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Old 07-24-07, 03:15 PM
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Taking a break

Well, I'll be taking a break from training for a while. Wedding prep, job search, and traveling have really cut in to my training time. I should be getting back on the bike in early September, after everything calms down.

In the meantime, I'll be getting comfortably reacquainted with an old friend:
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Can I borrow your Ergomo since you won't be needing it?
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Old 07-24-07, 03:37 PM
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Can I borrow your Ergomo since you won't be needing it?
sure, but I require an SRM as a security deposit.
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i'm sure you'll find some time to sneak in a bike ride.
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Old 07-24-07, 03:40 PM
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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
sure, but I require an SRM as a security deposit.
How 'bout my VDO MC1.0 computer? It's pretty nifty.
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Old 07-24-07, 03:49 PM
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At least you're going on hiatus for less gloomy reasons this time.
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Old 07-24-07, 04:40 PM
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We all need a break eventually.
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Old 07-24-07, 04:43 PM
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That's not too long of a break, but make sure you don't let the loss of endorphine addiction prevent you from getting back into it. Other than that, enjoy your time off, and make good use of it!
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Old 07-24-07, 06:20 PM
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Yup, not too long! Have fun getting married. Looking forward to your return...
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Old 07-24-07, 06:36 PM
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First my single friends told me that my life would be 'over' once I got married.

But it was the beginning of a far better and richer life.

Then when my wife was pregnant with our daughter lots of people told me that having a baby would mean our life would be 'over' once we had to care for a newborn.

But it was the beginning of a life filled with joys I could have never possibly imagined.

Cycling is great, and it's even a great part of life. But YOUR life is really beginning BD. Godspeed kid. Don't be gone too long. And don't sell your bike stuff.
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Old 07-24-07, 07:58 PM
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Wedding prep?

I'm married. I know good and well that your future wife and mother-in-law are not allowing you in on this at all.
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I'm not selling anything. In fact, up until a couple weeks ago I was still fighting to take my bike on the honeymoon. Though, honestly, I knew that I wouldn't win that one the whole time.
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
First my single friends told me that my life would be 'over' once I got married.

But it was the beginning of a far better and richer life.

Then when my wife was pregnant with our daughter lots of people told me that having a baby would mean our life would be 'over' once we had to care for a newborn.

But it was the beginning of a life filled with joys I could have never possibly imagined.

Cycling is great, and it's even a great part of life. But YOUR life is really beginning BD. Godspeed kid. Don't be gone too long. And don't sell your bike stuff.

+1 and you've got a good decade and a half on me. Pcad -- if you're not careful, you might inspire some folks on here.

edit to add -- best of luck BD. Congratulations on the pending nuptials -- may your days be filled with happiness.
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Old 07-24-07, 09:19 PM
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Pcad, you can tell us...you know your wife was looking over your shoulder and dictating that post to you.

BD, best of luck!
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Old 07-25-07, 12:05 AM
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If you aren't going to be training for a while i would like to borrow your 5" power output,
or any spare watts you have.

ps. old friend = "Liquid Bread"


Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
Well, I'll be taking a break from training for a while. Wedding prep, job search, and traveling have really cut in to my training time. I should be getting back on the bike in early September, after everything calms down.

In the meantime, I'll be getting comfortably reacquainted with an old friend:
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Old 07-25-07, 01:16 AM
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someone please mail me a case of
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someone please mail me a case of

I could mail you a case, but they would all be empty bottles
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Old 07-25-07, 01:26 AM
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You can get yuengling in NorCal?????#1`3@?$?
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Old 07-25-07, 04:49 AM
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Yeah, I have to 'import' mine in Michigan.
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Hey BD, I'm in Germany getting nice and out of shape. Of all the people on bikes here, you'd think it'd be easy to borrow something for training...but I get a lot of funny looks and people offering me cruisers.

When things settle down for you, want to go on some easy, getting-back-in-shape rides? I'll be back in the town at the end of next week but not doing anything serious until after my cousin gets married later in August. How far away did you move? Do you still hit up some of the usual routes?

BTW, my new friend looks a lot like yours:
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