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Old 02-15-09, 03:46 PM   #1
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I ALMOST went out today...

But the temps never made it out of the 30's. I need it to be at least in the low 40's. Instead I did about 10 minutes on the track stand. Felt pretty manly!
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Old 02-15-09, 05:09 PM   #2
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It's supposed to be a day of rest anyway.
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Old 02-15-09, 06:51 PM   #3
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I almost went out today too. Full sun, 29 or 30, west winds at 10--real nice day, for mid-February in Western NY.

But it felt like I was going to work. I've worked (and bike commuted) 35 of the 45 days so far this year. I just needed a day on the couch with a book. Details in blog.
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Did 12 miles of hills today at 30f. Even with winter shoes, good gloves and such I was cold. The only good thing at 6pm when I took the dog for a walk, it was still kind of light. There is hope.
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Old 02-15-09, 09:39 PM   #5
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Got out for a whopping 5 miles in mid-30's late this afternoon. Felt good in spite of increasingly colder fingertips. Two pair of gloves wasn't enough. Different gloves next time. Lighter later. Yes, there is hope.
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Took my first two outdoor rides over the last two days. In the thirties both days but the wind made it feel much cooler. Sweatshirt and a 3/4 length windbreaker helped a lot. Do need to get full gloves though. Couldn't feel my fingers and thumbs for much of the ride. But it sure felt good to be outdoors again! C'MON SPRING.
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Old 02-16-09, 07:29 PM   #7
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It poured rain most of the day here in sunny southern California, but I did get out for a nice 4-mile jog/racewalk, with a stop at the YMCA for some much-needed upper body training. (I am slowly but steadily recovering from a rotator cuff problem, so I can empathize with all of you with shoulder complaints.)
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hmmm I commute to work everyday, 5 miles each way, here in Madison, Wi
At 54, I feel better than ever. After a while it just what I do, so go for it!
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Well, I got out. Temp in low forties, but stiff breeze took the joy out of it. Quit after 6.5 miles. I HATE WINTER!!
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