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Old 11-20-16, 01:42 PM
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Hi from SO CAL

new member, but a long time rider, from early 80s. i hope to use these forums to buy and sell bike parts. and read up on local rides and events.
im a road guy, i tried MTB, but foudn i like long road tarmac rides best. been using a Litespeed C1r with Etap. love this set up. i also have a GT GRADE disc bike i use for road and bad weather riding.
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Old 11-20-16, 01:46 PM
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i also do all my own maintenance, aside from pressing in bottom bracket bearings, and truing rims. i love working on my bikes, always have from when i was a teenager. i learned a long time ago if youre out on your own riding you must know how to fix just about everything on your bike. im not much of a rider in groups, i like to go solo. so knowing how it works and gets fixed is a must.

i build almost all of my bikes from the ground up. my current GT grade i got from Performance Bike, but even then i stripped it to the frame to make sure all bolts are to spec. and to change out parts and get it set up as i like. i was going to build a cross bike from the frame up, like my LS C1R, but got a great deal on the GT so i got it. great bike also. cant wait for the Etap HDR to come out next year ill be adding that for sure.

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Old 11-20-16, 02:06 PM
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I like this guy , he puts all his energy into his bikes and not much on the yard . haha just kidding qwksti .
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Originally Posted by markwesti View Post
I like this guy , he puts all his energy into his bikes and not much on the yard . haha just kidding qwksti .

you are %100 on the mark. i have not watered in a few years. F the yard. water cost a lot and thats money i can use tords my bikes. LOL. getting ready to do all fake grass.

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Old 11-20-16, 07:26 PM
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Welcome aboard, please be sure to read up on the forum rules for using the classified sections to sell things. https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-sugg...ad-please.html

Great to have you with us here at BF.

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thanks,, great forums, lots of good threads here. not sure why i didnt join sooner.
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Welcome to Bike Forums. NICE looking bikes.

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new member, but a long time rider, from early 80s. 9b0i hope to use these forums to buy and sell bike parts.[/b] and read up on local rides and events.
im a road guy, i tried MTB, but foudn i like long road tarmac rides best. been using a Litespeed C1r with Etap. love this set up. i also have a GT GRADE disc bike i use for road and bad weather riding.
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