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Old 07-26-07, 12:07 PM   #1
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Highlight of my week

Sorry, I just have to brag... I started riding with a group of men/women on Friday nights a couple weeks ago. I got an e-mail today from a woman I ride with in the group, and in it, she said this:

"Was thinking of you this week when I was talking to my coach.
You're such a natural talent on the bike. You hardly look like you're struggling even
when you're keeping
up with the Friday night men!"

Yeah, that was definitely the highlight of my week.
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you might have a new stalker ? lol
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Sorry, I just have to brag... I started riding with a group of men/women on Friday nights a couple weeks ago. I got an e-mail today from a woman I ride with in the group, and in it, she said this:

"Was thinking of you this week when I was talking to my coach.
You're such a natural talent on the bike. You hardly look like you're struggling even
when you're keeping
up with the Friday night men!"

Yeah, that was definitely the highlight of my week.
That is awsome, keep on riding.
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Old 07-26-07, 05:29 PM   #9
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Good for you April!! Go get 'em!!
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Call her real quick and inform her of your marital status... I'd hate for you to have a 230 post thread about this..
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The highlight of her week was being compared to a man.
No no no, the highlight was the part where she said I'm a "natural on a bike". The other stuff was great too, though.

And thanks to the rest of you for the compliments!!
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Old 07-26-07, 06:35 PM   #13
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.....good job April! let us know when the sponsorship offers start rolling in!!!
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Call her real quick and inform her of your marital status... I'd hate for you to have a 230 post thread about this..
+1.. I think she totally wants to boink..



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Congratulations. That's quite a compliment. If they say "You hardly look like you're struggling even
when you're keeping up with the Friday night men!" that probably means you're looking strong even when you're trying to hang in there. With more speed and milage, you'll soon be setting the pace.
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No no no, the highlight was the part where she said I'm a "natural on a bike". The other stuff was great too, though.

And thanks to the rest of you for the compliments!!

I bet the horseback riding gives you a great sense of balance (or vice versa). Great job.
Next step... USCF license and your first Cat 5 race.
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Old 07-26-07, 10:13 PM   #17
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Cool! (Hope I never have to try to keep up with ya, slow middle aged fart that I am!)
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Old 07-27-07, 11:50 AM   #18
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I bet the horseback riding gives you a great sense of balance (or vice versa). Great job.
Next step... USCF license and your first Cat 5 race.
I'm hoping to race next year! And I think the horseback riding has definitely helped with my bike riding.
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Hmmmm, maybe that's why they always have me ride at the front...
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I'm not saying I could keep up with the guys... I couldn't. They could drop me in a second.
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I'm not saying I could keep up with the guys... I couldn't. They could drop me in a second.
Drop?

ohhhhhhhhh.....

I'm sure you mean "drope".

But why would they want to drope you?
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First post that made me actually lol in weeks!
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