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Old 02-06-07, 07:54 PM   #76
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I would rather be early than late so....12:30.....

I'm nervous because I've never ridden this bike on the road, it has always been on the trainer. I'm not entirely sure it's even road worthy yet. I don't have anything ressembling a road kit if something should go wrong. I'm not sure my fit it right and I'm pretty sure I dont look good in spandex.

Or all this could just be the n00b jitters.
I gots tools. If the bike doesn't hurt on the trainer, it will be fine on the road. You don't have to wear spandex.


And I understand the jitters, and it's all good. I'm looking forward to just being outside on the bike. Heck, a 28mi ride this early in the season?* I'm expecting it to be a 3 hour tour (including stops, etc). You gots nothing to worry about ...




* We should redo this ride in September and see just how much faster we do it I'm gonna bet 1:30 ....

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Old 02-06-07, 08:21 PM   #77
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I'm nervous because I've never ridden this bike on the road, it has always been on the trainer. I'm not entirely sure it's even road worthy yet. I don't have anything ressembling a road kit if something should go wrong. I'm not sure my fit it right and I'm pretty sure I dont look good in spandex.

Or all this could just be the n00b jitters.
I have tools and a pump... if you've got a tube that'll fit your bike, you should be good. And Superdex said he's bringin' his tools, too.

And yeah, I kinda figured 3 hrs, including stops and whatever. Snowy made me promise not to leave y'all behind! Actually, come the weekend I'm usually pretty tired out from all the OTHER rides I do during the week! I'm looking forward to a pretty easy and fun trip!

And yes... if you ever ride with Data Junkie, bring extra tubes... you're guaranteed to get at least 4 flats, your patch kit won't hold and your pump will stop working. (Ok, the pump never gave out, but I sure got tired of pumping!)

edit: By the way, Data Junkie, When we going riding again?
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Old 02-07-07, 08:06 AM   #78
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Don't worry this ride will be fun regardless. I have a frame pump on my bike and I'll be extra tubes too.

I think everyone will be happy just to ride and hang with other riders

I'll be in Leadville till early Sunday morning, boyfriend has a winter mountain bike race there Saturday night. S.Dex has my cell phone number if anything comes up. S.Dex you still have it right??

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edit: By the way, Data Junkie, When we going riding again?

I think riding with you right now would kill me.
It was hard enough when I was at my peak condition last year. Now 10 lbs heavier with 6 commutes during the snows has me exhausted. Today and yesterday were the first regular length commutes since the beginning of December. By regular I mean the distance not the route. I have completely removed all trails from my commute. Mainly taking york to brighton blvd to bike route d11.
Anyhow, I am babbling.
Definitely after I get my new bike. Hopefully, before.
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I hope my butt can handle 3 hours.
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If it doesn't snow too much and my wife gives me a hall pass, count me in. It'll be good to go for a non-commute ride.
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I'll be in Leadville till early Sunday morning, boyfriend has a winter mountain bike race there Saturday night. S.Dex has my cell phone number if anything comes up. S.Dex you still have it right??
720 23.... yes I still have it
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We interupt this program for an important message;

So as it turns out......it's not warm enough to ride it shorts yet. Who knew????

*back to your regularly schedule program
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Great!!! Just call if you know SOMETHING MAJOR changes
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So as it turns out......it's not warm enough to ride it shorts yet. Who knew????

*back to your regularly schedule program

Yeah my legs are too white to show anyhoo
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I'll be in knickers or full tights, depending. Yes it's too cold to ride in shorts -- it's February
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I'll be in knickers or full tights, depending. Yes it's too cold to ride in shorts -- it's February

Great, where were you an hour ago? Sheesh.

I took the mountain bike for a little spin. I tell ya it felt good to be out on the open road.
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I need to get some Knickers myself. I normally just wear tights.
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Great, where were you an hour ago? Sheesh.

I took the mountain bike for a little spin. I tell ya it felt good to be out on the open road.
You should have done that YESTERDAY when it was 68! duh.
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Hey guys, invited a friend that works at a bike shop. His name is Kyle.

He is doing the Triple By-Pass too. He told my boyfriend that he was riding on Sunday and bf told him I was riding with some peeps. I told him to give him a call.
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Hey, I'm in Denver untill next week. I have one of my bikes out here, I might be up for a ride. Where is Sloan's lake?
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Hey Efrobert. Sloans Lake is right behind St. Anthony's Hospital. I know that doesn't help but its just North of 6th Ave on Sheridan.
You can mapquest it.

Where are you at??
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I'm around the Tech Center. Exit 199 off I25. A couple miles from the Cherry Creek res.
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Efrobert,

Go I-25 North to 6th Ave. West on 6th Ave to Sheridan. North on Sheridan to Sloan's Lake. Its past Colfax.

You can't miss it. Its a hugh lake on your right hand side.

We are meeting at 21st and Stuart St. Parking Lot.

Pm me and I'll give you my cell if your interested.

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If you've not filled the peloton yet, I wouldn't mind getting in on this ride.
Can't believe it's been two months since I've gotten out and a nice ride up to Golden would be just the thing to get the joints moving again.

I'm trying to catch up on the thread -
February 11th at 12:30 from the parking lot at the corner of Stuart and w. 21st - out to Golden somewhere and return...

If this is still on - I'll see you all there - may even drag a buddy along for grins...

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The more the merrier, right? See ya there, Raedeke.
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Looking forward to it!
They just plowed my street yesterday - first sign of pavement since December 19th.
Can't wait to get back out there...
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Just a thought, I'm sure it will be fine but has anyone checked the route out to make sure it is ride-able? If someone wants to tell me how to get the route slip to work I can go check it out after work today and post my findings. Again, just a thought.
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