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Old 03-04-19, 08:10 PM
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Nice @TimothyH. What event is this? How'd it go?
Thanks for asking. It is the Southern Cross gravel race which is an icon here in the south.

I finished 197th.

37/61 in my age group and 27 minutes faster than last year. https://www.strava.com/activities/2187107757.

We raced hard even that far back. I was elbow to elbow with a woman the last ten miles. She wouldn't give an inch. Thought I was going to puke.

A few pro MTB racers showed up and some of the really fast women roadies from Atlanta. Hicapie and Vande Velde chickened out. I chatted with Alexey Vermeulen (3rd place) while waiting in line to rinse our bikes. He seemed like a genuinely nice guy.

So much fun...








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Old 03-05-19, 08:04 AM
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nice, looks like fun!
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Old 03-05-19, 08:22 AM
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this forum needs a "like" button
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Old 03-08-19, 01:32 PM
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Insert Mr. Freeze pun here.
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Old 03-08-19, 02:09 PM
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Cool picture!

My kids freaked when they saw ice like that for the first time.
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Old 03-09-19, 01:51 PM
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Today was a little bit warmer. Went for a plainclothes cruise by the river and around town. Have a nice day!


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Old 03-09-19, 07:31 PM
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Old 03-10-19, 01:13 PM
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Gorgeous scenery as always! Pretty cool you live somewhere that still knows what an honor system is... that’s indeed rare.
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Insert Mr. Freeze pun here.
This is quality.
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Old 03-14-19, 02:24 PM
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First time out on the single this year!
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First time out on the single this year!
I don't see bar ends like yours on many ss or fg bikes but I kinda like them on your build. The rest of the bike aint too shabby either . Green guru top tube wrap if I'm not mistaken?

hope you had a fun ride
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I don't see bar ends like yours on many ss or fg bikes but I kinda like them on your build. The rest of the bike aint too shabby either . Green guru top tube wrap if I'm not mistaken?

hope you had a fun ride
Wow, you're good; it is indeed a Green Guru!
And it was a fun ride thanks!😊
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Warm day today. First ride in shorts of 2019 and the roads were noice.


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Another beautiful pre-spring PA day.
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Last Friday morning on the way to work - It was nice to ride on snow except the wet shoes....

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Try these for the wet feet. They look pretty dumb but they're cheap, easily packed away, and work like a charm!
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Last Friday morning on the way to work - It was nice to ride on snow except the wet shoes....

cool picture

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Beautiful 52° ride home from work today. Couldn't help but pull off here and snap a picture.
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