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    10,000 miles

    30 months ago I started this venture. Today I rolled over my 10,000th mile! Tom, I don't know if we have a certificate for this, but I sure would appreciate one
    14,000 miles and rolling...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mazama View Post
    30 months ago I started this venture. Today I rolled over my 10,000th mile! Tom, I don't know if we have a certificate for this, but I sure would appreciate one
    And you deserve one! Congrats, that's a heck of an achievement!

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    Deserved, earned....and awarded!

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    Big congrats!

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    WOOOHOOO THE BEE IS Buzzing in appreciation for you!

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    Dayum that's awesome!

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    Excellent work! Any fun tales of great rides or favorite bike(s) during that time? A good ride or bike story is always enjoyed.

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    That is amazing 10K in 30 months!

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    Thanks for the accolades. Fun tales? I guess my first century last spring, and a few short rides over the summer with my wife. Most of these miles were done between the hours of 4AM and 6AM alone on quiet roads, day in and day out.
    14,000 miles and rolling...

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    10,000 miles

    WAY TO GO!
    I was berating myself for still not having reached that goal (with the club)in 5 years and then I noticed you were from Sarasota Fla.
    Being in Buffalo I don't feel nearly so bad (lol)(Yes, we do sell studded bike tires up here)

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    That is friggin awesome big guy. I'm about 4000 behind you, but I have been so busy with work this year, my mileage is really suffering.
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    Great job, something to really be proud of.
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    I bow in your presence. 333 miles per month average I am in AW.

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    Wow great job. How will you celebrate?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chevy57 View Post
    Wow great job. How will you celebrate?

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    As most Clydes would...Beer!

    I would like to add that ALL of those miles were ridden between 340-350#'s. So it can be done!
    14,000 miles and rolling...

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    That's fantastic! It's the same goal I have and I wondered what kind of time frame to use as a baseline. Granted this is an aggressive timeline for someone who lives in a place where it snows, but thanks for setting the bar. I'm impressed and that's a heck of an accomplishment.

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    Congratulations! Yes, we clydes can ride miles.
    Make mine a double!

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    WOW!!!!!


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    congrats neighbor.

    i crashed this weekend, will be off bike for at least six weeks. gonna put a hurt on my mileage

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    Ouch! Screw up the collarbone? (Been there done that. ) Sorry to hear though, and heal fast!
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