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rellufs 02-08-10 10:39 AM

Hello from Charlotte, NC
New to the forum and the sport. Last spring I injured my back trail running and dealt with 6 straight months of severe sciatica. I couldn't even get up out of a chair without the assistance of my hands and arms. It sucked! After months of chiro, massage, etc, nothing was working so I decided to try walking for an hour or so every day. Voila! Pain free after two weeks and no problems since!

North Carolina has experienced a "'real" winter so far and I can't wait for the spring and DST so I can start riding 100+ miles per week. Right now I'm averaging about 60 per week at 18-19mph. Getting faster is hard work, but I've been pleased with my improvement since starting 4 months ago.

Good stuff on here.....good reading and info.

CbadRider 02-08-10 02:59 PM

Welcome to Bike Forums!

What kind of bike do you ride?

rellufs 02-08-10 03:46 PM

Bought an '09 Fuji Roubaix in October. Upgraded the saddle and tires pretty quickly and just upgraded the wheels (Mavic Open Pro rims with Dura Ace hubs). Starting to become a real nice ride for the money.

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