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Old 08-11-10, 07:05 PM   #1
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Only started road riding after building a bicycle website

When I was a kid, I used to have a Cobra. It had a plastic number 4 on the front and I had so many stacks doing jumps and stunts that my elbows and knees still bear the scars today. The bike itself was indestructible.

Fast forward to university and I got very excited about a brand new bike someone bought me for Christmas. Wow - it had gears and front suspension - brakes. Yep, it was a Huffy from a department store, but I didn't know then that bikes could actually weigh less than 20kgs.

Joined the local cycling and triathlon club and couldn't understand why everyone snickered when I brought the old huffy (by then, 7 years old and unloved) to the lineup. Did about 6 sprint distance tri's on that bike before one of the coaches at the club insisted I borrow one and it took 3 minutes off my PB on a 10km ride.

For some reason, thought starting a bike website would be a good idea - that was what got me into riding in a group for the first time.
So now ... 1 x 30km ride per week. 1 x 45km per week. And 2 x "towing the kids with trailgator attached" rides per week.

First half ironman planned for 6 months time.
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Old 08-12-10, 12:40 AM   #2
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Thanks, am already having fun.

Its great to be in a place where I have the opportunity to share my passion with other people.
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Welcome to BF. Good luck in your half ironman.
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Thank you.. I love the welcome.
BF just rocks and trust me am learning a lot of staff from here good enough for my site

Let me hang around and see what is in store for me.
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