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    New biker from Miami

    Hello, just wanted to say hello. I'm getting in to bike riding for some fun, nothing serious and get some exercises in the process .
    Does anyone carry a piece when riding ? Just wondering since things are crazy nowadays.

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Welcome to Bike Forums from west central Florida.

    Not me. Its very safe where I ride. Deputies from the sheriff's department, park rangers, and trail volunteers patrol the trail every day. I saw two different deputies and a park ranger on my last ride.

    Now the important stuff. What bike do you ride? Got pics?
    My bikes --> 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2013 Cannondale CAAD 10 2 (5) "Racing Edition"

    Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles Schultz

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    Nothing fancy yet. A schwinn le tour III and a swchinn sidewinder. Just getting back. Looking to get a trek or cannondale road bike in the future.
    is hard getting back after 20 years

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    Senior Member goldfinch's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Illrooster132 View Post
    Nothing fancy yet. A schwinn le tour III and a swchinn sidewinder. Just getting back. Looking to get a trek or cannondale road bike in the future.
    is hard getting back after 20 years
    It is hard starting, but you will get into the swing of things. And odds are you will get more comfortable and feel less of a need for self defense. Welcome to BF!

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    Senior Member Lacumo's Avatar
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    Welcome to BF! Nobody I know in upstate NY yet packs while cycling. Territorial dogs continue to be a leading threat in my area and I carry my Kryptonite lock for them.

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    definitely thought about it, especially through wynwood at night

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