I have been riding in earnest for just over a year. Recently, however, I developed plantar fascitis in my feet from running and I am only allowed to bike for exercise. I enjoy it, and would like to get better. I haven't been too adventurous on my Trek, but I am trying to make time for more fun rides. I need some padded shorts -- too much riding has it's drawbacks if you are not equipped correctly. Ouch.
38 years old, married father of 2.