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    Finally! First Ride Outdoors for 2011

    Suddenly on St. Patrick's Day the weather has turned beautiful with light winds and temps in the 50s. Took my first ride off the trainer since last year. Felt really good. Went down to the ocean and basked in the sun.
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    just keep riding BluesDawg's Avatar
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    Ain't it nice?
    The more you ride your bike, the less your ass will hurt.

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    Me too. What a gas!
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    I did as well. Then a beer for St. Patrick. That wouldn't be Richmond Island would it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frosty861 View Post
    I did as well. Then a beer for St. Patrick. That wouldn't be Richmond Island would it?
    That's correct. Also had a beer to celebrate both the day and the ride.
    Fuji S10S, Trek 1.1

    "The bicycle, in the hands of a novice, is as alert and acute as a spirit-level in the detecting of delicate and vanishing shades of difference in these matters. It notices a rise where your untrained eye would not observe that one existed; it notices any decline which water will run down." -Mark Twain, "Taming the Bicycle"

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    Northern Rider nondes's Avatar
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    Completed my City loop for the first time - still some lingering snow and ice in the shady spots, but then discovered part of the trail now runs through a construction site. Fencing, loose gravel, mud puddles - my bike is a mess and this isn't going to help my times! A winter of spinning seems to have paid off on the main hill climb though...

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    I really feel for you all in the cold climates in the winter. You all can feel sorry for me when it gets 115 here in the summer. Todays ride hit in the 90's. Check it out.
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    In God we trust

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    Tony V
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    That's why,I love living in Sydney OZ. We cycle all year round.Heaven on Earth!!

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