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Old 10-05-13, 05:59 PM   #1
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Greetings from Pleasant Grove, Alabama

I turned 50 last August. I picked up cycling in May of this year using an old Trek 400, a thirty yr old bike. I put nearly 1500 miles on that bike with several accidents, luckily none serious. Two months ago I purchased a 2013 Cannondale Caad 8 in which I've already put over 500 mile on it.
I'm riding because of my health/weight. I've lost 70 pounds since 2009, 30 of those sense November 2012. Riding has become a religious experience for me and I have to get out and ride every chance I get. The longest ride so far is a fifty miler. My goal is not to see how far I can ride nor how fast but to see how much exercise I can get.
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Old 10-05-13, 06:13 PM   #2
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Hello Grayfeathers,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Look around, jump in wheel first and have fun posting.
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Old 10-05-13, 08:18 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums, Grayfeathers!

Congratulations are in order for the weight loss.

Keep up the good work!
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Old 10-05-13, 09:57 PM   #4
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Welcome to BF! Check out the Clydesdale/Athena forum--kindred spirits and stories there.
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Old 10-05-13, 10:30 PM   #5
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you're not too far from me, welcome. ride to your east much?
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Old 10-06-13, 05:47 PM   #6
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Welcome to Bike Forums and congrats on the weight loss! It seems like a lot of people are able to do it lately and riding gives them more OOOMPH!
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