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Old 10-09-07, 01:35 PM   #1
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Hi. I'm new.

I'm new to biking. I'm really just starting to do it because I love to be outdoors and I'm overweight and need to get fit so I can feel better. I use to be a size 8 and now I'm a size 18 within just a few years. I'm ready to get back to the old me. I'm the kind of person that needs a support group kind of. It's hard for me to get out and do things without someone to do it with. But luckily a couple of girls from work said that they would ride with me. I'm really going to try hard to do this. I just have a cheap bike from wal-mart to start out with. I'm not sure if that will matter or not. Anywho...that's about it.
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Old 10-09-07, 01:45 PM   #2
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Any bike will get you started! You need to work on your confidence and bike handling skills, and even a Wal-Mart bike is a way to start. The only problem with a Wal-Mart bike is that you will probably quickly outgrow it. Check out the Clydesdales/Athenas forum--a lot of really nice folks there, and some great motivators, too. You can possibly even find a riding buddy if you are in the right location.

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Old 10-11-07, 02:55 AM   #3
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I am new here too
nice to see you all
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Old 10-11-07, 03:40 AM   #4
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Hello Timothy...what kind of bike do you ride?

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