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Old 12-31-09, 05:02 PM   #1
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Newbie from Ottawa.

I have been viewing here for a while but have just become a registered member.
I live in the National Capital Ottawa Canada.
I have been biking as long as i can remember but have only rode my bikes year round for 4 years.
The first two winters i rode every day as a commuter regardless of the weather. My commute
is only 3 km one way. Last year the Experimental farm stopped plowing the road i use for 1/3
of my commute, so i didn't ride as much as i could have. This year i am determined to ride as
much as possible. This winter with a new route i have only missed two days by taking the bus.

On my commute at 6:30am in the summer i see about 10 other people biking in my area, later
on in the day there are a slow steady stream of bicyclists in my area. In the winter i meet about
4 other bicyclists on my commute in the morning, and the odd one here and there throughout
the day.
I have had many many old bikes over the years but right now i have
1- 19?? Eatons Roadking-(that I completely rebuilt and painted.)
2- 2004 Trek 7100fx-(this is my summer commuter.)
3- 2010 Trek 820 -(bought this fall for winter commuting after selling my old winter bike)
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I am sure i will learn lots from other members here- thanks.
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Old 12-31-09, 05:15 PM   #2
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Welcome to Bike Forums.
You could teach most of us about winter riding.
Best intro I have seen.
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Old 01-03-10, 12:04 PM   #3
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Hi there,

I lived in Orleans for 15 years before moving to Denver Co. Ottawa is a beatiful city and a great place to live.

From a fellow newbie welcome to bike forums

Shawn
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