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Old 05-13-12, 08:30 AM   #1
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Back on the saddle again

Hi everyone,

I joined this forum because every time I google something bike-related the question has usually been posted and answered multiple times here! So at a minimum, thanks!

My wife, 14-month old daughter and I moved recently to Old Town Alexandria, VA from the New York area (Jersey City), and I was taken aback by how bike-friendly this city is. I haven't owned a bike since I was a kid, but I just got myself a black 2012 Jamis Coda Sport (from a very nice bike shop -- Wheel Nuts in OTA). Very excited about it, especially now that my daughter is old enough to ride in a bike trailer.

I hope to keep at it and put some miles on it. Will even try to commute into my work in the District when my body stops hurting!

Evan

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Old 05-13-12, 08:54 AM   #2
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Hello Evan,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Take many short rides untill your body gets adjusted to riding.
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Old 05-14-12, 04:04 PM   #3
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Thanks. I'll also post photos when I get around to taking some good ones. First thing I installed was a bike rack and it's already come in handy carrying little odds and ends
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Welcome to the forums. I'm also restarting biking on a rather biker friendly city, Helsinki.
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