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    Erect member since 1953 cccorlew's Avatar
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    Davis Double: Finished!

    My first Double. Temps over 100. 8000+ climbing. YIKES!
    I'm alive, and I finished it.
    There's a reason I didn't update the 50+ jersey list this weekend.

    For all the gory details, see my blog, or visit the NorCal forum and look at photos and stories from Taxi777 (another 50+er) and others.

    Davis double ride report: Day in Hell
    WANTED: Not a darn thing. I've got it all. Life is good.
    Website at curtis.corlew.com Bicycle blog at ccorlew.blogspot.com

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    Senior Member BengeBoy's Avatar
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    Congrats for finishing; it looks HOT!...and painful. Great job for getting through that...

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    Congratulations Curtis. I've ridden many single centuries, some of them were tough, but nothing comes close to what you've just accomplished. Here's to you and your mates.

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    Elite Rider Hermes's Avatar
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    Very well done.

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    Senior Member George's Avatar
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    That's one heck of a ride Curtis, congratulations
    George

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    Ride Daddy Ride Jet Travis's Avatar
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    Great photos. Thanks for a great show.
    "Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer

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    just keep riding BluesDawg's Avatar
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    Dayum!
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    DoubleTrouble cgallagh's Avatar
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    Congratulations on doing the ride, finishing the ride and not dying in the heat. RR and I were running errands in Vacaville Saturday and at 4:00 pm the temperature was 106. Yesterday the temps were much lower in Napa but got up close to 100 coming back over the mountains. Nothing like Saturday though.

    You and Taxi are my heros.
    Two blondes walked into a building-You think one of them would have seen it.
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    Let's do a Century jppe's Avatar
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    Great job in just finishing this one!!

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    Senior Member tntom's Avatar
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    Congrats x2! You are the MAN.

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    Nicely done. Even the pros in this year's Giro d'Italia might have protested over this one.
    Oh I used to be disgusted and now I try to be amused. But since their wings have got rusted, you know, the angels wanna wear my red shoes. But when they told me 'bout their side of the bargain, that's when I knew that I could not refuse. And I won't get any older, now the angels wanna wear my red shoes.

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