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Old 06-23-08, 12:07 PM
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HI from Santa Monica CA

Im impatiently waiting for the Delivery of my Downtube IV FS.

Im glad this forum exist.. Its what helped me make my decision, and I will be here requesting assistance from all you knowledgeable people.

Thanks..
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Old 06-23-08, 01:35 PM
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Hello carmat3, are you going to be doing some commuting with your new folder? Are you going to be travelling?


Welcome to BF, and feel free to PM me with any questions !

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Old 06-30-08, 12:49 PM
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Hello carmat3, are you going to be doing some commuting with your new folder? Are you going to be travelling?


Welcome to BF, and feel free to PM me with any questions !

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Well, went on my first ride yesterday, and rode approximately 12 miles on my DT9. It was good.
This ride also involved some night riding, so is a good thing I stopped by Performance bicycles here and Santa monica and purchased some lights.

The little black plastic thingins on the pedals came off last night, only on one of the pedals. Other than that it was fine, for the exception of my Aching ass! The seat killed me, even though I bought and wore, some nice padded biking shorts yesterday.. I will try adjusting the seat some more, and will see..

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Old 07-06-08, 05:41 PM
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Hi and welcome!

Check out www.cicle.org for tips on street riding...
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Old 07-27-08, 06:50 PM
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Hey carmat3, have you gotten over the aching rear end yet? How many miles have you put on the bike?

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Old 07-28-08, 01:08 PM
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I have purchased a new seat, its definitely more comfortable. I put on about 60 to 70 miles so far. I found out how dangerous it could be riding the beach bike trail, through santa monica, and venice. People darting across, dumb asses changing direction with out even thinking about looking to see if people are behind them, runners, rollerbladers, and other bikers, on the narrow trail make it a bit dangerous. Once you get out of this area it bet better..
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