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Old 03-09-16, 10:11 AM
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New to riding from Tampa Bay Area

Hello Everyone,

Ive rode walmart bikes for quite sometime and decided to finally get a real bike. I purchased a Giant Escape 2 yesterday. I only got to ride if for about 30 mins before it got too dark. Super excited to get out and ride it today on a trail. I live right next to the Tamp Bay Trail, its only 5.6mi but enough for a feel on the bike. Only thing is the seat is super hard, hopefully I can adjust to it.
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Old 03-09-16, 10:21 AM
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Old 03-09-16, 02:52 PM
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Soooo, how'd the ride go today?

Welcome to one of the nosiest places on earth/
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Old 03-10-16, 11:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Wanderer View Post
Soooo, how'd the ride go today?

Welcome to one of the nosiest places on earth/
It went amazing! Pretty much while I am at work I am day dreaming about leaving and hit the trail lol. Id like to get a good 30-40 mile ride. Currently only rode about 4 miles.
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Originally Posted by GoodinRollin View Post
Hello Everyone,

Ive rode walmart bikes for quite sometime and decided to finally get a real bike. I purchased a Giant Escape 2 yesterday. I only got to ride if for about 30 mins before it got too dark. Super excited to get out and ride it today on a trail. I live right next to the Tamp Bay Trail, its only 5.6mi but enough for a feel on the bike. Only thing is the seat is super hard, hopefully I can adjust to it.
Great bike. I have one myself
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Old 03-10-16, 02:13 PM
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Originally Posted by GoodinRollin View Post
It went amazing! Pretty much while I am at work I am day dreaming about leaving and hit the trail lol. Id like to get a good 30-40 mile ride. Currently only rode about 4 miles.
Soon the UTB trail will connect all the way up to Suncoast Trail (if it isn't already). There will be more than 30-40 miles available to you there

I'll try to wave if I see a Giant Escape out there
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Old 03-10-16, 03:25 PM
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Soon the UTB trail will connect all the way up to Suncoast Trail (if it isn't already). There will be more than 30-40 miles available to you there

I'll try to wave if I see a Giant Escape out there
They started building the connection but it has been delayed due to lawsuits, typical eh? To my knowledge 1/2 of it is built and currently under construction. You can ride the UTB Trail all the way out then take a few roads to hop on the SC Trail. I have the Bronze colored edition, XL frame. So if you see a big goofy 6'3 guy riding around on one say hi!
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