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I've been off my 30 year old Fuji Royale for about 5 years now but last weekend I finished cleaning, lubing, and adjusting it and set out to make up for lost time. I remembered how easily the miles just glided by so I decided to circumnavigate Lake Sammimish (23 miles). The bike performed flawlessly, smooth, and silent. I on the other hand am not nearly in the same shape. At 56, time takes it's toll quicker. I made it in about 2 hours of cycling time with another hour and a half of rest stops. Then came 3 days of my legs demanding to know what was I thinking. Today, I went out for about half that distance and feel great. Bum left knee had no complaints from either ride (YAY!). Looking forward to many more miles. Thanks!
 

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Welcome to TwoSpoke and back to cycling.
I stopped riding for 30 years & was amazed how dead tired I was after only 5 miles.
Keep riding, you'll build back up in no time.
 

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Welcome, love the screen name! Roll with it :D
 
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