Hi and welcome to the forum, I've found that this is a great forum with lots of good info and friendly participation. You are going to find that road cycling is an incredible way to get in shape. Its a little adictive as you are finding out.
By the way, what part of OK are you from? I've got family in Altus, OKC and Norman.
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