Hi there, I live in the San Francisco bay area, I love to cycle around town on errands, and I am beginning training for the AIDS Lifecycle, a seven-day ride from San Francisco to Las Angeles to raise money for AIDS/HIV services in SF & LA. I rode for the same purpose in 1999 in California AIDS Ride 6. Training for my second ride has also inspired me to plan a tour of Ireland later this year. The reason I joined Bike Forums is that I feel newly inspired to network with fellow cyclists for adivce and support, to make friends, and hopefully I will be able to help someone with the same with what little expertise I have. That's my introduction, thanks for reading, and feel free to email me or send a message anytime. Thanks!