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Old 08-13-08, 06:08 PM   #1
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Just got my first "bacon"

Hello! I have been riding for a little over a year. I had a hybrid but was given a rarely ridden Trek 1000 road bike by my kind brother in law. I love the road bike, but the first time I rode it, I got one block from my home and dropped it. I was not used to the difference in handling from the hybrid. It was there I got my bacon. I was embarrassed but got up and rode the rest of my ride, complete with bloodied elbow and knee and a little more caution. I haven't looked back (or fallen) since. I ride 15 miles 3 to 4 times a week.
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Old 08-13-08, 06:22 PM   #2
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Hello miss kenton, have you tried using clipless pedals yet? That's another exciting adventure to look forward to .

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