Introductions - Hello from Wausau, WI
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10-06-04, 03:13 AM
Just getting back into cycling after a 32 year lay-off. Sad but true. I'm not in to the skinny little seats for my fat little rear, so I bought myself and my wife two TREK Calypso Cruiser 7-speed. I also bought my 20 year old son a TREK Navigator 300 in hopes he will ride with us. If not, he can use it at college.
As I progress, I will be looking to upgrade and will keep an eye on this forum for information on what to look for. Seems like a great forum.
10-06-04, 06:08 AM
You say you are:
"OLD AND OUT OF SHAPE"
You may be OUT OF SHAPE, but you definitely are NOT old.
I got you beat by 7 years. We have at least 144 folks 50+, and one person in their mid 80's.
We have a whole bunch of us who make you a youngster.
Please read about us on the 50+ (Fifty Plus) Forum.
There are a lot of us more mature members of bikeforums.net
Enjoy the forum.
10-06-04, 08:28 AM
I knew I found the right forum. Calling me a youngster. :D I also like the term more mature. :) I may not be the oldest but I would bet almost anything that I am the most out of shape. I should have started this adventure in my life last spring. It won't be long and we will have snow on the ground up here. I did take the 50+ survey last night. Thanks for the feedback.
Before you looked at the comfort bikes did you consider recumbents? They are wonderful for us "more mature" types.
10-09-04, 08:16 AM
I've seen folks riding those around town but I've never tried one. Might not hurt to look in to it though. I'll try anything once.
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