Howdy from Sunderland

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Scraff, 28 Jul 2012.

  1. Scraff

    Scraff New Member

    Hello everyone,

    A recent (1 year) convert to road cycling, a forty four year old, overweight, recently ceased smoker here.

    I am trying to lose a bit weight and get a bit faster and have a bit more endurance, I generally do about 20 miles about 3 or 4 times a week, but am aiming at doing longer rides. The hills bloody kill me carrying the timber but I am getting a little bit stronger.

    I will be looking round the forums for the odd bit of advice and probably to buy and sell as well.

    Cheers, Paul.
  2. Pat "5mph"

    Pat "5mph" A kilogrammicaly challenged woman Moderator

    :welcome: Paul!
  3. phillc

    phillc Well-Known Member

    North Somerset
    Hello Paul and a warm welcome to CC from another newbie.

  4. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    North Baddesley
    Hi & :welcome: to CC
  5. WobblyBob

    WobblyBob Well-Known Member

    Hi matey......from another 44 year old carrying a bit too much timber aswell !!......from the correct side of the north east (but we'll not go there eh, ha ha)
  6. Lynnderella

    Lynnderella Active Member

    Yo Paul!
    I am a newbie from Sunderland too! I have only been back on a bike for about 9 months after 25 ish years, and I love it!! Have been educated on this forum like! Very nice bunch of people on here too!!
  7. theloafer

    theloafer Guru

    newton aycliffe
    :welcome: paul the hills will get better mate..:whistle:
  8. AndyRM

    AndyRM XOXO

    Whitley Bay
    Good to have another NE based member on board. Albeit, from the wrong side of the river ;)
  9. BigTam

    BigTam Senior Member

    North Shields
    Hi Paul and :welcome:, north of the Tyne here, North Shields
  10. Davos87

    Davos87 Über Member

    North Yorkshire
    Hi Paul and welcome.Don't worry about the timber mate.....your just well made! Some mackems on here mind
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