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I found my spirit animal today

Old 04-27-19, 03:46 AM
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I found my spirit animal today

I was on vacation with my family for nearly 2 weeks eating our way through Thailand. I went for a 20-miler this morning and decided to hit up some hills. On the last climb, I encountered my spirit animal. Seemed fitting.




No KOMs but no foot dabs either. I say the turtle at he green line.
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Old 04-27-19, 04:29 AM
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My spirit animal is the Sloth.
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Old 04-28-19, 11:30 AM
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My spirit animal is a cross between a Gorilla and Turkey.
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Relieved to see that your spirit animal wasn't a nervous squirrel in the spokes. Or a very impatient snake trying to cross the road in front of you.

That's a lot of climbing to be doing without at least a couple of "foot dabs".
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
Relieved to see that your spirit animal wasn't a .....very impatient snake trying to cross the road in front of you.
That actually happened to me once when I was commuting home through a canyon in San Diego. Baby/small rattlesnake was crossing the bike path as I was going through. It's probably the only time I've successfully pulled off a bunny hop.
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never really thought about a spirit animal before. intriguing. saw a baby bunny, trail side, the other night, at dusk. little baby hops. wicked cute. almost ran it over. but didn't
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My Spirit animal is a Turtle ! i kinda wish it was something else
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My spirit animal is a manatee.... definitely an aquatic mammal but the bike helps me cope with the hardships of life on terra firma.
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I think I'm a racoon....
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Mine is the bear. Iíve seen at least 7 while riding or camping during tours, including 4 between 2017 and 2019.


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Wait! You're riding in Thailand? In the Summer? Up hills? You don't drown?
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One of two snapping turtles I saw during a 2018 tour.


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Years ago I was out for a ride in Michigan when I came across a box turtle crossing the road, Quiet road but he had a ways to go. I was concerned, So I stopped and picked him up. He didn't like that at all! Completely frustrated that his legs were 1/4" too short and all he could do was brush my fingers with his claws. I set him down gently in safety. He wasn't a bit thankful.
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