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Aargh! 10 days without an outdoor ride.

Old 12-19-08, 01:53 PM
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Aargh! 10 days without an outdoor ride.

My place of work shut down today because of snow, and the bad weather means that I haven't been outside on a bike for 10 days, which is the longest I've been away from it for a long time now.

Things got bad enough last night that they even cut my spin class at the Y short by 30 minutes to clear everyone out. Anyone ever heard of an indoor bike session cut short due to weather?

Anyway, I'm getting a bit frustrated and needed to vent a bit. Hopefully we'll be back to good old rain in the next few days so that I can get back to the (now sandy) roads.

Those of you in the Puget Sound area can relate, I'm sure.
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That really sucks man - maybe it's time to experiment with recreational drugs to make the trainer time more enjoyable?
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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
That really sucks man - maybe it's time to experiment with recreational drugs to make the trainer time more enjoyable?
They work great!
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Old 12-19-08, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by challaday View Post
Those of you in the Puget Sound area can relate, I'm sure.
Some of us in the BC area can relate as well.
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Old 12-19-08, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by cuski View Post
Some of us in the BC area can relate as well.
I'm still riding. MTB FTW.
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I can't remember the last time I rode outside, it's been so long.

Oh wait, it was November 30th. I haven't ridden this month at all.


And your work shut down because of snow? Where do you work, a golf course or lawn bowling court?

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Old 12-19-08, 08:09 PM
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Its been a good month or so since I've ridden outside, 6 days a week indoors for me
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Guess us Cali Boyz are spoiled!..This morning was in the forties. Usually see about 10 others on this course. Today, I was lonely....But when you're used to 110 Deesgrees, 40's are freezing!

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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
That really sucks man - maybe it's time to experiment with recreational drugs to make the trainer time more enjoyable?

drinking with the wife again?? just saying. later.
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