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Old 06-06-19, 02:35 PM
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Hello from Kentucky!

Hey guys. I am a 40 year old guy from Ky who recently decided to get in shape. On March 1 2019 I was a 30# overweight smoker. Today I am 35 pounds lighter and a non smoker.
I have owned around a dozen bikes in the past. Most when i was younger and all of the cheaper variety. I recently bought a used Trek MB, most likely a cheaper one and am considering buying a fitness Specialized used bike. I have exercised three times by biking so far. Twice were casual rides and yesterday a HIIT ride.
Also I have lived next door to my job for a decade and am changing to a job 3.1 miles away so I will be riding back and forth everyday. I have a car and a truck, but since my new job isnít physical so I want to bike for exercise.
Anyway I saw this forum and decided to join. I want to converse with other bikers and learn about different types and brands of bikes and one day in the near future buy myself a nicer new bike.
I look forward to being a part of this community.
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Old 06-06-19, 04:12 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums. Good luck with the cycle commute.
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If you are western KY, you just missed the Annual Bourbon, Bacon, & Tobacco Tour - or something like that. T'was written up well with pics in C&V. Just a few guys out having fun on road bikes.

Ride on.

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Old 06-07-19, 03:55 PM
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I'm east of Louisville and ride a bit. What section of KY are you in?
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Welcome to Bike Forums. Good luck with the cycle commute.
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Old 06-07-19, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
If you are western KY, you just missed the Annual Bourbon, Bacon, & Tobacco Tour - or something like that. T'was written up well with pics in C&V. Just a few guys out having fun on road bikes.

Ride on.

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I'm east of Louisville and ride a bit. What section of KY are you in?
Iím in Lexington.
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Old 06-07-19, 06:51 PM
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Don't think this took first time. Some of us around L'ville had discussed riding the Legacy Trail--seems like a nice ride. https://www.lexingtonky.gov/legacy-trail
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Hey FunCommuter, welcome and glad you showed up.
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Welcome. Congratulations on quitting smoking and the weight loss.
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Originally Posted by freeranger View Post
Don't think this took first time. Some of us around L'ville had discussed riding the Legacy Trail--seems like a nice ride.
Twelve miles is a little too ambitious for me right now, but I bet itíd be a nice ride for you guys. That would be a good goal for me though.
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Welcome. Congratulations on quitting smoking and the weight loss.
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Welcome. I am new one here too
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Welcome

Just joined this month myself! Huge Kentucky fan also, good luck my man, and congrats on quitting smoking, tough thing to kick!
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