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Old 10-07-21, 03:56 AM
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55 Miles O.D. Wind gusts 18+ MPH might be cool, but they're not cool with me.
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47 miles on thurs. got my ass absolutely kicked by a 1,300' climb at 10-15%. apparently there's a HUGE difference between 8-10% and 10-15%
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20.4 and 780 yesterday.

23.2 and 1020 today.
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41 Miles O.D. Leaves + rain = ughhhh
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63 miles in some solid humidity and moderate winds.... in a word.......sucked
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Old 10-09-21, 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Troul
41 Miles O.D. Leaves + rain = ughhhh
I feel your pain, 15 of my 63 was on a tree covered MUP which is super nice during the very hot summers we have, and we had nasty storms come through yesterday and they did not send the trucks out to blow the path off as I believe they gave everyone the weekend off for Columbus day. There was lots of leaves an unbelievable amount of small dead tree limbs on the path, it was a mine field of crap waiting to run up and get jammed into my wheels. I caught one on the edge that I did not see and it nearly did that, but broke and put a nice hole in my calf. The only saving factor is that it was not raining.
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It got to a point that I was plucking organic material from my drivetrain about every 5-7 miles as it would impact the stability of the chain on the cassette.
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yea that sucks...had that issue with pine tree needles before.
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Old 10-10-21, 08:11 AM
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49 Miles O.D. Another VERY moiiiiist ride, less leaves, but a lot more wind resistance.
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105 Miles & no moiiist weather.
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Originally Posted by Troul
105 Miles & no moiiist weather.
same, i think. garmin died after 101 miles but should have been 4-6 more miles to the train station destination. will try to resurrect once i get home.
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Being a complete and total wimp, since it was raining like crazy, I rode 20 fake miles (Zwift) and climbed 1000 fake feet. I almost felt fake tired when done.
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85 miles, Poughkeepsie to van Cortlandt Park. No rain, perfect weather.
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Originally Posted by rsbob
Being a complete and total wimp, since it was raining like crazy, I rode 20 fake miles (Zwift) and climbed 1000 fake feet. I almost felt fake tired when done.
Rain? What rain? Although, my tiredness was due to the damn flat tire just outside of Google-Seattle in Fremont. Not stranded but I almost reached out to the AAA. What's with those ten minute flat fixes. This was more like an hour!!! Okay, I admit it was raining nicely in the morning.

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zero miles but I put my bike rack back on my car, so ...
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Old 10-12-21, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
zero miles but I put my bike rack back on my car, so ...
I recently acquired and installed a Kuat dock to hang my rack on the garage wall more out of the way.
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I recently acquired and installed a Kuat dock to hang my rack on the garage wall more out of the way.
oh jealous! I tend to keep mine on my patio or in my basement. we're getting our condo patios steam cleaned this week, so I figured back on the car it goes!
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
zero miles but I put my bike rack back on my car, so ...
So you can drive your bike around? My bike rack lives on the hitch full time.
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30-spot. legs were dogmeat after yday. hello beer ride!
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Originally Posted by rsbob
So you can drive your bike around? My bike rack lives on the hitch full time.
hehe no that would putting the bike on the rack. they are steam cleaning our condo patios so I had to move the rack. figured on the car was better than in the basement. with hopes of putting the bike on it, then of course riding it
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A bit drizzly today, so I didn't feel like riding too far. Rode 25km at lunch.
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45 Miles O.D. Thunder With Heavy Rain Predicted For The Rest Of The Week.
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So you can drive your bike around? My bike rack lives on the hitch full time.
I don't have enough garage depth to allow the car AND rack inside when mounted. Also, the constant beeping/warning when the rack interferes with both the backup camera and warning sensor would drive me further crazy!
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I don't have enough garage depth to allow the car AND rack inside when mounted. Also, the constant beeping/warning when the rack interferes with both the backup camera and warning sensor would drive me further crazy!
you mean it'd make you a cyclepath?
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Originally Posted by kahn
I don't have enough garage depth to allow the car AND rack inside when mounted. Also, the constant beeping/warning when the rack interferes with both the backup camera and warning sensor would drive me further crazy!
I completely understand. My rack interferes with my backup sensors and as soon as I put the car in R they go off. Luckily the camera has a clear view. My car barely fits in the garage with the rack on with enough room to get around the front of it. Had to hang a tennis ball on a string to show me exactly how far to pull in, but if your vehicle won’t fit with it on, then it just won’t.

My hitch rack weighs 50 lbs and is not to much work to get on and off but lugging it around to store it is more of a pain when I use it at least 4 times a week. Best of luck
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