Getting your new bike home

Cycle-touring, Expeditions, Adventures, Major cycle routes NOT LeJoG (see other special board)
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Redvee
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Getting your new bike home

Postby Redvee » 10 Oct 2020, 1:17am

Most people get their new bike from their LBS, not Josh. He went direct to the factory in China and rode it home :shock:


mercalia
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Re: Getting your new bike home

Postby mercalia » 10 Oct 2020, 10:57am

. . . . and now he needs a new bike as it is worn out. so a continuous goto china loop :lol:

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Re: Getting your new bike home

Postby markjohnobrien » 31 Oct 2020, 9:41am

Just watched it: stunning and amazing historical sites such as Samarkand.

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Re: Getting your new bike home

Postby markjohnobrien » 31 Oct 2020, 9:43am

And great advertising for Giant as he collected his new bike from the Giant factory in Shanghai and visited Giant Europe HQ in the Netherlands.

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Re: Getting your new bike home

Postby squeaker » 31 Oct 2020, 11:03am

markjohnobrien wrote:Just watched it: stunning and amazing historical sites such as Samarkand.

+1: stark contrast with the gales and rain outside now 8)
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Re: Getting your new bike home

Postby Sid Aluminium » 4 Nov 2020, 2:41pm

Four months on the road self-contained: I'm impressed with the minimal size of his kit.
The Silk Road from Shanghai to Newcastle: durable bike.
Four months sleeping on the ground in a bivy: robust young man!