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06-29-07, 09:04 AM
I just joined this week. I live in Arizona, and have been cycling regularly since 1983. I am primariliy a roadie, but I do have an mtb.
I ride a Trek 1500, and have cycled about 5000 miles in the past 12 months.
06-29-07, 09:39 AM
Hello az cyclist, where are you located in sunny Arizona?
Keep cool, and
Welcome to BF!
06-29-07, 09:51 AM
I live in Phoenix
06-29-07, 11:41 AM
Keep hydrated then! Wear sunscreen, and remember it's easier to cycle when the sun goes down and it cools off.
I don't think I could handle living in Phoenix :( . Way too hot for me...
06-29-07, 12:20 PM
We ride early in the summer...leaving by 6 am. I dont mind the heat so much :)
06-29-07, 12:25 PM
hehehe, got you beat! I get off work at 4.35 am, and do my riding on the way home :D .
07-01-07, 11:49 AM
our club rode 50 miles yesterday. Nice right with some climbing. We were done by 10:15, before it got too warm. I rode a few extra miles for 66.5 total.
07-01-07, 01:53 PM
You have me beat there! I just finished a 31 mile ride with some other riders, one of whom was on only her fifth or sixth ride! She was a real trooper though, and even though she confessed that the last two hills were getting her tired, she pulled through in excellent shape :) .
I don't think she would have gone for another loop around to make it 62 miles :D .
07-01-07, 03:28 PM
I only rode 20 miles today. Got an early start at 5:20, when the temp was only 78. My time was decent, 1:02, which includes the time at stoplights. I am not sure if I will ever ride that route in :59 minutes or less.
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