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Old 03-30-17, 05:57 PM
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Tough March

It has been a bad month of March for outdoor riding for me. With days in the 20's and 30's, or rain it hasn't been a great millage month outside for me. When the temps are in the 30's or lower I can only do short rides outside because of my asthma. With the roads being wet dirty and salty on top of that I was on the single speed most of the time. So todays temps hit 45, YAHOO ! I can go for a longer ride on the road bike.
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Old 03-30-17, 06:08 PM
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I ran more than I rode!! Not what I was hoping for....getting snow tonight, so looks like I'll be running for another week.
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Old 03-30-17, 06:13 PM
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12-18?
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Old 03-30-17, 06:16 PM
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I am waiting for the weather we had in February to return. Here in Central Illinois March was rain, cold, and wind but being a runner first I have been able to average 40 mile weeks running no real cycling days to cut into that.

The bigger thing I got my new Habareno Ti yesterday and I need to get in the maiden voyage and get a report out. Pics in the Road Forum.
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Most of my mileage in March was on my resistance rollers. The bike and I stayed clean and dry. It rained double the normal here in March. I went on a long wet road ride once a week, though. I just can't ride rollers 3-4 hours continuously. Some people can but not I.
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Old 03-31-17, 09:15 AM
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that video beg. & end was hysterical. who were you calling out? a friend? another BF member?
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Old 03-31-17, 09:39 AM
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Although I have no video, I dislocated my shoulder skiing in France in mid-March. A bummer of a month for cycling...
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Originally Posted by deacon mark View Post
I am waiting for the weather we had in February to return. Here in Central Illinois March was rain, cold, and wind but being a runner first I have been able to average 40 mile weeks running no real cycling days to cut into that.

The bigger thing I got my new Habareno Ti yesterday and I need to get in the maiden voyage and get a report out. Pics in the Road Forum.
Yep! Worst March mileage for me since 2012.
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dislocated my shoulder skiing in France
they drop you from a helicopter?
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Old 03-31-17, 11:20 AM
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Above average rainfall in this town.
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Old 03-31-17, 12:45 PM
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Way above average temps here (GA) this whole year so I'm about 1,000 miles ahead of my last year's totals so far.
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Old 03-31-17, 03:29 PM
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I'm already 600 miles behind last year, hoping for a much warmer April.
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Originally Posted by deacon mark View Post
I am waiting for the weather we had in February to return. Here in Central Illinois March was rain, cold, and wind but being a runner first I have been able to average 40 mile weeks running no real cycling days to cut into that.

The bigger thing I got my new Habareno Ti yesterday and I need to get in the maiden voyage and get a report out. Pics in the Road Forum.
Yep. Sigh. February was good. Nice day expected tomorrow though.

Plus I commute mostly trails, which have been inundated with water so only one commute so far (in February!).
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Well... I put 900 miles on my CX bike since Thanksgivings. Not bad for my first winter of riding. I hope to get the road bike out as soon as road conditions allow.
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