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chirojeremy 05-17-08 12:36 PM

First long ride...
 
I bought my bike Monday and started commuting Tuesday morning. I commuted 14 miles round trip 3 days this week and went for my first long ride. I rode 16 miles in about 1:13:25 with an average speed of about 13.10 mph. Not bad for a 298.8lb Clyde for his first week of riding I say! I had a great time. I even bumped into a couple of people from the local cycling club I am going to join. My goal next weekend is to ride 20 miles. I definately could have done it today. So I have done 66 miles this week so far and I still have 1 more day left.:thumb:

EasyEd 05-17-08 12:56 PM

Right on! Keep at it.

wooljersey 05-17-08 01:40 PM

Congrats!
 
It sounds like you're having fun! Keep it up and stay connected here!

ScrubJ 05-17-08 04:48 PM

Congratulations and keep us posted.

chirojeremy 05-19-08 07:54 PM

I just rode 19 miles with a local bike club in the same amount of time it took me to ride 16 miles on Saturday! Man I am going to be cooking in no time. 13.95mph average...


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