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Old 08-02-06, 11:57 PM   #26
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Gary, are we gonna have to come down there and ride with you?
Heh heh... I just need to get my mojo working, that's all.

I'm thinking of riding the Coaster (commuter train) up to Oceanside, with my bike of course, and riding back to downtown San Diego, about 40 miles or so, along the coast. That would be a fun ride, no?
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Old 08-03-06, 06:48 AM   #27
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Let's see some pictures of Wyoming! I bet that's some great riding country!
Here's one of the turnarounds for our local bike race, the Dead Dog Classic. Lots of riding on the flats between the mountain ranges too. Ride yesterday was 72 miles, ONE stop sign. Laramie is 7200 feet, my normal trun around on a long ride is 8400 feet. Combined with rollers in between yields about 2000 feet of climbing. If you ride the entire RR course: 85 miles 7000 feet climbing. Start 8400 feet descend to 7500; climb to 10,800; descend to 8300; turnaround and reverse course to finish.

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Old 08-03-06, 06:49 AM   #28
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Heh heh... I just need to get my mojo working, that's all.

I'm thinking of riding the Coaster (commuter train) up to Oceanside, with my bike of course, and riding back to downtown San Diego, about 40 miles or so, along the coast. That would be a fun ride, no?
DG - That sounds like a really fun thing to do. A day excursion!!
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Old 08-03-06, 07:06 AM   #29
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361 for July........ 1,030 ytd
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Old 08-03-06, 02:01 PM   #30
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808...4128 ytd..the 808 would have been more but I spent a few days at the World Series of Poker in Vegas. No I wont be on TV but I did win enough to pay for my new FSA carbon compact crank and a few other necessities...
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Old 08-03-06, 06:21 PM   #31
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723 in July, 3224 for the year, lovely wife is questioning my priorities, got my youngest daughter (19) riding with me so have a great reason, and one that works pretty well now.
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Old 08-03-06, 06:39 PM   #32
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1033 for July 5700 YTD.
Come one Neil! Can't you do better than 33 & 1/3 miles per day every day? You need to bring your August average up to 40 miles per day. And don't forget you have one less day to do it in!

I rode 10 miles on my 1966 Collegiate to start August. What a beautiful way to bike. Oh yeah, this is about July, 305 miles.
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Old 08-03-06, 07:33 PM   #33
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Ah, yes, the gentle mentoring voice of the BF50+ (unofficial) chaplain urging an already raging cyclist to extend his intensity to the other side of madness! C'mon, Pastor Bob, how's about extending those encouraging words to those of us trying to break 10 miles / day or even for those of us in a slump...?
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Old 08-04-06, 07:23 AM   #34
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441 miles for July, this is the most miles/month for me ever. On July 1st I decided to take advantage of the early morning light of summer with an early morning ride before work, only a 10 mile ride but coupled with my other regular weekly rides I was able to get in extra miles - and I enjoyed every one of them.
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