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    First trail ride in 10 years

    Hello fellow riders new to forums and all that but have a few questions and would appreciate your feedback maybe long. Okay so i have been commuting to work on various cheapo bikes and decided i really do enjoy riding even tmore now than in my teenage years so im ate up with riding been riding to work for four months so today i decided to take my new Haro flightline out in the snow mud freezing rain and i loved but just couldnt ride as hard on sloppy trails and even laid it down boy was i bummed even though it was a short trail three miles i was having a blast ok the questions

    wore out quicker on trails than i do commuting and such

    do you ever encounter hills you have to walk itup and hope no one sees you

    do you ever stop to catch your breathe am i the only one

    thanks

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    Just remeber - baby steps. It will come.

    There are hills I ride now, seated in my middle ring that I had trouble pushing my bike up 10 years ago. If you keep at it you'll learn what gives you traction and what does not, your fitness will increase, and you'll hope somone is around to see you clean a mad steep cilmb.

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    thanks for the support thats what i was thinking my girl doesnt seem to understand why i am so obsessed with riding when i got home instead the hey baby all i got was your ass is dirty lol and why were you out in this stuff i told her 30 degrees wasnt cold

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    I go up and down. There are those strong seasons where hills don't exist...then I hit those other seasons where I don't get out to the trails as often and I feel like I work "every time".

    I always have a good time though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-man45 View Post
    Hello fellow riders new to forums and all that but have a few questions and would appreciate your feedback maybe long. Okay so i have been commuting to work on various cheapo bikes and decided i really do enjoy riding even tmore now than in my teenage years so im ate up with riding been riding to work for four months so today i decided to take my new Haro flightline out in the snow mud freezing rain and i loved but just couldnt ride as hard on sloppy trails and even laid it down boy was i bummed even though it was a short trail three miles i was having a blast ok the questions

    wore out quicker on trails than i do commuting and such

    do you ever encounter hills you have to walk itup and hope no one sees you

    do you ever stop to catch your breathe am i the only one

    thanks
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    I walked hills when I first started riding. I stopped to catch my breath when I first started riding.

    Keep at it. You'll get better. I ride a lot of road and mountain miles. Riding trails is much more difficult.
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    If I feel like walking up a hill I just walk,I don't really care who sees me.
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