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    From Atlanta,GA

    I'm a 53 year old woman who has been riding a road bike to stay fit for the past two years since multiple foot surgeries have taken away my ability to run - and I LOVE it! I ride 70-90 a week and am getting ready to do a 120 mile bike fundraiser on the Silver Comet. Any advise? I'm most concerned about our ever changing weather!

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    Welcome!!!

    You will like the comet. Weather here can be unpredictable but usually not so cold.
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    Welcome to BikeForums.

    Stop by the Southeast Regional subforum and say hello to the locals in the Atlanta/Decatur thread. Lots of discussion about the Silver Comet Trail there.
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    Pace yourself. Carry a rain jacket .
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    Dont wear rain clothes on expectation of rain, just put them on when it starts raining. Rain pantsand a shower cap to put over your helmet, will make things easier if you get heavy rain. Since it isnt a race you should also consider stopping under cover in periods of heasvy rain. Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by momrunsalot View Post
    ...getting ready to do a 120 mile bike fundraiser on the Silver Comet.
    What ride is it and what are the dates?
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---
    2013 Cannondale CAAD 10 2 "Racing Edition"--The bike shop owner said it's toast. R.I.P.
    2014 or 2015 CAAD 10 3 coming soon. Decision time.

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