NOOBS!...read this.

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  • 02-22-2016
    griwulf
    Thanks, it helped a lot! :D
  • 02-23-2016
    specDSWx1
    haha.haha. Seriously it was a fun read & good common sense refresher
  • 03-25-2016
    allone
    Awesome
  • 03-25-2016
    OldAZGoat
    There's a lot of wisdom contained in that post. :thumbsup:
  • 04-16-2016
    gmurrell
    Good, all-inclusive, respectful appreciation post. Glad to be here!
  • 04-19-2016
    gregzx
    Thanks for posting this information. This makes me love my bike more. :)
  • 04-23-2016
    rentalrider
    Of all the posts I've read here, that's the one I've enjoyed most...
  • 04-26-2016
    winkydink
    Wait. You mean I don't need to take my brand new bike and start spending hundreds of dollars to modify it? ;)
  • 04-27-2016
    crazyoldfool
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by winkydink View Post
    Wait. You mean I don't need to take my brand new bike and start spending hundreds of dollars to modify it? ;)

    Not necessary but for some of us it is the natural progression!! LOL! Heres a tip........ when you do start to upgrade, do one thing at a time. Wait until the last new thing seeems old before you do the next thing. You will appreciate the improvement much better!!
  • 05-04-2016
    JimmytheFinger
    Bam!
  • 05-06-2016
    Ridonk
    +1 thanks for sharing.
  • 05-15-2016
    Landocalriz
    This is Awesome!
  • 05-21-2016
    ChuckleBerry
    Ha!
    That is pretty good, thanks for the share!
  • 05-22-2016
    dunning3075
    Awesome My bike needs some work but it definitely does the job and gives me something to ride.
  • 06-02-2016
    Darksabre
    Great post...wait, what's toe overlap? Uh oh.
  • 06-02-2016
    Ozzie Puente
    I bought my DK Duke for $155, what do you mean no bang for your buck?
  • 06-06-2016
    Beardog
    I bought my Gary Fisher Wahoo for $75. A decent amount of beginner bang for very little buck...
  • 06-13-2016
    snowboardgeek1
    Love that first post. Thank you.
  • 06-20-2016
    eddygrinder
    Hey,
    Nice way to begin may experience in this forum and to finish the day.
    :D :thumbsup:
  • 06-23-2016
    ESN98
    New to the forum, but this made me smile.
  • 06-26-2016
    FatBikeSlim
    Wise words.
  • 06-27-2016
    mtbernoob
    lol awesome
  • 07-01-2016
    Getmeinshape
    Nice! Changed my mind after reading this.
  • 07-02-2016
    Derth
    Straight forward common sense.:smilewinkgrin:
  • 07-07-2016
    Kharmore
    Love it, thanks!
  • 07-12-2016
    DcDeathscythe
    As Long as you have a bike and having a blast riding thats all that truly matters. Go out ride and have fun doing it.
  • 07-16-2016
    CanonBob
    Noob (to this forum anyway) here - Love this post!
  • 07-21-2016
    jproaster
    Great post!
  • 07-28-2016
    Blueblazeme
    Very cool! I'm a newb and have absolutely no idea what I've gotten myself into or if I purchased the "right" bike for me (Trek Skye SL). All I know right now is .... I wish I would have happened upon this sport much earlier in life. I love riding and can't get enough. I still have a few good years left ;-) if I don't injure/kill myself on these two wheels. This post made me smile and just shake my head "YES"!
  • 07-29-2016
    jproaster
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Blueblazeme View Post
    Very cool! I'm a newb and have absolutely no idea what I've gotten myself into or if I purchased the "right" bike for me (Trek Skye SL). All I know right now is .... I wish I would have happened upon this sport much earlier in life. I love riding and can't get enough. I still have a few good years left ;-) if I don't injure/kill myself on these two wheels. This post made me smile and just shake my head "YES"!

    I'm a bit like you (54 and just getting started), but I'm also doing the same thing with motorcycles to boot! Going on my first dual sport ride in Sept.

    Have fun and learn to fall down gracefully : )
  • 08-05-2016
    khagan
    got it.
  • 08-05-2016
    Westcoast_kid
    Great read
  • 08-12-2016
    DonFG
    Absolutely the best
  • 08-12-2016
    Lars1
    Good read
  • 08-24-2016
    astom22
    Very well said. If only people would read this, you could avoid a lot of the flame wars that fanboyism can cause.
  • 08-24-2016
    PerfectCreature
    Good article, longer then I expected, but good none the less.
  • 09-14-2016
    trail_cat13
    Very nice.
  • 10-16-2016
    TOPFLiTE1994
    Shweet
  • 10-18-2016
    PRE-EMPTIVE STRIKE
    This post should be replicated and worded for all forums of any type.
  • 10-19-2016
    powerranger262
    Perfect.
  • 10-19-2016
    Pepe Silvia
    Solid post.
  • 10-20-2016
    brie_rr
    Good Read. Kudos..
  • 10-22-2016
    Newwt
    noted
  • 11-04-2016
    JonniMTB
    i read it and YEPPPP.
  • 11-05-2016
    joegreen
    just some dude
    Glad I read this post before posting in other threads.I myself just got back in the saddle after 25 years and loving it.I forgot the meaning of feel the burn and a bit more cautious than I used to be but that story is for another thread.thanks for the post I won't feel so out of place now with my tats and full suspension.😈
  • 11-17-2016
    RonDude_Sweet
    "Hey, little round glasses pocket protector collared shirt skid lid rear view mirror sandal wearing schwalbe marathon running pletscher two-leg kickstand tourist good job."

    So...you saw that, huh?
  • 12-02-2016
    Fuinko
    I love it! Thanks. Great way to welcome a noob. i'll refer to this post often.