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Old 06-17-14, 11:54 AM
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oldie but a newbie

Hello. Name's Maggie. Just got back from a four mile ride on a nice easy bike trail after not having been on a bike since I was about 12 (well about 3 other times in my twenties, unsuccessfully). So what makes me think at 49 when the bones are weaker that I can do this? Who knows, but I did it and it was awesome. I have a long commute and decided to get a folding bike (Schwinn Loop) so I can can pull over and bike on a whim and it was the best idea I've had in years. It's a low end bike but rides nice--kinda has a granny look and feel to it I like. As I progress and not kill myself I plan on treating myself to something higher end (read: sexy). That's all for now ;-)
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Old 06-17-14, 01:17 PM
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Cheers Maggie, welcome! I don't see any reason why you couldn't do it. Keep the rubber side down!

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Old 06-17-14, 02:32 PM
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Welcome Maggie. Stop by the 50+ forum (you're almost there ) and talk to the other mature cyclists. They can all give you good advice. I hang out there. I'm 69.
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Old 06-17-14, 04:13 PM
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@Juha. Thanks for the welcome!

@RonH. Thanks for the welcome and I'll be right over to the 50+ crowd!
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