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Old 08-12-15, 07:51 AM
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Hello from an old fart at Fremantle Western Australia

After 60 years of not riding bikes I decided to give it a go again.

In my lack of wisdom I purchased a mountain bike for the dual suspension, not realizing that it was really superfluous on the road, and I had no intention of going mountain biking. However, I am making the best of it and currently adding bits and pieces to the bike, as well as upgrading or changing some of the components.

I am a retired engineer from the oil and gas industry, aged 76, and have always been into cars and motorbikes, to which I have now added bicycles. Also love most things to do with the arts, and classical and jazz music.

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Old 08-12-15, 07:59 AM
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welcome to the forums... be sure and check out the over 50 section
oh, i did the same thing when i first got back into biking... went the MTB route...did not take me long to move to a road bike and sell the MTB.
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Old 08-12-15, 08:06 AM
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Hi Barry,

Welcome to Bike Forums.

73 y/o here

Now road riding a GreenSpeed Trike.
Fred "The Real Fred"

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Old 08-12-15, 10:06 AM
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Welcome to Bike Forums from a 70 year old in west central Florida. When you're visiting the 50+ forum, post something in the 65-85+ thread.
The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. - Psalm 103:8

I am a cyclist. I am not the fastest or the fittest. But I will get to where I'm going with a smile on my face.
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