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    Greetings from SW Missouri!

    I am 55 years old. I haven't ridden in almost 40 years and then never rode much. My workplace recently became involved in National Bike Challenge. I felt compelled to give it a go, so I found a bike at a garage sale and started riding. I track my rides using MapMyRide and set a goal to ride every day. I started at a mile per day a month ago and am up to ten miles per day. My bike is a Schwinn 21 speed cruiser and is so slow that I have to pedal to go downhill!
    Needless to say, I am addicted! I look forward to getting off work so I can ride!
    Next step: get a better bike!
    Cheers!
    Steve

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Between Crystal River and Hernando, Florida.
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    I've had several since 1999 but have settled on my beloved 2001 Litespeed Tuscany and my latest, a 2015 Cannondale SuperSix EVO carbon
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    Welcome to Bike Forums. Stop by the 50+ forum and say hello to the other old timers. I'm one of them. I too started riding again at 55. I'm now 69 and there are several others older than me. Have fun.
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2015 Cannondale SuperSix EVO carbon

    If you worried about falling off the bike, you’d never get on. -- Lance Armstrong

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    Endangered Serotta Rider Lacumo's Avatar
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    Welcome to BF and back to cycling!

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    Formerly Known as Newbie Juha's Avatar
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    Hello and Welcome!

    --J
    To err is human. To moo is bovine.

    Who is this General Failure anyway, and why is he reading my drive?


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