(2010) Orbea Aqua TTG

Shane-oregon

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Location
Portland Oregon
I am brand new to roadbikes and bikeing in general. I am so excited because i just put a TTG on lay away. I dont know much but it seemed like a great bike and felt great. I read some online but what do you guys think about this bike. Is anyone else from oregon with some rideing tips or locations. Thank you so much!
 

colinr

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Location
Norwich
Orbeas are cool. That is all you need to know B)
 

Benthedoon

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Location
Colchester
I recently got my first road bike, I got an entry level Orbea T23 and I love it.
It soaks up the miles with ease, it's light and comfortable.
 

colinr

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Location
Norwich
That doesn't mean it's a bad saddle, just means you're not used to it. Give it a bit, you'll harden up.
 

Benthedoon

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Location
Colchester
They're not a big company like Trek or Scott but they're not small either and growing all the time, they're spanish and quite well respected.
All that matters really is that you like the bike and as for the saddle, padded shorts and time make it better and the saddle softens up (a little) with use.
 

colinr

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Location
Norwich
First time I rode 20 miles on my road bike, I couldn't sit down for the pain. After a week I could hardly tell I'd been riding. Your body just isn't used to it yet, give it 50-100 miles and see how you fare.

Orbea is definitely one of the less common brands but not sure why, they're lovely bikes (says the wholly biased Orbea owner). Though there are two LBSs local to me that stock them, maybe they're harder to find elsewhere.
 

mossy

New Member
Hi
I too,am an Orbea owner and fan.
Not a common make around here but beautiful bikes that are very underated.
First time I rode 20 miles on my road bike, I couldn't sit down for the pain. After a week I could hardly tell I'd been riding. Your body just isn't used to it yet, give it 50-100 miles and see how you fare.

Orbea is definitely one of the less common brands but not sure why, they're lovely bikes (says the wholly biased Orbea owner). Though there are two LBSs local to me that stock them, maybe they're harder to find elsewhere.
 

Benthedoon

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Location
Colchester
I too live near 2 or 3 shops that stock Orbea bikes and I'm also very biased towards them partly I think to my T23 being my first road bike in over 20 years. As and when I upgrade to a more expensive bike I'll be looking at another Orbea before anything else, I test rode a few brands but the Orbea was the best for me.
 

balero98

New Member
I own a 2010 Orbea TTG. I love it! My close friend works for Orbea, so I can say that I know the company is very selective with who they work with to sell their bikes. It's a matter of extending the quality experience of their products to the service end.

Congrats on your purchase. This is also my first road bike.
 

Fifelad

Über Member
Location
Carnock,Fife
Just had my Orbea Aqua TSR for a week done about 80 miles already love it gorgeous bike got mine from my local bike shop who is the only supplier in central Scotland. An example of their loyalty is that Edinburgh Bicycle Co-Operative who are huge tried to get Orbeas in their shop. Orbea apparently contacted my local bike shop and informed the owner that Edinburgh Bicycle Co-Operative was too close for competition and they did not want that as my local bike shop had been selling them for sucha long time.
 

Sonofpear

Well-Known Member
Location
South Shields
I also got an orbea as my first road bike. I've got an aqua San remo. I tried all the big brands, trek, specialized, scott and thought the orbea was deffinately better spec'd than all the others I tried and it felt nice to ride and quite simple in it's paint scheme/graphics all of which I liked, also thought the tubing on the top tube and down tube was a bit different and liked that aswell.. I quite like the fact they're not that common, and I'm yet to see another orbea rider around where I live.
Enjoy your riding and stick with the saddle, which saddle did it come with by the way?
 
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