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05-06-19, 01:56 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got back out today for a quick 55 minute...

I got back out today for a quick 55 minute lunchtime ride.

I mostly stayed in the neighborhoods, because lunchtime traffic can be hazardous.

Don't get in the way of hungry motorists!
05-05-19, 01:20 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got in 100 minutes on a beautiful, but windy...

I got in 100 minutes on a beautiful, but windy day. It rained all day yesterday leaving a lot of water on the roads today.

It was fun dodging puddles on my new Trek FX 3.
04-28-19, 11:12 AM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

After that frontal system blew though here, the...

After that frontal system blew though here, the wind shifted from out of the NE causing it to be several degrees cooler today (only about 70).

Got in a nice 70 minute pre-lunchtime ride. It really...
04-27-19, 02:20 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Thanks guys for suggesting those Race Face...

Thanks guys for suggesting those Race Face Chesters. I upgraded from the stock pedals on my brand new FX3, and they arrived yesterday. They have great grip, and now my shoes aren't slipping.
04-27-19, 02:08 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got in 60 minutes today in between rain events...

I got in 60 minutes today in between rain events yesterday and supposedly tomorrow
04-24-19, 03:06 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

After giving my legs a couple days rest, I got...

After giving my legs a couple days rest, I got out today for a quick 62 minute lunchtime ride.
04-21-19, 01:10 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got in 100 minutes on a gorgeous Spring day. ...

I got in 100 minutes on a gorgeous Spring day.

It is the longest ride so far on my brand new Trek FX3.

I may consider swapping out the stock saddle with one of my Selle Anatomica.

I ordered...
04-20-19, 01:58 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I started out today's ride straight into a 17 mph...

I started out today's ride straight into a 17 mph headwind.
By the time I got to my turnaround point, my legs were wore out.
The rebound was quick and easy. Got in 66 minutes anyway.
04-12-19, 03:50 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Three rides in three straight days. Got in...

Three rides in three straight days. Got in another 60 minutes today before the rain is supposed to arrive.
It was the maiden voyage of my shiny new Trek FX3 in Viper Red. Love it!.
04-11-19, 12:44 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Got in 60 minutes on an extremely windy day....

Got in 60 minutes on an extremely windy day. Looks like storms are in the near future forecast.
04-09-19, 01:22 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got in 65 minutes on a 80 degree, but very...

I got in 65 minutes on a 80 degree, but very windy day. What is strange is the wind is out of the north and warm. Usually the northerly winds are cold.
My tires are still turning green from all the...
04-09-19, 01:19 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I retired a little over 15 months ago, and kept...

I retired a little over 15 months ago, and kept putting off any retirement present for myself. Finally, I took advantage of the TrekFest sale and ordered a Viper Red FX3. It should be in Friday at...
04-07-19, 07:38 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I test rode an FX3 yesterday at the local bike...

I test rode an FX3 yesterday at the local bike shop. I decided to take advantage of the TrekFest Sale and get $50.00 off. They didn't have it in Viper Red, so I ordered one. It should be in Friday.
04-03-19, 12:12 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

We have had two wonderful Spring days with temps...

We have had two wonderful Spring days with temps in the 60's. I got in 40 minutes yesterday and 1 hour today.

This morning I heard the weatherman say to expect a high pollen count today.

The...
03-28-19, 05:30 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got in 60 minutes on a beautiful day

I got in 60 minutes on a beautiful day
03-17-19, 01:21 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Even though my legs were still feeling the...

Even though my legs were still feeling the effects of yesterday's ride, I could not resist getting back out on a gorgeous, sunny, 60F day with calm winds.
Got in 76 minutes. I wanted to stay out...
03-16-19, 02:01 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I can tell how out of shape my legs have become...

I can tell how out of shape my legs have become over the Winter. Today I started out against a cold 10-15 mph headwind. It was difficult to maintain any kind of pace.
The rebound home was fun...
02-24-19, 03:02 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Finally! We got a day of decent weather after all...

Finally! We got a day of decent weather after all the rain, flood warnings and tornado watches.
Got in 70 minutes on a sunny, but windy, 45F day,
02-02-19, 04:16 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

We went from 20F earlier this week to upper 60's...

We went from 20F earlier this week to upper 60's and 70 by Monday.

Got in 62 minutes on an unbelievably, unseasonably warm, beautiful Winter day.
01-27-19, 02:23 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Finally a break in the bad weather. Got in 100...

Finally a break in the bad weather. Got in 100 minutes on a nice, sunny 50F day.
01-16-19, 02:25 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Today it was supposed to be sunny in the mid...

Today it was supposed to be sunny in the mid 50'sF.
Instead we got an overcast sky, and barely 50 with a cold wind, making it feel even worse.
Nevertheless, I cranked out 60 min. on my old, heavy...
01-08-19, 03:19 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Yesterday I gave my legs a rest, but got out...

Yesterday I gave my legs a rest, but got out today for a quick 60 minute lunchtime ride on a 66F, very windy day.
01-06-19, 01:24 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

A rare event for us lately: two nice bike riding...

A rare event for us lately: two nice bike riding days in a row.

I cleaned up the road bike for the rest of the Winter, and dusted off the old hybrid bike. I plan to ride it for the next three...
01-05-19, 02:35 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

We finally got a decent day without all the cold...

