New to MTB in NC

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      Hi everyone I am new to the MTB scene, I just got a Giant Boulder, I traded my Shovelhead BMX bike in for it. any info on the bike or beginner tips would be helpful, looking for riders in the Gastonia, Charlotte NC area.

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      thanks man I have taken it riding twice now once on Poston Park MTB Trails which is the first trail I rode and is suprisingly crazy for a first time MTBer. The other time was at North Meck Park in Huntersville, NC which was better to learn on than Poston Park. I really enjoyed it I have to work all the way till next thursday but im off next friday, saturday, and sunday, if anyone from the Charlotte, Gastonia area wants to ride.

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      welcome to the addiction of mountain biking. My first trail bike was a Giant Boulder SE hard tail. Have you gone to clip in pedals yet? If not, that would be the best thing to do first. I basically learned mountain biking on my Boulder, but once I got addicted, I had to upgrade to a full suspension GT idrive, but the Boulder is a good bike to start with.

      If you ever make it up to Greensboro, be sure to check out the Wild Turkey trail, Owls Roost, Bald Eagle & Reedy Fork. In that order!

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