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Old 06-24-08, 03:52 PM   #1
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Now this is what I call "Lunch"

Been telecommuting more lately... as long as the boss allows it, I save money on gas.
I also get to spend more time with the dog.

But, mostly, I get to do stuff like this for lunch.


A quick 10-20 miles, then I come back and eat. Nice.
I'm learning that 27 is the new 30. More like 25 is the new 27. Teeth, that is.

A lot of these climbs once needed a 30T... but that's ancient history
What's cool is that not long ago, these climbs still needed a 27T
Today I did a good part of this with my 25T.
As I've said many times before, it's nice to revisit a spot you haven't ridden in a few weeks and see a change in your abilities.Nothing like a little positive reinforcement.

So all of you who scoffed about me coming home sore: stress=strength
Aching muscles do not mean you're doing something wrong.
They mean you're doing something right.
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Old 06-24-08, 05:26 PM   #2
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Gee whiz.

A thread about lunch and biking with no mention of pie.

What a letdown!

I biked to lunch, riding a couple of miles to a nice Indonesian restaurant. Tried an entre that I had never heard of before, and can't remember it now, but it was good.
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How many teeth in the front are paired with the 25t in the rear?
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How many teeth in the front are paired with the 25t in the rear?
Ahem. Yes, well, now this is where I wimp out.
I am using my 30T up front.
Yes, the granny gear.

There goes the air out of that balloon

But, hey, it's going from using a 30/30, to a 30/27, to a 30/25
It's still progress, after a fashion. Isn't it?

Hey, I take it back, sort of... I just checked and the LeMond comes with a SRAM PG-950 cassette. That's a 12-26 NOT a 12-27. Wow.

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