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Old 07-24-13, 09:33 AM   #1
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Hi from Lexington, Ky

Hi, name's Jack, I'm 66 and haven't riden much lately but new friend does so I bought a Townie 7d to ride with her.
Have my brother's old Panasonic Sport Deluxe with a 25" frame that I can't get on anymore (I need a 19") that needs a home, any advice?
Looking forward to riding
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Old 07-24-13, 09:46 AM   #2
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Welcome to the group and enjoy the Townie.
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Old 07-24-13, 10:28 AM   #3
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You can donate the bike locally at: http://thebrokespoke.org/bikes

Lexington has some very nice riding. I'm originally from Northern Kentucky myself.
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Hi, name's Jack, I'm 66 and haven't riden much lately but new friend does so I bought a Townie 7d to ride with her.
Have my brother's old Panasonic Sport Deluxe with a 25" frame that I can't get on anymore (I need a 19") that needs a home, any advice?Looking forward to riding
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Old 07-24-13, 03:24 PM   #5
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Hi from Louisville down the road.

Our state is not necessarily the easiest one in the Union for a beginning cyclist. Level roads are not plentiful, and bike paths are rarer still.

One fun ride, if you don't mind driving due west for one hour, is the Louisville Loop, whcih you can pick up at the Big Four bridge right off I64 and ride 25 miles over to the Morman-Farnsley house. Then you turn around and come back. It's all flat and well-marked. I think it's safe as well.

I own a Townie 21 D. After a while it gets hard on the back and butt, but for short jaunts it's a lot of fun. If and when you get tired of it, come back and everyone will pick out a new bike for you.
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Old 07-24-13, 09:12 PM   #6
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Welcome, awfulcoffe! This forum is a great resource for the older rider. Come back often and tell us how your adventure with cycling is unfolding. Have fun and stay safe.
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Old 07-24-13, 11:36 PM   #7
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Welcome from another Lexington newb!
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Welcome. You might try Craig's list to sell the bike or use the "For Sale" section on Bike Forums: http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php/213-For-Sale
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Old 07-25-13, 06:31 AM   #10
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Ride your bike a lot Jack and you will not grow older. A female friend who rides sounds really cool.

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