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11-16-20, 12:46 PM
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Posted By 70sSanO

Just keep working at the mileage, you will get...

Just keep working at the mileage, you will get there.

I didn’t follow your hydraulic brake noise/rubbing. If your brakes are rubbing it will impact your riding. As others have noted, spin the...
11-16-20, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Thomas15

You have your goal: 20 miles in 18 weeks from...

You have your goal: 20 miles in 18 weeks from now.

Set a few intermediate goals. Say 10 miles by New Years Day.

I think that if you do your part, you will achieve your 20 mile goal with ease by...
11-16-20, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Thomas15

We have covered the real possibility that you...

We have covered the real possibility that you need to work on your fitness and there are a lot of tips on bike fit. I hope and actually believe you are taking most of that to heart. We just need to...
11-16-20, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Thomas15

I agree with what seems to be the problem that...

I agree with what seems to be the problem that you need to achieve a degree of fitness.

I was off my bike for 25 years and got back on at age 60. 25 years ago I was riding 50-60 mile rides. My...
11-16-20, 06:51 AM
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Posted By CAT7RDR

The key is to stick with it and not get...

The key is to stick with it and not get discouraged when that 150 lbs blurred object whizzes by you. Ride your own ride and enjoy your improvements.
11-15-20, 08:13 PM
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Posted By Random11

Don't get discouraged, Cacti. I started riding...

Don't get discouraged, Cacti. I started riding three years ago after a not having been on a bike for 40 years. I was in pretty good shape, but not necessarily in good cycling shape. I was riding 8...
11-15-20, 07:29 PM
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Posted By frogman

Assuming your bike is adjusted properly, seat...

Assuming your bike is adjusted properly, seat height, etc and the tires are inflated properly then I think you are simply out of shape for cycling. If you haven't ridden in a long while it takes a...
11-15-20, 06:09 PM
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Posted By BobbyG

Cacti After 18 years of commuting 9 miles each...

Cacti After 18 years of commuting 9 miles each way, and plenty of 20-30 mile weekend rides I was forced off the bike for a year by a non-cycling injury. Once I was able to walk without excessive pain...
11-15-20, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

This is sort of the "right" answer (others have...

This is sort of the "right" answer (others have hinted at the same.)

it is great that you want to get back into biking. Don't overdo it, be patient and persistent, and you should see steady if...
11-15-20, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Maelochs

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/gravity/baseca...

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/gravity/basecamp-ltd27-mountain-bikes.htm

Gravity as with most BikesDirect offerings) is a less expensive alternative to name-brand bikes,. The parts selection...
11-15-20, 12:18 PM
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Posted By wgscott

One of the primary reasons for wearing the mask...

One of the primary reasons for wearing the mask is to prevent spreading infection to other people, including those who may be at high risk for SARS-CoV-2 complications. So it is good to see him...
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