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  1. #1
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    Jul 2013

    Time to start a new chapter in life

    Hello all! I have been lurking this forum for almost 2 months learning what ever I can to prepare my self to learn how to ride. My brother started riding almost a year ago and has been having a blast. He has offered to show me the ropes on several occasions but I never did join him. Recently I had a daughter to join my young son and after some real thinking I decided I had to make a change and I knew the perfect way. So I started researching bikes attempting to find the right one for me. My budget went from 400 to my final purchase of almost 1300. I decided on the 2013 air Bourne Goblin based on the awesome reviews you all gave it. I look forward to learning a hobby and hopefully starting a positive trend for my health.

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    Jul 2012
    Congratulations on getting the Goblin, I have heard nothing but good things about that bike. You will have to post pictures so we can all see it when you are able to. Enjoy the sport and have fun.
    "Ideal bikes are not bought, they evolve beneath you"

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    Hey GoblinClyde I did pretty much the same thing. Don't really remember what got me interested in biking again but when I did I started to research bikes and half the time my searches brought me to this site. So I went out and got my bike last week. I have two children as well so all I will say is that I hope you have more time than me for the trails. Still even with limited time you can still have a lot of fun. Good luck!

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    Congratulations! Don't be afraid to ride it on the road between trips to the trail and get the myfitnesspal app too. It'll get you in shape faster.
    No, YOU don't understand. You're making an ass of yourself for all of eternity.

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    Re: Time to start a new chapter in life

    Congrats, don't forget a helmet. Costco got a good one for $25 right now or any department store one works. Buy by fit

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