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Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By atwl77

First audax of 2021 completed yesterday! 200km of...

First audax of 2021 completed yesterday! 200km of rolling roads, 1757m elevation. Longer ride report posted over at the long distance forum: https://www.bikeforums.net/21872220-post4.html
Forum: Foo
12-30-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By ropetwitch

Wow! Congratulations:thumb: good news despite of...

Wow! Congratulations:thumb: good news despite of all the struggles :D
Forum: Foo
12-22-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 612
Posted By genec

:thumb: congrats and Merry Christmas

:thumb: congrats and Merry Christmas
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,334
Posted By Seattle Forrest

It's been fun so far! ...

It's been fun so far!

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By bikecrate

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week....

I was out of town in the GA mountains last week. Missed bike riding. I did do a good amount of walks in the woods. Nothing epic, maybe 20 miles for the whole week. Saw many interesting things. A...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By Ogsarg

Didn't get started till 11:30 yesterday waiting...

Didn't get started till 11:30 yesterday waiting for it to warm up but got in 68 miles and 3k climbing. Started out a bit chilly, got plenty warm, and chilly again as I was getting near home. Nice to...
10-30-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,894
Posted By Phil_gretz

Contact law enforcement. That's their job.

Contact law enforcement. That's their job.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Beautiful fall day on Saturday where we did a 35...

Beautiful fall day on Saturday where we did a 35 mile loop. Sunday was a wash out which was maybe a good thing since Mike Pence and Air Force II took over our airport parking area. 3rd ride on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 02:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By Chris L

Saturday: 40km or so, rolling hills. ...

Saturday: 40km or so, rolling hills.

Sunday: 49km up a valley with a mountainous 11km hike.

Continuing my recovery from a crash that left me with neck fractures among other things.

Some...
09-17-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,658
Posted By David Bierbaum

Yay. I rode my first "ride my age"

59 miles! No sparkle cramps! No barely getting back! I started early, took my time, made stops for lunch, treats, and hydration, including a self assembled root beer float made from a bottle of...
09-04-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 77,685
Posted By Road Fan

Happy belated birthday, Rowan! early in July, I...

Happy belated birthday, Rowan! early in July, I hit 67.
08-29-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,680
Posted By John E

Happy anniversary to all here. We celebrated...

Happy anniversary to all here.

We celebrated our 47th on June 23, and our elder son and daughter-in-law just reached their tenth. He has repurposed my old 1980 Peugeot PKN-10 for pulling the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By Kabuki12

You go girl!! I will check in later on this...

You go girl!! I will check in later on this weekend. I have worked 3 Saturdays in a row so my cycling has taken a hit , only riding once a week. Time to change THAT routine! Joe
08-28-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,680
Posted By Kabuki12

Machka sorry I got in a bit late. Congratulations...

Machka sorry I got in a bit late. Congratulations and I love the story! My wife and I just celebrated 45 years . I will share the story with her, always good to hear about true love and sharing...
08-25-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,457
Posted By unterhausen

Yes. I'll be here all week. Tip your wait...

Yes.

I'll be here all week. Tip your wait staff.
08-07-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 77,685
Posted By pdlamb

Seeing "birthday ride" in this context got me...

Seeing "birthday ride" in this context got me thinking -- always a dangerous thing! 65 miles may be a bit long for Rowan; 65 km isn't a lot better.

But the English system (not used any more by...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,522
Posted By UsedToBeFaster

Is your answer Nothing Stops you?

I was hoping you'd answer, I've read of your legendary feats discussed on the touring forum and I informally dubbed you the queen of touring! My backside got sore just reading about those thousands...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Clipped_in

I did my usual (this season) Saturday morning...

I did my usual (this season) Saturday morning ride. I rode from 68°F at home, up South Fork to 50°F. I wanted to stash some of that in my water bottle to use in the 104°F temps this afternoon. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By atwl77

600k audax. Both hot weather (36C max, according...

600k audax. Both hot weather (36C max, according to the Garmin) and heavy rain in one ride, and experienced pain in both legs with over 200km to go. But I survived and finished in time.
...
07-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,772
Posted By Carbonfiberboy

They are capsules one swallows rather than...

They are capsules one swallows rather than something one adds to water. I much prefer to separate my electrolytes, food, and water.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 354,785
Posted By DQRider

A Few More Random Shots

1970s Raysport Turismo - a rare bird indeed.
https://i.imgur.com/ls3BB19.png

Echoing ultrarider7...
https://i.imgur.com/Plphcj3.png

Gravel Trek
https://i.imgur.com/7gqCAUd.png

Trubador
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 354,785
Posted By dr_max

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 354,785
Posted By JW in AK

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Crossing the Gilahina River in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park a few weeks ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,492
Views: 354,785
Posted By dr_max

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On my way to Cortina d’Ampezo
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By vandalarchitect

Correct me if I’m wrong but it sounds like your...

Correct me if I’m wrong but it sounds like your looking for “hub and spoke” ride/tour ideas. Basically your hotel is the “hub,” and there are multiple riding options that are the “spokes.”
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Kabuki12

I too hope you recover quickly. I rode Sunday. I...

