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Old 08-13-22, 05:57 AM
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Glad to find all of you

Interested in and loving bikes for pleasure and commuting.

Got deeper into bikes for weight loss and physical anti-depressants about 6 years back and stuck with it.

Don't anything very fancy and usually buy used.

My preference is sitting upright with swept back handle bars: pleasure riding, but do appreciate (and sometimes wish for) aero bike/position when facing a destination deadline and a fierce headwind.

Just bought a (92-93?) Specialized Deja Two, I'm attempting to restore/tune it. It's not in terrible shape but needs some love.

Most of the time can be found riding a Priority Onyx Continuum and try to ride it 3 seasons, have put very little maintenance into it over the last 2 years of ownership so it's living up to its purpose thus far.

For winter riding, a 1985 GT Outpost with a late 50s Sturmey Archer 3 speed hub gear, studded tires, and a decent fender set, built as part of a winterized '365' bike from our local bike shop.

Have a 2013 SantaCruz Superlight bought used, needs front and rear suspension restored before doing anything on it so that'll be either a learning experience or costly.

My wife has a Priority 600, a hand me down I'd ridden but grew frustrated with the rear LOUD freewheel sound and the iffy pedal clearance.

A few various other in the mix I don't ride so much.

Looking forward to reading about you all.
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Old 08-13-22, 06:09 AM
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Old 08-13-22, 09:39 AM
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Welcome.

Very Nice Intro.

Where do you ride?
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Old 08-13-22, 02:28 PM
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