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    My condolences, Pam. Welcome back to the bike.

    My condolences, Pam. Welcome back to the bike.
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    11/11: 26 miles. Took advantage of an unusual 65...

    11/11: 26 miles. Took advantage of an unusual 65 degree day yesterday to ride a 26 mile loop. Unfortunately temperatures dropped last night and is expected to keep dropping into the weekend with snow...
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    Sounds like a nice ride, 36+ miles..much more...

    Sounds like a nice ride, 36+ miles..much more than I've done lately. I've got to ask, how in the world did you manage to get your foot/ankle ran over by a horse trailer if you were riding your bike?
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    My former employer didn't offer any commuting...

    My former employer didn't offer any commuting incentives. They did offer a 20% discount with a local gym to encourage healthier lifestyles, maybe I should have tried collecting that $40 (20% of the...
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    Sticky: Starting a new job on Monday so I took a test...

    Starting a new job on Monday so I took a test ride of a possible new commute. It's 45 miles one way, but there's a park & ride / MUP trail-head about half way that I was thinking of driving to then...
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    Mine was when I was invited to go on a run with...

    Mine was when I was invited to go on a run with my recently out of basic training girlfriend. Got to the end of her 1/4 mile driveway and felt like I was going to pass out. She told me to stay with...
  7. Winter is pretty much the only time I can get...

    Winter is pretty much the only time I can get away with wearing cotton while riding. Yeah I know sweat pants aren't a fashion statement but truthfully neither is heavy guys in tights. Just wear...
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    Congrats on the new ride, looks great! Now go...

    Congrats on the new ride, looks great! Now go ride it like you stole it (which trust me compared to potential medical bills you could accrue from remaining sedentary it is a steal) :)
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    Everyone has an excuse why they don't ride....

    Everyone has an excuse why they don't ride.
    "It's too dark."
    "It's too cold."
    "It's too wet."
    "My rear tire is flat."
    "My brakes don't work."
    "I'm too slow."
    "I have to work."
    "The dog...
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    Its starting to get cold here in the northeast,...

    Its starting to get cold here in the northeast, but I'm shooting for 100 miles this month. I only managed 15 last November so it should be interesting to see how I do this year. It's just a minimum...
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    Happy Halloween! And last day of October! We've...

    Happy Halloween! And last day of October! We've had one heck of a weather roller coaster this month, rain and cold temperatures and some random warm (60+ degree days). Sunny but cool today, left work...
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    Monthly update: Ordered the 5000 Lumen 2x...

    Monthly update:

    Ordered the 5000 Lumen 2x Cree XML U2 LED headlight as well as a couple PB super flashers for the rear from Amazon last week which should come in any day now which should ease my...
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    Excellent progress, Null66! If only I can escape...

    Excellent progress, Null66! If only I can escape the rainy weather we've been having up here to get out and ride, I'm starting to get bored of my stationary bike.
  14. I ride solo so no there's no making excuses to...

    I ride solo so no there's no making excuses to anyone but myself. Even then, the only excuse I've told myself while climbing is "DAMN Is this wind ever going to stop blowing into my face?" Funny...
  15. Looks like I made a goal of 2800 miles (100 per...

    Looks like I made a goal of 2800 miles (100 per week from April to October) according to this post. Yikes, I only have 1500 miles this year and we've been going through a stretch of cold/rainy...
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    EXCELLENT! Keep up the good work, in a way I wish...

    EXCELLENT! Keep up the good work, in a way I wish I was still commuting but between driving the kid to/from school, and this God awful rainy weather it would be more of a chore to ride in. I'm not...
  17. 10/6: 12 miles 10/7: 10 miles 10/8: 10 miles...

    10/6: 12 miles
    10/7: 10 miles
    10/8: 10 miles
    10/12 : 15 miles
    10/13-16 : 2 hours total on the stationary bike due to rain
    10/17 : 20 miles - worst ride of 2014, for me
    10/18 : 2 hours...
  18. Thread: One year out

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    Congratulations on your achievements!

    Congratulations on your achievements!
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    Sticky: Welcome to bike forums, Rollis! You'll find a...

    Welcome to bike forums, Rollis! You'll find a some great inspirational stories as well as motivation from others who are or were in your shoes once upon a time. I think I can speak for all when i say...
  20. Congrats. I did my first metric in July, averaged...

    Congrats. I did my first metric in July, averaged about the same as you did. I keep telling myself I'm going to hit the trail one of these days and not return until my odometer rolls over 100 miles,...
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    Shorter days... After tonight's crazy event...

    Shorter days... After tonight's crazy event I am now in search of some new lights. Any recommendations?

    I've had a couple POS Bell models from X-Mart, not very bright though they don't drain...
  22. Well, I'm surprised I'm still alive to post this,...

    Well, I'm surprised I'm still alive to post this, I had just the worst luck ever on today's evening ride. Set off on 25 miles, wound up only doing 20. Around 7 miles into the ride, the sun was...
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    I'm a Fred and I have no reason to deny it nor do...

    I'm a Fred and I have no reason to deny it nor do I have any reason to spend 100s of dollars on new stuff only to outgrow it when I get down to my ideal weight. When people see me riding my hybrid...
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    What Makes A Serious Cyclist? I was confronted...

    What Makes A Serious Cyclist?

    I was confronted by a gentleman Sunday, who I occasionally saw pass me on the roads driving a large black truck with a bicycle standing up in the bed. I've never...
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    Congrats Beachgrad05! Making progress feels good...

    Congrats Beachgrad05! Making progress feels good mentally and physically.:thumb:



    What's she selling? I think you meant pedaling
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