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Reply To: my bike

mlwalk, August 20, 2011 at 8:14 am

That bike sounds fine, run it in for a tune up maybe.  I trained and rode a 1988 schwin mountain bike for my first Ragbrai a few years ago, any bike works just get out there and ride.  If later you want to upgrade  (which I did to a a Scott Speedster) you should be able to get a decent down payment from selling that Raleigh.

I found an older Bianchi about that age at the Goodwill for $20 and got it tuned up and new tires, upgraded seats and handle wraps for my daughter, she has ridden it for several Ragbrais now and that thing tools around just as good as a new bike.

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