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Old 01-07-08, 06:01 PM   #1
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Short Ride: Warm though :D

I got in a nice training ride today, just under 10 miles (9.58 miles), but hey, it was still a good workout. Outbound was against a 30 mph headwind (That SUCKED, bigtime. Round trip though was 16.42 mph avg.

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Great that you got out.
How fast could you go into that Wind?
I got in 21 miles yesterday. Gust to 18 mph.
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Nice going Tom.

16 mph average for ten miles is scooting along.
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About 12-14 MPH into the wind. I wasn't pushing real hard though. I was just lazing along.
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Yes, it was warm here in Indiana today… We don’t get many of these kind of days in January. The wind and the fact that I had about 200 other things to do kept me from riding… but I sure thought about it anyway.
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About 12-14 MPH into the wind. I wasn't pushing real hard though. I was just lazing along.
If I was just lazing along in a headwind like that, I'd be going backwards.
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way to go Tom. I havent followed the list closely lately but is this after the surgery? i rode 20 mils today in 70 F weather (readum and weep) but had the same windy conditions. well 10 mph with gust of 20 or so. I hit 27 mph on one flat section with a good tailwind. held that pace about a mile. of cours on the return i was struggling to maintain 12 mph. over the whole ride i averaged 11.9 mph. I want to try a flat ride soon and see if my average goes up.
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