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Old 07-31-21, 08:37 PM
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A 30 miler cut short by 4 miles because of lightning and T-storms.
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Old 08-01-21, 12:26 AM
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A 30 miler cut short by 4 miles because of lightning and T-storms.
Be careful! Glad you lived to tell the tale.
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Old 08-01-21, 12:28 AM
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68km early this morning but it was a tough ride. I didn't get enough sleep and the humidity was daunting. I felt heavy and sluggish the whole ride. There were some nice moments though. I rode for a bit on the west bank of the river so I saw the sun rise over the mountains on the east side. That was cool.
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Old 08-01-21, 12:29 AM
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115 very tough km in energy sapping heat and humidity.

Stopped at 90km for an ice-cream and a beer and that gave me the needed energy to get home. 😁
If I had a beer during a ride like that, I wouldn't make it home at all!
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Old 08-01-21, 02:43 AM
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I remember desserts being in short supply in China. Sliced fruit yes. Chocolate cake or ice cream - NO! But I'm sure there are places if you know where to go.
If you're here in the summer, every convenience store has ice cream. In the winter, some places do stop selling it so it may be a bit harder to find, but the big name convenience stores carry it year round.
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Old 08-01-21, 03:37 AM
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If I had a beer during a ride like that, I wouldn't make it home at all!
I'd float back from the sweet suds concoction!
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Old 08-01-21, 05:36 AM
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129 Miles O.D. I'm having a taco.
oh bleep! I'm having five tacos for lunch tomorrow in your honor! mmmm...potato molé, carne asada or adobata? likely all..
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Old 08-01-21, 11:08 AM
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22.7, with 1,000 gain. No drizzle this morning. Reddish sky but the air quality is still fine in Seattle. The smoke is UP high.
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36 Miles O.D.
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Old 08-01-21, 07:18 PM
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I rode 110 miles with 13,000+ feet of climbing yesterday.
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Old 08-01-21, 07:23 PM
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27 official club miles. But I also rode to/from the start since it was only ~2.5 miles from my house, so I claim 32 miles.
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Old 08-01-21, 07:59 PM
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57.6 yesterday, around 5,000 feet vertical. Interesting day for it with very variable (but generally favorable) weather!


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Old 08-02-21, 08:14 AM
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what time during the evening was that? Looks cool.
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Old 08-02-21, 05:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Troul View Post
what time during the evening was that? Looks cool.
About 8pm. Sun sets early here even in the summer (latest sunset is about 7pm).
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Old 08-02-21, 06:52 PM
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41 miles on my hybrid yesterday, my longest ride. Decent pace (for me) and I felt good afterwards. Looking forward to getting a new bike to keep it going.
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Old 08-02-21, 07:28 PM
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beer(s) and tacos 27-spot.
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Old 08-02-21, 08:49 PM
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About 8pm. Sun sets early here even in the summer (latest sunset is about 7pm).
I would've thought it was more deeper into the night than that.
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On the three day Yangtze River trip the animated lighting on the bridges was absolutely phenomenal. We did the "harbor" tour in Shanghai and it was also quite fantastic. It must be fun pedaling around there.
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Old 08-04-21, 03:45 AM
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22 Miles O.D.
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Old 08-04-21, 09:00 AM
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Yesterday, the 15.4/600 gain loop and home by 8:30am.
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18 miles outside today
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Old 08-05-21, 12:01 AM
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I would've thought it was more deeper into the night than that.
One of the vagaries of China's unified time zone - most countries this size would have at least 3 time zones, but China only has one. As a result, cities in the east of China have sunrise very early, and sunset very early as well. Here in Shanghai in the summer the sun rises by 5am but it's fully set by just after 7pm, so it's fully dark by 8pm. As someone originally from Calgary where the sun doesn't set in the summer until well after 9pm, that took a lot of getting used to.
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One of the vagaries of China's unified time zone - most countries this size would have at least 3 time zones, but China only has one. As a result, cities in the east of China have sunrise very early, and sunset very early as well. Here in Shanghai in the summer the sun rises by 5am but it's fully set by just after 7pm, so it's fully dark by 8pm. As someone originally from Calgary where the sun doesn't set in the summer until well after 9pm, that took a lot of getting used to.
i know what you mean, being in Mich. The early morning is where my biological clock is registering being most active.

I was thinking the time was around between 23:30 & 01:00.


65 Miles O.D. Beautiful open sky.
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