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I DID IT!!! I returned to bike comuting

Old 04-06-11, 03:52 PM
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I DID IT!!! I returned to bike comuting

I struggled and struggled trying to get my act together...but today I was able to muster the energy to get out of bed early and ride to work. It has been a long hiatus but im glad im back. Interestingly enough, Im so glad I don't have to deal with my car breaking down as the poor folks in this case;
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Old 04-06-11, 04:07 PM
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Is the car with the hood up in the background yours...is that why you started commuting again. Chrysler fartmobile let you down.

Oh...that's not your car...
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Old 04-06-11, 05:13 PM
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Nice work, keep it up. The more the merrier.
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Great!

Now join us over on BikeJournal.com in the Commuter Cycling Century Challenge. Three-season riders need only three commutes a week to make their hundred for the year. Watching their standings in the challenge gives many members that little extra incentive to ride. It may help you too.

There's a guy in Ottawa who's already one ahead of you. Get crackin'!
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Old 04-06-11, 07:15 PM
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Congrats, I started commuting by bike within the past month also -- more so now that the rainy season is coming to an end.

For a sec I thought you had a Point Reyes like my room mate and then I saw the adjustable stem and suspension seat post. How do you like the Fairfax?

The Point Reyes is pretty sweet -- feels slower than my Trek FX, but the ride is cushier.
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Old 04-06-11, 07:42 PM
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Welcome back!
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Old 04-06-11, 07:46 PM
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With a lovely Arkel pannier like yours on the rack, I'd never set foot in a car again.

Hope you stay with us this time.
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Old 04-07-11, 03:17 AM
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Old 04-08-11, 08:38 AM
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Welcome back to the good side :-)
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My first commute of the season felt great too, I kind of felt like Jimmy Stewart in It's a Wonderful Life when he gets his old life back and walks through Bedford Falls to get home.
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Im still keeping it up. I almost broke today as I was tired....but I endured. I broke out my Pashley and rode to work in regular clothing, moving very slowly
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