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Old 08-21-19, 01:43 PM
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New 50 year old getting back into MTB

Old guy here (don't feel old.lol) looking to get back into Mountain biking!!! Looking some bike buying advice as well as updates and mod advice...
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Old 08-21-19, 04:13 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums, jrhoneOC! Looks like you've found the mountain bike forum already. Enjoy!
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Welcome! Never too old to ride and to mtb! I'm 55 and have been riding since I was a kid(bmx). Still riding up in the hills and shredding when I can!
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Old 08-21-19, 08:35 PM
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Welcome. Glad you’re enjoying mtb riding. Age is just a number.
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Old 08-22-19, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by StanSeven View Post
Age is just a number.
I'm a 60+ newbie, and that number has been difficult mentally for me.
Getting more fit on bikes has been helpful. I do see plenty of older retiree bikers in my area, most are better riders than I.
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Old 08-22-19, 09:40 AM
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Welcome!

I'm sure you know, but taking a class or two for introductions can help a lot. I did that last year and was very happy about it. Never too late for MTBing!
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Old 09-01-19, 05:18 PM
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Thx Guys!!!
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