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Old 02-16-08, 10:08 AM
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I'm new to this forum/site but have been riding for 15 years.. Had a Paramount for years in 06 bought a Trek 5200 and currently have 7,600 miles on her and enjoying every ride I go on. Retired and winter in Mesa, AZ and during the summer travel the country in our Motorhome. My goal is to ride in all the major National and State Parks throughout our great country... so far so good!
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Hello ED1, do you still have the Paramount? Have you ridden in Washington State yet?

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Old 02-16-08, 10:15 AM
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Yes, most of the North West from AZ to Washington State...
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Old 02-16-08, 10:17 AM
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Which park have you enjoyed the most?

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o the Paramount got a little bent up under a Mesa Bus in December 2005 he cut me off in a Bike lane.
It was the same make and model Lance used in 1993... Sweet ride, all Campy
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^^^
Too bad about the Paramount .

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Parks I would have to say West Yellowstone, Zion, Bryce, Tetons, Bad Lands, Arches, Canyon Lands and Columbia River Gorge in that order to name a few... This summer looking to ride the Cabot Trail on Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia..
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Oh yeah Forgot the Trail of the Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.. 72 miles of nice smooth path/road, all bikes!
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Oh yeah Forgot the Trail of the Coeur d' Alene, Idaho.. 72 miles of nice smooth path/road, all bikes!
I'd like to travel that one myself .

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Welcome ED1

Welcome to bike forums.
I am envious Have not been on my bike since November. It is way to cold for me here in Nebraska.

I have only been road cycling for three years and LOVE it.

Can't wait for warm weather.

In the mean time these forums are great.
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I met a couple that ONLY stay in the Area just to ride the trail... They go back every year. I like to move around and check out as many areas as I can... It's really been enjoyable. The trail has a great website if you haven't visited it already. History etc.
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Thanks for the welcome...
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Originally Posted by ED1 View Post
Hello,
I'm new to this forum/site but have been riding for 15 years.. Had a Paramount for years in 06 bought a Trek 5200 and currently have 7,600 miles on her and enjoying every ride I go on. Retired and winter in Mesa, AZ and during the summer travel the country in our Motorhome. My goal is to ride in all the major National and State Parks throughout our great country... so far so good!
Make that 7,642 miles, as Ed and I did a nice 42 miler today here in Mesa. I am a newbie biker (just bought a Cannondale CAAD8) and he has been a huge help learning the ropes, GREAT guy (wife too). Welcome to the forum Ed!
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Hey there! Thanks Bob great ride today, your third time out and you hammered a 42!!
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Make that 7,642 miles, as Ed and I did a nice 42 miler today here in Mesa. I am a newbie biker (just bought a Cannondale CAAD8) and he has been a huge help learning the ropes, GREAT guy (wife too). Welcome to the forum Ed!

Wow! Too cool, guys!

Glad to have you here too, revansCAAD8 .


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Thanks East Hill
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