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Old 07-19-07, 05:06 PM
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Something that will improve my training drastically

Just had an offer accepted on my first home which is located less 2 miles from one of the biggest training routes in the area.

This is going to make a huge difference.
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Old 07-19-07, 05:13 PM
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That's always my big criteria in choosing a home. Wait, I bought a house on top of a ball buster hill I have since nicknamed 'Mt. Doom'.

Never mind.
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Old 07-19-07, 05:14 PM
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congrats.

so would an EPO regimen.
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Old 07-19-07, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
That's always my big criteria in choosing a home. Wait, I bought a house on top of a ball buster hill I have since nicknamed 'Mt. Doom'.

Never mind.
The first thing I noticed was the windy hilly street the house was on and I was like "good start!"
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Congrats.

I just did the same thing, but I've been painting/fencing/countertopping so much that I don't have time to ride.
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Where abouts are you living now? If you're not comfy posting on forum, send me a PM. Since, you know, I live in Herndon and all.
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Congrats.
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Thanks guys.

The weird thing is the last time I had a broken bone I met my wife and now I buy my first home while nursing a broken wrist.

Im really scared what bone will break when we have children.
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Im really scared what bone will break when we have children.
I'm hoping it isn't an only child.
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There's a very steep hill down in Clermont, FL called Sugarloaf. It's kind of the "signature climb" for several races. The last time I was down there riding, there were several homes for sale along the road at the top of the climb. I remember thinking that would be an awesome place to live; you'd have to get stronger just to get home every ride.
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I used to live about 500 metres from where I work and then moved to live closer to my kids which is great.

It bummed me out at first but then I though 'bike commuting'. Training almost EVERY DAY!!!!!!!!

Now I love that I commute 3 times a week by bike 40 minutes each way. Okay, it won't make me a pro but its a bonus
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3100', 10 miles to the summit up. 1600', 10 miles to the valley floor down. 10 mile loop out the door: 2100' of climbing.

And 100+ miles of single track 300' out the door.

You can't help but train well.
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