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Old 06-20-07, 01:04 PM
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Wow! I've missed a LOT

In fact I won't even try to catch up.
Ate like a pig -which was a huge concern- but since I walked my tail off (we walked everywhere), I came back weighing the same as when I left. Pshew.

Got two days -13 or 14 miles each day- in on a -the- stationary they had up in the gym which no doubt helped. I can tell you, though, that a stationary ain't a bike. I went out on the Reno last night for 13 or so miles are I could really feel the rust for the first 6 or 7 miles. After that, things began to hum a little. Still felt slow, though... my legs haven't fully recovered from the trip (not to mention the 6 hour flight home. Ugh.)

Good to be back home... y'all been good?

edit: BTW, I do want to say that Crocs are just the best airline shoes, ever.

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Old 06-20-07, 01:14 PM
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Let me summarize:

several new bikes
newbies with questions
ride reports galore
some posts from the <50 group
Food and drink reports


You really haven't missed to much!!!
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Old 06-20-07, 01:27 PM
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Stapfam climbed Mt. Ventoux, JPPE climbed a wall, I climbed into my Lazy Boy and Blues Dawg figured out Tom Bombadil is nobody's real name. That's about it. Oh yeah, and yes, I been good. Glad to hear you had a nice V for Vacation.
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Old 06-20-07, 02:00 PM
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Terrierman (hmmm ... now I'm beginning to wonder if that might not be his real name) modestly didn't mention this must read thread:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=310480
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Old 06-20-07, 02:04 PM
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You were gone?........OK then welcome back.
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Old 06-20-07, 02:08 PM
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Welcome back. You really haven't missed too much.

Be sure to catch stapfam's post on his ride.
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Oh, and Maddmaxx crawled into a chrysalis and came out looking very different.
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Originally Posted by maddmaxx
You were gone?........OK then welcome back.
Are you here now?

Mr Bombadil... thanks for pointing me to that post. Fantastic job, there, T-Man. You more than doubled my best to date. Way to go... now, go dust off that century. Speaking of puppies, ours arrive in about two weeks. Wonder what that's gonna do to my riding schedule?
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Old 06-20-07, 02:32 PM
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Oh, and there was this guy who may want to hear how much you like your Kaitai.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=310482
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Old 06-20-07, 02:54 PM
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I bought a BMX on Tuesday and gave it to a bike coop on Friday. Kind of a Solomon Grundy bike.



You missed it.
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"...Blues Dawg figured out Tom Bombadil is nobody's real name."

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Old 06-20-07, 07:01 PM
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Oh yeah-"The Grampster" and I had a chance to hook up and do a ride together last week. Always terrific to meet and ride with fellow 50+ers.
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I pretty much stayed out of trouble.
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Originally Posted by SaiKaiTai
In fact I won't even try to catch up.
Ate like a pig -which was a huge concern- but since I walked my tail off (we walked everywhere), I came back weighing the same as when I left. Pshew.

Got two days -13 or 14 miles each day- in on a -the- stationary they had up in the gym which no doubt helped. I can tell you, though, that a stationary ain't a bike. I went out on the Reno last night for 13 or so miles are I could really feel the rust for the first 6 or 7 miles. After that, things began to hum a little. Still felt slow, though... my legs haven't fully recovered from the trip (not to mention the 6 hour flight home. Ugh.)

Good to be back home... y'all been good?

edit: BTW, I do want to say that Crocs are just the best airline shoes, ever.
You had some fun, then, did you?

And kept the weight at status quo? And rode last night? Then you're right in the mix.

As for a puppy...it will affect your riding. You'll be so overwhelmed with cuteness overload, as well as housetraining, that you'll hear the Reno calling, "Ride me. Ride me" when you walk past it.

We're working on our 2nd puppy in less than 2 years. The time we invest in him translates into "The Best Dog EVer!" stories in a couple of years. The few hours you lose off the bike are well worth the effort. Puppies are our hedge against Empty Nest Syndrome.

I dread the days when we no longer have young ones in the house.

Oh, and welcome back!
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Good you are back!
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Wot? No bike on holidayy- You have got a lot of catching up to do---

DG has reminded me that he has done his Metric- but is in training for his holiday in europe next year. We are all going to assist him up his local slope.
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Originally Posted by SaiKaiTai
Are you here now?

Mr Bombadil... thanks for pointing me to that post. Fantastic job, there, T-Man. You more than doubled my best to date. Way to go... now, go dust off that century. Speaking of puppies, ours arrive in about two weeks. Wonder what that's gonna do to my riding schedule?
Thank you.
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Originally Posted by jppe
Let me summarize:

several new bikes
newbies with questions
ride reports galore
some posts from the <50 group
Food and drink reports


You really haven't missed to much!!!
And DigitalGee's ongoing stream of consciousness posts.
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