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Addiction LXXIII

Old 01-01-19, 04:50 PM
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Addiction LXXIII

Happy New Year!!!



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It is mis-numbered!
LXXIII?
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I nearly rode a 10k today. Happy New Year!!!

https://www.strava.com/activities/2049435553

The last half mile with 35lbs of kitty litter hanging off my handlebar - now that's some challenging cycling.
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It is mis-numbered!
LXXIII?
Good catch, I see my eyes are failing me again.
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Remember when there was an orgy of games on New Years day. Every channel all day long. That's how I used to remedy my hangovers, laying on the couch watching football.

Now . . . not.
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Good catch, I see my eyes are failing me again.
Affliction? SMH
This is not April 1st.
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Don't be ascared.
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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I have confliction, about affliction.
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Something strange about this one....
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Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
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Affliction? SMH
This is not April 1st.
Are you sure?
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Quality
You can't QC your own work.
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I nearly rode a 10k today. Happy New Year!!!

https://www.strava.com/activities/2049435553

The last half mile with 35lbs of kitty litter hanging off my handlebar - now that's some challenging cycling.
He-man.
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You can't QC your own work.
Are you sure?
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Once again, we are learning that there is good for the Pac-12 and good for everywhere else. #RoseBowl

At least, there is a beautiful stew type thing involving black-eyed peas and Egyptian spices.
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Are you sure?
Yes
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I have no points. Sad.
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Yes
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I have no points. Sad.
it's ok, social media is stupid.
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I have no points. Sad.
I rode zero real miles inside, does that count?
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Once again, we are learning that there is good for the Pac-12 and good for everywhere else. #RoseBowl

At least, there is a beautiful stew type thing involving black-eyed peas and Egyptian spices.
I like to make stuff that I can convert into another meal later. Today sauerkraut and kielbasa in the crock pot, later with the leftovers add chicken broth, white beans and throw in some spinach at the end and you have a nice soup.
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Great to make it into 2019 for me and Machka. That was yesterday for those of us who are among the leaders in the world. It was windy where we are staying to a point that bike riding wasn't really that attractive to me -- so we did a 7.2km walk of the two historic farming properties where we are. Bicycling planned today with the hope I can get a decent 40km ride over part of one of our Audax courses. Wind has dropped to nothing, which is a great thing.

Thanks for the good wishes for me from various guys and gals here last year. They have meant much to me in the recovery process. Machka continues to reveal some of the stuff that went on while I was way off in La-La-Land (actually almost dead) and suffering post-traumatic amnesia for over five weeks, and then around nine-months (and ongoing) of recovery to body and brain..

Have great year, everyone.
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