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    Really wonderful ride today on my commute

    Nothing hurt The seat didn't slide down, the wheel was running smooth with no problems like I have been having. I even wore bike shorts. The seat was at a perfect height so my legs didn't cramp. My hands didn't numb up because I put a shorter stem that's adjustable too. And all these things I learned from you guys. On my 1st day here I learned how to get off and on a bike without depending on the curbs. I used hand signals today. I'm not getting everything smooth but know every time I ride I'll get a little better. So thanks everyone for making this day go (at least my riding)smoothly. Now if I could just stick to my diet

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    Good to hear! I am not a fan of painful rides.

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    Glad you had a great time. That feeling of euphoria becomes addictive.

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    Sweet! Keep it up!

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    Keep the reports coming. I love reliving the joy of those first perfect rides.

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    Congratulations!
    Great hear someone "dialing in"
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    this thread makes me smile.

    hold on to that happy feeling and fight the burn!
    If it's peace you find in dying, and if dying time is near,
    Just bundle up my coffin 'cause it's cold way down there!

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    Keep it up!

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    "Really wonderful ride today on my commute"

    RIDER DOWN - Symptoms - enjoying commute - That means going to work?

    Don't use that dirty word.

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    Don't worry about the diet... I think you will be surprised by riding, and upping mileage, the weight will fall off. Plus exercise is a good diet controller.

    Enjoy your rides, I know I couldn't get through a week without getting on my bike!
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    Quote Originally Posted by perspiration View Post
    this thread makes me smile.

    hold on to that happy feeling and fight the burn!
    +1 - sounds as good as my 10 mph tail wind this morning

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    awesome! cant wait to hear more great day posts from you. keep up the good work!

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