Bike riding....do you ever forget?

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  1. SparkyNYC

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    I haven't ridden a bike since I was about ten......what are the changes that I can still do it?
     
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    I wouldn't try riding without using your hands or doing a wheelie but the rest of it should come pretty naturally to you. If at some point you knew how it'll just be a matter if recalling your balance once you get on. There's a reason the adage is "Just like riding a bike, you never forget." It's one of those things its essentially impossible to "un-learn."





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  3. SparkyNYC

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    Thanx man- btw hot pix?
     
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    trust me, u should have no problem...maybe a little bit wobbly at first but it comes back to u. enjoy!
     
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    do not buy a wal-mart bike i had one and it was made cheap. alot people seem seem ride a bike with the bike seat too low.
     
  6. SparkyNYC

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    I'm only considering renting a bike for a day
     
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    Make sure it has an adjustable seat stem and you'll be good to go. I have GOT to get mine out of the shed this year before it's too late....
     
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    It's pretty hard to forget how to ride a bicycle
     
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    After 30 years, I tried again on a borrowed bike. Really wobbly at first, but I got better quickly. Since my eye surgery, though, my tunnel vision makes it difficult to navigate safely.
     
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    Please make sure they have helmets and wear one.

    Sure it might not look cool but neither are acquired brain injuries, being tube fed or being toileted by a full time carer.
     
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    Best of luck to you'

    15 months country living biked 5 miles each way / shift work 4-12 12-8 8-4
    by choice, buses supplied .. most enjoyable
    cant see myself balancing on one these days haha
    enz

    btw i did manage to ride a bike into a dike, several years later, fortunately an American i was travelling with dragged me out .. cant swim haha
    (one dead Maori found dead in dutch dike\)
     
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