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Old 12-23-20, 10:29 AM
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Hello from SoCal

Just joined the forum since I took up cycling again after so long. Glad there is an over 50 sub-forum here since I'm part of it and looking forward to learning from everyone!

Just picked up a 2021 Giant Fastroad SL3 to get started and enjoying the rides so far.

God bless and be safe.
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Old 12-23-20, 10:33 AM
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Old 12-23-20, 10:35 AM
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Nice bike

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Old 12-23-20, 03:17 PM
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Welcome, fellow SoCal rider here.
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Old 12-23-20, 04:21 PM
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Hi, great choice! Nice to meet you.
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Old 12-23-20, 04:57 PM
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Thanks for the warm welcome! yes enjoying the bike so far, it's a joy to ride on road and on light gravel.
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Old 12-23-20, 11:47 PM
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howdy!
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I have fastroad sl3 as well, a 2019 model. With around 3000 flawless miles so far it's a great bike, enjoy!
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Old 12-27-20, 04:26 PM
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Old 12-27-20, 04:27 PM
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How do you like the Giant Fastroad SL3? I bought a 2021 Fastroad SL3 and rode it a few times. I liked the bike but returned it and got a Specialized Allez E5 Elite. So Cal here as well.
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How do you like the Giant Fastroad SL3? I bought a 2021 Fastroad SL3 and rode it a few times. I liked the bike but returned it and got a Specialized Allez E5 Elite. So Cal here as well.
Hello there fellow SoCalifornian!

I like the FR SL3 very much. So far had ridden over 130 miles and have no complaints. The Claris works but it's not the smoothest. I like the geometry, can go quick, go on hardpack gravel, and good at climbs. When I decided to get back into cycling my goal was to acclimate to the sport and get my legs back to form. I did look at both the Allez and Domane but decided to stay with the fitness platform until I get my legs back and would revisit possibly adding a road bike. How is the Allez working out for you, please share what you think as it and the Domane will be on my radar.

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