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Training Log Archive: tommyturbo

In the 1 days ending Feb 26:

activity # timemileskm+ft
  MTB1 3:45:00 36.6(9.8/h) 58.9(15.7/h) 3906
  Total1 3:45:00 36.6(6:09) 58.9(3:49) 3906
averages - weight:148.2lbs

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Friday Feb 26 #

MTB 3:45:00 [4] 36.6 mi (9.8 mph) +3906ft
ahr:124 max:153 weight:148.2lbs shoes: SW MTB 2012

Grand Ridge RT-Duthie-Soaring Eagle: Exorcising broken collarbone demons. I broke my collarbone last March 16th, riding over a section of tree roots at Soaring Eagle that I had ridden a thousand times. The how is easy: I fell and landed with a lot of force on my shoulder. The why still perplexes me. I rode over the roots today for the first time since I fell. I've ridden the trail 50+ times since then, always taking the easy way around the roots at the edge of the trail. It's still a spot that I could ride in my sleep, and that explains why I broke my collarbone. I had it on autopilot. The lesson learned is that one can never have it on autopilot when riding a mountain bike, no matter the trail, or how experienced the rider is.

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