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    First 50 miler tomorrow morning

    In Wisconsin, going to be cold and wet. Going by myself.

    Bike is good to go. Clothes and gear are set. Couple of water bottles and some power gel packs ready.

    Any tips or advice?

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    Have fun.
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    Yep ^^^As noted have fun. Enjoy the pleasure of just spinning the pedals. Before you know it 50 will have come and gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
    In Wisconsin, going to be cold and wet. Going by myself.

    Bike is good to go. Clothes and gear are set. Couple of water bottles and some power gel packs ready.

    Any tips or advice?
    Got your SS with you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
    Got your SS with you?
    Samurai sword?

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    ride within yourself. you'll be jazzed up (esp. with weather this warm in Dec!) but keep it easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
    In Wisconsin, going to be cold and wet. Going by myself.

    Bike is good to go. Clothes and gear are set. Couple of water bottles and some power gel packs ready.

    Any tips or advice?
    Where abouts in Wisconsin? Im going out tomorrow morning myself, and prepped for the cold. Im gonna roll out from Janesville, north up to Madison
    Oh the usual...some carbon fiber, some deep wheels, some electronic shifting, and not enough money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 06SpiceRed View Post
    Where abouts in Wisconsin? Im going out tomorrow morning myself, and prepped for the cold. Im gonna roll out from Janesville, north up to Madison
    South of La Crosse a little.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
    In Wisconsin, going to be cold and wet. Going by myself.

    Any tips or advice?
    Do the ride in AZ instead. The weather will be better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
    Samurai sword?
    Secret Service.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoSoxYacht View Post
    Do the ride in AZ instead. The weather will be better.
    We're slated for rain tomorrow, WTF?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoSoxYacht View Post
    Do the ride in AZ instead. The weather will be better.
    AZ is for the wrinkled.
    Quote Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
    Secret Service.
    Ahhh...I'll stick w my sword.

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    Take Monica along she'll keep you warm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Up North View Post
    Take Monica along she'll keep you warm.
    And this time wash her clothing after your ride........

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    Depends. What length is your typical ride?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GuitarBob View Post
    We're slated for rain tomorrow, WTF?
    Only a little overnight rain, and who knows if we'll actually get any.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
    AZ is for the wrinkled.
    Wisconsin is for the fat and pasty white.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoSoxYacht View Post
    Wisconsin is for the fat and pasty white.
    Just got back from Hawaii

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
    Just got back from Hawaii
    So you are still fat

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoSoxYacht View Post
    So you are still fat
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    Too many cheese curds and beer huh

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    Quote Originally Posted by BillClinton View Post
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    Too many cheese curds and beer huh
    was it rainy season in Hawaii?

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    Haha...that was pre Hawaii. We were there right when the hurricane came through though.

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    Good for you Bill! Enjoy the ride!

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    bring a doobie

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