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Old 08-03-2018, 07:39 PM   #201
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Got in about 25 this evening and will get another 40 in the morning. HHH is upon us.
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Old 08-03-2018, 09:36 PM   #202
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Get busy, it's not that hard to be in the top 1/3 !
I refuse to ride on the road with the idiots that can't put their phones down. I'll stick to my 4.5 mile mountain bike trail that I can ride after work. Takes 40-45 minutes to make the loop and my heart rate averages 160ish, that'll work for me.
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Old 08-03-2018, 09:42 PM   #203
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I refuse to ride on the road with the idiots that can't put their phones down. I'll stick to my 4.5 mile mountain bike trail that I can ride after work. Takes 40-45 minutes to make the loop and my heart rate averages 160ish, that'll work for me.


I understand completely, I always ride with a group and itís easier to see groups than a single rider.


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Old 08-03-2018, 09:44 PM   #204
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In other news, my jersey came in:


Working on a Driveway Series jersey starting next week.

Anyone doing the 6-hour race at Warda this weekend?
NICE!!!!

I was going to race it but my new ride is not here yet and work is way to busy to get away for long.
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Old 08-04-2018, 10:32 AM   #205
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Rode the Flume trail above Lake Tahoe yesterday with my dad. Awesome views and great downhill after the 4 mile climb.








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Old 08-04-2018, 11:17 AM   #206
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Have you even seen your bike lately?
Yep...I see both of them every dang time I walk in the garage. Have had a lot going on...but skipping the bike ride is about to change.
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Old 08-05-2018, 10:22 AM   #207
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Heads up....last day to order the cycling jersey.
I'll be turning the count over to Jakroo tomorrow.
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Old 08-05-2018, 02:03 PM   #208
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Hey guys, we've got a few spots left in the Official Pace Group at Hotter'N Hell.

Coupon code "TBH" will get you 15% off.

Registration link is here: https://www.bikereg.com/pacegroup

What is the Pace Group? First we finish the 100-mile endurance ride in under 5 hours, so if a sub-5 century is on your bucket list, this is the ride for you! (And drafting in a pack is an easy way to do it!)

Second, we do it in style:
15-minute head start ahead of the crowds.
Full support including domestiques*, lead and follow cars, and escort motos.
Air-conditioned Finish Line Lounge, including food and drinks (read: beer).
Custom Hincapie jersey.
Free event photos from our photographer.

*What does a domestique do? Those are the helpers in the Tour, so we will ride tempo on the front, keep you supplied with water bottles, and stop and change your flat and get you back in the group.

It's a great way to ride HHH. This is our 9th year, we've sold out every year, and many of our riders come back year after year.

Let me know if you have any questions.
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Old 08-05-2018, 06:45 PM   #209
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If anyone needs a back up bike (or has an itch for an upgrade), I just bumped up my Trek Domane in the Classifieds. Good luck at HHH.


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Old 08-05-2018, 07:45 PM   #210
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I understand completely, I always ride with a group and itís easier to see groups than a single rider.


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You ever consider having police escort? If you have 10 riders in your group, have every one chip in $5 or so, and have an off duty officer follow you with his lights on. I'd pay for a safe ride. I guarantee you your group will grow and then you will enjoy cycling again.
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Old 08-08-2018, 08:23 AM   #211
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Tip for the mountain bikers, keep a master link with you. I had a nice long walk last night. Bike shoes are not good for walking. KMC x-10 chain was a month and half old.
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Old 08-10-2018, 04:58 PM   #212
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Hot



Wish I could ride more but the place where my leg meets my body is rubbing on the saddle today.

I think Iíll go find a beer.


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Old 08-10-2018, 08:27 PM   #213
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Legdog do you ride that uni up that little dip and hill on the backside of the veloway?
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:37 PM   #214
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Legdog do you ride that uni up that little dip and hill on the backside of the veloway?


Nope. I simply donít have a gear for that. I have buddies that can hop sideways up the hill but I donít possess that skill.

This photo was taken after I walked up the very hill to which you refer.

I consider it a good thing as it forces me to practice my free mount. Riding the 36 inch tire is pretty easy. Jumping on from a standstill and making it go is difficult.


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Old 08-10-2018, 09:13 PM   #215
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Nope. I simply donít have a gear for that. I have buddies that can hop sideways up the hill but I donít possess that skill.

This photo was taken after I walked up the very hill to which you refer.

I consider it a good thing as it forces me to practice my free mount. Riding the 36 inch tire is pretty easy. Jumping on from a standstill and making it go is difficult.


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Props to you. Iíd have a better chance catching a greased pig than riding a unicycle.

Beautiful picture btw
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Old 08-11-2018, 08:13 AM   #216
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Props to you. Iíd have a better chance catching a greased pig than riding a unicycle.

Thanks but anyone can ride a one wheeler. The first trick is wanting to. The second is being stubborn and believing you can do it. Cross those two barriers and youíre in.

Thereís a zen side to it thatís very appealing. You canít ever completely lose focus. Unlike cycling, you never completely master it.

The constant learning curve is very cool.


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