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Old 06-10-07, 06:07 PM   #1
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shelled

Disposed of. Spit out. Humiliated. Scourged. I could make excuses but instead I'll just lay here pathetically and try to recover.

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Old 06-10-07, 06:09 PM   #2
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Happens to the best of us, my good man. Not that I'm the best of us, but it happens to them too.

Relax, pop a cold one (the ultimate emotional recovery drink), and rest up. Take tomorrow off and hop on the bike ready to rock on Tuesday.

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Old 06-10-07, 06:43 PM   #3
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It also happens to the worst of us. I should know. However you should take heart in the certain knowledge that if I can increase my shell-resistance, ANYBODY can do it.

A universal truth about racing (for 90% of racers): we are all peloton dogs. And every dog has his day. But that does require that you continue to show up. And that may mean a few shellings. But that's the only way to get faster.
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I could make excuses but instead I'll just lay her pathetically and try to recover.
If you're gonna lay her, don't do it pathetically! Recover like a man!
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Old 06-10-07, 06:58 PM   #5
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She's out of town so I can't really lay her at all but thanks for the spell-check on what is easily my funniest typo in 12 years. Many of my motor functions are disabled at the moment.

it was like this:



With an additional loop of that last hill for another 6 miles. I fell off the front group on the first steep climb and spent the next 5 miles trying to catch them on my own with a gusty headwind. I swore I was going to throw in the towel at least 36 times and had to think about dancing-girls and fresh ripe peaches to make it up the last climb.
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