In 2003 while in Door County WI. I decided to take my daughter and her friend on a bike ride through Peninsula State Park. We rented bikes and I barely made a mile and gave up sending the girls to complete the ride. In 2009 when my knees got so bad I was taking cortisone shots regularly I bought a bike to help strengthen my legs thus giving my knees a break. I started riding casually in Chicago where I was living. In 2010 I moved to Indy and discovered all the great bike trails here and have been riding regularly. Over Memorial Day I went home to Chicago and participated in Bike the Drive. My bad knees and I rode 30 miles. I am in better shape than I have been in YEARS!!!!

Name: Toni Roark
Bicycle: Giant Suede
City: Indianapolis
State: IN

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