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Old 10-15-09, 03:39 PM   #1
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Clydesdale Returns to Commuting

Hi, I just joined, while searching for, "How to make a high powered head light." I have cycled to work, off and on for 35 years. My new ride is a short 35 minute sprint-twice a day, to/from work. I was 6' 3" & 205 in the 70s, so in June, I went back to riding to work, to add aerobics into my week. I would rather lift weights everyday, but then, its too easy to stay at 248 lbs (not good at 55 and a bad left knee). Since 6/1/09, I have dropped 20 pounds. I had two knee surgeries last year, so cycling has been the perfect PT. I want to drop another 30 pounds, to get 50 off these knees. The wife and I ride Hybrids, with 125psi Road tires on them. We may buy road bikes next. The other bonus to riding to work? We leave the cars at home!
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Old 10-16-09, 07:39 PM   #2
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Road bikes are faster.
You could get to work in 34.5 minutes on one.
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