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Discussion: Trying

in: PG; PG > 2017-08-23

Aug 24, 2017 12:07 AM # 
PBricker:
And succeeding. Your August totals for mileage and, especially, climb are already impressive, and with another week to go.
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Aug 24, 2017 2:12 AM # 
jjcote:
At mile 17, you went by our landing fields.
Aug 25, 2017 5:09 PM # 
eldersmith:
One suspects that if you were to try it sometime that wasn't about 4 days after doing the decidedly hilly 100K of R2D2 that your time would be faster than considerably more than 4 other competitors. It is also hard to ride as fast by yourself as when there are a whole string of 150 other riders straining to get up the same hill, as I am sure you are aware. In any case, it is nice that you are finding the bike riding to be such a (mostly) enjoyable activity that is easier on the joints of an aging body than running.
Aug 25, 2017 9:51 PM # 
PG:
Absolutely, Eric, if I was rested, and there were other bikers out there, and I really put out a hard effort, I might have nudged ahead of one or two more, an improvement of 25 to 50%! :-)

On the other hand, and this would pretty surely help me quite a lot, there is Gail's suggestion that I just get an e-bike.
Aug 27, 2017 10:45 PM # 
eldersmith:
I suppose I wouldn't entirely disagree with Gail's suggestion of getting an e-bike, but I'd wait another decade or two before doing so!

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