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    we are having a brief "cool spell" here in...

    we are having a brief "cool spell" here in Houston. Did a delightful 30 miles today in almost no humidity, with temps in the mid 80's instead of high 90's. Bliss. It might last through the weekend...
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    todays ride was one of minor incidents and pickle...

    todays ride was one of minor incidents and pickle juice solutions. I got to the meeting place for the group in good time only to discover that I had forgotten my helmet. Piled the bike back in the...
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    todays ride started at 7:00 am with a feels like...

    todays ride started at 7:00 am with a feels like and real temperature of 75. 29 miles and 2 hours later it when we finished it was a real temperature of 84 and a feels like of 97 degrees. Add water...
  4. Thread: July riding

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    by dint of an early start I got in 38 miles today...

    by dint of an early start I got in 38 miles today before the heat hit the triple digits. To further enliven the day, I encountered 5 dogs, four of who were loose with their owners and gave me no...
  5. Thread: July riding

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    another 28 mile hot and humid finishing at 11:00...

    another 28 mile hot and humid finishing at 11:00 in the feels like triple digits gives me 100 miles for the week. Not outstanding but better than last week.
  6. Thread: July riding

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    another day, another hot sweaty feels like triple...

    another day, another hot sweaty feels like triple digits ride back to back with yesterdays ' ride. It's a party!
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    first of all see my ride report for today, feels...

    first of all see my ride report for today, feels like temperature of 103 at 10:30 am. Helmet head combined with cowlicks all over the head is why I keep my hair very short. There are sweat rings on...
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    another hot and humid ride started early and kept...

    another hot and humid ride started early and kept it short and sweet, 33 miles in 2;30. Starting temp at 7:30 was 80, finishing temperature at 10:15 was 92 but feels like was triple digits 103...
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    Todays ride was a relaxed out and back on the...

    Todays ride was a relaxed out and back on the shadiest route we could find. Fast enough to keep a steady cadence of 79 and slow enough to talk about things so a good combination of effort and...
  10. Thread: Hottt!

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    here in the Houston suburbs we are quite used to...

    here in the Houston suburbs we are quite used to finding my sweat rings all over the garage floor every summer.
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    yesterday's ride was a 4 H (heat, humidity,...

    yesterday's ride was a 4 H (heat, humidity, headwinds and hills) ride from Brenham to Chapel Hills. There is a reason that the town is named Chapel Hill and not just Chapel. In the 16 miles between...
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    Hallelujah and amen!

    Hallelujah and amen!
  13. about bloody time ! good for her.

    about bloody time ! good for her.
  14. Thread: Fun text

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    pretty much says it all.

    pretty much says it all.
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    Todays ride was an out and back from Sealy to...

    Todays ride was an out and back from Sealy to Bellville along the infamous Coshatte Rd- 14 elevation changes in 4 miles, mostly just rollers or slightly challenging short slopes but three rel hills...
  16. Thread: Relentlessly Gay

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    I just got back from the Little Red Riding Hood...

    I just got back from the Little Red Riding Hood Ride In Utah- an all womens' ride where the guys from the support clubs dress up as wolves of Little Red Riding Hoods- because of this years theme,...
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    summer has officially started

    I celebrated the summer solstice by doing a standard 40 mile ride this AM. Although I started out early and was off the road by 11;00 AM I still had to strip in the garage, wring out my clothes and...
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    we got 7 inches of rain and another bought...

    we got 7 inches of rain and another bought yesterday and again this am but it has all pretty much drained away into the fields around us. Our back yard is about 2' deep in standing water, the dogs...
  19. Thread: May Rides

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    I got out again for a second ride today. Not as...

    I got out again for a second ride today. Not as long or as fast, definitely had some better tail winds than I thought yesterday as I can't believe that I am actually showing some improvement. I...
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    whenever we used to go skiing both my father and...

    whenever we used to go skiing both my father and I would go completely hoarse. He carried of hip flask of equal amounts honey, bourbon and lemon juice. got a small swig every night. It helped,...
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    I actually got out on my bike for the second time...

    I actually got out on my bike for the second time this month. It has been a battle between constant wind, thunder, lightning and wind and riding. I opt for safety and trainer workouts. Our yard has...
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    well since it has been rainig so much I have only...

    well since it has been rainig so much I have only been on my bike once in the last two weeks. My life is pretty routine and I don't post about every ride I take or workout I do but I do check the...
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    an achievement of sorts ?

    according to my Up fitness tracker, I have walked (including real and trainer bike riding and ellipitical workouts) 1,000,000 steps since January 15. I don't know whether o be elated or depressed...
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    paerfect

    rode a 45 miles in glorious spring weather, temps mid 70's, full sun, enough breeze to keep it challenging, low huniidity. Came home to a cleaner cleaned house. Buffalo burgers, sweet potato fries,...
  25. [I] am too much of a control freak to ever use a...

    [I] am too much of a control freak to ever use a driverless car. IAs far as navigation goes, I much prefer visual confirmation on a map so if I am going someplace unfamiliar I look it up on a map,...
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