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so i bought a mountain bike

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  1. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    i figured that instead of getting ITBs and getting a divorce. i would get a decent mountain bike and go riding the trails i normally hike and also loose weight.

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    Spec Name Giant XTC 1
    Frame Giant ALUXX SL aluminum
    Fork Marzocchi MZ Race, 100mm-travel
    Rims/Wheels WTB Dual Duty XC Hubs Formula disc
    Spokes Stainless-steel
    Tires Kenda Small Block Eight, front: 26 x 2.1, rear: 26 x 1.95
    Crankset TruVativ 5D
    Chainwheel 42/32/22
    Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X-7
    Rear Cogs Shimano HG50, 9-speed: 11-34
    Shifters SRAM X-5 Trigger
    Handlebars Aluminum
    Stem Aluminum
    Brake Levers Hayes
    Brakes Hayes Stroker Ryde, 6-inch rotors hydrolic
    Pedals Shimano 505 clipless
    Saddle WTB Silverado Race
    Seat Post Aluminum

    Giant XTC 1 - bikeworks.com

    $850 with a year free maint and lifetime flat repair



    hope fully this and eating less will help me loose the 25+lbs i need to loose.
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    if you're looking to lose weight.. look into these..
    Garden of Life Tea Trio 60 capsules ..

    i started taking these to boost my metabolism.. they seem to be working
     
  4. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    are they like hydroxycut?
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    its just green tea capsules.. it contains as much EGCG as 10 cups of green tea.. really good for you..

    Potential effects of tea on health - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Airjockie Watanabe Whore!!!

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    :confused: Mountains in Florida??? :dunno:
     
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    Nice bike. I have a Giant STP and love it. My stock cranks were crap though, so I can't ride till i buy some new ones.
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    trail bike.... there

    is it the same one i have?
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    No, the STP is for Street Trails Park
    heres a pic:
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Where the hell is the engine ?
     
  12. Celerity

    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    What you NEED is a Sachs MadAss:

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  13. formby

    formby learning in progress

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    i cant have motorized vehicles on trail
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    Does that include Mechs?
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    mechs?

    they have a yr maint and free tire repair
     
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    Celerity Well-Known Member

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    No, Mech:

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    I pretty much answered my own question. When you have a shotgun slung over your shoulder, no one tends to tell you can't bring a motorized anything on a trail. Same principle for a mech.
     
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