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  1. #1
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    Bought me another bike, like this road biking

    I'm really liking this road biking stuff. Still like mountain biking but like both now. I ordered a used(50 miles on it) bike. Can't wait til it gets here. Wonder if it will perform better than my $250 2008 Giant TCX Kinda wish it would have been the black stealth one but I think this one will be OK.

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    meh, that murdered out look is beyond tired...rock the revival of neon!
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    I’d take it back. I think some fat dude sat on your saddle and squished the top of your seat post.

    Seriously, though, nice ride. Enjoy!

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    Congrats, and welcome to the world of n+1. Enjoy your new ride!
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    Nice bike! How's it riding for you?

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    Nice color, stealth black is boring IMHO. What's the black thing between the seat tube and down tube above the bottom bracket?
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    Bike works great! So smooth and fast compared to my old Giant TCX. Love electronic shifting. The black thing is a tool/tube holder, not sure if I like it yet. Called a SWAT box.

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    Couple of observations ...

    1. I think your Giant is about to gather a lot of dust
    2. Much better color than all black. I never got the 'stealth look'. Bikes are supposed to be pretty.
    3. Get a proper tool bag. That SWAT thing screams Fred.
    4. Welcome to n+1 indeed.

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    It's a gorgeous bike, but I get what you're saying. The murdered out look might've been done a lot, but it looks good and it looks fast...just like on cars. Still, you will love this bike and will probably be riding this one more.
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