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Old 10-23-07, 08:29 PM   #1
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Have you ever whined about it being cold or hot or rainy or snowing. Quit your griping and read this blog. She just signed up for the Iditarod Invitational. She will be in the 350 miles McGrath Division. 350 miles of bike riding in Alaska, in February . Just damn.

Now, whats your issue. Mine; I just got shamed by her blog, so I'm going riding.
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you should learn to embrace change, and mock it's failings every step of the way.
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Old 10-23-07, 09:02 PM   #2
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I love Alaska, photography and cycling! Thank you Jill for such an amazing use of your journalistic talent. I am very impressed with that blog....thanks for sharing that with us jaxgtr.
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Old 10-23-07, 09:06 PM   #3
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For those of you that don't know, that's Arctic Jill from the Spinner Saturday DB
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

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For those of you that don't know, that's Arctic Jill from the Spinner Saturday DB
I read her blog in the morning if I'm feeling iffy on the decision to ride or drive. I usually end up riding after that.
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That woman amazes me. I remember last year she did a century, alone in the Alaska wilderness!
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