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Old 09-04-13, 07:25 PM   #12351
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Great ride, great weather 16 miles.

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Old 09-05-13, 04:46 AM   #12352
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A variation on my usual solo longer ride..."backdoor" to Marshal, NC. 49.4miles and 4710ft climbing.
Took 4 hours and 18 minutes minus a 15 minute brownie stop at Zuma coffee shop in Marshal.
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Old 09-05-13, 08:31 AM   #12353
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12.4 @ 19.8 ave this morning before work
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Old 09-05-13, 12:01 PM   #12354
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44 miles today with one mile standing at an average pace of 16-17 mph. Legs are now toast since I did the standing in the middle of the ride and not at the end.
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Old 09-05-13, 12:16 PM   #12355
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6 AM Muggy 79*F: Started Three Times.

Aired tires, Loaded bottles and batteries. Dark out. Got on the bike.

Oops no computer,

Ready, Oops Wrong glasses with no mirror. Decide to stay in the hood. 3 blocks down the street came across a broken city waterline.

Returned home to get glasses and call in the water leak.

20 miles, rain, now 86*F

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Old 09-05-13, 06:39 PM   #12356
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12.5 today with light winds and 95*
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Old 09-05-13, 08:23 PM   #12357
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13 tandem miles on the Screamer after work today. My stoker/spouse is always demanding that I ride with her......not complaining!
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Old 09-05-13, 08:48 PM   #12358
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Didn't ride today but road yesterday, 16.2 miles before work 15.6 MPH. Will ride tomorrow morning about the same. Sat. going on a 45 mile charity ride. I love the fall.
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Old 09-05-13, 10:37 PM   #12359
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Two more sleeps until the Whistler Granfondo!

Wanted to do a short ride tonight but it rained - and I don't like riding in the rain. Besides, I washed my bike yesterday and it's all clean for his weekend's ride.
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Old 09-06-13, 02:00 AM   #12360
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3.2 miles. Dropped my car off at the dealership in the morning, and rode to work. Then back after work to pick up the car. What a workout!

Bad news though was the $4500 repair bill I have coming
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Old 09-06-13, 10:37 AM   #12361
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26 miles this early AM.
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Old 09-06-13, 11:41 AM   #12362
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3.2 miles. Dropped my car off at the dealership in the morning, and rode to work. Then back after work to pick up the car. What a workout!

Bad news though was the $4500 repair bill I have coming
Yikes. What needs to be done for $4500?
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Old 09-06-13, 11:57 AM   #12363
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It rained very early this morning so the path at the MUP was still wet when I started my ride. Became very steamy as the sun came up and started drying it off. Got in a very steamy 35 mile ride.
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Old 09-06-13, 07:28 PM   #12364
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Rode to work today - again just about perfect weather. 60 this morning and 80-something on the way home but relatively dry. 23 miles.
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Old 09-06-13, 07:35 PM   #12365
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Rode to work today - again just about perfect weather. 60 this morning and 80-something on the way home but relatively dry. 23 miles.
Yeah, me too. Except it in the low 50s' when I started and it wasn't 80deg on the ride home. Lovely day. 27 miles round trip.
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Old 09-07-13, 02:00 AM   #12366
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Yikes. What needs to be done for $4500?
Turned out to be only $2500. Hey that means I saved enough money to pay for my new Cannondale 29er**.

I hit a curb a year or so ago, and apparently it messed up the suspension pretty bad. This is the ten-year-old Honda Element that I'm trying to keep going for another ten years if possible. It's just about the perfect bike carrier*** car for me, except for the mediocre gas mileage.

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Old 09-07-13, 07:55 AM   #12367
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another 16-mile sunrise ride / 3mph wind 71*.
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Old 09-07-13, 10:43 AM   #12368
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Yesterday rode 20 miles at 15.7 avg and this morning got in a 17 mile ride at 14.9 avg.
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Old 09-07-13, 01:40 PM   #12369
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A very nice change of pace today. Rode with about 50 other riders on a History Bike Tour. It was a slow, 13 mile ride through the downtown and surrounding area. Today's topic was the history of the city/county school and eduction system. Very interesting and the lunch after the tour was even better.
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20 miles this morning after the fog burned off and while the kid was at gymnastics practice.
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Old 09-07-13, 03:35 PM   #12371
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Old 09-07-13, 05:54 PM   #12372
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A short ride with my boys to Baskin Robbins. Most of it river side!

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Old 09-07-13, 06:25 PM   #12373
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I rode from Loovul to Bardstown today on the Old Kentucky Home Tour. It was fun. I met several benders and we rode a makeshift pace line for a while.

Most of the ride is in Da Boonays:





I saw a guy drop his chain going uphill, stall, get his feet stuck in the clips, and tumble into a ditch. Best Tombay I've ever seen. He was OK physically. But for the grace of God it could have been me. But since it wasn't, it was pretty cool.
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Old 09-07-13, 06:34 PM   #12374
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33 miles in the (relatively) cool early morning today. Rolled at 6:30, after a 5 a.m. rise and 6 a.m. pick up of my friend. Flat, no wind and still a sub-17 MPH average, but all in all for me I'm still pleased... despite sucking wheel for a while (although to be fair, we did trade off, if not evenly).

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Old 09-07-13, 07:03 PM   #12375
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I did 40 mi in Harriman Park, NY, today, about the same route as I usually do up there, along Seven Lakes Dr. Then, there's a mile on a side road, along Lake Tiorati, that I've been having a lot of fun doing repeats on. It has short but steep ups and downs and it's easier- and more fun- to do it standing.
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