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30 Days of Biking--11 down! [Apr. 11th, 2012|09:05 pm]
Zoethe
Today was a tough kind of day, and I was out of the house until after 5, really hungry when I got in, and pretty much ready to give up. I said to Ferrett, "I'm going to go out in the garage, sit on my bike, and say I was at least on my bike."

"No," he replied. "Go ride around the block. The BIG block."

I grumbled. I refused to change into biking clothes. But I did it. I rode the mile around the block, and felt much better for having done it.

So far I haven't missed a day, riding lots of 9s and 10s and a couple longer rides, 19 and 15. The weather has been kind of dismal--it snowed on me yesterday--but it's supposed to improve and be decent through the weekend.

I'm over 200 miles on my bike so far this year. My legs are a little on the sore side, but a day or so of rest and I will be ready to really hit it again. Hoping for a 20+ before the weekend is out!
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From: (Anonymous)
2012-04-12 03:46 am (UTC)
*hugs*

I'm glad you got the ride in.

(jfargo - can't log in at the moment)
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[User Picture]From: zoethe
2012-04-12 12:33 pm (UTC)
I'm working it!
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From: simulated_knave
2012-04-12 04:35 am (UTC)
Congrats.

Though I hope he let you have a snack first. :)
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[User Picture]From: zoethe
2012-04-12 12:33 pm (UTC)
Oh, yes. We had dinner first, in fact!
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[User Picture]From: ba1126
2012-04-12 01:25 pm (UTC)
Good for you! I'm glad you made the effort. We do hiking, and if I can't get to the 'woods' for a REAL hike, I go up the two steep hilly streets behind my house (my 'urban' hike). It's not as good, but it's better than just sitting.
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[User Picture]From: zoethe
2012-04-12 10:39 pm (UTC)
Got out today, too. Two short days, with the plan to take a long ride tomorrow. My knees are a little crabby, so I'm slowing down a bit to let them catch up with the rest of me.
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[User Picture]From: mariadkins
2012-04-12 07:29 pm (UTC)
congratulations! i need to catch up!!
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[User Picture]From: samcallahan
2012-04-14 12:00 am (UTC)
It's been eight days since I had a big ride, although I've snuck in a couple of small ones. I'm really hoping that it's not raining a lot tomorrow morning.
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[User Picture]From: zoethe
2012-04-14 01:39 am (UTC)
I rode 27 miles today. And man, can I feel it.
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[User Picture]From: samcallahan
2012-04-14 02:06 am (UTC)
Do you use any kind of route tracking app? I use Strava on my iPhone, but I usually wipe out my battery around 25 miles.
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[User Picture]From: zoethe
2012-04-14 02:09 am (UTC)
No, I just have a cyclocomputer on my bike. I put a route app on my phone, but it seemed to be eating batteries even when I wasn't using it, so I deleted it.
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