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Old 07-11-18, 11:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Pilot321 View Post
Good info guys. I am 59, and just got back into road biking after a 25 year hiatus. Fortunately, I have no health problems except for two fragmented discs in my lower back which stopped me from running many years ago. Stretching, and exercise keeps the lower back pain away.

Anyway, I recently got back on the bike. I've noticed hills, and my wind are the limiting factor. Also, recovery takes much longer than when I was younger, and in much better shape. I am very relieved that even with the relatively extreme position on a road racing bike, it has not caused any lower back pain. I feel great on the bike, almost the same as years ago except for my endurance, but that is also changing as I ride myself back into shape.

Any suggestions for an additives to water to help keep electrolyte levels decent?
I use this and order off Amazon....it works and is not too sweet. Sorta like a Gatorade lite.


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