Mainly cause I don't know enough to comment
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A great bike to start out with! Now get out there and start riding. Congrats - good looking bike!
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not my 1st choice, but if it's what you want, more power to you. glad to see you're taking an active role in being physically active! now get out ther and ride!!
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I think it's a great choice for what you described!

Perfect for getting back into cycling. before you know it you'lll be hooked and buying cycling items left and right
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Would everyone stop using strikethrough text please. Biking is hard enough without this
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dude, I'm keeping the walama as my avatar once all this stuff is fixed.

That or the domo kun.
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You can't, I believe I baggsed it first
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Look on the bright side, our avturds are bigger than 50 pixels without paying
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What would be your first choice?

Why is there a line through this thread?
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Originally Posted by Sincitycycler
What would be your first choice?

Why is there a line through this thread?
i would have gone with a more agressive style bike as far as riding position, but it's your bike not mine. best of luck with it
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Have a blast! Looks like an adjustable stem so you can play around alot with set up -- lower, raise the bars. Riser bars can also be rotated a little for adjustment. And your stem can be just plain lowered. Enjoy it however you like! It'll move to as "aggressive" as PbT's Kona if you care -- and you'll be zipping on those 700C wheels to boot!

Great choice. Enjoy it.
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I'd ditch the stem myself. Other than that, that's a pretty decent bike to start off on. But yeah, congrats on getting back into cycling. Hopefully it'll give you an excuse to put less miles on the car.
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I like the color, get in lots of miles before the summer heat hits, way to go!
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Originally Posted by cryogenic
I'd ditch the stem myself. Other than that, that's a pretty decent bike to start off on. But yeah, congrats on getting back into cycling. Hopefully it'll give you an excuse to put less miles on the car.
Wow! I lowered the stem all the way down and I seem to have more power. Thanks for the tip!
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I believe being more hunched over forces the quads to work harder.

Maybe thats why you have more power.

Anyway, hope your having fun with the new bike
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Originally Posted by forum*rider
I believe being more hunched over forces the quads to work harder.

Maybe thats why you have more power.

Anyway, hope your having fun with the new bike
I like it better because I am more centered on the bike and can use my arms to help with leverage....when you' sitting straight up...it's more for comfort and leisure cruising
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