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Old 02-14-21, 04:47 PM
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What about milk, bread, and toilet paper??
Don’t forget the eggs if you’re making toilet paper French toast.
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I was just watching the weather and tomorrow's forecast puts us right on the border of either 3-6" or 5-8" so I'm guessing we won't be leaving the house for the next 24-48 hours especially combined with the -25° wind chills.

Like I said yesterday, our Kickr is a good value this year.
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I guess he wasn't going slow enough? #IceDriving

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I guess he wasn't going slow enough? #IceDriving

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It was raining lightly before I got ready to head out for my usual Sunday ride, and Wunderground's radar suggested more and worse on the way, so I did fake miles instead. I rode the "Triple Loops" course in London in Zwift, with both Leith Hill and Box Hill, and while both were tough - they're hills, after all - they're also relatively short, and nothing like as bad as the Innsbruck climb.

"Triple Loops" is SUPPOSED TO BE about 25 miles, so as I reached 24 miles, I kept waiting for the banner saying I'd completed it, but it never appeared. "Must have a long lead in", I thought. So I kept going. And going. For like 10 more miles. Groups formed, stuck together for a couple miles, and fell apart. When I reached 2 hours and 35+ miles I stopped.

I checked later, and I HAD gotten the 'Triple Loops' route badge. Oh, well.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I guess he wasn't going slow enough? #IceDriving

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Originally Posted by genejockey
It was raining lightly before I got ready to head out for my usual Sunday ride, and Wunderground's radar suggested more and worse on the way, so I did fake miles instead.
We were under threat of cold temperatures today so I did non-counting quasi-slow jogging miles instead. I think I did a PR? 36:30 (previous 37:00+).
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
We were under threat of cold temperatures today so I did non-counting quasi-slow jogging miles instead. I think I did a PR? 36:30 (previous 37:00+).
Without a distance, that's almost a unitless number. But, kudos, presumably.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
Without a distance, that's almost a unitless number. But, kudos, presumably.
Presumably? For a PR?

It's a full-fledged kudos!
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Originally Posted by genejockey
Without a distance, that's almost a unitless number. But, kudos, presumably.
I'll just assume it's a mile. Way to hang in there, VV
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Dang it! There's only SLC news on my motel room TV. I need some Twin Falls, Boise, Ontario news.

I drove all of Interstate 11 today
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
I'll just assume it's a mile. Way to hang in there, VV
How slow do you think I slow jog?
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Update: antigen test came back negative, waiting on PCR. Girls’ stepdad tested positive, they are getting tested today at 9:45.

given the timing of exposure etc I can’t imagine they don’t have it, or that wife and I don’t. If somehow we don’t, we’re extremely lucky.
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Update: antigen test came back negative, waiting on PCR. Girls’ stepdad tested positive, they are getting tested today at 9:45.

given the timing of exposure etc I can’t imagine they don’t have it, or that wife and I don’t. If somehow we don’t, we’re extremely lucky.

Hope it comes back negative.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
I'll just assume it's a mile. Way to hang in there, VV

That time is too good to be for a mile.
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Hope it comes back negative.
honestly more than me, hope the kids come back negative.
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Another blue Monday.

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We are in either the 5-6" or 7-10" band of snow depending upon the model. The snow is no concern but this never-ending cold is getting very, very tiresome. -2°F this AM, -18° windchill. and snowing...

I feel for people with SADD; they've had a rough winter, I'm sure.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Dang it! There's only SLC news on my motel room TV. I need some Twin Falls, Boise, Ontario news.

I drove all of Interstate 11 today
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
How slow do you think I slow jog?
I see no evidence that any of this actually occurred.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
Hope it comes back negative.
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