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Old 08-12-15, 01:19 PM
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Hi from Pleasant Lake, Mi

Good afternoon one and all,

I used to bike when I was growing up as a kid, but got away from it when I went in the military and got married. I let life get in the way. Well, now that I am 50 and in need to shed some extra baggage that i carry, I broke out my bike I got as a birthday present three years ago and tried to ride it around the lake. Well, I made it, but realized that I am so far out of shape.

So, I am here to listen, ask advise, seek help & motivation and try to get back in shape through getting back on my bike.

So, here are my details.

Where are you from? Pleasant Lake, Michigan.
What do a I ride? I have a 26" Mongoose Mountain Bike. (Probably not the best for street riding, but its what I have.)
How long have I been riding? When I was a kid, from a young age to just before graduation and going in the military. Then there was a "LONG" pause and just last week, broke out my bike to try my look once more.
Anything else that you should know about me? Probably, but nothing comes to mind.
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Old 08-12-15, 01:53 PM
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welcome to the forums... check out the over 50 section and you might want to check out the clydesdale section too.
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Old 08-12-15, 01:57 PM
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Hey Squatcher,

Put on some slick tires.
When you get tired of the rides.
Get a road bike.
Fred "The Real Fred"

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