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TOPIC:   Hey from Long Island, NY. 


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BEVPRESLEY
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3/20/12 8:23 P

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Welcome to cycling and the team. You are so right, a properly fitting bike is so much more enjoyable.

beverly

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KIKOPOLIS1
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3/20/12 4:54 A

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Thanks everyone for the warm welcome emoticon

"It is possible to commit no errors and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life"-
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3/19/12 10:59 P

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3/19/12 8:52 A

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Welcome to the Team and kudos to the new bike!

I'm always reading about AWESOME rides out on the Island that I wish I had the $$ to join in on!

Such as the Ride to Montauk: www.ridetomontauk.com/Ride_to_Montauk_2012
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Glen also organizes other cool rides: Bike the River Valley Ride, Farm Ride, North Fork Century, or Bike the Night

There is also a Long Island Bike Club! www.bicyclelongisland.org/

Looking forward to hearing about your adventures on two wheels! :-)

Don

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3/19/12 7:43 A

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Katie:
Welcome to our Team. Hope you enjoy the contributions by the members. Please feel at home and ask questions. We're here to help.

Bill

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KIKOPOLIS1
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3/19/12 5:22 A

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Hey everyone, my name is Katie. I am new to both this forum and cycling.

I had been using a Trek bike that was given to me by my boyfriends mother. Being that she is 5'10 and I am 5'2, the bike was so large it was nearly impossible to ride comfortably. It also did not suit the things I wanted to do, it was more of a comfort cruiser style bike with a huge cushy seat. I wanted to go long distances, get speed and obviously get a bike that fit me.

Well, I went to my LBS and tried out some models, and after talking with the shop owners for a while and riding the ones I liked several times I walked out with a Scott Metrix.

Riding has been 10x more enjoyable with a bike suited to me and my needs.

I am still very much a beginner, and hope to learn more from the people on this forum :)

"It is possible to commit no errors and still lose. That is not a weakness. That is life"-
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