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First Commute Today

Old 05-22-09, 07:09 AM
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First Commute Today

I have been reading this forum for a while now, and I just wanted to introduce myself by saying that I made my first commute today. I wasn't able to ride all the way from my house to work, but I drove half way to a friends house and rode the rest. I averaged 18 mph on the ride in this morning (Probably due to a large hill that I rode down), but I expect to be much slower going home. The weather was cool, there was very little traffic, and the ride was very enjoyable

In case anyone is interested here is the route that I took:

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=2846206

I thoroughly look forward to doing this more often.
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Old 05-22-09, 09:02 AM
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Enjoyable = win.
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Old 05-22-09, 09:07 AM
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Congrats! I just started commuting about a week ago myself and couldn't be happier.
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Old 05-22-09, 06:23 PM
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Congratulations on your first commute. Now we want to hear how your return trip went going UP that hill back home. Welcome and enjoy
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I remember my first commute like it was yesterday. That was 36 years ago!

Glad you had fun. Here is to many more!
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Old 05-23-09, 01:01 AM
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Cool. You get to ride past white house each day
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Old 05-23-09, 08:12 AM
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Congrats. Let the addiction begin!
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Old 05-23-09, 09:54 AM
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Awesome. Welcome.
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Old 05-23-09, 02:32 PM
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The return trip was almost as pleasurable as the way in. Going up that hill was fun (when I got to the top anyways). It was extremely humid which made the trip slightly less enjoyable, but I enjoyed the time on the bike anyways. I plan on continuing to commute at least three days a week to start off, but I do hope to eventually make the commute everyday.

Also,

Thanks for the support. Everyone on this forum is awesome.
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Old 05-23-09, 02:55 PM
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Grats!
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congratulations! welcome to the club!
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