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Old 04-11-10, 09:39 AM   #1
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born again newb

hi am mid forties overweight and fed up with the car culture, buses take too long to get anywhere so i am committing my commute to be a bike one


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heres to a new day

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Old 04-11-10, 10:43 AM   #2
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Old 04-11-10, 02:26 PM   #3
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yes a 2005 giant cypress sx, a hybrid bike - bought it new in 2005 and spent maybe an hour on it - that is about to change
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my wife started with a Cypress, not a bad bike, do yourself a favor, loose the slime filled heavy tubes and tires....go with some 28's and you'll love the ride.......
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Thanks Jack, I'm 47 and started biking March 19 with a 10.1 mi. (700 cal) commute to work. While I don't have any weight to lose, I really lived a sedentary lifestyle. Keep up with this goal, you'll be hooked with this routine by the end of the week!
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