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I've been off the bike for a while but am slowly getting back in the groove. When I say I'm taking it slow I mean that even though my knee feels fine now, I'm not going back to riding 20 miles or more a day. I started with 6 or 7 and have stretched that to 10 to 12 without any resulting discomfort.
Here's part of my morning quiet time routine now:
This spot is half way through my ride and where I like to stop, read, and drink my coffee.
And, according to my dB meter app, this is the quietest spot during the ride:
It may seem counter-intuitive, but it is a nice spot to stop, get off the bike, and just stand there for a few before finishing up and sitting down in front of a computer for work for the next 8 or 9 hours.