New Badge Earned: Cyclist Newbie

So after living in a very bike-friendly neighborhood for almost a year, I have finally purchased a new bicycle. I haven’t had a bike since college. And haven’t really ridden in many years. Yes, I remembered how to ride a bike but wow was I wobbly and shaky for those first few rides. I am slowly getting back into shape and training my muscles on how to ride. Thankfully, I live in Capitol Heights so there is a convenient bike lane. However, it’s going to take some time before I am ready to venture outside my neighborhood.

I have been mulling over this for some time but finally decided to go into Mid City Bikes last week to see their selection of refurbished bikes. I knew I wanted a nice one but didn’t want to spend too much. The staff there are very knowledgeable and after hearing what I wanted the bike for helped me to pick out one in my price range. Several friends had recommended this shop to me and I’m happy with the experience. I hope to be cruising around BR all the time (at least as the heat allows!)

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About Theresa

I am a librarian in Reference Services at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I have always been passionate about history, education and the value of books in all of their forms. I also love how quickly we can access information through the immediacy of the web, especially social networks like Facebook and Twitter. I look forward to growing in my chosen profession.

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