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Old 07-07-11, 12:51 PM   #1
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Greetings from Milwaukee

I'm a 44yo OFWG from the suburbs of Milwaukee who just got into road biking this month after realizing that running was going to turn my knees into jello if I kept that up. I figured biking would be a better way to keep in shape and have some fun outdoors during the six weeks or so we call Spring, Summer and Fall around here. So I bought an old Trek 420 on CL and have been riding it every day. I just hit 100 miles for the week, which is about 95 miles more than I have put on a bicycle since college. I have surprised myself at how much I enjoy it, and I think I might be hooked. I'm already looking around for my next bike and trying to decide what gear I really need to have. This is shaping up to be nearly as bad as my other hobby, road racing an open wheel formula car, which I thought couldn't be topped when it comes to burning money!
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Old 07-07-11, 02:04 PM   #2
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Old 07-07-11, 09:35 PM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forums! Enjoy the empty wallet! LOL
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