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    Hi all from Melbourne Australia

    Just started riding again after 20 odd years doing it to loose weight and get fit ( my fig jam is ) after 8 weeks lost 9 kilo ( was 100 kg ) and i feel good even have a little shape in my legs love ridding bike trails nervous on the road as was hit by a car at about 80km when about 17 bike trails in Melbourne are pretty good have ridden to work 3 times now 22km each way now to buy a bike thats over $87 and not from K-Mart

    Cheers all
    Gary.

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    370H-SSV-0773H linux_author's Avatar
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    hi gary!

    good to read about losing weight... i'm working on that too...

    (i'm on a three-year plan, and it's just starting to work after two years!)

    :-)

    let's see some pics of your rides!

    here's one of an impoundment i ride around (Walsingham Park); the path is by the edge of the water:



    on the path at the treeline in the first pic:


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    ok will do that not sure going to be that nice

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Hello Gary, your photos will be lovely, don't worry! We just like having people share their experiences .

    Welcome to BF!

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    Welcome, Gary. Check out the Clydesdale forum sometime!
    Tour Journals, Blog, ride pix

    I'm in the celtic folk fusion band Baroque and Hungry. "Mended", our new full-length studio album, is now available for download.

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