Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

Ordered my new bike!

Old 11-17-11, 12:33 PM
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Ordered my new bike!

Ordered my first modern road bike today. My old bike is my profile pic, Downtube shifters, steel fork. New bike is GT GTR4 from Nashbar.
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...2_10000_202613
wait for it to come in, pics and a personal review to come!
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I own a GTR2, its an excellent bike. yours should have the same frame as mine (though mine has a carbon fork)... ride is excellent, very well made...
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Sweet, enjoy. I have a GTR 1 2010 with Ultegra and carbon fork blades. It's also my first road bike. The welds on the frame are nice and smooth.
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Very nice, ride the hell out of it.
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Originally Posted by mrdelprete View Post
Ordered my first modern road bike today. My old bike is my profile pic, Downtube shifters, steel fork. New bike is GT GTR4 from Nashbar.
http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product...2_10000_202613
wait for it to come in, pics and a personal review to come!
Congrats.Looks very nice.Lot of bike for short money.
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Well, it took me about a month to get the time to start riding (two full time jobs, one of which is a family business) But as winter dawns, so does my time to ride. Two ten mile rides done. I have a goal of 1200 miles for the year, modest to some, many miles to me. I can't say how much I love this bike. Smooth and comfortable, it was an all out steal at a little over $400. I love nashbar, and am now a customer for life.
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Glad to hear you are enjoying it. Best of luck to you on reaching your goal.
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pics or it didn't happen.
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