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Old 09-10-04, 07:22 AM
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RonH
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Originally Posted by bnet1
Add me to the 50+ list. I am 53. Also gone 'bent and loving it!

Originally Posted by RonH
I see WAY too many people, both older and younger than me, riding recumbents. Their reasoning is that a road bike would be too hard on their bodies (back pain, bumpy roads, too much weight on their hands and arms, etc.). Come on people, get a grip. Road bikes are FUN and great for exercise and fitness.
I'll ask it again since bnet1 rides a bent. What is it with older riders and bents? I just don't get it. I tried riding one once, and just like mountain bikes, it wasn't my kinda bike. So what's the big fascination with bents?
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