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Old 07-18-21, 07:08 AM
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Don't know what the operation was, but a friend in his early 80's had a knee op. a 3 or 4 years ago. He rides a Giant Escape (don't know the model-one with rim brakes). He was riding even before he got the knee brace off. Now he's riding at a 10-12mph pace, on relatively flat terrain, and climbing some hills that I've seen people much younger walk! and his bike isn't light! I'm not close to his age, but hope to still be riding as good when I get there. Now, he was always physically active, in many different "hobbies", so sure that has something to do with it. He does have a cyclometer on his bike, but seems to only use it to see how far he's ridden--most are 16 to 20+ miles-did a 32 miler with him once, but that was a bit long for him. Keep at it, no telling what you might accomplish!
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