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Old 2018-09-12, 04:38 AM   #1
Canica84
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Hi from So Cal!

Hi new rider here, look forward to learning and getting some motivation from all amazing things riders are doing here. I am a decidedly unbalanced new adult rider on a 24 inch Sun. I am working on it but have some ways to go. Dealing with some falls and some wobbles as I get going. Heres to a new hopefully not hospital headed new experience!
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Old 2018-09-12, 10:46 AM   #2
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Welcome Canica84.

You will see how true «practice makes perfect» is !

Have fun along the way and do not forget your protective gear and it should be okay
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Old 2018-09-12, 01:26 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum!

There is a group ride this Saturday in Fullerton, starting 8:30 a.m. There should be a lot of riders present. Not sure where in SoCal you live, but you will get a lot of inspiration and information if you can show up...even if you don't actually ride the event.

Please respond if you're interested, and I can PM you more details. There is a email list also announcing group events in SoCal. Lots of nice people in this group. The organizer is the dad of one of our world class riders.
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Old 2018-09-12, 05:24 PM   #4
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Thank you!

Thanks for the invite! I am not in town this weekend but I will look forward to joining in some group rides especially when i can ride a little more distance at a time. I am wearing a helmet and working on trying to true up my rim as I feel it has more wobble then it should so it feels more unstable than it should at speed. I may have to bring it by the local LBS for a run on their truing stand. Thank you, look forward to learning more about my uni!
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