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    Accidentally broke my distance record today.

    To make a long story short, I managed to turn a 17 mile ride into a 26 mile ordeal with a wrong turn, a side trip, and forgetting something and having to go back. There's a full writeup in my blog.

    I'm actually not that excited about this ride though, which is kind of strange. I really didn't want to do a new longest ride. I just wanted to do a challenging ride at 2:30, and then do it again at 7. It looks like that won't be happening though.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Some of my best rides were accidental record setters.....it's all in how you view them and the best view of yours will be tomorrow.
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    Still can't climb
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    Congratulations!

    Record distances should always be celebrated. I find getting lost is the best way to push further as it doesn't involve any planning and thinking. Sometimes I just take a different road not knowing where it leads and explore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by coasting View Post
    Sometimes I just take a different road not knowing where it leads and explore.
    I'm discovering nooks and crannies of the place where I live by doing just this.

    Fortunately, it's not been an ordeal, but I do encounter some really steep hills that I did not know existed .

    Congratulations...

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    Nice stumble
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    Neil_B
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeMetal View Post
    To make a long story short, I managed to turn a 17 mile ride into a 26 mile ordeal with a wrong turn, a side trip, and forgetting something and having to go back.
    You win the Neil Fein award for navigation.

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeMetal View Post
    There's a full writeup in my blog.

    I'm actually not that excited about this ride though, which is kind of strange. I really didn't want to do a new longest ride. I just wanted to do a challenging ride at 2:30, and then do it again at 7. It looks like that won't be happening though.
    Did you have fun? That's what's important.

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