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Old 01-12-22, 02:39 PM
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Returning to bikes for the first time since my teens

Hello from the dreary English Midlands!

I used to be a very bike-happy kid who would ride my Raleigh Burner to school every day, and go on rides with my dad who has always been into taking long-distance rides. But when I finished school, I stopped riding for various reasons, and at this point it's been over 10 years since I owned a bike.

A couple of weeks ago, I came across a sorry-looking old bike which was destined for the scrap, and decided for whatever reason that I wanted to save it and fix it up, and hopefully end up with a useable bicycle out of it. I realised that I missed having a bicycle, missed riding. Even if I'm going to be very wobbly at first and am rather physically unfit, I'm excited to see where this old bike takes me!

So here I am, I guess!
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Old 01-12-22, 02:41 PM
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Awesome! Welcome back to 2 wheels. Have fun!
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Old 01-12-22, 02:44 PM
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Congrats. Nothing beats getting back on a bike after a long hiatus. I know, I've done it a couple of times now.
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Old 01-12-22, 03:22 PM
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Welcome back to two wheels. It is never too late.
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Old 01-12-22, 04:14 PM
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Thanks! I've already ordered some new tyres, so hopefully I can get the bike on the road soon.
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Welcome back! Cant go wrong with two wheels
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