hello from up north and over the border!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Get In The Van, 26 Jul 2012.

  1. Get In The Van

    Get In The Van Senior Member

    Location:
    West Lothian
    Hello all, thought i'd add a message here and say hello.
    Back in the saddle after a long time, was racing in my early to mid teens, joined the local club, trained hard, started to put in some decent times (well i thought anyway!^_^ ) on TT.....then a serious eye injury put paid to my biking. I couldn't create any great pressure to the front of my face for a long time, so that was that.
    i drifted into my other love of music, learned an instrument, and as Bon Scott of AC/DC sang, 'let there be rock'
    Anyway i always kept up with cycling mainly the major tours and classics, plus the olympics with Hoy etc etc.
    fast forward a good few years........
    recently got the bug again to ride more seriously, so here i am.
    joined this forum as its chockablock with helpful info and full of friendly folk.
    look forward to the cyberspace pedaling with you all

    ^_^
     
  2. snorri

    snorri Legendary Member

    West Lothian? That's down south but not over the border.^_^
    There are a number of CCers in your area, have you seen the CC Ecosse thread?
    http://www.cyclechat.net/threads/cc-ecosse-perth-ride-sat-11-aug-12.106933/
     
  3. Scoosh

    Scoosh Velocouchiste Moderator

    Location:
    Edinburgh
    :hello: Get In The Van and :welcome: to CycleChat ! :wahhey:

    There are quite a few CC folk around the Lothians and, as snorri has referenced, we have CC Ecosse Forum Rides occasionally - and you have struck lucky as there are 2 arranged for early next month !

    We're doing the same ride on 2 different Saturdays and the thread for Saturday 4th is here.

    We'd love to see and meet you at one of them - or both ! :bicycle:
     
  4. Pat "5mph"

    Pat "5mph" A kilogrammicaly challenged woman Moderator

    Location:
    Glasgow
    :welcome: from Glasgow, GITV!
     
  5. Col5632

    Col5632 Veteran

    Location:
    Cowdenbeath
    :welcome: to the site from fife :welcome:
     
  6. OP
    OP
    Get In The Van

    Get In The Van Senior Member

    Location:
    West Lothian
    Thanks for all the welcomes! :biggrin:
    Will keep my eye on the Ecosse rides, these 2 however have came up too soon for me, due to work and i really need to get more miles back in these legs of mine, also not got a road bike as yet, just got road tyres on the mountain bike (its a hardtail so not too bad and the front forks have been locked off)
     
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  7. Col5632

    Col5632 Veteran

    Location:
    Cowdenbeath
    So its a hybrid pretty much ;)

    Hopefully be more rides you can make soon enough :thumbsup:
     
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