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Old 07-30-12, 05:52 PM   #1
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Broke One Thousand Miles Today

Didn't begin riding until Apriil this year, just broke 1,000 miles for the season. Not up to what some on this site do, but good for me. Just have to keep it up.
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Old 07-30-12, 06:07 PM   #2
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Alright! Way to go. Keep up the good work and you'll be hitting numbers that will surprise you.
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Old 07-30-12, 06:10 PM   #3
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Didn't begin riding until Apriil this year, just broke 1,000 miles for the season.
It's a big number and you can be proud of it.
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Old 07-30-12, 06:41 PM   #5
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Chapeau. I think 1000 miles since April is great. I have 1750 on the year and I feel like I got a bike glued to my butt.
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Not a clyde, but I got mine just after easter, and I have just under 1000 miles on it, I should crack it this week. Congrats and happy riding
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Didn't begin riding until Apriil this year, just broke 1,000 miles for the season. Not up to what some on this site do, but good for me. Just have to keep it up.
Good Job. The first 1000 seems to take the longest.
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Old 07-30-12, 10:09 PM   #8
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Congrats Tim.

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, just broke 1,000 miles
Hope you can fix 'em!

Seriously, congratulations. Just hit 2k myself and the miles just seem to get easier.
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Old 07-31-12, 03:40 AM   #10
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Excellent. I don't keep track of my overall miles. I chart them just to see what I do weekly but I guess I've never cared enough to add them up. Now I have to go count 'em. Damn you.
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Old 07-31-12, 04:09 AM   #11
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We all have different numbers, eh? It's all good. Congrats on breaking 1000 ! The great thing I see, over and over, is how those goals and achievements keep growing for everyone who keeps at it. Time and weather play a huge part so for many people there is a limiting factor on how many miles can be done but for most of us old geezers that are getting back into shape (and for us old clydes in particular) as the weight comes off the miles go up even with the same time available for riding. Congrats again.
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Old 07-31-12, 05:51 AM   #12
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Congrats to you on that miles stone. being a new rider myself i had my best month ever since i started riding August of 2009. Just completing this am ride on the 31st of july gave me 700 miles for the month of july. I had ridden every single day the entire month of July at 0430am...Finally after about 3 years now the rear end is starting to get use to the saddle..
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Old 07-31-12, 05:57 AM   #13
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Just to clarify, I,ve been riding for years, it's just that this season I started in April. Just sayin'
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Old 07-31-12, 09:01 AM   #14
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Just to clarify, I,ve been riding for years, it's just that this season I started in April. Just sayin'
No less a milestone for that. I've ridden for over 30 years and last season was the first one I broke a thousand, ending with about 1200. I know it's minuscule compared to lots of others around here, but it was a big deal for me. This year I'm at a little over 1400 so far. So congrats to all of us!
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Old 07-31-12, 09:56 AM   #15
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1000 is great. Im at 2100 miles for the year. Goal is 3000 by end of September.
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Old 07-31-12, 10:51 AM   #16
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Old 07-31-12, 12:28 PM   #17
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way to go! I remember my milestones, and each one is a treasure.
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Old 07-31-12, 12:51 PM   #18
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No matter how many miles so far, 500, 1000, etc., good job. The important thing is to ride.
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Old 07-31-12, 03:24 PM   #19
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It's amazing how the miles pile up when you are enjoying yourself.
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Old 07-31-12, 07:57 PM   #20
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Hey Timtruro...Same stats for me! Bought my bike mid April and clicked over 1000 mi last week. Lovin it but am so dissapointed i didn't start this years ago...

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Congrats jpapa4!
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Old 07-31-12, 08:20 PM   #22
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congrats...good job...I started in April also and am closing in on the 1000 mark. Very new to this but I feel better every day. Did 405 in July with my new rode bike.
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"A man never forgets his first thousand."
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Now that's funny!
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Old 08-01-12, 09:22 AM   #24
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Those nice round milestones do really mean something. I had my first month with over 100 miles/week and our tandem is sneaking up on 10,000 miles. Just broke 1000 miles on my new single bike.
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