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Old 05-09-08, 11:59 AM   #1
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Forty miles tomorrow?

Maybe... just maybe.
That's what I'm planning anyway, keyword: "planning"
It could be rough go as the ride would start with a climb up my friend, Sharp Park Road.
I know I can do it by now but to start with that and still have 36 miles to go... hmmm.
And there are a couple of pretty good "testers" along the way, too and a reallygood one about halfway back home.
Sounds like a challenge to me.
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Do it twice.
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You can't do it and should not even try.
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You can't do it and should not even try.
Yes, I suppose you're right
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No, actually, BluesDawg is right,

Do it twice, 40 miles is peanuts. How many feet of climbing are involved?

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No, actually, BluesDawg is right,

Do it twice, 40 miles is peanuts. How many feet of climbing are involved?

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Oh, I don't know... I guess pretty easily 1200+ feet with Sharp Park Road having half of it over 2 miles.
And I hit that about 2.5 - 3 miles into the start of the ride.
The climb back has a stretch that climbs 300' over a mile
So there's that plus the various little ups and downs and long uphill pulls throughout
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I think we should look to the "Road Cycling" forum for the final words of advice:

HTFU

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u can do it--take pics
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Pics! Yes, I must take pics. You've got it, sir!

PS) hey, card... I LOVE you signature. It's all we have after 50, isn't it?
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