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Old 07-29-08, 09:31 AM   #1
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Hey folks. I am just joining after finding some coupon codes on this site. Up until now, I have been riding a 10 year old Giant Rincon. Usually riding about 40 minutes (around 10 miles on/offroad) 3-4 days a week, now most of the time with my daughter. I also started commuting using the bike in combination with the bus. Recently I bought a hardly used trek 4900 mtb that has been a pretty good upgrade. But now it was time to update that bike with the needed hardware. Thats how I ended up here, just looking for upgrades.

I still do some muddy offroad/offpath riding as its pretty heavily wooded near my house, so having two bikes has made the commuting and offroad change over a lot easier. Anyway, I look forward to hearing your thoughts in the future threads.

Thanks for the great forum you have set up here.
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Old 07-29-08, 09:34 AM   #2
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It may not fit your collection of bikes, but Ive found that commuting on a Mt bike with smooth
road tires is great if the roads are a bit rough.

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Old 07-30-08, 07:58 PM   #3
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Hello mwmcginn, it's nice to see that you are doing the bike commuting thing. Have you added any special equipment to make the commute a bit easier? Are you using just one, or both bikes for the commute?

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

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