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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-20-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,021
Posted By BlueJay66
Illinois has a new law that makes it illegal to...

Illinois has a new law that makes it illegal to text and drive. I do not know what the penalties are, but I suspect that if the driver is found to have been texting while driving and caused an...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-12-10, 05:49 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 9,408
Posted By BlueJay66
Secondary Ed - Biology...but I have been teaching...

Secondary Ed - Biology...but I have been teaching Middle School for 22 years.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-30-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,682
Posted By BlueJay66
And Congratulations to you Spin Guru! I can...

And Congratulations to you Spin Guru! I can relate to the tough weather conditions! More snow here today, so I am really glad I had a window yesterday. An Arctic blast is on the way for the weekend....
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-29-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,682
Posted By BlueJay66
December and 2009 is done!! Thanks for the...

December and 2009 is done!!

Thanks for the inspiration everyone. I also earned the Larry Schwartz Award from the UMCA. Today's ride was by far the hardest, but it was more of a mental challenge...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-29-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By BlueJay66
Back to the OP: I just rode my December Century...

Back to the OP: I just rode my December Century today. I would say my lower limit on the temperature would be 15 degrees F for a century. That is where the temp started and ended for me today. ...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-29-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By BlueJay66
Lonesome Steve: I understand...so many rides...

Lonesome Steve: I understand...so many rides sound so good, but then reality gets in the way. Maybe I will plan a Summer Solstice Night ride. That would be cool! :D
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-29-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,760
Posted By BlueJay66
Chocolate Milk !! MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM

Chocolate Milk !! MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-22-09, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By BlueJay66
How did this ride go? I should have done that. ...

How did this ride go? I should have done that. Clear roads would have been better than the 4 inches of white stuff we have today. I still need to get my December Century in! Hopefully conditions...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-22-09, 12:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 26,573
Posted By BlueJay66
+1 ...What he said.

+1 ...What he said.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-22-09, 12:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 26,573
Posted By BlueJay66
My Centuries this year have averaged around 6...

My Centuries this year have averaged around 6 hours riding time. I think my fastest was 5:50. I pedal nearly constantly, even down the hills, but have you ever noticed how hard it is to keep your...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-17-09, 09:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,006
Posted By BlueJay66
It works. If you are nervous try it in a door...

It works. If you are nervous try it in a door frame and hold on to the door frame. Alternatively you could set up some trapeze bars. Hold on to those so if you fall off you don't fall over and go...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-17-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15,788
Views: 2,516,442
Posted By BlueJay66
Bar Mitts. December Century Here I come!

Bar Mitts. December Century Here I come!
Forum: Road Cycling 12-12-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By BlueJay66
Congrats! Keep going and all of those numbers...

Congrats! Keep going and all of those numbers will increase. Hope I am posting figures like those in 16 years. :)
Forum: Tandem Cycling 12-11-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 779
Posted By BlueJay66
I love riding with my 14 year-old. He has Down...

I love riding with my 14 year-old. He has Down syndrome. He absolutely loves riding. His low muscle tone does not mean he is making a huge contribution, but that just means I get a better workout....
Forum: Road Cycling 12-11-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,382
Posted By BlueJay66
I was riding to the fire station to respond to a...

I was riding to the fire station to respond to a call (I am only a 1/2 mile away, and yes I beat other people there) at about 3 in the morning this October. Saw a shadow of movement way ahead to the...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-11-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 810
Posted By BlueJay66
I don't shave, I shear. I use my hair cut...

I don't shave, I shear. I use my hair cut clippers and take the hair down to about an 1/8th of an inch. Then I don't get grief for "shaving" my legs.

When I first read your topic I was thinking...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-10-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,169
Posted By BlueJay66
I envy people that can find such sweet rides in...

I envy people that can find such sweet rides in their fram size. The 60 61 cm is rare.
Forum: Road Cycling 12-09-09, 09:29 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,109
Posted By BlueJay66
+1

+1
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-09-09, 09:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,361
Posted By BlueJay66
You can do it in the day or you can do it at...

You can do it in the day
or you can do it at night.
Be prepared to do it your way.
Just make sure there is light!
:lol::p:thumb::roflmao2::thumb::p:lol:
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-09-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 26,573
Posted By BlueJay66
I have done a century a month in 2009. I also...

I have done a century a month in 2009. I also rode two 400K brevets. I ran my first ever 1/2 Marathon the week after Labor Day. I ran my first ever Marathon on 11-7-2009. Riding a century is...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-09-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By BlueJay66
Glad to know I have something in common with such...

Glad to know I have something in common with such an accomplished rider as yourself!

BlueJay66 :D ;)
Forum: Charity Events 12-09-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By BlueJay66
I probably did not see you, but I was vacationing...

I probably did not see you, but I was vacationing in Dennis and rode a spell with the group on Sunday along Setucket Road. I was able to help two people with flat tires. I felt that was a good...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-08-09, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 714
Posted By BlueJay66
The best moment of my long distance riding was on...

The best moment of my long distance riding was on my first 600 k. I rode most of the night alone except for the fireflys in the fields. I love just riding by fields with thousands of tiny lights...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 12-03-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,682
Posted By BlueJay66
The Third Time’s the Charm A Century a Month –...

The Third Time’s the Charm
A Century a Month – November 2009

November’s 100 mile ride almost did not happen, but it was not for a lack of trying. I started out before sunrise on Friday November...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 10-28-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 8,682
Posted By BlueJay66
August September and October

Good Grief it has been awhile since I updated. I am still in for 2009. The rides for AUG, SEP, and OCT came late in each month, but they were good rides. THey were all cool. I am amazed that July...
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