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Old 02-24-2017, 09:30 PM   #13271
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Another windy, 40 mile ride with the gang this morning. The guys were feeling very frisky today because we had some really nice ride times on the loop and in part of the subdivision. Nice to see my average mph back up toward normal for a change.


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Old 02-25-2017, 12:47 AM   #13272
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Spin class at the LBS for me this morning.


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Old 02-25-2017, 01:21 AM   #13273
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13 miles. Same course as this morning. I wanted the flavor of the ride. Boy! Did I get rewarded! This evening was 67-65 f...strong south winds about 20mph, but they didn't seem to affect my ride. Short sleeve jersey to match my shorts.
My reward? Eagle, eagle's nests, Redwing Blackbirds, morning doves, groundhog...great, carefree ride. Lots of snaps of the cam lens, today. Funk: GONE!
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Not yet, and most definitely not the mileage I wanted! I kept an eye out for the weather, today: cold, in the 30s with winds in the 20s! I had a mindset to do a century. I figured I can do the cold, not an issue. I can somewhat do the winds...BLAH!
I drove to a trailhead to ride, with great effort, the Rails to Trails west for 50 miles, going into the wind, and then coming back with a tailwind, ripping the trail! I got out of the car and, even though I'm dressed for the cold, I felt the wind cutting me! Slice and dice! It would have been murder to ride the 20mph wind (flat uphill be darned! ) I drove back home! AAAAAARGH!
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I got my soul crushed on a mountain bike today I haven't been on it since probably sometime before thanksgiving but I honestly thought I was in better MTB shape. Not so much!
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Got up this morning with some posterior knee irritation, most likely from hitting it hard yesterday. In order to get my 1K month, I had to have a 60 mile ride today. Decided to not push it too much because of the knee. The wind, however, made the final decision for me. I got my 60 in but it was the longest, slowest 60 mile ride I've done in quite some time; even riding with Frankie.
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Went with the wife to Polk City and rode the Van Fleet Trail with her Recumbent Rangers trike club. Did 25 miles at just over 8 mph but I had a good time with the wife and her group and it did the knee a world of good. I did have two good runs during the ride where I got it up to 20 mph - first to get to a restroom (I really had to go) and then to catch up with the group after stopping to help someone.


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