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I thought we used to have s thread with bicycle pictures, but I couldn't find it. I found a bunch of bicycle threads, but not a dedicated picture one.

Last spring I bought a 2001 Kona Hahana and it renewed my love of riding. Due to lack of trails I had pretty much converted it to "hybrid status". But the frame was a little small, the slicks were still kind of fat, and I think the MTB gearing hurt me on the street. So I posted it on Craigslist and sold it in one day.

Here's my new bike. Bike snobs will turn up their noses at it, but I love it and have been riding it a LOT. It's a Schwinn Tourist hyrbid. 700c wheels, flat bars, aluminum frame, 24 spd. I got it al a small LBS who also sells Specialized and Trek. I am pretty sure I have seen this bike at Target, but figured buying from the LBS was the way to go. Still a cheap bike but until I graduate, $200 is a lot for me to spend right now, lol. I peeled most of the stupid stickers off, still a few I missed, and haven't decided if the kickstand is staying or going. I need to add a bottle cage, pump, and a small tool kit yet also.

 

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Good looking bikes.

pne I don't wear spandex. Trust me, nobody wants to see that.
 

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Just bought it a few weeks ago, only have 15 miles on it. Really like it though! Can't wait to hit the first 1k.

7005 aluminum frame, carbon fork, Shimano 105 in the rear, Tiagra front derailleur and shifters, 700c Vuelta wheels. About 23 lbs.

I've since added a computer and a couple black bottle cages:
 

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PNE is that a P3 specialized w/a 7 in marzocchi?A little extreme but then yu ride in Canada.I've always wanted to ride in BC.

Oh YAKIMUSHI ...bikesdirect.com??

I use to run a bike shop for them in Florida.Motobecane is a great brand that Mike(the owner of bikesdirect)revived 10/15 years ago.The best bank for your buck IMO.

My '05 Turner Burner(selling it if anyone interested)Awesome MTB

 

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PNE is that a P3 specialized w/a 7 in marzocchi?A little extreme but then yu ride in Canada.I've always wanted to ride in BC.

Oh YAKIMUSHI ...bikesdirect.com??

I use to run a bike shop for them in Florida.Motobecane is a great brand that Mike(the owner of bikesdirect)revived 10/15 years ago.The best bank for your buck IMO.

My '05 Turner Burner(selling it if anyone interested)Awesome MTB
Yep, got it from them. Figured since I'm just getting started it was the best for the money. Glad to get some affirmation :)
 

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Ah...I'll have to take pics as I prep it next weekend. Weather is nice enough finally to get out and enjoy it.
 

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PNE is that a P3 specialized w/a 7 in marzocchi?A little extreme but then yu ride in Canada.I've always wanted to ride in BC.
Nah it's a Norco Manik

yes it is a little extreme. I guess when I walked into the bike shops I was a little snobby being a motorcyclist and all."what are these crappy fork designs, you guys ever heard of triples? I could break these forks over my knee! V-brakes? You guys ever heard of hydraulic disk brakes??" etc etc. I love the bike to death, and it's built like a tank. But dam it's heavy. I don't care though, I've ridden XC, freeride, and tried to DH with it. That didn't turn out so well.
 
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