Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > General Cycling Discussion
Reload this Page >

Should I trade my bike in for something more practical?

Notices
General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

Should I trade my bike in for something more practical?

Old 05-14-19, 07:58 PM
  #26  
zarbog
Senior Member
 
zarbog's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: Golden Horseshoe
Posts: 129

Bikes: Giant SLR GX1 Toughroad

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 54 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 10 Posts
Congratz on your new wheels, nice looking bike. Go ride the heck out of it.
zarbog is online now  
Old 05-15-19, 05:18 AM
  #27  
jlaw
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2018
Posts: 689

Bikes: 2015 Spec. AWOL Elite, 2007 Spec. Roubaix Elite, 2003 Spec. Big Hit 2, 1998 VooDoo Zobop, 1985 Trek 410, 1984 Trek 620 1985 Trek 620

Mentioned: 12 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 250 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 50 Times in 33 Posts
Good choice. Have fun.
jlaw is offline  
Old 05-15-19, 10:35 AM
  #28  
fat2fit
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 81
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 25 Post(s)
Liked 12 Times in 11 Posts
I ended up riding this bike for about 20 miles yesterday after purchasing it. I kept the suspension unlocked about 50% of the ride as it really was very comfortable for asorbing bumps in the bad roads I was on. I love that I can just turn it while riding and lock it out without even having to stop. When I want to sprint I just lock it and speed up, then unlock it for rougher areas. Very happy with my purchase. I just bought a dual pack of water bottle holders off amazon because 1 just ain't cutting it when I'm on the long trips, picked up a bike light off amazon, a bike bell, and phone mount. Actually ended up swapping the stock saddle back on because it's much more comfortable than my aftermarket one. I'll be returning that to my LBS today

I'm thinking about buying fenders for the bike since it got pretty dirty after 1 wet ride yesterday, but other than that I'm loving it. It truly is very comfortable. I wasn't able to ride nearly this long on my road bike or Marlin 5.
fat2fit is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
DviousDave
Singlespeed & Fixed Gear
17
01-03-12 03:00 PM
hybridbkrdr
Hybrid Bicycles
1
09-30-11 05:03 PM
mlts22
General Cycling Discussion
1
08-15-09 07:15 PM
dannyg1
Folding Bikes
7
03-23-06 11:03 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.