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That didn't hurt / Where did that tree come from ?

Old 01-15-20, 07:48 PM
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That didn't hurt / Where did that tree come from ?

I been in a bad mood this week and needed to get out and hit the trails. The trails really need some snow to get a new packed layer. It's always a little tougher with the deep grooved ice and the land mine slush holes. Even though it beat me around for several hours it sure put me in a better mood. I didn't take my regular glasses with me (dumb) so when it got to dark and I needed my lights I put my cycling perscription sunglasses on top of my helmet. So without any glasses I decided to take a single track trail as a short cut to get home. But I ran into a bunch of low branches that must have knocked my glasses off. I'll go scout that trail out tomorrow, just hoping no hikers get there before me and finds them. At least I'm in a better mood, needed that therapy session.
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I actually live in such terror of losing my glasses that I often don't even bring them with me anymore. I broke a pair that were in a pocket a few months ago, I guess pedaling too hard. I dunno. Anyhoo, blind for reading without them and just don't know what the best solution is.
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Ouch! Glad you're okay.
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So did you set your camera on the trail to film yourself going along that section for some reason? Hope you find your glasses.
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I actually live in such terror of losing my glasses that I often don't even bring them with me anymore. I broke a pair that were in a pocket a few months ago, I guess pedaling too hard. I dunno. Anyhoo, blind for reading without them and just don't know what the best solution is.
I have a hard shell case that my cycling glasses or regular glasses fit into. The hard-shell fits in my bike bag but most times I have it in my middle rear pocket of my cycling jersey. I was just a knucklehead and forgot to take it with my regular glasses in it when I left the house.
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Ouch! Glad you're okay.
Thanks ! just hope I didn't hurt the tree.
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So did you set your camera on the trail to film yourself going along that section for some reason? Hope you find your glasses.
In most of my trail videos I do a ride by shot, and I just figured why not here. We had 4 inches of snow last night which made my search today useless, but it's all good. New glasses are ordered.
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downhill turn on ice w/ possible off-camber angle? dude! the studs failed you! I say sue! darn, that cudda broken your collar bone! I love that you rode it again! riding sorta blind? no bueno!
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downhill turn on ice w/ possible off-camber angle? dude! the studs failed you! I say sue! darn, that cudda broken your collar bone! I love that you rode it again! riding sorta blind? no bueno!
The top of the hill was ice but the corner is where it has some soft slush. My bad forgetting my regular glasses, but hey it was a great day out on the bike.
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In most of my trail videos I do a ride by shot, and I just figured why not here. We had 4 inches of snow last night which made my search today useless, but it's all good. New glasses are ordered.
I should be more dedicated. It's hard enough for me to remember to bring my GoPro (and turn it on)....
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