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TexasProgresive

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4. 06/29/2015 Longest ride yet.
Mon Jun 29, 2015, 01:24 PM
Jun 2015

At the end of May beginning of June it was all I could do to bike the 1/2 mile to the highway and back home. It is amazing how fast my legs have come back. I am avoiding 2 lane, no paved shoulder state rodes because the carry too much traffic. I scouted out a nice county road that runs close to 7 miles. At its biginning is the county run dumpster site where I bring our garbage. So I loaded up the bike and our household refuse. The attendant showed me a good place to park and I was off.

The route runs southerly and the wind generally comes from that direction. Headed south is more uphill than down. So it was pretty tough going that direction. At the turn around place I got off the bike and ate a protein bar with some of my water. After a short break I was headed north and down hill. According to my bike computer I hit a max speed of 25.8 MPH. This was a stretch where the pavement was 1st class, really smooth. Overall this was a really good ride on a really good day.

Scorpion nights and low blood sugar [View all] TexasProgresive Jun 2015 OP
Piece of advice happyslug Jun 2015 #1
Yeah I suppose so. TexasProgresive Jun 2015 #2
Busy day 6/25 so no ride- short one this morning TexasProgresive Jun 2015 #3
06/29/2015 Longest ride yet. TexasProgresive Jun 2015 #4
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