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Old 03-11-16, 02:34 PM
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New Old Guy

Hi, all. I used to hang out on the Bicycling forums, but they became pretty much unusable at some point, so I started looking around and found this one.

I'm an old, fat guy trying not to be the latter anymore. I got into riding a bit more seriously than average about 7 years ago and started commuting to work by bike (a 31-mile round trip) 3-4 days a week and riding several centuries a year. Then got distracted by other pursuits and didn't ride for a couple of years. But I'm back. Luckily, I had two pair of bibs and one jersey that used to be too big for me that now, er, aren't, so I still have something to wear. Not back up to round-trip commuting, but I can do one-way (by carpooling in to work with my wife), and have a couple of centuries coming up that I'll muddle through somehow.

Looking forward to being here.

Carry on.
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Old 03-11-16, 02:43 PM
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Welcome! I also have just joined. They seem friendly here. Seems like you already have quite a few Bikes
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Old 03-11-16, 03:21 PM
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welcome to the forums... plenty of old (and some fat) guys on here. Be sure and check out the over 50 section of the forum and you may also enjoy the clydesdale section too. Have fun.
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Old 03-11-16, 03:30 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums. How old is "old"? I'm 71 and hang out in the 50+ forum. Stop by and say hello.
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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