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    Senior Member Wildwood's Avatar
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    Magnificent buffoonery

    Since I was unable to achieve 20 mph for 1+ hour, I bumped my goal to 30 kph, pushed as hard as I could and finally maintained it for an hour and 20 min. Although there was only 600 - 700 ft elevation gain I am still basking in the glow of my accomplishment.

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    Congratulations!!
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    Small Member maddmaxx's Avatar
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    Impressive, very impressive.

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    So how does that compute in MPH? It's got to be pretty close to 20. Sounds pretty good to me. Congratulations!

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    Nice job, keep trying and it wont be long before you are in the "20 mile club". I predict some speed intervals are in your future.
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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildwood View Post
    Since I was unable to achieve 20 mph for 1+ hour, I bumped my goal to 30 kph...
    Congrats.

    Looks like you were having a "senior moment" when you posted this. MPH and KPH in the same sentence?
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2015 Cannondale SuperSix EVO carbon

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