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    Opus PATH's Avatar
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    My First Metric Century!

    I am embarrassed to say how long it took me but I did it! I finished with 102 kilometres and change. Now to try for a regular Century before the end of this season! A few rollers and 1 itty bitty hill. Hey! It was still a Metric though!
    Go raibh an chóir ghaoithe i gcónaí liom!

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    Good job, PATH!!!

    Just add a couple more hours to your ride and you'll have that Imperial. Do you mind sharing your nutrition and water intake?
    14,000 miles and rolling...

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    Quote Originally Posted by PATH View Post
    I am embarrassed to say how long it took me but I did it! I finished with 102 kilometres and change. Now to try for a regular Century before the end of this season! A few rollers and 1 itty bitty hill. Hey! It was still a Metric though!
    Don't be embarrassed, because there's nothing to be embarrassed about. Congratulations. More details on the ride, please?

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    2nd Century TBD AirBeagle1's Avatar
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    Outstanding job, PATH! Congratulations!!!

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    Great work PATH! 102km is still 102km weather it takes you three hours or twenty hours. Nothing to be embarrassed about. Care to share a bit more about the ride?

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    Yay!!

    That's awesome!!!

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    Congratulations!

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    Congratulations!

    I remember my first metric, I cried. That was over three years ago.

    I'll let y'all know when I get my first imperial done.
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    Congratulations! Did my first one a while back and have yet to repeat it! Don't worry about the time, just doing the deed is great.
    "be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."

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    You are too modest PATH! It's wonderful knowing that you just finished a metric. It's so much more than many of us could ever have imagined in the past.

    Congratulations!

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    Well the ride was mostly flat. I finished three large water bottles and two energy bars. Geez was I sore the next day. You guys are the inspiration that keeps me going! Thanks for all the support!
    Go raibh an chóir ghaoithe i gcónaí liom!

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    Keep my bike safe from the bicycle thief
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    keep my carbon from any harm

    Good Night Road Bike
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    Good night all you Foosters
    And good night Moon

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    Good job on your first metric! You're moving in the right direction! Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PATH View Post
    I finished three large water bottles and two energy bars.
    That is not enough water. Drink up!
    14,000 miles and rolling...

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    Good job, Path.

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