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Old 07-21-11, 05:11 PM
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HELLO! New here from Queens, New York and I just bought my first road bike!!

Hi all, my name is Matt and from Queens, New York.
I just recently purchase my first road bike. Before that, I had a mountain bike that was purchased from Toys 'R Us for about $150 when I was in 6th grade. I've recently been getting into cycling and thought it was time to make that big upgrade. I went to my local bike store and they measured me and found a bike that was perfect for me and for what I am using it for.

So here it is, 2011 Jamis Ventura Comp (SUCH A BEAUTY!!)


I ride on Cross Island Pkwy so if anybody else rides there, feel free to say hello if you see me

Edit: The weight difference between my Toys 'R us mountain bike and this Jamis road bike is NIGHT AND DAY!!!!
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Old 07-21-11, 05:24 PM
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Congratulation on the new bike

What a beauty...Wow
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Sweet bike. Welcome to BF.
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Old 07-21-11, 07:33 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums Matt! That is a sweet lookin' ride dude!
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Howdy and welcome to the forums! Nice bike, congrats!
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Old 07-21-11, 07:50 PM
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Nice bike, and welcome aboard BF
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thanks! i've ridden it for the first time today and it is absolutely fast and light! it's a big difference from toys 'r us bikes.. haha

by the way, i'm looking for a bike hoist to hang the bike on the ceiling. i don't know where to start looking but is there a specific brand that is reliable? I'm not looking to spend much but i'm mainly looking for one that is cheap yet reliable and safe
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Old 07-22-11, 08:20 AM
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Welcome Matt. Nice looking bike.
If you want to meet locals stop by the Northeast Regional subforum.
Have fun on that sweet looking bike.
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Welcome to the forums.
Nice bike!
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