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    Holy Hundred Batman!

    well I did it, my first century...

    took 6h18m riding time although it was about two hours more total time, I stopped at nephews for a burger and a few beers and rode a short ride with him as he is just starting to ride. Sister came over too so I had a good visit with family while there so all in all a good day!

    At the 80 mile mark I stopped at Berts Diner for a softserve ice cream cone, man it was good too. The last 20 miles were into a headwind but not too bad as it was more or less flat coming in.
    Funny thing, when I got home my oldest brother had called and said he had a flat and no pump and wasted two co2 bottles trying to fix flat. He had to call wife to pick him up. I have not told him about my ride yet. I was only about 20 miles from his house when I was at nephews too.

    Anyway that was my Sunday and I am glad I did it. Was not really planned as a century but it turned out good.
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    Congrats! Even with a couple beers that is a fairly fast ride.
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    Good job

    I never drink and ride - I don't think my system could take it.
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    Thanks, I pretty stoked about it. Legs aren't though

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    Congratulations on the century
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    Ibuprofen tonight!! Great ride. That's fast.
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    Great ride and great ride time. How many feet of climbing (altitude gain)?

    Plus, remember, centuries are great training rides for double centuries!

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    Congratulations on the century.
    I don't think I've ever drank beer during a century ride, but I have had a few afterwards several times.

    Not that it matters, but people typically give the total time (including stops) for a century. But then, those times don't usually include visits with family. On the other hand, avg. speeds are usually reported for riding time, excluding stops. What a system!
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    Congrats on your 1st century . Thanks for sharing.

    Isn't that Soft Serve great stuff for fueling the last leg of the journey?

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    Congrats. Way to go. Double metric next?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick@OCRR View Post
    Great ride and great ride time. How many feet of climbing (altitude gain)?

    Plus, remember, centuries are great training rides for double centuries!

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    Wish I know the altitude gain but I don't. I could use mapmyride but sort of lazy. I may do it later though so I can see. Just a wild guess I would say somewhere around 2,000 ft?

    I have no idea how you can do a Double Century! Man o man that is crazy long!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cranky old dude View Post
    Congrats on your 1st century . Thanks for sharing.

    Isn't that Soft Serve great stuff for fueling the last leg of the journey?
    Soft Serve is great anytime!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
    Congratulations on the century.
    I don't think I've ever drank beer during a century ride, but I have had a few afterwards several times.

    Not that it matters, but people typically give the total time (including stops) for a century. But then, those times don't usually include visits with family. On the other hand, avg. speeds are usually reported for riding time, excluding stops. What a system!
    This was first time I have drank a beer while riding and it was an hour before I started riding again, well close to it anyway. It more than likely will be the last time I do it too. After is another story.

    Thinking about it I may have slowed my riding time if I had not stopped that long at family but then again maybe not. Bottom line is I rode 101 in a day! woohoo!

    Thanks everyone for the congrats, like I said I am stoked and I guess I will do it again sometime.

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    A pretty good time especially for a first time. Your version of powerbars: beer, burgers and ice cream may just catch on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kr32 View Post
    Soft Serve is great anytime!
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    Wendys Frostys are as well! Trouble is going to Wendys.

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