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Old 10-08-09, 06:59 PM   #1
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Hi all, I recently retired from the military. As part of my retirement physical I was diagnosed with arthritis in both knees. The doc told me to stop running. With some help from my cousin who is an experienced rider, I bought a specialized allez compact. I got it fitted yesterday and took it out for a half hour tonight. I really enjoyed it. Hopefully, this site can help answer question when they pop up. I hope to ride to maintain weight and fitness levels. Almost forgot, I'm from central florida.

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Old 10-08-09, 07:02 PM   #2
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Welcome ... that's a fine bike, no wonder you enjoy it
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I put 965 miles on it so far....
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Great, How are your knees?
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Another 20 today. My knees are fine...no issues.
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Welcome to BF and perhaps more, congratulations on retirement. Hopefully you'll have the same experience as so many others of us have
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