We finally got a decent day without all the cold and rainy weather.
Got in 80 minutes on a nice, sunny 55F day.
12-22-18, 02:29 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

The Sun finally made an appearance today, but...

The Sun finally made an appearance today, but that 10 mph cold wind made it feel a lot less than 54F.
Despite the wind I got in 55 minutes.
12-17-18, 02:52 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

We are having a little break in the nasty...

We are having a little break in the nasty weather, so I got in 80 minutes yesterday and 50 minutes today.
12-12-18, 02:48 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

My first ride in a long time, and decided to get...

My first ride in a long time, and decided to get out into some really windy, cloudy 45F weather, Got in 45 minutes for a quickie.
12-02-18, 01:38 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

My first ride in about a week. And what a windy,...

My first ride in about a week. And what a windy, gusty day!
Those 20-25 mph winds did not stop me from getting in 66 minutes.
But my legs are feeling it.
11-18-18, 03:36 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Got in another 80 minutes today before the next ...

Got in another 80 minutes today before the next round of rain, which is due to start shortly.
11-17-18, 01:37 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

My first ride in about 2 weeks and my legs could...

My first ride in about 2 weeks and my legs could feel it.
Got in 60 really slow minutes anyway.
10-28-18, 02:57 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

We have gone from 90ish to almost freezing, and...

We have gone from 90ish to almost freezing, and now back to almost 80. What a roller coaster!
Got in 90 minutes on a lovely, but very windy Autumn day.
10-27-18, 01:14 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Finally! After a week of cold rainy weather,...

Finally!
After a week of cold rainy weather, complete with frost watches and warnings, the sun made an appearance today.
It's supposed to be even better weather tomorrow.
And, I finally got in a...
10-17-18, 04:00 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

It's been a while since my last bike ride,...

It's been a while since my last bike ride, because of inclimate weather and general laziness.
However, I finally got out today on a nice 60F Fall day, and got in 93 minutes.
10-07-18, 12:14 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

We are going from highs in the upper 80's today...

We are going from highs in the upper 80's today and tomorrow to upper 60's later this week. That should be a shock to the system.
Got in 111 minutes today.
10-04-18, 02:37 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

90F in the first week of October! It should be...

90F in the first week of October! It should be over 10 degrees cooler this time of year. But we will be missing these warm days come January.
Got in 100 minutes.
09-30-18, 01:20 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Another nice clear, warm early Fall day, and I...

Another nice clear, warm early Fall day, and I got in 110 minutes this morning.
09-29-18, 04:44 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

After a week of laziness and uncooperative...

After a week of laziness and uncooperative weather I came up every excuse in the book to Not ride.
I finally made it out for a 100 minute ride today in very nice early Fall weather.
09-17-18, 01:30 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got a bad case of the lazies, and have not done...

I got a bad case of the lazies, and have not done a ride in the last few days.
I am just tired of this 90 degree weather with Fall upon us next weekend. I am ready for some cooler weather.
Got in...
09-13-18, 01:48 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

After a few days of inclimate and super humid...

After a few days of inclimate and super humid weather we finally got a somewhat mostly sunny day.
My only exercise was to get the lawn mowed. I hope to have at most 1 or 2 more mows this season....
09-05-18, 12:01 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

It looks like most of the remnants of Tropical...

It looks like most of the remnants of Tropical Depression Gordon will pass south and west of us.
However, this morning while out on my bike ride it quickly became cloudy with wind gusts increasing...
09-03-18, 12:30 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Happy Labor Day! I got out early this morning,...

Happy Labor Day!
I got out early this morning, and wanted to check out a couple new roads to get out into a more rural area for a change.
Got in 2.0 hours on a quite windy day.
09-01-18, 02:07 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got out early this morning to beat the heat,...

I got out early this morning to beat the heat, and right after I hit up the local Farmers Market for fresh veggies.
Got in 102 minutes.
08-29-18, 11:55 AM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Another typical hot and humid August day in The...

Another typical hot and humid August day in The MidSouth, but I am feeling better than a couple days ago.
Got in 105 minutes without a headache.
08-27-18, 02:15 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got a late start today, which put me out riding...

I got a late start today, which put me out riding mid-day in the heat and humidity.
After about an hour I started getting a headache, and started back home.
To be on the safe side I stopped early,...
08-25-18, 11:39 AM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

It's beginning to look a lot like August again,...

It's beginning to look a lot like August again, with rising temps back into the 90's and higher humidity.

I got out early this morning for a 2.0 hour ride.
08-23-18, 02:55 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

What a beautiful day! Winds out of the northeast...

What a beautiful day! Winds out of the northeast bringing lower than normal temps and lower humidity.
Got in 105 minutes.
08-21-18, 03:25 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

A cold front blew through yesterday evening...

A cold front blew through yesterday evening bringing storms, tornado warnings and lower than normal temps and humidity for the next few days.
Got in 100 minutes around Noon, trying to beat the...
08-19-18, 12:10 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got out early this morning on a cloudy, warm...

I got out early this morning on a cloudy, warm and very humid day to beat the rain. Got in 100 minutes.
08-15-18, 05:00 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

I got in 100 minutes on a gusty, windy, hot and...

I got in 100 minutes on a gusty, windy, hot and humid day.
08-13-18, 02:32 PM
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Posted By MidSouthBiker

Got in 95 minutes earlier today before the...

Got in 95 minutes earlier today before the afternoon showers began.
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