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Old 10-22-15, 11:12 AM
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2015 Goal Reached Today

My goal for 2015 was to bike 2500 miles. Fortunately I reached the goal on today's ride! Started biking this yr. in Florida in January, did some biking in New Orleans in both March and May. Also biked in Maine for a few days this summer. Reached the goal from my home on the outer cape today which features summer like weather on October. Lots of folks on this site bike substantially more but this 66 yr. old feels pretty good about it.
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Old 10-22-15, 11:32 AM
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Old 10-23-15, 05:44 AM
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Congratulations on reaching your yearly goal, Tim, but don't stop riding now, stretch it out and achieve more than you thought you could.

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Fantastic! What will be your new goal?
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Originally Posted by Timtruro View Post
My goal for 2015 was to bike 2500 miles. Fortunately I reached the goal on today's ride! Started biking this yr. in Florida in January, did some biking in New Orleans in both March and May. Also biked in Maine for a few days this summer. Reached the goal from my home on the outer cape today which features summer like weather on October. Lots of folks on this site bike substantially more but this 66 yr. old feels pretty good about it.
SUPER COOL from a 65yo youngster... My biking also started this year in FL., but then I live in FL.

Are you going to be back this coming January to start a 3,000 mile year?
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Old 10-23-15, 06:16 AM
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SUPER COOL from a 65yo youngster... My biking also started this year in FL., but then I live in FL.

Are you going to be back this coming January to start a 3,000 mile year?
I am planning on being in Fl. beginning on January 2, 2016 and will be there until March 12. Same area as last year, Manasota Key in Englewood, beautiful area. Not sure yet what the goal will be for next year yet.
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Congratulations. Well done.
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Originally Posted by Timtruro View Post
I am planning on being in Fl. beginning on January 2, 2016 and will be there until March 12. Same area as last year, Manasota Key in Englewood, beautiful area. Not sure yet what the goal will be for next year yet.

Do you know what they say about Englewood?..........It's sooo good in Englewood!!!.........How do I know? Because I've lived here since 1986!!!! So an early BACK come January.

BTW, Manasota Key Rd. was repaved from the North Bridge to the Charlotte County line. SUPER smooth and fast. Great Saturday morning ride from Real Bikes by Melody and Gary heading to Rotonda and back. SEE you soon.
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Originally Posted by OldTryGuy View Post
Do you know what they say about Englewood?..........It's sooo good in Englewood!!!.........How do I know? Because I've lived here since 1986!!!! So an early BACK come January.

BTW, Manasota Key Rd. was repaved from the North Bridge to the Charlotte County line. SUPER smooth and fast. Great Saturday morning ride from Real Bikes by Melody and Gary heading to Rotonda and back. SEE you soon.
That's great news, because that section of the road really needed it. The only down side might be that the cars will be driving faster. However i found most of the drivers there to be cautious and bike aware last year. Looking forward to returning!!
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Great job, my wife and I spend a week or two each year on the Cape... ya we are one of those you guys can't wait to have LEAVE. Was a Mainer for 62 years before we smartened up and moved to FL. Here the riding is great.... for 8 months of the year. So we spend the summer traveling around New England and Atlantic Canada. We just exceeded our last year total of 9518 miles for the year and heading to our goal of 10k. Not bad for a 66 year old with a bad heart. oh well.... had to move to get away from snow shoveling...
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Originally Posted by DowneasTTer View Post
Great job, my wife and I spend a week or two each year on the Cape... ya we are one of those you guys can't wait to have LEAVE. Was a Mainer for 62 years before we smartened up and moved to FL. Here the riding is great.... for 8 months of the year. So we spend the summer traveling around New England and Atlantic Canada. We just exceeded our last year total of 9518 miles for the year and heading to our goal of 10k. Not bad for a 66 year old with a bad heart. oh well.... had to move to get away from snow shoveling...
Looks like you'll make that goal, congratulations. Can't imagine doing that much. My wife used to ride but has gotten away from it, hope to get her back into it soon. We will be headed to the west coast of Florida in January, we'll be the people you like to see leave in the spring!!
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