Twice this week :)

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#david2012
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Twice this week :)

Postby #david2012 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 19:14 pm

Been building up to doing my first 30 miler within myself and trying to enjoy the achievement :D
I managed it Wednesday on my own doing 32 miles in just over 2 hours and was really pleased!

Today I went out again with my experienced friend and did another 33 :D :D
Kudos to you guys though who do these miles and more with ease, my pal was just another level ! And forgive the pun but he just had another gear in his legs, but it was great to be pulled along being pushed by a stronger rider.

Was bloody cold when I got back in though.... Need some overshoes this time of year

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Re: Twice this week :)

Postby elderone » Sun Nov 18, 2012 19:25 pm

nice one,its good to see improvements and they will just keep going up with more riding.Over shoes are definitely money well spent as is taping over the vents in your shoes aswel.
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Re: Twice this week :)

Postby scoobywingrove » Sun Nov 18, 2012 19:41 pm

Nice one..i did my 1st 25 miler this morning..oh yes overshoes r top of my x-mas list..

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Re: Twice this week :)

Postby #david2012 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 19:58 pm

Thanks guys, every week I'm making improvements .. Like I was told the other day ' winter miles = summer smiles' :D

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Re: Twice this week :)

Postby dai_t75 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 21:36 pm

elderone wrote:nice one,its good to see improvements and they will just keep going up with more riding.Over shoes are definitely money well spent as is taping over the vents in your shoes aswel.


When you say taping over the vents, do you mean the mesh sort of bits on the shoe?

Well done OP, 30 is my next target - keep up the good work. I did 23 today and yesterday and my legs are aching quite a bit now it's fair to say!

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Re: Twice this week :)

Postby Sprool » Sun Nov 18, 2012 22:01 pm

Congrats, I've only done one ride over 30 miles so far and I took the best part of nearly 3 hours to complete it, felt great though and still managed to achieve a strava PB on the final 2 miles home. I'm at the stage now when I don't feel I've had a proper outing unless I've done more than 25 miles.
Taping over the vent part of the shoes with gaffa tape has really helped keep my toes from freezing off. Decent overshoes are on the Xmas list.


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