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Old 08-13-12, 12:19 PM   #1
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A Clyde on a Big Ride

Yesterday was the day. Left the house with two brother inlaws at 5:20 in the morning and got off bike for last time at 7:20pm. What a great day, not to hot, no rain and a lovely tailwind the whole way. In the end we did 380km with a 32.4kph average, can't wait till next year!!!
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Pretty good. I had to convert your numbers to American-friendly numbers to really get a sense of it: 380 km = 236 miles, and 32.4 k/h = 20.12 mph average speed. Very impressive. Pictures?
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Old 08-13-12, 01:27 PM   #3
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All I can say is I hope I can be you one day when I grow up...i couldnt currently even dream of hitting that speed over that distance.
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What he said. Good job
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Wow! Good job on the ride. Both numers are quite remarkable.
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Impressive is an understatement. Great job!
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very impressive, great work. Do you have a route map?
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Awesome!
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Wow..20mph average over that distance is worth celebrating... that is hard to maintain an average speed such as that no matter if the wind is helping.
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Old 08-15-12, 06:45 PM   #10
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Here is a map, it's a very flat route as you can see, next year I'm going to work on a different route to try and go arouund some of the towns.
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/125210509
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Wow! Awesome speed over such a distance.
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