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Old 08-05-09, 11:02 PM   #1
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Condor Classic - Anybody Doing it This Year?

Just signed up for the century. We still have yet to get a century on the tandem. I figured this should be about as easy as it gets for our first one (together).

It's fairly nice and they've made some changes to the route this year.

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Will there be 50 miles of headwinds, again?
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Will there be 50 miles of headwinds, again?
No sh1t! That was a lot of fun, eh?
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They said the winds were highly unusual. I think we ran into some bad luck. They've made some modifications to the route that will supposedly help. I'll let you guys know if that's the case.
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I'm doing the 100k ride. I'm up to 59 miles on my long rides, but a century with hills (and headwinds?!) would probably kill me.
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They said the winds were highly unusual. I think we ran into some bad luck. They've made some modifications to the route that will supposedly help. I'll let you guys know if that's the case.

The guy I traded pulls with on the way back from the Pinnacles was a local, and he told me the winds were standard for that area. Hmmmm....................
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The guy I traded pulls with on the way back from the Pinnacles was a local, and he told me the winds were standard for that area. Hmmmm....................
The headwinds will make up for the lack of elevation gain...
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