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Old 01-19-09, 09:01 AM
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I'm 64, and stated riding about 3 months ago. Iím trying to lose some weight and lower my blood pressure. I have always worked on mechanical things, and am currently reworking my used 1996 Trek 5000 OCLV 8 Speed Bike. I live in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, so there is a lot of hills on any ride even out my driveway.
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Old 01-19-09, 10:06 AM
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Welcome to BF. I too am 64 but got back to riding when I was 55.
Got pics of the Trek or are you waiting until it's restored to it's former glory?

Stop by the Southeast Regional subforum and say hello to the locals.
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Old 01-21-09, 05:22 PM
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Hi Dewey, that's a beautiful bit of country for cycling (and yes, lots and lots of hills!). Let us see some photos of the Trek when you have it back together .

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