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Old 02-11-2013, 12:52 PM   #27316
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8 hours of riding in the cold and finally dark has me sore to the soles of me feet. Blisters are started on my throttle palm, and I ache all over. Who would have thought business travel by motorcycle would be such a workout?
Amazing how that works, huh?

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Old 02-12-2013, 09:32 AM   #27317
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It was 35 after I got the computer fired up here at the plant this morning. Much colder feeling on the road. The frost on my cover was there after the ride in, and that cover was in the hot-side Jesse!

I thought this damned place was hot in the winter?

Somebody lied to me.

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Old 02-12-2013, 10:12 AM   #27318
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It was 35 after I got the computer fired up here at the plant this morning. Much colder feeling on the road. The frost on my cover was there after the ride in, and that cover was in the hot-side Jesse!

I thought this damned place was hot in the winter?

Somebody lied to me.

It's a dry cold.
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:31 AM   #27319
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Tour of California stages were announced today. Maybe I'll finally get a chance to head out and watch one.

http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/Route/stages.html
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:15 AM   #27320
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@Mr Head: suck it up buttercup!

Its gotten warm here today: low 50s. I went out with no jacket. Did 2hrs with 30min of Tempo in there. Its amazing how doing efforts 'resets' your body's reaction to JRA. The ride back from the end of the effort was LOTS easier than the ride to the start of the interval HR-wise.

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Old 02-12-2013, 01:47 PM   #27321
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Just came back from 2 hours of cross country skiing. Man, that is hard work! But wicked fun! Roads are too shitty to get out on a bike yet. Could get 6+ more inches of snow by sunday, and we'll do it again!!!
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Old 02-12-2013, 03:48 PM   #27322
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Paging Aurelius to the white KOM phone

Just for you my friend.

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Old 02-12-2013, 03:59 PM   #27323
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Old 02-12-2013, 03:59 PM   #27324
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Awesome.

Just what an old fat guy is looking for. Virtual needles.

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Old 02-12-2013, 04:05 PM   #27325
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It was still cold at noon. I've had to hold my fingers near the fan output from this POS Dell to stay warm.
I'm wearing the puffy pants to get back to the hotel.
If I told you how un-far my commute is you'd really know I'm a wuss.
Weekend looks to warm up a bit. I hope it's warm in Sedona.

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@Mr Head: suck it up buttercup!

Its gotten warm here today: low 50s. I went out with no jacket. Did 2hrs with 30min of Tempo in there. Its amazing how doing efforts 'resets' your body's reaction to JRA. The ride back from the end of the effort was LOTS easier than the ride to the start of the interval HR-wise.

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Old 02-13-2013, 06:04 AM   #27326
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Weekend looks to warm up a bit. I hope it's warm in Sedona.
Sedona? Look 2/3rds of the way down the page at the geography section.

You don't have a mtn bike do ya? There's a bunch of great riding around Sedona.

You gotta go see Oak Creek Going to the brewery itself is mo bettah than the brewpub.

If you have a choice, 74 -> 60 -> 89 is MUCH much more fun than shooting straight up the freeway. Come back 260 -> 87



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Old 02-13-2013, 06:58 AM   #27327
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Shoot - even Chris Donner hates us....and Lance too

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"Cyclist, I have no problem sharing the road with you. But, at least go the fucking speed limit posted or get off the road!!! That is a feasible request. Livestrong you fraudulent assholes."

Edit: Should be "Dorner" not "Donner".
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:16 AM   #27328
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Hey thanks! I'll be with the family in the imitation SUV. No bike. But, a brewery seems like a good fit with the crowd.
I'm pretty sure any riding off or on road would have me puffing like a steamer inside a few feet at this point.

I've heard of a hike up that way as well. We'll see how it all goes. My wife gets here sometime Friday followed by the oldest daughter late into the airport. We'll drive to Sedona in the morning after some breakfast at the Wildflower Bread Company. Maybe, just maybe I can nudge them out of bed in time to be at the door at 7. They aren't bringing my bike with them. I'm still trying to locate a place to stay thru the end of May. The Residence Inn blows. Wifi barely supports email. (it is supposed to be free in the lobby), nice.
The "high speed" internet in the room is wired and only "high speed" by dial-up standards.

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Sedona? Look 2/3rds of the way down the page at the geography section.

You don't have a mtn bike do ya? There's a bunch of great riding around Sedona.

You gotta go see Oak Creek Going to the brewery itself is mo bettah than the brewpub.

If you have a choice, 74 -> 60 -> 89 is MUCH much more fun than shooting straight up the freeway. Come back 260 -> 87



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When the weather warms more I'll be doing some forest road exploring on the Adventure and camping. Looking forward to that.

Now, I need to get the relocation people working and find a place to stay that my motorcycle won't disappear from and isn't already occupied by vermin and is quiet and doesn't stink. And isn't an hours ride without traffic away.

Yeah, I'm picky.
Now, if I can get housekeeping to stop re-arranging the pillows on the bed so I have to play find the pillow with enough stuffing to support my head every night, I'd count that as a KOM, game set and match.
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:36 PM   #27329
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Hey thanks! I'll be with the family in the imitation SUV. No bike. But, a brewery seems like a good fit with the crowd.
I'm pretty sure any riding off or on road would have me puffing like a steamer inside a few feet at this point.

I've heard of a hike up that way as well. We'll see how it all goes. My wife gets here sometime Friday followed by the oldest daughter late into the airport. We'll drive to Sedona in the morning after some breakfast at the Wildflower Bread Company. Maybe, just maybe I can nudge them out of bed in time to be at the door at 7. They aren't bringing my bike with them. I'm still trying to locate a place to stay thru the end of May. The Residence Inn blows. Wifi barely supports email. (it is supposed to be free in the lobby), nice.
The "high speed" internet in the room is wired and only "high speed" by dial-up standards.



When the weather warms more I'll be doing some forest road exploring on the Adventure and camping. Looking forward to that.

Now, I need to get the relocation people working and find a place to stay that my motorcycle won't disappear from and isn't already occupied by vermin and is quiet and doesn't stink. And isn't an hours ride without traffic away.

Yeah, I'm picky.
Now, if I can get housekeeping to stop re-arranging the pillows on the bed so I have to play find the pillow with enough stuffing to support my head every night, I'd count that as a KOM, game set and match.
I love MTBing in Sedona! This was Sedona as of a couple days ago. Taken by my pop from his front yard:
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:48 PM   #27330
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I love MTBing in Sedona!
Hell Yes!! Despite the daytime heat during the summer, riding in Sedona is the shit!

Big ups to the Bike & Bean!! I shipped 2 bikes to them and when my girl and I got into town, they let me take over their work area to assemble them. To top it off, they loaned us a trunk rack for the rental car for a week for free!
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