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Old 07-28-10, 07:51 AM
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I did it!

I haven't ridden for about 17 years and recently purchased a bike with the idea of working my way up to commuting two or three times per week.

My first ride in was this Monday -- 26 miles round trip -- and boy does it feel good.

I wanted to post here to say thank you to everyone here for the motivation. I've been reading and learning so much from you all. Cheers!

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Old 07-28-10, 07:53 AM
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Congratulations on the ride.
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Old 07-28-10, 07:54 AM
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Awesome!! Keep it up, you've gotten over the hardest part!
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Old 07-28-10, 08:26 AM
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Congratulations Wow! 26 miles? Not bad at all! How did you feel the next day?
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Old 07-28-10, 08:55 AM
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Nice work!
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Old 07-28-10, 09:01 AM
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Awesome! Is that Grove or Patterson I see on your route?
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Old 07-28-10, 09:10 AM
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Congrats!
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Old 07-28-10, 09:26 AM
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Get it boy!
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Old 07-28-10, 10:27 AM
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Congrats! I remember my first ride to work. Best feeling of my life.
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Old 07-28-10, 10:32 AM
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26 miles is a lot to jump right into. Great job!
Fun huh?
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Good for you! I remember when I first rode a bike after many years I was in pain for the next few days. It was about 9 mile ride. I bought a bike from a friend in Manhattan and had to ride it home in Queens.
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Good stuff! Yeah, Skipwith is kind of scary but there's not much of a way around it.

I met a colleague here that rides the second half of my route in to the office - looks like we'll have our own little mini-group ride going here soon enough.
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