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Old 08-06-12, 08:09 AM   #1
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Hello from a late starter (in waiting)

Hello everyone from a complete newbie from County Durham, England. I'm errrrrm, over 50, and am thinking of progressing from my exercise bike to a road bike. Or am I too old for a new adventure and just acccept middle age with some saving grace.

I intend to have a good read of the posts on here....it looks a great messageboard....but any advice would be gratefully received.
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Old 08-06-12, 08:36 AM   #2
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Hi Frank,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

I started road riding at 65 (now 70 with 48,000 miles.)
Did a cross country tour at 67.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...ide-Ends-in-LA

You can do it.

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Old 08-06-12, 08:40 AM   #3
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Welcome aboard. Over 50 myself and started last year for the first time in 30+ years. Riding a vintage road bike and loving it more than I ever would have imagined.

Or am I too old for a new adventure and just acccept middle age with some saving grace.

Do not go gently into that good night.
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Old 08-06-12, 08:51 AM   #4
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Thanks for the welcome lads. Instant inspiration with my first 2 replies. Got to check out the Fifty Plus forum.
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Old 08-06-12, 11:08 AM   #5
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