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Old 10-18-05, 08:48 AM   #1
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Had to giggle....the cute little brat!

So I'm riding this morning before work (I manage to squeeze in an early am ride a few times a week during weekdays) and I get to a point right before a small hill. And I mean SMALL hill (even for Florida)...probably no more than 25 feet of elevation.

There is a mom with her two kids on the trail, and she pulls her one boy back who is kind of in the middle as I'm coming up. He turns to see me and starts yelling:

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Go, mister, go!!
Go, go, go!!
You can do it, you can do it!!
I was giggling all the way up the hill....and for another mile afterward too, I think.
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Old 10-18-05, 08:51 AM   #2
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lmao. Floridans don't know the meaning of hills do they
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Floridans laugh at the face of danger in light of a hurricane but cower at a slight hill
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I think it's an anti-depressant.
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That's the aquifer under the State of Florida.
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lmao. Floridans don't know the meaning of hills do they
Like hayull we don't! I rode up Wolfpen Gap in north Georgia. Now THAT'S a hill.
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It's that stuff they put in drinking water to make you think GW Bush is the only person who can protect us from the commies.
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Old 10-18-05, 12:36 PM   #9
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Question: What's a Floridan?
It's a cigar.

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Like hayull we don't! I rode up Wolfpen Gap in north Georgia. Now THAT'S a hill.
Oh, really? Try riding up the Cadillac Mountain road in Maine without stopping!
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Oh, really? Try riding up the Cadillac Mountain road in Maine without stopping!
How long and how steep is it?
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Put the floridan put the ceiling
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Brother bought a Floridan he bought it for a dime
His sister had another, she paid it for a lime.
She put the Floridan in the coconut, and drank them both up
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But they do in Texas don't they
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How long and how steep is it?
The road up Cadilac Mountain is 5 miles of narrow, winding and yes, very steep in places, particularly if you start at sea level in the town of Bar Harbor. Add to this that there are strong crosswinds and headwinds as you go up. This road is something that even I have to train for to ride up without stopping.
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Flordia may not have too many hills, but it has some serious bridges. Then the infamous quarries.
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Old 10-28-05, 08:59 AM   #17
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If a kid taunted me like that, I would've shot him.
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If a kid taunted me like that, I would've shot him.
Taunted? Is your rubber glove on too tight? Or the glitter moisturizer seeping in too far?

He *meant* to be encouraging!
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Taunted? Is your rubber glove on too tight? Or the glitter moisturizer seeping in too far?

He *meant* to be encouraging!
Just his drawers creepin' up that tight lil' ass of his
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The road up Cadilac Mountain is 5 miles of narrow, winding and yes, very steep in places, particularly if you start at sea level in the town of Bar Harbor. Add to this that there are strong crosswinds and headwinds as you go up. This road is something that even I have to train for to ride up without stopping.
Can you? Good training and good luck.
If I am reading my map correctly, the climb up Neel's gap is about 1500 feet in 7 miles. You then descend for a few miles and climb Wolf Pen Gap. Wolf Pen Gap is at 3,454 ft. The climb is about 5 miles long with around 1,000 feet of elevation gain. So we're looking at about 2,500 feet of elevation gain in 12 miles.

I did stop for a few minutes at the top of Neel's Gap and had planned to stop on Wolf Pen Gap at the spot where my friend Matthew missed a turn and got killed last spring. When I got to the spot I knew that, with my heart rate as high as it was, if I stopped I would would throw up. I just said a little prayer and kept on riding.
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Just his drawers creepin' up that tight lil' ass of his
I'm joking I'm joking.
And I don't wear a thong.
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I'm joking I'm joking.
And I don't wear a thong.
Nope...just clean and bare......all the better to get that gloved finger where it needs to be!!
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