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My first Century down.

Old 10-15-11, 02:07 PM
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My first Century down.

Well I did it.

After getting used to 30ish mile runs on the weekends I doubled it and did a 100k.

The second half was pretty tough, a flat tire early on and the heat of the day was on me. I seriously underestimated the amount of water I was going to need, burning through it at double my normal rate. In the end, I had to rely on the generosity of some strangers that were on the road to refill my water bottles...oddly they thought I was training for a charity ride that was coming up on the next weekend...which more oddly was using the same route that I was riding.

Thanks all for this forum and the inspiration that I find on it.
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Good on ya. Next stop - imperial century!
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Congrats, I hope to do the same one day soon. I'm only up to 16 miles per ride thus far but just can't wait to put that first century in the bag. Oh and good luck with the weight loss.
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