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Old 06-12-07, 11:52 PM   #1
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Although an avid bike rider when younger a few months ago I was walking while my daughter rode her bike and I realized that I was going to have to get a bike if I was to keep up. I went out and got an upright. Immediately started training. I had forgotten how much I loved it. I started a training program, bought a trainer (it was Feb in Denver) and got serious. In April I fell down my stairs, spraining my hip and giving myself a hernia (3rd in 13 mths). Now I am healing from my surgery. My Dr didn't want me getting back on my bike yet, for fear of falling. Due to my Dr and ridiculous gas prices, I decided to invest in a recumbent trike. I got it Thursday and haven't been off it until the rain came. I love it. It's awesome, I pedal and pedal but there is no worry about balancing and therefore falling. It's the best. I am not retiring my upright bike yet, but this is so comfy, it's going to be hard to go back - but I can't until I get my Dr's okay anyway. Until then - I'll stay 'bent.
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Old 06-13-07, 02:52 AM   #2
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Hello ladybugrider--you aren't the only woman out there riding a 'bent trike--so does sbhikes, down in SoCal.

Are you from Denver, then? There's quite a few members from Denver alone, never mind the rest of Colorado. Enjoy your trike!

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Old 06-13-07, 07:05 AM   #3
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Welcome, ladybugrider! Are those trikes as comfy as I hear they are?
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