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Old 03-23-19, 03:10 PM
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Got my wife out for a whopping 11.3 miles on the tandem. It never crossed my mind how out of shape that the arm she broke would still be. She had a hard time holding herself up with it so we cut the ride a little short. Still, she got out.
Glad to hear she got back up on that horse!
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Got my wife out for a whopping 11.3 miles on the tandem. It never crossed my mind how out of shape that the arm she broke would still be. She had a hard time holding herself up with it so we cut the ride a little short. Still, she got out.
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Got my wife out for a whopping 11.3 miles on the tandem. It never crossed my mind how out of shape that the arm she broke would still be. She had a hard time holding herself up with it so we cut the ride a little short. Still, she got out.
Congratulations Mrs. Trainsnorter, happy to see you farther down the recovery road!
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Congrats to Mrs. Trainsnorter.

Puppy Love is beside herself because Mr H loaded the rat into the car, thinking I wanted to go Earthdogging immediately after I got back from my ride. But I needed to shower, eat lunch, upload my data etc. She wants to GO NOW. It’s driving her nuts to be made to wait.

57 miles/4500ish feet of climbing this morning on the road bike. Felt pretty hard!
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Ok I guess I gotta be the first to ask - where's the snow and ice? Aren't you in Iceland?
Stopped there for a couple of days of “work” on the way to Ireland to meet wife and tour around a bit with daughter and coincidentally Icelandic boyfriend. The weather there was simply brutal.

Congrats on all the “recovery” rides!
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I guess I’m just stupid. I can not figure out how to put Strava segments on my Garmin 520 plus.
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Nice effort. You should sleep well tonight.
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Got my wife out for a whopping 11.3 miles on the tandem. It never crossed my mind how out of shape that the arm she broke would still be. She had a hard time holding herself up with it so we cut the ride a little short. Still, she got out.
you guys got out but @datlas didn't. It was "windy". This from guy who rides when it's15F. SMFH.
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Old 03-23-19, 05:01 PM
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Ok I guess I gotta be the first to ask - where's the snow and ice? Aren't you in Iceland?
Greenland is ice and Iceland is green-----from elementary school
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Old 03-23-19, 05:02 PM
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you guys got out but @datlas didn't. It was "windy". This from guy who rides when it's15F. SMFH.
I know. Another one of my idols has fallen.
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I guess I’m just stupid. I can not figure out how to put Strava segments on my Garmin 520 plus.
For the Live Segment deal? On a Wahoo, you just have to favorite the segment on Strava and have Wahoo/Strava synced. It'll pop up the next time you near the segment.
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Me neither. Nor Trader Joe's.
I've been to TJ. It's no big deal.
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Old 03-23-19, 05:45 PM
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Got my wife out for a whopping 11.3 miles on the tandem. It never crossed my mind how out of shape that the arm she broke would still be. She had a hard time holding herself up with it so we cut the ride a little short. Still, she got out.
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Old 03-23-19, 06:18 PM
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I've been to TJ. It's no big deal.
Hiow does it compare to Aldi’s? They are building an Aldi’s just down the road, across from Wegmans.
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Finally finished cooking for the week. I do meal prep for my mom and myself. Then I also give some to my wife and her sister. My wife doesn’t do the meal prep thing.













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Hiow does it compare to Aldi’s? They are building an Aldi’s just down the road, across from Wegmans.
I wouldn’t compare the two at all. Aldi’s is like the Kmart of super markets. Their only redeeming quality is that they have stroopwafels from time to time.
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Finally finished cooking for the week. I do meal prep for my mom and myself. Then I also give some to my wife and her sister. My wife doesn’t do the meal prep thing.














you dont mess around. poor @LAJ only gets salad and gruel.

Speaking of which, the cupboards were bare for breakfast so I had oatmeal with water and raisins. Sad!
apparently it was ok because I rode well this afternoon.
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Gruel works.
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I wouldn’t compare the two at all. Aldi’s is like the Kmart of super markets. Their only redeeming quality is that they have stroopwafels from time to time.
And chisels and bike work stands.
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I just had my first proper meal in a couple of days:

Borscht
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Ukranian smoked sausage And saurkraut.
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Got my wife out for a whopping 11.3 miles on the tandem. It never crossed my mind how out of shape that the arm she broke would still be. She had a hard time holding herself up with it so we cut the ride a little short. Still, she got out.
Your post here means so much more to me than you or she will ever realise. Well done to both of you.

Getting back on the tandem is something that I hope will eventually happen with Machka, but I have to live a while a yet without having what happened last weekend in the recovery process. I also am hoping that our little week away next weekend will result in my first 50km ride in over year.

Machka has invested in a Concept 2 indoor rowing machine which also can become an inspiration to me, to hopefully get something I have had for years converted to a real rowing craft that we can share. If I can succeed at that conversion, I will be on the lookout for a similar craft being available on the market for me to also convert so we can row together.
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karma bit me in the arse for making fun of you. The upside was the coffee was stellar.
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I wouldn’t compare the two at all. Aldi’s is like the Kmart of super markets. Their only redeeming quality is that they have stroopwafels from time to time.
Wut, you be crazy.

Great things to get at Aldi:
Brioche bread
Organic eggs
Greek yogurt
Various produce items
Pretzel chips
Blistered peanuts
Spaetzle
Blue cheese
Grass Fed cheddar
Hummus
Frozen green beans
Frozen Apple strudel
Ice cream
Center cut bacon

I go there every week, we have one two minutes from my house
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Your post here means so much more to me than you or she will ever realise. Well done to both of you.

Getting back on the tandem is something that I hope will eventually happen with Machka, but I have to live a while a yet without having what happened last weekend in the recovery process. I also am hoping that our little week away next weekend will result in my first 50km ride in over year.

Machka has invested in a Concept 2 indoor rowing machine which also can become an inspiration to me, to hopefully get something I have had for years converted to a real rowing craft that we can share. If I can succeed at that conversion, I will be on the lookout for a similar craft being available on the market for me to also convert so we can row together.
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