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    Senior Member cnkjr's Avatar
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    Newbie from Georgia

    Hello, all.

    I'm a newbie here on Bike Forums, having just signed on. I am a relatively new returnee to bike riding. While in school I used to ride a Diamondback MTB with slick tires as a commuter in Atlanta. Grew up and got kids and stopped riding. Last March I decided to get a new bicycle and am riding a Novara (REI's store brand) Strada road bike. It's not a bad bike, but not the lightest thing on the planet. (Of course, I'm not the lightest thing on the planet at the moment, either! ) I've logged about 1500 miles on the bike since I bought it.

    I'm looking forward to getting to know some of y'all better.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Welcome to BF! Be sure to check out the SE forum!
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    (((Fully Awake))) Serendipper's Avatar
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    Welcome!

    Check out the Atlanta/Decatur "What's Up?" thread in the Southeast regional forums for local information, rides, and general comraderie.
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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Welcome cnkjr from a Decatur/Atlanta bike commuter and weekend roadie.
    +1 on Serendipper's suggestion about the Southeast subforum. Particularly the Atlanta/Decatur needs a LONG "What's Up" thread too! Lots of local folks talk about area rides and many of us have met up at the Melton's Tuesday night ride.

    Glad you found us.
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2015 Cannondale Supersix EVO carbon 105

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