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Old 04-11-06, 01:46 PM   #1
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Sike + Spring = No Work Getting Done

Anyone else slacking at work; leaving early; coming late (or ditching classes for you youngins) to go out and ride?
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Old 04-11-06, 01:48 PM   #2
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i've been comming a little late so I can stretch out my commute, and I think ill cut out 30 minutes later so I can swing by my LBS. I wanna do some lunch time rides but this damn rain...
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Old 04-11-06, 01:50 PM   #3
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I'm home, post-root canal, and it's raining outside. I'm sort of working, i suppose, but I'm definitely not riding today.
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YES, slacking and ditching early. tshirt weather
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Old 04-11-06, 02:33 PM   #5
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I'm working hard.....


..at wanting to go home and finish repainting my frame. Got one last coat, and parts are going back on!!!! Oh and I would love to get more saddle time in, the Houston to Austin MS150 is just around the corner. All I can think of is that ice cold beer waiting in Austin. I can see it now, that brown bottle sitting on a nice hardwood bar. With water and ice easing off its sides... mmmmmmmmmmmmmm.... beer.
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I took last Tues off at a monent's notice. First 60 degree day, 30 mile ride, happy.
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Anyone else slacking at work; leaving early; coming late (or ditching classes for you youngins) to go out and ride?
Ahem. This particular youngin is 31 and rides his bike ten miles to campus for classes while ditching work.

Around here, the fun cycling season is over; in less than a month we'll have our first 100F+ days and riding will only be fun just before dawn, when the temp gets all the way down to 85-90F. Extra t-shirts and more water than you think you'll need are the order of the day.
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Old 04-11-06, 06:02 PM   #8
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doing trackstands at work right now.
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Old 04-11-06, 06:31 PM   #9
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Ahem. This particular youngin is 31 and rides his bike ten miles to campus for classes while ditching work.

Around here, the fun cycling season is over; in less than a month we'll have our first 100F+ days and riding will only be fun just before dawn, when the temp gets all the way down to 85-90F. Extra t-shirts and more water than you think you'll need are the order of the day.
Sounds like not wearing cotton is the real order of the day.
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I was riding my bike to school on a really nice morning last week and just as I was about to turn into my schools parking lot I thought, "Fu** this sh**" and kept on riding for the rest of the day.
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Old 04-11-06, 07:32 PM   #11
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I rode all day friday and saturday instead of studying. This weather does not last long around here either. It will be in the 90's by the end of the week. In a month it will be 100+ and humid as hell.
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Sounds like not wearing cotton is the real order of the day.
You, sir (?), are coorect. Jersey shopping happens next weekend.
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