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    Met a Personal Goal

    Met a Personal Goal

    Due to some home circumstances, I haven't been able to get out on any even medium length rides much this season. I have done a lot of 20 milers, which have added up to about 150 miles per week, but few longer rides.

    Today, it worked out that I could get out a bit longer. There is a state park at the very end of our local trail. I had never actually taken the road into the state park (Castlewood Canyon) for a variety of reasons, but today it all worked out. Yeah, after a moderate 2 mile climb, there was the entrance - Castlewood Canyon State Park."

    Whoopee!!

    Not a very significant accomplishment, but sometimes something like that just makes one's day. 39.8 miles.
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    Sounds like you're having a year something like mine. Oh well, we're riding anyhow.
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    Some days are indeed better than others. Glad today was a good one for you.
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    Goals are there to be met- Halfway in some cases but in your case to be done and Dusted

    Well done and How are the legs- and the butt- and the forearms and the high you must be on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stapfam View Post
    Goals are there to be met- Halfway in some cases but in your case to be done and Dusted

    Well done and How are the legs- and the butt- and the forearms and the high you must be on.
    Oh - everything is fine. I could have ridden more.
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    I'd be happy with ~40 miles in a single day. Good job, I'd say
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    Hey, well done. You're one of my inspirations.

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    I'm not doing 150 a week. Well done.

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    Beautiful scenery! It's places like this that make riding fun.
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    Good for you.

    I also have not gotten many long rides this summer but this weekend managed two of 37 miles so I felt good about that. My legs felt it though. This year has been tough to get miles but I am not obsessing about it. As long as I feel good riding and my weight stays down I am happy even if I don't get 400 miles/month.
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    It feels really good to make a set goal. I'm on track to meet all my 2007 road bike goals:
    1) Improve hill climbing ability - a bit subjective but you know when you suck on the hills
    2) Not bonk on a 60+ mile ride with better riders
    3) 3,500 miles for the year

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