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Old 06-08-11, 04:29 PM
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Newbie from Minnesota

Hey everyone!

I've been looking at bikeforums for a while now and finally decided to join. After moving to a new apartment which happens to be situated right on a heavily used trail on a lake, I've really gotten the itch to get out and do some riding! I used to do quite a bit of mountain biking and have a 2004 Bianchi Kingbee though sadly, I haven't been on it once in the last two years.
As of late, I've really been leaning toward looking into a road bike but am unsure of what to get for a first. Hopefully I can use the forums to get some good advice!

Thanks, and see you all around!
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Old 06-08-11, 04:59 PM
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Hi rkonnad! Welcome to the forums, you'll find that there are lots of helpful people here. I'm located in Minneapolis too, I joined over a year ago because I was also looking for a road bike and now I have two. If you're looking for a new road bike that's great, but I was looking for a more vintage road bike (cheaper and cooler in my opinion) so I hang out mostly in the Classic and Vintage forums. They also have an appraisal section so you can ask about bikes and what they are worth if you are looking at anything in particular. If you need any help, let me know!

Welcome to the forums,
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Old 06-08-11, 05:13 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Lots of advice on here, I am sure they can help ya find something you are looking for.
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Old 06-08-11, 05:18 PM
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Thanks for the welcome, Will!
I was thinking of something more modern but not so high-end, at least to start with. Just something to get a feel for road biking with.
I'll definitely check out the appraisal section to see what's out there for price ranges.
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