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Old 01-18-21, 04:45 PM
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Only about a dozen. Lately I've been riding to my local downtown area to hang out with friends on weekends, no long rides. Winter and early darkness sort of sap my will to do longer rides, especially since I don't like to ride at night. I tend to run more this time of year... in fact today, I ran, then rode.
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4.9 miles on this beautiful 70 degree day near San Antonio. Just getting over a cold.
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34-spot. wanted to ride another hour and stretch it into closer to 50 miles but the wind picked up and dropped the temps from low-70's
to mid-60's. shiver me timbers. packed up my tent and bounced. those chilly mid-60's after a week of low 70's-mid-80's destroyed me.
not exactly expecting a lot of sympathy here...
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Old 01-18-21, 08:48 PM
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10 miles on the trainer on my lunch.
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Old 01-18-21, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by ooga-booga
34-spot. wanted to ride another hour and stretch it into closer to 50 miles but the wind picked up and dropped the temps from low-70's
to mid-60's. shiver me timbers. packed up my tent and bounced. those chilly mid-60's after a week of low 70's-mid-80's destroyed me.
not exactly expecting a lot of sympathy here...
No sir, you definitely ain't gettin any here! Saturday's ride at 37 - Sunday's at 41 - Today in the mid 40's I believe. All three days wind gusts up to 20 mph.

Nope... no sympathy here!
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Old 01-18-21, 10:00 PM
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Oh... 50 miles today.
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Old 01-19-21, 06:56 PM
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c-note on the 1985 steel pinarello.

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Old 01-21-21, 02:48 PM
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20 miles @ a rather high resistance.
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15 miles. It was up in the low 50s today so the trails are soggy. My bike and I both turned the glorious color of mud splatter.





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50-spot in the high/low desert area eastern san diego county. messed up shifting/rear der made it more "interesting" than it should have been.
low 60's-low 70's from noon to 4pm.
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in-progress: 24.9 miles
Targeting: 29.5

This has been one of your tentative weekly updates.
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25-spot successfully dodging rainclouds and mixing in a quickie mexigrub lunch enroute.
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22 miles inside while it was 15F outside.

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in-progress: 24.9 miles
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20-spot between periods of rain.
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6 mile round trip mountain bike jaunt. After 20 years of failed attempts to send the crux of climb, today I was able to finally get over the 24.2% grade hump. I think the commuting to work has helped.
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sent the missing link for a 22 mile in-door loop.
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Been an ugly cold wet week or so in Dallas. Got out for a damp 30 when the rain let up.
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Originally Posted by ooga-booga
c-note on the 1985 steel pinarello.
Bravo !
I pretty sure there are not many riders still doing c-notes on vintage steel especially in hilly SoCal.
Pinarello's are great bikes, I love classic Italian steel bikes.
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17 miles.
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Originally Posted by one4smoke
(The way it's said in the south by us old guys. )

32 miles for me...
88 miles, av 17.4 mph, 4600 ft vertical. Cold as a mofo - for me at least (high 30s)
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Originally Posted by joesch
Bravo !
I pretty sure there are not many riders still doing c-notes on vintage steel especially in hilly SoCal.
Pinarello's are great bikes, I love classic Italian steel bikes.
thanks. it was just a ride from the santa ana train station back to san diego w/3,500 el gain...not some all day excursion in angeles nf
or the santa monicas.

i love the old stuff too. esp from the mid-80's to late 90's.
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42-spot.
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101 in 40s and rain. Went to Tucson to escape the cold and that's what I got so tried to make the best of it.
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Actually it was yesterday. I did the mailbox run which is a whopping 2.2 miles there and back. I lead a very restricted life and so bike riding is something I rarely get to do. It did give me a chance to test some bike-o-vations on my 2004 Super Sport. I'd added new tires, platform pedals, cushier grips and a new used saddle which made for an improved ride. The rearview mirror and USB head and tail lights also helped because it was foggy outside. I'm 63 and trying to stay with it whenever I can.
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87.5 on a gorgeous day for late January. Windy as all get out, but the last 20 rides or so have been. Getting used to it.
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