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Old 10-26-22, 10:45 AM
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New member - AKA from Orlando

New member here and picking up my new Trek Verve 2 Disc Low step today. As I am a casual rider where I ride for exercise only (about once a week for 11-12 miles, but may be adding another day since I recently retired/surplussed).

A little back ground, bought my 1st Trek (and still current ride) back in 99 or 2000, a 800 Sport and it has been a solid bike.
As I lost my left leg above the knee due to a motorcycle accident back in '82, it took me a little trial and error on what I needed to be stable and comfortable getting back on a bike. Needed 3 items: Hornless seat, left pedal extender, and a power strap to keep my prosthetic foot firmly on the pedal.

Anyway, feel like a kid again at 64 on receiving my new bike. Will be lurking here and probably asking some lame questions from time to time.

Was going to post pics but as it's my 1st, forum rules don't allow it.
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Old 10-26-22, 12:35 PM
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Old 10-27-22, 02:27 PM
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Old 10-30-22, 07:23 AM
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Good grit. Welcome.

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Old 10-30-22, 08:24 AM
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Good grit. Welcome.

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Thanks, Mike - Just picked up my new (2021 model) Trek Verve 2 Disc Low Step this past Thursday and getting ready to take it out on it's maiden voyage today.
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Old 10-30-22, 08:30 AM
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Thanks, Mike - Just picked up my new (2021 model) Trek Verve 2 Disc Low Step this past Thursday and getting ready to take it out on it's maiden voyage today.
My "old" Trek - 2000 800 Sport

My new 2021 Trek Verve 2 Disc Low Step
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Old 10-30-22, 08:38 AM
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Does the cal45 refer to ACP?
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Does the cal45 refer to ACP?
LOL - yes. I first used this handle around 15-20 years ago joining gun related forums and it just stuck.
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230 RN for the win.
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I first used this handle around 15-20 years ago joining gun related forums and it just stuck.
We discuss oil just as much here.
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