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jaxgtr 11-06-21 05:07 PM


Originally Posted by kahn (Post 22298503)
Oh, cold in Jacksonville - what was it 65 or 70? :p


LOL... well, a little chillier than that. It was pretty much 50 all day, but has dropped since the...., well I assume the sun was out there somewhere, but it has gotten much darker in the last hour. My phone shows 46 right now and the wind is still blowing and my dog is like , why did you bring me out here... and headed right back to the door. I might have to turn some heat on tonight. :lol:

Troul 11-06-21 05:19 PM

slid in 37 Miles O.D. Start temp was a hot 43°F... End temp was a cool 27°F. Thankfully the wind help off with just a 7 MPH in yo face reminder that Oldman winter is coming.

ofajen 11-06-21 06:18 PM

23 miles today. Sunny, about 60F and windy. Very nice. Lots of people enjoying the trails near the access points, so I had to take it easy in those places. The bridges are popular for family photos.

Otto

Troul 11-07-21 12:28 PM

58 Miles O.D. 28°Fffffffffff

mschwett 11-07-21 09:46 PM

56.95 miles, 4,429 vertical feet. Beautiful fall day!

rsbob 11-07-21 11:04 PM

23 miles with 2800’ climbing. Half in rain at 45* and half on trainer

ooga-booga 11-08-21 12:30 AM

c-note with 10k feet gained. ouch. temp in the low 60’s.
no ride tomorrow.

rsbob 11-08-21 07:18 PM


Originally Posted by ooga-booga (Post 22299721)
c-note with 10k feet gained. ouch. temp in the low 60’s.
no ride tomorrow.

ANIMAL!! Way to climb - go!

rsbob 11-08-21 10:12 PM

40 miles with 4000’ gain


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...ff45760f5.jpeg

Troul 11-09-21 06:16 AM

44 Miles O.D. 42°F.

kahn 11-09-21 09:11 AM


Originally Posted by Troul (Post 22299154)
58 Miles O.D. 28°Fffffffffff

You are of hardy stock. Electric socks would not be sufficient. But a fire in the fireplace would help.

kahn 11-09-21 09:13 AM


Originally Posted by ooga-booga (Post 22299721)
c-note with 10k feet gained. ouch. temp in the low 60’s.
no ride tomorrow.

Some of you are an inspiration. And inspiration to give it up!

Keep going....

kahn 11-09-21 09:18 AM

Yesterday, my usual 23+ miler with 1,100 gain. A bit on the chilly side but milder than what will be following for the next few months.


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...51d8104198.jpg

OldTryGuy 11-10-21 06:05 AM

Started the ride at 1:19am yesterday and managed 63.36 miles enjoying the stars above

https://ecp.yusercontent.com/mail?ur...vOx9NEgIFQ--~D

kahn 11-10-21 05:37 PM


Originally Posted by OldTryGuy (Post 22302342)
Started the ride at 1:19am yesterday and managed 63.36 miles enjoying the stars above

https://ecp.yusercontent.com/mail?ur...vOx9NEgIFQ--~D

You managed 63 miles by just all of that weaving and bobbing?

kahn 11-10-21 05:42 PM

Just under 23 but 1,300 of climbing by varying the route and creating a Figure 8 by crossing the Ship Canal via the Ballard Locks (walking only) and then climbing the switchbacks up out of Golden Gardens Park.


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...68a3210a92.jpg

Troul 11-11-21 02:37 AM

35 Miles O.D. Feeling a little shortchanged, might have to leverage the decent weather day..

ofajen 11-11-21 05:23 PM

15 miles today. I correctly guessed that I was facing a 20 mph headwind most of the outward half of the ride. It was enough to reduce my pace a bit.

I quite like that type of wind because it makes a relatively flat route have some real periods of high effort just as a matter of normal riding without having to make a conscious choice to do interval training.

With the leaves down, wind will be the norm during winter, but usually between 10 to 15 mph. 20 mph is a rather blustery day around here.

Otto

Troul 11-11-21 06:07 PM

A second go net me 44 Miles O.D.

biker128pedal 11-11-21 07:47 PM

Today 36 miles after 35 yesterday. Had to take advantage of the weather. Did break a drive side spoke on the last little hill. 2nd one in 1500 miles. Guess I need to stock up on spokes. And move up the timetable for carbon wheels.


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...73fcf27f1.jpeg

ooga-booga 11-12-21 03:13 PM

35-spot. 87 degrees.

CAT7RDR 11-12-21 04:39 PM

32 miles and 3K of climb in La Habra Heights and Whittier Hills.
92F the last hour but clear and dry.

ofajen 11-12-21 05:48 PM

17 miles. A typical winter look around here: overcast, 39 deg F, 20 mph winds and occasional bits of sleet or something. Delightful! Not surprisingly, only a handful of folks out on the trails. And this temperature means I have to warm up about as much as cool off when I’m done. 😊

Otto

Troul 11-12-21 06:15 PM


Originally Posted by ofajen (Post 22305430)
17 miles. A typical winter look around here: overcast, 39 deg F, 20 mph winds and occasional bits of sleet or something. Delightful! Not surprisingly, only a handful of folks out on the trails. And this temperature means I have to warm up about as much as cool off when I’m done. 😊

Otto

if i could ride myself straight into a hot shower, I probably would do it.

Vavida52 11-13-21 01:11 PM

Don't know about the distance but it was 1 hour on the indoor Trainer (not smart). Does that count?:D


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