Introductions - Back here after two year hiatus
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Hi gang. Was off the bikes for a couple years mostly trail running or fishing (yeah, that's a workout, lol). All pumped up to road ride again. Did my first one in a longgg time today. 23 miles with a big hill which I promptly got dropped on. My sit bones are way sore...
07-20-03, 10:38 PM
Welcome back to the forums! Don't worry about getting dropped on the hill, it's happened to everyone at least once (well, except for me, of course :p ). A little bit of conditioning can make a big difference, so you've got plenty to look forward to (including revenge on those who 'dropped' you!)
07-20-03, 10:49 PM
I still get dropped on most group rides.. I am no climber, but gimme a sprint and you wonrt catch me. I dont have any hillbound stamina I guess. Welcome back anyway!
07-20-03, 11:50 PM
Welcome back, bikeme!
Thanks for the encouragement, everybody. My sit bones are even worse today but I am still motivated.
07-21-03, 12:23 PM
heya Bikeme !!
Welcome back.. whereabouts in SoCal are you ?? I'm in Orange... also riding a Lemond :-)
nice choice in bikes there !!
SoCal group ride ?
Jeff, I'm in Anaheim Hills. I don't have a ride schedule down yet but am free to ride weekdays as I work on my own. I used to ride Como Street group sundays, but that was in my glory days, lol. I still have a fitness program from my former coach that I'd like to get back on.
07-22-03, 10:44 AM
Bikeme... you are right down the street from me.. i live in Orange.. near Chapman and Cannon... near the OC Mining company restaurant... I tried riding como st. abotu a year ago.. and got dropped about 8 miles in... i'd probably do better this year, as I'm in better shape... but still a tough ride :-) If youa re looking for a group ride.. I'd suggest the OC Rebels... I'm riding with them now... typical group.. some fast, racer types, a medium speed group.. and the slow guys... i'm usually at the front end of the medium group right now... working to get up to the fast group... there are a couple guys that are real fast there... fun trying to keep up... if you want some more info check out www.ocrebels.com also they ar a good group of people
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