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Old 12-23-12, 12:25 AM   #51
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One from Today on the W&OD Trail. First ride on the new bike.

Great trail...my buddy and I rode that this May after running from storms while riding on the C&O. We took the ferry to Leesburgh stayed the night and rode the WO&D into DCthanks for the remider....
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Old 12-23-12, 08:48 PM   #52
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Sweet bike! I miss my cx bike that had sram rival I can only imagine how that sram red must be....
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Rode to work today despite the RAINY weather. Have to get those miles in for the Rapha challenge.


Looking south toward Seal Beach on the bridge just south of Carson:


Looking north from same bridge:


Looking west across bridge:


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Old 12-24-12, 01:13 PM   #54
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This was taken before the Second Annual Festivus Ride
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Old 12-24-12, 08:28 PM   #55
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nice vassago!!
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Old 12-25-12, 09:49 AM   #57
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nice vassago!!
Thanks...it's a fun and versatile bike.
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Old 12-26-12, 05:19 PM   #58
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Testing out the new more aggressive studs today...finally some snow
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I'm on the sidewalk because I rode to the grocery store with my dog.
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Rode to work today despite the RAINY weather. Have to get those miles in for the Rapha challenge.


Looking south toward Seal Beach on the bridge just south of Carson:


Looking north from same bridge:


Looking west across bridge:


Me:
Yep, that's my ride. Usually from Del Amo to the beach but now with the path closed between Del Amo and Carson have to go around using Palo Verde.
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Old 12-27-12, 09:19 PM   #61
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30 fixed gear miles this afternoon. With 69 more miles I can break 4000 for the year.





About 6 miles from downtown Fort Worth, still solidly in the city:

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Old 12-29-12, 09:24 PM   #62
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I did 32 miles last night with our scrawny Critical Mass group.



I rode exactly 37 miles today with fellow BFers nkfrench (middle) and Yo Spiff (right) and am sitting at 4000 miles for the year.



Looking back at previous years, I guess the 4000 is my highest yearly total ever, almost 1000 miles more than last year (which was admittedly a disappointing year).
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Detroit Lakes, MN, during their Midsummer Festival

Before someone says it, the riders were on the wrong side of the road because they had just passed me and another rider who had stopped to watch the balloon. The road was deserted except for riders all going in the same direction.
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Old 12-29-12, 10:10 PM   #64
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Old 12-30-12, 01:32 PM   #65
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Stormy weather here in Athens and it's been raining non stop for the past two days; just enough for me to take a quick ride and do some adjusting/fiddling around with new stuff on the bike.





Btw, I totally agree with Doohickie on the second to last post.... wow!
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At the end of the north sgrt bike trail, resting before I set into gmr
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Old 12-31-12, 08:00 PM   #67
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Fun in the snow
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Okay, iforgotmename, you win. Those are some awesome pics.

I decided not to ride today. Then found myself getting ready to go out on The Old Gentleman. We did 16 miles together. Gawd, I love the ride of this bike.





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We all win Doohickie...this thread is awesome. TY and BTW I am quite jealous of the old gentleman that you ride
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As well you should be. I measured tonight; that puppy has 180 mm cranks. No wonder it accelerates so smoothly.
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Did a short ride today to try out the new wheels and winter bike clothing.

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Did a short ride today to try out the new wheels and winter bike clothing.

Super high end bike, super high end wheels, awesome groupset, and a saddle bag large enough to carry a dead cat lol!

Seriously man, thats one nice bike...but that saddle bags sticks out like a sore thumb.
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Yeah, that was an Amazon purchase that I did not judge size correctly on.
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http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za...ID=11370&MODE=

I am sure there are tons of options, but I love this bag. I can carry one tube, one patch kit, two levers, and a small toolset...and its tiny.
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Hell Yeah man keep up that pain.
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