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Old 10-02-10, 01:44 PM
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Took the wife this morning

I couldn't find anyone to ride the trails with me this morning. My wife thought she would like to go and enjoy the scenery. After 1/4 mile, she found a tree that did not move out of her way, several rocks, boulders and tree roots which were somewhat bothersome for her. She made it 2 miles into the trail before we headed back. On the way back she found out how to get to the bottom of a ditch with the bike on top of her. She now has new opinion and feeling about mountain biking. She is sore, has several bruises, scraps and cuts. I will go out again tomorrow and really ride the trails. I do not think she will try it again.
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Old 10-02-10, 02:13 PM
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haha, sounds like something i did.

i took my girlfriend one time. I took here to the 1996 Olypic trails without thinking and lets just say it wasnt for her. She is only 5 foot 94lbs, she got mauled
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Originally Posted by Johnny Law View Post
She is only 5 foot 94lbs, she got mauled
No excuse, she should just be faster up the hills!
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Old 10-03-10, 09:02 AM
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She is finally out of bed this morning. She is alive but looks like death warmed over or she was in a massive automoblie wreck. It is going to be a long day. I will definetly be at the trails today.
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Old 10-03-10, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Cobwebb67 View Post
She is finally out of bed this morning. She is alive but looks like death warmed over or she was in a massive automoblie wreck. It is going to be a long day. I will definetly be at the trails today.
hope she gets better soon. at least she tried. i understand. my wife will never ever ever ride a bicycle with me again.
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Old 10-03-10, 05:51 PM
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hope she gets better soon. at least she tried. i understand. my wife will never ever ever ride a bicycle with me again.
Same here on both counts
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Old 10-04-10, 09:54 PM
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She is healing and thank you for your concerns. She said tonight she would like to try it again. We will try a different trail hopefully it will turnout better for her.
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Old 10-05-10, 07:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Urthwhyte View Post
No excuse, she should just be faster up the hills!
lol
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Old 10-05-10, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Cobwebb67 View Post
She is healing and thank you for your concerns. She said tonight she would like to try it again.
She's a keeper.
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Old 10-05-10, 01:47 PM
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took my wife to a race she ended up on the podium in 2nd place - elite womens class. I didn't place as well and was in charge of watching kids and taking pics.

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Old 10-05-10, 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Johnny Law View Post
haha, sounds like something i did.

i took my girlfriend one time. I took here to the 1996 Olypic trails without thinking and lets just say it wasnt for her. She is only 5 foot 94lbs, she got mauled
How is the Georgia International Horse Park Trail doing? The last time I was there, the first section was eroding some and then you went over the road, did the granite section and ducked back into the woods again and came back to the start. Do they still have endurance racing there?
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Old 10-05-10, 03:52 PM
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when breaking in new talent do so gently and gradually. remember when you were building your skills? allow her the same courtesy. get your killer rides in but keep riding with her too. it will be good for your marriage.
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Old 10-05-10, 04:16 PM
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How is the Georgia International Horse Park Trail doing? The last time I was there, the first section was eroding some and then you went over the road, did the granite section and ducked back into the woods again and came back to the start. Do they still have endurance racing there?
oh yeah they still have enduros there. I just went up there Saturday night and there was tons of college teams mountain biking from all over the southeast! it was awesome!

btw, where are you from?
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Old 10-05-10, 04:20 PM
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Yeah. Go easy on her. I am still getting my wife to ride with me on the road. Not sure if I can convince her to go ride the trails.
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Old 10-05-10, 05:03 PM
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I'm lucky to get my wife to ride around the block. Or, maybe I am lucky, as I have an excuse to get away for a while...
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Enjoy your time together and take her on a nice trail. Even with the pain she seems to enjoy the time with you.
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Old 10-06-10, 12:24 PM
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Glad to hear she is wanting to get back on the trail. That is a courageous attitude, no wonder she married you!
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Funny. My wife unceremoneously dumped me last night. I tried to get her to ride a bike with me for years and she never did.
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