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Old 03-19-21, 11:52 PM
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Originally Posted by 2cam16
Rained overnight so decided to get down and dirty on gravel instead of the road:
IMG_5694 by 2cam16, on Flickr
Is that Moffett Field in the background?
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Old 03-20-21, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by sjammer
Is that Moffett Field in the background?
Sure is!
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Old 03-21-21, 03:53 PM
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Another beautiful, though excessively windy (15 mph?), day. Almost 13 miles. Low-mid 60s, sunny, blue skies, blue lake. The wind ... I guess I always have trouble with the wind, but I'm so glad I rode. Tomorrow looks good for riding, too.
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Old 03-21-21, 07:09 PM
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Nothing major, did 13 on the MTB, but it was with an unexpectedly big group of friends so that made it a great day.
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Old 03-21-21, 09:51 PM
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Todayís ride. When I left the house it was really nice, but by the time I reached the bay it got really windy.

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Old 03-22-21, 08:32 AM
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On Sat. the 20th. got my first ride on my new Giant Escape 3 Comfort Hybrid, quite a change from the RANS Fusion "crank forward" bike I was riding and the recumbent trikes before that!! Gona take a bit before the body get's use to the DF style of riding, been since 2012 since my wife and I had "these type machines"! Do like the fast feel of the 700C x 38 tires and having "no front wheel flop" that the Fusion has a bit of going up hills!! Later that Sat. afternoon we picked up Jo's LIV Alight 3, but sadly she only got to ride it from the shop to the apt. (3-4 miles) as it had to be built up out of the box and was close to 5 PM. by the time it was finished up. Major Bummer of So. CO. spring weather, Sat. 60 F Sunny with some light wind, Sunday 40 GRAY, spitting rain, grapple turning to SNOW with more here today on Monday morning so it's going to be a few days before we get to ride again! I got in around 20 miles RT for my first ride, looking forward to more!

Brown Bag Lunch Stop on the Shooks Run Trail here in Co. Springs, CO. Sat. March 20.
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Old 03-22-21, 08:44 AM
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Did a joyride today because the sun was shining, but was completely pooped from the weekend. Sometimes a slow ride is all you need tho
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Old 03-22-21, 10:19 AM
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After waiting for a new wheel and cassette for three months, I've finally been riding quite a bit in the last couple of weeks. I've mostly been on rail-trails with my hardtail, as the MTB trails were first far too wet then too busy. (I was going to try building some pump track skills yesterday, but people with RC cars were there.)

Anyway, as I rode by a group of people at a covered bridge, a child said, "That is a cool bike!" I've never had a cool car, but I've got a cool bike! (It's a green Kona Honzo).
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Old 03-25-21, 03:32 PM
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Longest single ride since fall today, 48km/29.8miles. I was tempted to push to 50km, but I was getting a bit drained. It wasn't quite nonstop, though, as I stopped to try to get the bug out of my throat. It wasn't pleasant. I also stopped for a photo.

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Old 03-25-21, 04:26 PM
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56.9 miles today.'
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Old 03-25-21, 04:37 PM
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I rode 50 miles solo Monday and 40 miles with a group on Tuesday. Iíve walked 18 holes every morning this week.

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Old 03-26-21, 11:55 AM
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Old 03-26-21, 07:48 PM
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2.8 mile AM dog walk followed by 52.8 combo road/gravel ride. Sorry no pictures but have sore shoulders!
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Old 03-27-21, 08:50 AM
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14 miles, Coral Cove Park to Jupiter Island Church and back, nice weather, a bit sweat in eyes and numb arms near the end but overall pleasurable ride.
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Old 03-27-21, 10:38 AM
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1.25 hours today. It's hard to go slow, but when you're hauling 200+ pounds, you gotta start somewhere.
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Old 03-27-21, 06:56 PM
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65 miles with about 30 miles with a group. Perfect weather for riding!

Things you see out riding.



Will this replace the Stork??
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Old 03-28-21, 07:43 AM
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Yesterday was nice until evening when storms came through causing power outages resulting in my missing the last Ĺ of Syracuse vs Houston

guess you're never too old for bunny ears, 28 miles on country roads
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Old 03-28-21, 08:17 AM
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Got in 17 miles of pelvic fracture recovery spinning yesterday. Will go for it again. PT still doesn't want me doing hills so I stick to the flats and light spinning.
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Old 03-28-21, 05:00 PM
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43 windy miles
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Old 03-28-21, 06:37 PM
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Nice 25 mile ride along the Cowlitz River. Sunny and 40 degrees. [img]blob:https://www.bikeforums.net/725501f1-260e-4870-bda4-445625f97a9b[/img]
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Old 03-29-21, 11:06 AM
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I rode over the weekend. 20 miles Saturday in sunny 93 degrees and 22 miles Sunday, 82 degrees and very windy.
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Old 03-29-21, 11:08 AM
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Going out for my 15 mile Monday through Friday ride.
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Old 03-29-21, 07:08 PM
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10 miles on my newly restored 1984 Peugeot
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Old 03-31-21, 12:48 PM
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47 miles with about half with a group of 10-12. Perfect weather for a ride!


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Old 03-31-21, 02:18 PM
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I got in a ride today, only 6 miles until it started raining heavily.
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