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Old 10-30-14, 02:01 PM
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A First and a Last

Today just might be the last day with temps in the 70's. Could not pass up a great afternoon to ride. Love to say it was in the country side, but I will settle for bike lanes on the side of 4 lane highways!

And the first, I pulled my water bottle, drank, and returned it and NEVER BROKE CADENCE! Who said an OLD DOG can't learn new tricks.
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Kudos on "learning" to ride and drink at the same time.
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Today just might be the last day with temps in the 70's. Could not pass up a great afternoon to ride. Love to say it was in the country side, but I will settle for bike lanes on the side of 4 lane highways!

And the first, I pulled my water bottle, drank, and returned it and NEVER BROKE CADENCE! Who said an OLD DOG can't learn new tricks.
What else could be next but the Tour, itself?
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Never need to 'pullout my water bottle' to take a drink and loose cadence; been using the handlebar mounted bottle set up with plastic tube for drinking system for 40+ years.
BTW rode today and temps are still in the 90s here in the desert southwest.
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It's currently -1C (30F) here. Not that I'm jealous or anything.
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Never need to 'pullout my water bottle' to take a drink and loose cadence; been using the handlebar mounted bottle set up with plastic tube for drinking system for 40+ years.
BTW rode today and temps are still in the 90s here in the desert southwest.
That is two cool! Never saw that arrangement.
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Originally Posted by SammyJ View Post
That is two cool! Never saw that arrangement.
Just finished mounting aerobottle for tomorrow's Ironman Florida. TorHans Aero 30 Bottle New Design

BTW, I can remove, drink and return regular bottle without breaking cadence but still can't chew gum, pat head and tummy and walk at the same time without looking like Otis from Mayberry.
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70's that is on the verge of too hot to ride. Well maybe not but my favorite temps are 45 to 60.

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70's that is on the verge of too hot to ride. Well maybe not but my favorite temps are 45 to 60.

Bill
I had quite a few rides this summer above 105F. And yes, I wear a hydropack in mid summer!
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