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1. First

     NOTE: We strongly urge you to read this Manual in its entirety before your first ride. At the
     very least, read and make sure that you understand each point in this section, and refer to
     the cited sections on any issue which you don’t completely understand. Please note that
     not all bicycles have all of the features described in this Manual. Ask your dealer to point
     out the features of your bicycle.

    A. Bike fit

        1. Is your bike the right size? To check, see Section 3.A. If your bicycle is too large or
     too small for you, you may lose control and fall. If your new bike is not the right size, ask
     your dealer to exchange it before you ride it.

        2. Is the saddle at the right height? To check, see Section 3.B. If you adjust your saddle
     height, follow the Minimum Insertion instructions in Section 3.B.

        3. Are saddle and seat post securely clamped? A correctly tightened saddle will allow no
     saddle movement in any direction. See Section 3.B.

        4. Are the stem and handlebars at the right height for you? If not, see Section 3.C.
        5. Can you comfortably operate the brakes? If not, you may be able to adjust their angle
     and reach. See Section 3.D and 3.E.
        6. Do you fully understand how to operate your new bicycle? If not, before your first ride,
     have your dealer explain any functions or features which you do not understand.

    B. Safety first

        1. Always wear an approved helmet when riding your bike, and follow the helmet
     manufacturer’s instructions for fit, use and care.

        2. Do you have all the other required and recommended safety equipment? See Section 2.
     It’s your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the laws of the areas where you ride, and
     to comply with all applicable laws.

        3. Do you know how to correctly secure your front and rear wheels? Check Section 4.A.1
     to make sure. Riding with an improperly secured wheel can cause the wheel to wobble or
     disengage from the bicycle, and cause serious injury or death.

        4. If your bike has toeclips and straps or clipless (“step-in”) pedals, make sure you know
     how they work (see Section 4.E). These pedals require special techniques and skills.
     Follow the pedal manufacturer’s instructions for use, adjustment and care.

        5. Do you have “toe overlap”? On smaller framed bicycles your toe or toeclip may
     be able to contact the front wheel when a pedal is all the way forward and the wheel is
     turned. Read Section 4.E. to check whether you have toeclip overlap.

        6. Does your bike have suspension? If so, check Section 4.F. Suspension can change
     the way a bicycle performs. Follow the suspension manufacturer’s instructions for use,
     adjustment and care.

    C. Mechanical Safety Check

        Routinely check the condition of your bicycle before every ride.
        o Nuts, bolts screws & other fasteners: Because manufacturers use a wide variety of
     fastener sizes and shapes made in a variety of materials, often differing by model and
     component, the correct tightening force or torque cannot be generalised. To make sure
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