Any Bikers??

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  1. 00Accord4cyl

    00Accord4cyl The Orange Skittle

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    Well i was just wondering if anybody on here has a bicycle, street/mountain..One of my roommates has started to get really interested in it, and bought a Trek Mountain Bike a few weeks ago..Well i have always owned a bike, but never been serious enough to get into it much..HOWEVER, i started thinking about it and really want to get into some mountain biking for a few reasons..Give me something to do outdoors, good workout, and some places have great scenery..Plus i always loved taking my BMW bike offroad when i was younger, now i just have a hybrid but i need something more intense

    ANYWAYS haha..if anybody has a bike, what do they own? any pictures also?

    I have been looking at getting either a Specialized Rockhopper, Gary Fisher, or Trek...Not sure..all depends on condition..And if i get into it enough i will eventually get a rack for it..Found a used set by Thule for pretty cheap..but i will only get a rack if i start doing this lots

    Should start to gain some knowledge this summer because i applied for a job at a local bike shop..They said they needed some people to build the bikes, so that would be really cool...About 3 miles from my house, discounts, and lots of info
     
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    BadgerType Resident ***hole

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    u should bike the dragons tail




    you wont


    YOU WONT!!!!
     
  3. 00Accord4cyl

    00Accord4cyl The Orange Skittle

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    Hahaha so you want me to die?? i won't even drive that thing..much less ride it going just like 15-20mph on a bike
     
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    xci.ed6 Well-Known Member

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    I ride a Trek 4500. I like it a lot. I do mostly city riding on it, but I'm not afraid to get it dirty either. I already upgraded the rear sprocket set to the wide ratio, but I can still only get it up to about 32mph on flat ground, 45mph with a decent hill. It would be nice if had a bit taller gears to keep up with traffic.

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    Why is your bike on the roof? Ha. I ride a road bike, but I also have my mountain bike that I bought a few years ago, used and it has served me well when things arent in perfect condition for my road bike.
     
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    ryan s they dont think it

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    ive had my GT mtb for about 10 years now. going to bust it out (maybe tomorrow), get a new lock for it, and take it out in for the first time in...4ish years...
     
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    i went mountain biking last weekend...my friend bought a bike for the same reasons Eric has(working out etc)...and so he invited me along and i rode a bike he borrowed.....discovered in my current condition that i can't mountain bike...we hit the first hill and i was too out of breath....it sucks...but was fun while it lasted...

    when my doctor gets me back healthy and off steroids...i shall try once more...cause damn...that is some exercise....
     
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    I have a Rhino...bought it years ago, hardly ride it, need to get back on it.
     
  9. 00Accord4cyl

    00Accord4cyl The Orange Skittle

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    dang sucks to hear that...i can't wait to get on some trails..I just can't decide what kinda of bike i want..there are so many options..One friend has a Trek 4300, and the other has a Specialized Rockhopper
     
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    Here's my baby... great for those long 5 hour+ epic rides. It's maintained as well as my CG5, though I do need to get back on the saddle soon, it's been sitting for 6 months.

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