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Old 12-08-12, 02:54 PM   #1
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Third 100 miler

in 3 weeks. Same route for each one. Only about 4000 ft of climbing so pretty flat. A touch more headwind the last 30 miles this week. We do these every Saturday in December but I started the Friday after Thanksgiving. Just 3 more to go. We had a good group today for the first 35 miles -probably 60+ people. Then 2/3 split off to do the 70 mile version.

I have figured out that the longer I'm out there the more calories I'm burning.....at least that is what I'm telling people for why I'm so slow.
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Old 12-08-12, 04:41 PM   #2
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Slow? You can't be THAT slow... If I attempted a century I would have to make hotel reservations so I could finish it the next day.

Way to go!

Except for this forum and guys in my LBS I do not know a single person who could do what you are doing.

If you aren't proud of yourself, go talk to your doctor. He'll tell you what you are doing: You're frustrating the hell out of all those people looking forward to collecting on your life insurance.

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Old 12-08-12, 05:46 PM   #3
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Man I've been riding all year to get ready to do one century and I haven't done it yet. Maybe next year. I've been riding 100 miles per week and I'm retired. Now that winter is here, it'll be May or June next year before I can even attempt what you're doing on a weekly basis!
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in 3 weeks. Same route for each one. Only about 4000 ft of climbing so pretty flat. A touch more headwind the last 30 miles this week. We do these every Saturday in December but I started the Friday after Thanksgiving. Just 3 more to go. We had a good group today for the first 35 miles -probably 60+ people. Then 2/3 split off to do the 70 mile version.

I have figured out that the longer I'm out there the more calories I'm burning.....at least that is what I'm telling people for why I'm so slow.
Come in jppe - who do you think you are kidding? "Just a casual 100 miler to while away the morning" - "Oh my gosh, I'm getting fat!" Yeah, sure.
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4000 feet may not be super-hilly, but it ain't flat either. Sounds like a great ride! It was snowing all morning here in mid-Michigan. But, at least I got some work done on my lowracer!
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