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Old 02-05-08, 08:46 PM   #1
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Hi everybody. Looking forward to getting to know some of you and picking your brains. I have a takara road bike ( I found this bike in the trash at work, took it home cleaned it up and enjoy riding it. I believe it to be early 80s) and a walmart schwinn mtb. I have been commuting to work on the mtb for a couple summers (I live in Hutch KS, very cold right now) I have decided to participate in some races and rides this summer, specifically the flinthills deathride in july. I hope to learn what I need to know to get prepared for all this.
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Old 02-05-08, 08:55 PM   #2
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Welcome Aron to BF.
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Old 02-05-08, 09:10 PM   #3
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Hi Aron, we have just been discussing a Takara bicycle in the Classic & Vintage forum, so bring photos and show it off to us .

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Old 02-05-08, 09:16 PM   #4
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Nice! - Welcome Aron - there's lots of good info here as well as some good brains to pick for the info you need to know! Check out all the many forums - there's something for everyone here, and I'm still discovering the wealth of knowledge here as well.
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