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Forum: Southeast 04-16-17, 02:29 PM
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Posted By mrz80
Got out again today, and again got tricked by the...

Got out again today, and again got tricked by the omnidirectional headwinds. Did right about 32 miles, down the trail to Pasadena, then up Gulf Blvd to Park and back to the trail. I'm *so* tired...
Forum: Southeast 04-15-17, 12:05 PM
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Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Well, another year, another late start... Got a...

Well, another year, another late start... Got a few miles in around Hoggetowne last Saturday before the allergies drowned me. Today was "bite off more than you can chew this early in the season" day...
Forum: Southeast 01-03-17, 03:13 PM
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Posted By mrz80
Long time no ride! Got back into it last week,...

Long time no ride! Got back into it last week, whilst on a family reunion junket to the Panhandle. Got in three 15ish mile rides on and around St. George Island and Appalachicola. First day's ride...
Forum: Southeast 10-20-16, 07:39 AM
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Posted By mrz80
Looking at my schedule and evening obligations, I...

Looking at my schedule and evening obligations, I can certainly make the commute by bike 2 days a week, maybe 3. Wednesdays and Thursdays are out 'cause of stuff I have to do after work. I've got a...
Forum: Southeast 10-19-16, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By mrz80
:roflmao2:I'm pretty sure I know EXACTLY the...

:roflmao2:I'm pretty sure I know EXACTLY the patches of pavement you're talking about! The bit from Rochelle south is horrible. There's also a couple of bone-jarring stretches on the Santa Fe ride,...
Forum: Southeast 10-19-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
I have been SO off the bike this year....

I have been SO off the bike this year. Unbelievable how many to-do list items, home repairs, car repairs, trips both work and personal, and so forth conspired to keep the mileage down. Best I've...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-19-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,495
Posted By mrz80
Awww, are they really? I just this week...

Awww, are they really? I just this week determined that there was still a ridable Trek 6000 under that mountain-bike shaped pile of cobwebs in the garage! Rode to work on it a couple days this week,...
Forum: Southeast 10-24-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4,650
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Posted By mrz80
(*thud*zzzzzzzzzzzzzz*) Hu wha? Oh, yea... ...

(*thud*zzzzzzzzzzzzzz*)

Hu wha? Oh, yea... just finished the 55 (56? 57?) mile option on the Santa Fe ride. Managed by dint of great suffering to keep very close to my desired pace (overall...
Forum: Southeast 10-05-15, 07:38 AM
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Posted By mrz80
VERY cool, VERY cool. :thumb: Gotta post pics of...

VERY cool, VERY cool. :thumb: Gotta post pics of the new ride.

I only got 7-1/2 miles on Saturday, with two flats. That's about when I noticed the multiple holes and the patches of missing tread...
Forum: Southeast 09-19-15, 01:51 PM
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Posted By mrz80
Tour de Tow! 63 miles! 16.2mph! With a cool...

Tour de Tow! 63 miles! 16.2mph! With a cool bunch of people! No leg cramps, no mechanicals, and no rain! YEAH!
Forum: Southeast 09-08-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
I'm committed now - signed up for the 60 mile...

I'm committed now - signed up for the 60 mile option on the Tour de Tow on the 19th. Should be doable. Just have to remember not to go all greyhound-chasing-a-rabbit with the hammerheads at the...
Forum: Southeast 09-05-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,650
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Posted By mrz80
Phew... Mebane hills not fun under most...

Phew... Mebane hills not fun under most circumstances, but DEFINITELY not fun with a headwind! *theatrical collapse*thud*moan* :rolleyes: Got in 48 miles at 16mph. Hmm... extrapolating, I think I...
Forum: Southeast 09-01-15, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Well, another day, another thirty miles. Still...

Well, another day, another thirty miles. Still not climbing all that well, but I'm certainly getting back my speed on the flats - I was running about 17-20 most of the time, which made up nicely for...
Forum: Southeast 08-26-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Lucky you! I started my ride this afternoon just...

Lucky you! I started my ride this afternoon just after the rain (knocked the temps way back - yay!), and thought I'd be free and clear. Upped the pace around my Hague/IFAS dairy farm loop, looking...
Forum: Southeast 08-21-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By mrz80
One thing you quickly learn is carry a third...

One thing you quickly learn is carry a third bottle in a jersey pocket. You'll need to drink more than you think you will - one bottle every 10mi is my rule of thumb.
Forum: Southeast 08-20-15, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Another Thursday, another loop around the dairy...

Another Thursday, another loop around the dairy farm at Hague. Averaged 15.8 over 24 miles, and I'm not screaming in agony at the end. I think I'm actually managing to get back into decent shape. ...
Forum: Southeast 08-18-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Tuesday's supposed to be the short, easy ride in...

Tuesday's supposed to be the short, easy ride in my new training schema. Um, d'oh, what part of going up The 39th Avenue Wall right at the end of the ride falls into the "easy" category? :rolleyes: ...
Forum: Southeast 08-13-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
That's what I'm aiming for. :thumb: Today...

That's what I'm aiming for. :thumb:

Today was 23-1/2 miles at rather a higher pace than I figured I was capable of. The rain earlier today really knocked back the temperature, and at one point I...
Forum: Southeast 08-10-15, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Seems I get a later start every year, ah well... ...

Seems I get a later start every year, ah well... I coulda sworn I'd ridden some in the spring but if I did I didn't log any of it. Came home early from work today with some kind of "something I...
Forum: Southeast 10-28-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Heh, I feel like that all the time - steel,...

Heh, I feel like that all the time - steel, straight tubes, downtube shifters, the bike and I, we're a rolling antiques road show :)


So, evidently, does the rider. Good on you, neighbor! :thumb:
Forum: Southeast 10-26-14, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Thanks. It was a bit of a chore. Had a real...

Thanks. It was a bit of a chore. Had a real nuisance - my left cleat was worn out and wouldn't lock into the pedal. It just let go completely right as the ride started. I'd bought new cleats a...
Forum: Southeast 10-25-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Hadn't ridden in over 2 weeks whilst fighting off...

Hadn't ridden in over 2 weeks whilst fighting off a really persistent sinus infection. But I'd already paid the registration fee, so I went ahead, unprepared as I was, and rode the Gainesville...
Forum: Southeast 09-16-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Another cloudy rainy Tuesday, another no-show for...

Another cloudy rainy Tuesday, another no-show for the LowBees. Ended up doing 24 and change with the Tuesday night fast bunch - averaged 18.1. Don't feel fatigued and no leg cramps. That's...
Forum: Southeast 09-13-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
Another trip to the inlaws, another windy beach...

Another trip to the inlaws, another windy beach ride. Left Taylor Park and headed down the Trail, then out Pasadena to the beaches and up Gulf Blvd to Clearwater. Ran afoul of construction -...
Forum: Southeast 09-11-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,650
Views: 325,714
Posted By mrz80
I've FINALLY gotten off my lazy situpon and...

I've FINALLY gotten off my lazy situpon and started riding again. Yay me. Even replaced my busted computer so's I can see how far/fast/etc. I've been riding. This newfangled digital wunderkind even...
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