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Old 03-30-14, 07:35 PM   #1
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My First 25 Miler Today, YES!!

TWENTY FIVE MILES TODAY!! All I can say is HO-CHEE-MAMA!, WOWYZOWY!, OMG! & GADZOOKS!! The 12.5 miles due east of Oakdale (CA) on Hiway 120 is a hill climbers dream but it just about killed this old fart! OK, that's a BIT of an exaggeration but it sure as heck did test my mettle. One really strange thing is that while I rode 12.5 miles east, when I turned around and headed home I must've taken the short route 'cuz at my front door the odometer read only 24.88 miles! Anyway, it was a good test of my endurance and I'll probably stick with that for awhile or go back to flat land riding.
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Old 03-30-14, 08:01 PM   #2
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Congratulations. You probably rode a little straighter on the way home. Keep it up and you will be doing a century before long.
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Old 03-30-14, 09:37 PM   #3
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Good job! Get your panniers ready. However, I'd ditch those motion detector alarms
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Old 03-31-14, 04:37 AM   #4
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Outstanding, that is great news for your riding progress, Louis. You are hooked, like the rest of us, it seems.

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TWENTY FIVE MILES TODAY!! All I can say is HO-CHEE-MAMA!, WOWYZOWY!, OMG! & GADZOOKS!! ........
Good Golly Miss Molly!!!! Anxiously awaiting your next distance update.

Like that little bunny rabbit you just keep on going and going and ......
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Old 03-31-14, 06:54 AM   #6
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keep up the good work...and enjoy,, live the dream
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Old 03-31-14, 07:00 AM   #7
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Next ride, 30 miles!
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Good for you. It's only going to get better.
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Chapeau!

the difference in distance mileage is normal.
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Great accomplishment. You will continue to improve for sure. Won't be long before that will just be a normal distance. Sounds like you are really enjoying it and that really is the goal. Keep up the good work.
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Old 04-01-14, 07:46 AM   #12
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Is this the same Highway 120 that comes off of 395 above Lee Vining and goes to Benton? If so, this should look familiar. This was taken after the descent off Sage Hen. I've ridden along here on the Mammoth Fall Century and on the Eastern Sierra Double Century.

If you rode 25 miles out there we should see you on the double in a couple of years!

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Old 04-01-14, 08:01 AM   #13
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right on man!
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