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Riding my new bike

April 12, 2010

Thanks to Ibis, I was able to get a new cyclocross bike.  As my goal is to start riding cyclocross this year, it’s an important first step.

I finally got my Ibis Hakkalugi on Saturday and it’s a very sweet ride.  My first race of the year (and last until September) is next weekend, and depending upon weather can be either a quick hard packed ride or stuck in the mud slug.  In an attempt to get a few training rides in, I went on a search for mud yesterday.

Normally, I’m more of a fair weather cyclist.   I will ride through rain, but if it’s raining before I leave, I often find an excuse not to ride.  But now I actively search for mud just to ride through it.

The results are not in, but the Hakkalugi rode really nice through the mud.  I’m getting excited for the upcoming race!

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  1. ChristyMcB permalink
    April 12, 2010 7:56 pm

    Can’t wait to hear the race report, though it would kill me to get an awesome new bike dirty! Lol. Good luck in your quest for mud!

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