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Old 09-05-11, 05:03 PM   #1
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Congratulations to Nora for her 15 mile ride

My wife, Nora (73yo), did 15 miles today on the Rio Grande Trail - the longest she has done in quite some time, due to some medical problems, etc. This included 450 feet of climbing between Carbondale and Basalt. The section we rode borders the Roaring Fork River, and is a beautiful trail.

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Old 09-05-11, 05:07 PM   #2
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Good for her, I know that makes you smile even more!
Way to go Nora!
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Old 09-05-11, 05:09 PM   #3
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Nice. Congrats.
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Congrats to Nora.
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Way to go Nora !!!!
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Good for her! That's a nice section to ride.
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We're proud of you Nora!
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Glad to hear it Denver. And way to go Nora!
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Old 09-05-11, 06:39 PM   #12
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We knew she was awesome.
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Nice work, Nora!
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That is so good to hear, way to go Nora. This is the best time to be in that area, enjoy!
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Cool. I'm also jealous... missing that beautiful trail.
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Old 09-06-11, 08:18 AM   #20
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Way to go~! I hope both of you enjoyed the ride, and may you do more of these in the future
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Congratulations to Nora

I loved that trail and hope to do it again sometime. I hope you stopped at the coffeehouse in Carbondale we visited.
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Old 09-06-11, 09:13 AM   #22
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Congratulations to Nora

I loved that trail and hope to do it again sometime. I hope you stopped at the coffeehouse in Carbondale we visited.
We didn't, but thought about it.

It is raining lightly today, and the radar shows more coming in. Nevertheless, we are heading with high hopes to Basalt to continue the ride on up to Woody Creek. If not doable, we will walk/hike somewhere. We are not totally prepared for rain - heck, it just doesn't do that around here, and it was not in the forecast.
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Congratulate Nora on her achievement for me.

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Old 09-06-11, 11:37 AM   #24
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Though my problems were minor, in the grand scheme of things, I do know how GOOD that first 15 mile ride feels when you're coming back from a medically induced layoff. Big PROPS to Nora and may she -and you- have many more
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WONDERFUL! CONGRATS, NORA! MAY YOU HAVE MANY MORE!

And may you smile just a little more with each one..............
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