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    I don't know if a metric half century is a thing...

    But I rode one today. It's a personal best for me. 52km, 32.6 miles. If it hadn't gotten dark I feel like I could have cranked out another 10 miles.

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    Century, schmentuary... A personal best is always a good thing.
    The one who has the most bikes wins.

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    That's a nice ride... you have to start somewhere. Next up?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skilsaw View Post
    Century, schmentuary... A personal best is always a good thing.
    *looking all over for "Like" button* Yeah: what Skilsaw said.
    That which does not kill me has made a massive tactical blunder.
    Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. Louis L'Amour
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    Well done! Personal accomplishments are always so rewarding.
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    A metric half-century is not a thing, but a 52km ride sure is!
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    Awesome......keep pedaling!

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    I vote that we officially classify a metric half-century as a "thing".

    Great ride. You should be proud.

    So what's your next thing going to be?
    Lead, follow or get out of the way

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    Congrats! Helluva ride! Especially being a personal best!
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    great job! Those miles are good and you earned it.

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    I like to use centimeters. So you did 500,000 cm. or one half of a mega cm.

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    Great job.

    Do you use Strava to track progress? I just got two PR's in two days on the same 1.4 mile segment; outbound yesterday afternoon, inbound this morning.
    As much as you paid for that Beemer [Mercedies, Audi, Escalade], I'm surprised it didn't come equipped with turn signals.

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    Congrats on the milestone! It is the thing until you ride farther.


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    Anything can be a thing, as long as you make your thing that thing.

    Good job! Do it two more times, then add that 10 more miles!

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