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Old 08-14-10, 10:17 AM   #1
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44 mile charity ride this morning

Was my first organized ride. Benefit for the National Kidney Foundation. Rode 44 miles. Took off with some buddies I know who are triathletes. We were out in front for first 10 miles before I had to drop. Couldn't keep the pace. I caught all of them but 1 by the last 5 miles. One of them had bonked hard and was barely moving. Can't believe I averaged almost 17 mph for that long of a ride. Really enjoyed it.

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Old 08-14-10, 10:20 AM   #2
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That was a fast ride.
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Old 08-14-10, 10:33 AM   #3
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Sounds like them guys were going faster than they were capable --- good on ya, for maintaining a reasonable pace.
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Old 08-14-10, 11:25 AM   #4
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thats awesome I am looking forward to my first organized ride my self.
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Old 08-14-10, 04:09 PM   #5
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those tri guys ought to not tell anyone that they are triathlete if they can't muster up more than 17 mph for 44 miles
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