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    Rebecca Brown from Annandale

    I'm getting back on a bicycle at 60 after not riding for years. I've had an Atala in NYC in the 1970s, a Fuji and then an Eisentraut with Fuji parts in the 1980s in Charlotte, NC, and a Specialized hybrid that I didn't like the handlebars of in Philadelphia (didn't ride much there). I'm now getting set up with a Novara Safari with Shimano double sided pedals and live relatively close to the W&OD trail and quite close to the Fairfax Cross County Trail.

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Welcome to BF. Glad to hear you got back to riding while you're still a kid. (I'm just a kid of 63 )
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2015 Cannondale Supersix EVO carbon

    I thought of that while riding my bicycle -- Albert Einstein

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    Hello Rebecca, have you gotten the Safari yet?

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    Safari for old women

    Yes, I've had it for two weeks now. Need to drop some weight before I'm comfortable on it, so me and my little dog have upped the walking mileage.

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    Dog? Photos of dog?

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    My dog

    He's a Border Terrier. A bit older now than when this picture was taken.
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    Bicycle Repair Man !!! Sixty Fiver's Avatar
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    Looks like a killer...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    Looks like a killer...

    He's a DARLING killer .

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    He's been trying to nail chipmunks.

    I'm planning eventually to get him a bike trailer.

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    Lanky Lass East Hill's Avatar
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    You should check out member 2manybike's trailer for Bailey!

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