I too hope you recover quickly. I rode Sunday. I did 40 miles before the heat got me. I was a mile and a half from home after climbing my last hill. I did Nuun in the water bottle so recovery was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Clipped_in

I hope you are recovering well and that your...

I hope you are recovering well and that your surgery is successful. My daughter had that last month and it has been very helpful for her.

The weather has been hot here, but the mornings in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By Clipped_in

Not much riding for me this weekend. I was busy...

Not much riding for me this weekend. I was busy with work and other things. But, I did get out for a 90 minute ride early Saturday. The temp was 62°F when I left my house at 5:30AM and 41°F at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By GrainBrain

Woke up early Saturday and Sunday for a 3:10am...

Woke up early Saturday and Sunday for a 3:10am and 3:30am early rides. Probably the earliest I could ever comfortably get going, would be hard to wake up earlier. Put in a 56 and 80 mile rides....
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,701
Posted By BenzFanatic

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The mini world in my glass carboy terrarium
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 843
Posted By ZHVelo

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was...

Went yesterday, had to turn around. The wind was so bad it was throwing me all over the road, nearly got hit by a car. Did manage to find another pass that was doable and had nice views...
Forum: Foo
06-11-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By horatio

ingo is the winner with 4 votes. ClemsonGirl and...

ingo is the winner with 4 votes. ClemsonGirl and BobW tied with two each. Thanks for all the lovely images folks!
Forum: Foo
06-10-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,701
Posted By colorider

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Forum: Touring
05-20-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,149
Posted By saddlesores

all right, the doctor is in. five cents, please....

all right, the doctor is in. five cents, please.


maybe just me, maybe i'm not the romantic type, but this really sounds sorta creepy.

you met some chick, online is it, talked a few times,...
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,484
Posted By Igotdibs

Congratulations to Locolobo13 - winner of the...

Congratulations to Locolobo13 - winner of the April Photo Challenge with 6 votes. Well done!

'Runners up' are Nondes, Machka and myself with 4 votes each.
Per Photo Challenge guidelines,...
Forum: Foo
05-11-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By velojym

My backyard. Since the surrounding acreage is...

My backyard. Since the surrounding acreage is kind of a challenge to build on, we're thinking about trying to get it cheap, maybe build a trail around it. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 431
Posted By Don23

With snow forecasted here in Maine this weekend I...

With snow forecasted here in Maine this weekend I got out Friday evening and tackled a route that has been a goal for me since getting back into cycling last September. It was a beautiful loop to...
Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By Igotdibs

Part of a small flower garden in the back yard...

Part of a small flower garden in the back yard built around an old tree stump.

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Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By Deal4Fuji

Just in the last couple of days Rhododendrons...

Just in the last couple of days Rhododendrons have started to bloom
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Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By indyfabz

He's nice enough to let me use his deck. ...

He's nice enough to let me use his deck.


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Forum: Foo
05-05-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,218
Posted By colorider

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Replies: 22
Views: 2,483
Posted By znomit

Controls provide a nice social aspect both with...

Controls provide a nice social aspect both with other riders and the general public so I wouldn't want to wholly replace them with EPOP. The shortest route between services here usually means state...
04-17-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,547
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Here in Tokyo the rail system sees an average of...

Here in Tokyo the rail system sees an average of 40 million rides per day. That is 8 times as many as New York City, yet the coronavirus has spread very slowly in Tokyo. Single neighborhoods in New...
Forum: Foo
04-16-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,662
Posted By indyfabz

I like the idea of a collaborative theme! Just...

I like the idea of a collaborative theme! Just please don’t make it a “viral”one. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 601
Posted By Ogsarg

First Sunday in forever that it wasn’t supposed...

First Sunday in forever that it wasn’t supposed to rain but it was so misty it may as well have been.
Decided to try the road up to Fremont Peak. Not so bad the first 5 miles but gets really steep...
Forum: Foo
04-11-20, 02:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,021
Posted By clemsongirl

i haven’t had a large vegetable/flower garden...

i haven’t had a large vegetable/flower garden since i was growing up at the family home. I do miss it but having good year round farmer markets here gives me all the vegetables and fruits i want/need...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Got a nice 30.+ in on Sat, complete with three...

Got a nice 30.+ in on Sat, complete with three new Strava PRs, and a different 31.5 mile loop in on Sun, also with a few new PRs. Sunday’s ride started out in the rain, but was dry by the half way...
04-05-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,547
Posted By gregf83

I think/hope there will be some permanent changes...

I think/hope there will be some permanent changes in our society. I've been at home for 3 wks but had to drive into town once for a medical appointment during the week. It was like driving at 7AM on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Ogsarg

Yesterday's forecast had a slight chance of rain...

Yesterday's forecast had a slight chance of rain but definite rain for Sunday. We've had rain every Sunday for 5 weeks so I wanted to get in a decent ride. Managed to get in 50 miles with rain...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By Richard Cranium

I rode 42 miles yesterday. I got 400 miles...

I rode 42 miles yesterday. I got 400 miles outside for March - and if you include fourteen hours of indoor trainer time during March - I guess that's staying pretty active.

What I really miss is...
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