Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 04-01-18, 08:12 PM
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Crits are hard, and when you're racing against a bunch of cagey old coots, it's even tougher.
All the bones still in one piece?

Saw some friends?

Learned something?

Yes + yes + yes = win.

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Nice day for us too. We did not sink. I had a nice easy ride. Stretching and yoga on the passage home. Dogz were good girls.

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All the bones still in one piece?

Saw some friends?

Learned something?

Yes + yes + yes = win.

Indeed. It was fun, I did too much work, and it was fun. Time to get smart. I can race with those guys, but no way can anyone brute force them. They'll about go backwards rather than be on the front. Confusing, and I learned my lesson.

Results were boogered up, so they redid them, and after that, I wasn't in the results. I have a camera, and I told them exactly where I think I finished, so we'll see. I think 10th, so at least the top half of the field on a tough little course.
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Nice day for us too. We did not sink. I had a nice easy ride. Stretching and yoga on the passage home. Dogz were good girls.

Nice. Nice easy day sounds good. Not sinking is always a plus.

Crit was yesterday, second best 45 minute power numbers ever.... 3x15 today, which were very hard.
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Crit was yesterday, second best 45 minute power numbers ever...
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6.5 hours sleep and I’m done. Up for the count as it were.
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No matter where I go, here I am...
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It's snowing.

Outstanding!
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Crit was yesterday, second best 45 minute power numbers ever.... 3x15 today, which were very hard.
Outstanding!
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Nice day for us too. We did not sink. I had a nice easy ride. Stretching and yoga on the passage home. Dogz were good girls.

Nice pic.
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Poring over a new cash offer on our house tonight. Realtor is talking to another couple that expressed interest in making an offer and we still have a contract subject to sale of their house. If we accept one of the other two, our contract offer has 24 hours to come up with the cash or their contract is void.

Going to be interesting the next day or two.
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Maybe not, but the medium of the blog is dead and the newspaper is buried along side it. I say this as a subscriber to a daily newspaper.
Digital?
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It's snowing.

Outstanding!
Snowing here too. Not outstanding.
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Nice day for us too. We did not sink. I had a nice easy ride. Stretching and yoga on the passage home. Dogz were good girls.

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Indeed. It was fun, I did too much work, and it was fun. Time to get smart. I can race with those guys, but no way can anyone brute force them. They'll about go backwards rather than be on the front. Confusing, and I learned my lesson.

Results were boogered up, so they redid them, and after that, I wasn't in the results. I have a camera, and I told them exactly where I think I finished, so we'll see. I think 10th, so at least the top half of the field on a tough little course.
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Back to work today. Tummy feels a little funny but 95% back to normal.
Good
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It's snowing.

Outstanding!
It's sunny.
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Snowing here too. Not outstanding.
It's gonna be over 40 degrees today.
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It's gonna be over 40 degrees today.
Same here, it's all melting. Forecast is a wet week, which means the "Brandywine Valley Roubaix" I plan to ride on Sunday may be muddy. My hope is I am feeling better enough by then to ride it hard.
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Same here, it's all melting. Forecast is a wet week, which means the "Brandywine Valley Roubaix" I plan to ride on Sunday may be muddy. My hope is I am feeling better enough by then to ride it hard.
Today is supposed to be the nicest day of the week and I'll be at the bike shop for nine hours of it.
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I never was on Myspace. Didn't start getting into social networks until mid-aughts.
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I guess you don't have autoimmune?
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I hope not. As of now, no answers.
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Ugh.

So we're visiting the in-laws as the FIL goes through chemo for cancer that was diagnosed during our last visit.

Today, as the wife and I were making a trip to the grocery store, we saw a little dog wandering the neighborhood for an hour plus. We asked the FIL about it and he said that it was the neighbor's, but they were out of town. He thought that it would be a good idea to catch it since it had escaped. With the little interaction that I'd had with the dog, I advised leaving it alone. FIL didn't listen. FIL is now getting stitches.

Ugh.
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