1. The most important thing about buying a new bike is to make sure it fits. The only way you'll know if the bike is right for you is to size up the bike and make sure that the bike's geometry matches your body's geometry. Ask questions and do some research.
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2. If possible, try to find a shop that will let you demo the bike on real dirt. Five minutes in a parking lot won't cut it. You wouldn't buy a car without a real world test drive, and a bike should be no different.
3. Don't belive the hype. Just because your favorite rider or best friend rides a certain bike, that doesn't mean that's the best one for you. Have an open mind and be realistic about your needs and ability.
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    Quick Question

    hey yall!!
    Well i recently started cycling and i absolutely love it!
    Im 17 years old...and i recently purchased a Fuji Nevada 3.0 ..to crave my cycling hunger..
    Well 3 days ago i rode for 22 miles against the wind some up hills and stuff..then the day after, i jogged for 2 miles.. today i am pretty sore...my question is should i ride today.?
    or rest ive heard different opinions on this..my dad says i should ride .. and it will go away plus i will stretch my muscles....
    Any input is greatly appreciated!!!

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    Sorry but - im curious as to why you reposted it word for word, when you have replies on your first thread?

    Better to read them there right?

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    Ride if you want to?

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    haah oops!!
    wtf?

    i simply pushed back and it must have posted another thread...lol...my bad

    either way thanks for all ur guys help!!!

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