Introductions Welcome to the BikeForums community! Please introduce yourself to other forum members here.

Hello from Joisey

Reply

Old 10-11-14, 08:51 PM
  #1  
TheGMan
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Posts: 71
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Hello from Joisey

I haven't ridden a bike more than a couple of times around the block in 30 + years, but rode a beach cruiser on vacation this year and thought I'd start since I can't swim laps anymore after the pool closes for the summer.

I started riding a too small old Cannondale that was in the garage and then bought a used hybrid off Craigslist a few weeks ago. I try to ride 13-15 miles after work everyday and am really starting to like it. My first couple of rides were 13 miles and although I wasn't tired, my butt was sore as hell. Now I'm used to it.

Maybe in the spring I will upgrade, but right now my Trek 750 is fine for riding around town and through the park. I'd like to go on some organized rides next year also. I just wish it didn't get dark so early now I'm hoping this turns into a new addition to supplement my "stay young" routine (turn 55 next week).

Last edited by TheGMan; 10-11-14 at 08:56 PM.
TheGMan is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-14, 05:52 AM
  #2  
cb400bill
Administrator
 
cb400bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kalamazoo MI
Posts: 16,134

Bikes: Fuji SL 2.1 (carbon fiber), Pinarello Stelvio (steel), Cannondale Synapse (aluminum)

Mentioned: 30 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1164 Post(s)
Welcome to Bike Forums, TheGMan!

I just turned 55. It just keeps getting better.
cb400bill is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 10-12-14, 06:49 AM
  #3  
linnefaulk
Senior Member
 
linnefaulk's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: florida
Posts: 1,804

Bikes: 1990 Trek 820, 1995 Trek 1220

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Welcome.
Get some lights and find some quiet roads and keep riding.
linnefaulk is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service