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Hi. Just joined up. I get my Trek Powerfly 5 FS on Wednesday.

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    JohnF

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    I have cycled all my life and look forward to getting back on routes in the Yorkshire Dales that I have previously cycled on a non powered bike. I am 71 years young on Sunday, and enjoy road cycling and doing rides with my wife on our tandem.
     
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    Wander

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    Hi John

    Welcome, you'll love the bike.

    When you want to get the Mrs out invest in one of these:-
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    JohnF

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    Hi, Wander and thanks for the greeting.
    I have actually fitted a mid drive conversion to our tandem which works very well and has been instrumental in my going for the Trek Powerfly. I am looking forward to seeing what range I can manage. To my surprise, we have managed more than 100 miles on one bike charge riding in the hilly UK Yorkshire Dales, taking care to use the assist only on the more challenging inclines.
     
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    Wander

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    Hats off to you. :)

    Hope I can do 100 miles + when I'm 71.

    Wish I could do it now!
     
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    JohnF

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    Err, I'll come clean and admit that the 100 miles was in two separate journeys. I did achieve one of my bucket lists last September in cycling Land's End to John O'Groats with my daughter, and I was not the oldest in the group!
     
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    Gaz

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    Hello John :)

    Welcome aboard, and a happy birthday for Sunday :D

    Gaz
     
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    .... As we would say fair play to you.
     
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    My youngest daughter did it too, but not with me.
     
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    Welcome, had my first ride out yesterday, 100 miles is amazing! Managed 25 but where I live is 850 ft above sea level.
     

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