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    long ride for this big guy yesterday....

    74 miles, with my ride time being about 4 hours, my sigma HRM/computer says 4500cal (yea right) average HR at 139, max 162
    averaged about 18 MPH, and the only problem, broke a spoke......but it didn't throw the wheel off so much that I couldn't finish
    all in all, a great day
    '06 Giant XTC Al,/// FOX TALAS, Sram GXP crank, XTR/XT everything else, XTR front rim, Mavic Crossride hub with a crossland rim


    early '80's Motobecane Grand Jubilee Restomod/// Dura ace RD. ultegra FD, Mavic CXP 10 rims laced to 600 hubs, RSX Brifters and Compact triple 172.5 crank, Brooks B17, and a bunch of other stuff

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    Other than the spoke sounds like a great day! As for the calorie thing you can pretty much knock off 25-30% or at least thats what most people say. Pretty damn good numbers too. I'd be over joyed to avg. 18mph. For me to get that I'd have to choose my route wisely and make sure it was flat!
    Best thing about cycling is when I'm at work I'm thinking of cycling, when I'm cycling I'm thinking about cycling.

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    I'd be happy with a 139 avg heart rate as well, yesterday's ride of 50 km was an avg of 152, but I think I started dehydrated.

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    Awesome!

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    So Fast
    [SIZE=1][B]What I like about Texas[/B]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGukLuXzH1E

    Set F1re To The Ra1n ( NY Night Rain Ride)
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    To get an 18mph average, my route would have to be down hill!
    Please consider supporting my ride with the Louisiana MS Bike Tour on Oct 2nd!

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    “Men’s courses will foreshadow certain ends, to which, if persevered in, they must lead,” said Scrooge. “But if the courses be departed from, the ends will change..."-Dickens

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    '06 Giant XTC Al,/// FOX TALAS, Sram GXP crank, XTR/XT everything else, XTR front rim, Mavic Crossride hub with a crossland rim


    early '80's Motobecane Grand Jubilee Restomod/// Dura ace RD. ultegra FD, Mavic CXP 10 rims laced to 600 hubs, RSX Brifters and Compact triple 172.5 crank, Brooks B17, and a bunch of other stuff

    http://i1017.photobucket.com/albums/...IMG_7007-1.jpghttp://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c2...IMG_5607-1.jpg

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