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Old 03-29-08, 05:50 PM   #1
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I did my first fifty mile ride today. It was an organized ride in Salado, Tx. Lots of fun and really not quite as difficult as I had built it in my mind. Three hours and thirty-six minutes of actual saddle time with a total ride time of three hours and forty-eight minutes. Just had to tell someone, now i think I will be able to get that century in this year.
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Congrats to ya! Organized rides are alot more fun than solo. Go get that century now.
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Congratulations! Seems like it has always looked hilly in that area when I drove through on the freeway.
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Congratulations! Seems like it has always looked hilly in that area when I drove through on the freeway.
Thanks, it was a little more vertical than I am used too. The downhill made it much more fun and worth the climbs. Congrats on your metric century, saw your post farther down the page.
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Good job Tex. I did my first century after doing a 40 miler, so you should have no problems. Keep it up!!!
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I did my first fifty mile ride today. It was an organized ride in Salado, Tx. Lots of fun and really not quite as difficult as I had built it in my mind. Three hours and thirty-six minutes of actual saddle time with a total ride time of three hours and forty-eight minutes. Just had to tell someone, now i think I will be able to get that century in this year.
It seems new personal bests are being recorded all over the Clyde forum tonight. Very nice. Congratulations.
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