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Old 06-28-08, 05:20 PM   #1
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Birthday

Yesterday was my 52nd birthday - I didn't ride my age - I rode about 4000 miles in airplanes. Since I have been traveling for a week and not on the bike I rode only 30 miles today to loosen up - tomorrow I'll do the birthday ride if the weather cooperates. Otherwise it's 4th of July weekend.
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Yesterday was my 52nd birthday - I didn't ride my age - I rode about 4000 miles in airplanes. Since I have been traveling for a week and not on the bike I rode only 30 miles today to loosen up - tomorrow I'll do the birthday ride if the weather cooperates. Otherwise it's 4th of July weekend.

I was about to nominate you as the new "Iron Will", until I saw "in airplanes".

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Old 06-28-08, 05:39 PM   #3
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My congratulations and best wishes to you on your birthday. My sympathies to you for having to endure 4,000 miles in, I assume, commercial flights. Haven't had to do that in a while and do not miss it.
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Hope you are able to get your birthday ride in next weekend.
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Happy Birthday cyclinfool. Don't sweat the timing...you'll "git r done".
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A very happy birthday to you!!!!!!
Enjoy the ride.
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Happy Birthday CF. I figure doing the birthday ride within a week one way or the other is good.
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A belated birthday wish! Enjoy the birthday ride.
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Old 06-29-08, 03:33 PM   #11
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A belated birthday wish! Enjoy the birthday ride.
And I did! I got the milage and my weekend climbing in.

Thanks all - well in the words of Louis - I got'er done.

No pie along the way - I had my favorite Ice cream (Peanut Butter Pandemonium over two cannolis last night), my daughter gave the cycling past 50 book and I took the HR monitor along for this ride. I pretty much kept my HR under control with a few jumps up near 5% of max on the big hills.

Here are the stats:

Mileage: 52.1
Avg Speed: 16.5
Verticle Climbed: 998ft
Max Grade: 19%

It was a hot & humid day and was still a little tired from yesterdays 30 miler - shouldn't whine though otherwise Pcad will tell me to HTFU.

Thanks again!!
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IVE GOT A FEW THINGS id rather have back than my sanity and you will to young fella/Ken
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Happy Birthday, and nice going on both rides!
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