Okay, Let's try that title again:"Newbie feels like a kindergartener in a PHD class here!"
I am NOT a bike afficionado. I stopped riding years ago when I gained weight. The past few years, hubby and I dragged out the old ten-speeds from the late 70s, early 80s, and took them to the park and state forests when we went camping. I am presently losing weight, and still don't like my old bike, and hate those freaking seats and having to lean so far forward. Last year I even tried riding it with the handlbars turned around. Several bypassers found it necessary to inform my my handlbars were backward, but I knew that. I want to sit up when I ride, like I did on my old 26-inch fendered Schwin when I was a kid.
We have recently decided to turn them in for all terrain bikes, so I started a thread on that in the "over 50-plus" room.
I know NOTHING about what you guys are talking here, special tires, disc brakes, anything technical, but several kind souls have helped me out with my thread on the all-terrain bikes.
So, hi, everyone. and thanks, I'm am here.