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Old 10-24-2008, 12:54 AM
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Tkret:

Yes, I was talking bout slow bike riders - no road bikers allowed!

I was looking at bikes in the shop in Spanish Springs last week and all they have are Chinese bikes. I saw another shop on 466 East of Morse but didn't get a chance to stop there - have you looked into local bike shops?

We would like to buy two moderately priced hybrids and don't want to buy Chinese made.
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Old 10-24-2008, 04:46 AM
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Tkret:

Yes, I was talking bout slow bike riders - no road bikers allowed!

I was looking at bikes in the shop in Spanish Springs last week and all they have are Chinese bikes. I saw another shop on 466 East of Morse but didn't get a chance to stop there - have you looked into local bike shops?

We would like to buy two moderately priced hybrids and don't want to buy Chinese made.
Hello, again, chuckinca,

I have not looked at any bike shops in the TV-area because I am not a resident, yet, but will be in mid-November. Although I used to do quite a bit of long-distance riding 25 years ago, nowadays it is strictly local rides to and fro the fitness center, grocery store, and nearby gin-mill
(just kidding - no RWI riding while impaired for me!)

Anyway, the bike I have, as I mentioned in a previous post, has been really good to me. I continue to use it after all these years, over 20, and it is a Miyata Touring bike. You are making a wise choice in choosing a "Hybrid" bike. The wider tires and upright frame is much more comfortable than my bicycle and also the handlebars will allow you to sit upright; my handlebars are the turn-down racing style. Years ago it was determined that to reduce wind-resistance even touring bikes should have the turn-down type handlebars. That was fine then, but today I ride upright with my hands on the very top of the handlebars. Fortunately, I have two sets of brake levers; one for riding upright and the other when "crunched over".

Good luck in your purchase search. Wish I had the luxury of the internet back in the '80s when I was searching for my bike, but very lucky and happy with the Miyata.
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:03 AM
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I am back now and will be able to join you the first week of Nov. Have to dust off my old 50,s bike. Shows you how slow I am! My husband will also go if it does not fall on Pickleball or golf day. Let us know what day and I love after 9A.M. and LUNCH sounds great!!
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Old 10-24-2008, 11:15 AM
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Time for Tee,

Our biking outing was originally planned for October 27th. Unfortunately I have to pick up my car in Mt. Dora on that day so I wont be able to ride that day. However, a ride in November sounds wonderful. I cant find my way in or out of a paper bag so I still need to find us a leader who knows the Villages well, and has leadership capabilities. (Red are your ears ringing?)

I will keep in touch and perhaps by that time we will have some more interested bikers in town. Im so sorry that Another Linda will be gone by then. All this comming and going has got to stop, we need to work on everyone just STAYING!!
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Opppsss I thought I clicked onto a bikini club
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Opppsss I thought I clicked onto a bikini club
I have a friend who messed up his knee on a bike - so is a bike knee close enough?
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HU????????
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bike knee=+ bi kn ee
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Bogeyboy, I got that part loud and clear, very clever , I just didnt understand confusing a biking club with a bikini club!!!! But hey that sounds like a good idea too! There is every kind of club imaginable in TV so why not a bikini club????

hmmmm, I can think of a few good reasons why not a bikini club! LOL
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