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Old 08-12-12, 09:12 PM   #1
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Another Hot Trail Ride 8/12

41.5 more miles with Gina today. Aimee joined in for the ride. Average temp says 96.1. Warmer than yesterday's temps but we were out there longer so that explain the drop in temp on Saturday. 111 max reading according to Garmin Connect. That was at a water stop with the bike sitting in direct sunlight at about 12:30. Pretty surprised Gina could hold on to a 16.0 average on the second day after a long ride. Pretty tough day for me, the heat and the headwind. Ran into LewisAClark for a bit, other than that, just a hot ride.

Oh, I did bump into Mark at the start of the ride. Few words about his new bike shop (Mark & Dave's). Located on the Southwest corner of Carnelian and Baseline (Sunrise Center next to Smart & Final). Glad it is going well. Mark is the one mechanic I have trusted since I met the guy back in 1996. I don't deal much with bike shops anymore since doing my own but if I ever need something, Mark does it right....the first time, no games! He has since we met. No I do not get paid to say this, it's the truth! ;-)



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I think Gina's lenses melted but she's still hanging on to the frames.

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Yesterday's 70 miler if interested.

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I was back at the house by 10 am today and it was already haaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwt. You guys are crazy.
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I was back at the house by 10 am today and it was already haaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwwt. You guys are crazy.


I thought about sitting out today but Gina was game.
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Gina's legs were two toned yesterday after wearing knickers for so long. After her ride yesteday and today,her legs are pretty much evened out.

Yesterday eaerly in the ride, but after a couple of days in 100 temps.

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