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140 Mile Solo Bicycle Day Ride (VIDEOS)

Old 10-03-09, 05:02 PM
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140 Mile Solo Bicycle Day Ride (VIDEOS)

I found out some new things this day:

1. I can comfortably wear my helmet cam setup for 9 hours.

2. All of the hurricane damaged roads that let me get out of NOLA by bike are repaired.

3. For an old fart (51), I still got game. Spent the whole day on the bike, cranked out 142 miles, and biked to work the next day to spend 9 hours on my feet.

If you only have time to watch one vid, pick Part 2. That's the best one IMO. And you get a very rare look at me in full kit 'bout halfway through it.

PART 1
PART 2 - BEST
PART 3

Each vid is about 12 minutes long.

I am also posting this in Commuting and 50+ forums.



Start/Finish in New Orleans bottom of the map.

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The forum you should be posting this in is the Long Distance forum:

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=231

It's not really a tour, and it's not a commute. Maybe the mods can move it to the LD forum.
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Originally Posted by JoeyBike View Post
I found out some new things this day:

1. I can comfortably wear my helmet cam setup for 9 hours.

2. All of the hurricane damaged roads that let me get out of NOLA by bike are repaired.

3. For an old fart (51), I still got game. Spent the whole day on the bike, cranked out 142 miles, and biked to work the next day to spend 9 hours on my feet.

If you only have time to watch one vid, pick Part 2. That's the best one IMO. And you get a very rare look at me in full kit 'bout halfway through it.

PART 1
PART 2 - BEST
PART 3

Each vid is about 12 minutes long.

I am also posting this in Commuting and 50+ forums.
Great trip. Enjoyed the videos -- thanks for posting!
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Old 10-03-09, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Machka View Post
The forum you should be posting this in is the Long Distance forum:

http://www.bikeforums.net/forumdisplay.php?f=231

It's not really a tour, and it's not a commute. Maybe the mods can move it to the LD forum.
Thanks! I didn't know there was such a thing as a Long Distance forum. Guess I should look around here more!

Cheers!
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Originally Posted by JoeyBike View Post
Thanks! I didn't know there was such a thing as a Long Distance forum. Guess I should look around here more!

Cheers!
Yup! Just for the sort of riding you appear to enjoy.
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Originally Posted by Machka View Post
Yup! Just for the sort of riding you appear to enjoy.
I posted in Commuting because that's where I hang out mostly, and commuting daily keeps me fit for the longer rides. So there is a connection, kinda, sorta. Just wanted my buds to have a heads-up tho.

Thanks again.
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Good video thanks for taking the time, I have been trying to work myself up to 100 miles soon. I will have to do the video as well I just need to plot a route aint much going on in KS lol
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