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How did I do? Newbie Question...(6 posts)

How did I do? Newbie Question...wb
Jun 18, 2002 4:58 PM
Hi all,
After lurking around here for a little while. I finally broke down and bought a road bike. After originally planning on a Cannondale R400 or R500, tonight I came home with a brand new Trek 2200 and could'nt be happier. I figured for $1300 I was getting a lot more bike for the money. Sorry for the lack of interesting content, just needed to vent a little. Thanks.

Jun 18, 2002 5:00 PM
Post a pic. Give us a ride report.


Lets see how you do with a Haiku now.refusenik
Jun 18, 2002 6:02 PM
2.85# candy blue frame...Nice! Ultegra/105...Very nice!spyderman
Jun 18, 2002 8:32 PM
Hot bike...what's it weigh?
That's not venting...that's celebrating! Congrats- nmrideslikeagirl
Jun 19, 2002 7:00 AM
re: How did I do? Newbie Question...wb
Jun 19, 2002 3:49 PM
Thanks for the replies. As for weight, I don't know, since the area where the scale was set up in the bike shop was being painted, all I know is coming from a reasonably light 24lb mtb, this thing feels like nothing... I haven't had the chance to take it out for a real ride only a couple of miles or so and I've got to say I'm really starting to understand the allure of a road bike. The speed and sensation of being on a precision instrument, carving through the turns, is very addictive. Can't wait to take her out and see what she can do tomorrow...