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Old 06-22-13, 06:31 AM   #1
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Returning in the DC area

Hey I used to post here under a different username about 6 years ago. Life overcame me (and so did my work). Anyways, I moved back to DC about 3 months ago...and after digging our family out from under the boxes and other debris of a household move, I got off my ass and started riding my bike to work. Best decision I've made.

I am riding a converted Raleigh 29er (terrible choice for commute, with hills, that thing is a pig), because my roadbike is just not the kind of bike I want to commute on. I'll end up on a FBRB soon enough...and plan to make my commute a non-weather dependent event, as in any weather, any time of year. Feels pretty awesome to ride twice a day for 10 miles (and get there in the same amount of time as if I rode the bus or drove).

Anyways, happy to be back on BF, this place is always useful for answers, ideas, and opinions. Thanks!
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Old 06-22-13, 06:40 AM   #2
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Old 06-22-13, 03:31 PM   #3
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Hi Badger, welcome back to cycling and to BF. Its great to have you rejoin us here, I'm sure that the Commuting Forum is a great place to get ideas and share experience, as you should know. Best of luck on your return and on the eventual bike search.

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