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Old 07-16-19, 09:52 PM
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Became acquainted with the materials that my new frame will be made from after work today.








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Old 07-17-19, 10:31 AM
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Today was a first: I had 5 seconds left to go on a green light, so I got out of the saddle and sprinted... and pulled my left foot out of the pedal.

Momentum allowed me to continue my sprint one-legged until I could get myself back onto the saddle and clipped back in. I was 100% sure that I was going to wipe out and/or rack myself on the saddle in the middle of the intersection, but miraculously didn't.

Guess it's time to adjust my pedal tightness or switch cleats...
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Old 07-17-19, 02:49 PM
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Originally Posted by StirFry View Post
Became acquainted with the materials that my new frame will be made from after work today.
Looks like you still have some decisions to make…
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Old 07-17-19, 03:18 PM
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Freakin' smashed on the track last night and got major props. Road is done and on paper I'm taking it easy (not forcing it), but I have so much fitness this year I'm finding myself continuing to train hard just so I can be fast AF for our weekly track series!!! I guess it doesn't count as forcing it if I want to train!
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Old 07-18-19, 12:08 PM
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Went for a chill 25 mile ride today. Against my better judgment I had been trying to go out and smash it on every ride lately, which got me feeling pretty worn out and (surprise) not getting faster. Decided to just take it easy this week.
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