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Old 02-07-04, 07:19 AM
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I was lucky and developed health problems at 26. That got me into fitness training early which benefits me greatly now at 64. Unfortunately, I didn't get into biking untill age 60, but I'm making up for lost time now. My wife and I travel often to the southern mountains and sometimes even to Utah to mountain bike. We road bike frequently too. A great way to stay fit and have fun in retirement.

One caution though. According to the local doctors and some articles I've read, too much focus on cycling leads to or accelerates bone-density loss. One needs to have weight traing and walking/jogging in addition to cycling. This is especially so for us "old" folks.

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