Cycling Computer Guy
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Sheboygan, WI
Bikes: 2012 Orbea Alma H70
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Hello BikeForums members!
I'm new to the forum. I'm definitely interested in getting back into biking. I haven't been an avid biker since adolescence. I used to ride my bike everywhere! I even took a few long bike trips with my family and some with friends, usually in the range of 10-40 miles.
Today of all days my dad and I went biking. It is the first time I took a serious bike ride in probably a decade, and the first time him and I took a serious ride together since I was a young teenager.
We covered 30 miles. I was sore, grumpy, and tired by the end. The bike isn't fit properly for my body and I can't handle the bumps as well as I once did, but I have to say it felt good to be out there doing it.
My goals on this forum are to first learn more about cycling as an actual sport and hobby (not just a convenient/alternate mode of transportation or an occasional rec. activity) learn more about the bikes themselves and what is and isn't quality, buy an inexpensive/reasonably priced bike, and then meet some people to ride with.
I'm looking forward to conversing and maybe even riding with some of you.
Last edited by Trek_CycleOps; 05-10-14 at 08:30 PM.
Reason: Clarified a few sentences. Fixed some run-ons.