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First Commute

Old 04-07-11, 08:11 AM
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First Commute

After being off a bike for longer than I care to admit. I bikedfor the first time. I'm exhausted but never felt so good.
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Old 04-07-11, 08:21 AM
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Congrats Welcome to the "club" and all that. May your time with us be long and safe.

How long is the commute??
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Old 04-07-11, 08:37 AM
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Welcome! You're now infected with the Bike Commuter virus. Spread it wherever you can.
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Old 04-07-11, 09:33 AM
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6.5 Miles one way. Took about an hour. I'm a big guy and took it slow. Hopefully that time will go down along with my weight.
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Old 04-07-11, 09:47 AM
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Keep going! I have found by reading the commuting section, it keeps me going, plus I am aware of opporunities to ride my bike-going to the store, to eat, etc.
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Old 04-07-11, 09:55 AM
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Congratulations and don't worry about the time it took.

Just have fun and enjoy the ride!
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Old 04-07-11, 10:06 AM
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Awesome! I'm a new commuter, too. Just keep it fun and comfortable and the time will go down pretty significantly.
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