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What's your ride tomorrow?(49 posts)

What's your ride tomorrow?MXL02
Jun 21, 2002 10:29 AM
I am sitting here Friday pm, and can't wait for my Saturday ride...65 miles over beautiful rolling terrain. I haven't done a big ride in three weeks and I cannot wait. How about everyone else?
re: What's your ride tomorrow?jmr986
Jun 21, 2002 10:32 AM
I'm shooting for 45 along the canal. Same here it's been about 3 weeks.
re: What's your ride tomorrow?cycleguy
Jun 21, 2002 8:14 PM
This is my long weekend off!! Friday 50 miles, Sat. another 50, and Sunday my big ride, as far as my legs will take me!! Oh, I now have to work both Friday and Sat. I remember what someone said once. When you work for someone else, you give your life to them.
re: What's your ride tomorrow?Len J
Jun 21, 2002 10:34 AM
Doing a solo century on Saturday followed by the Bay-To-Bay century on Sunday. (Trying to get ready for a 3 day 300 mile ride next weekend.

What about some hills? We really didn't climb enoughMB1
Jun 21, 2002 3:07 PM
last weekend. I'm thinking you will be fine for the Tour De Montes but the second day is going to be something of a shock.

I always remember the first climb on the third day as a tough one. Miss M thinks the third climb the second day is the one.
I ride 'da hills I gots!Len J
Jun 21, 2002 4:52 PM
I'll probably do the last 50 miles Sunday in a 53X13 at about 60RPM, doing some strength work at about 19mph. It's the best I can do at simulating hills.

I probably will bring the triple for the Tour. I'd rather have too many low gears as opposed to not enough.

Looking forward to it.

Singletrack for me. : )Sintesi
Jun 21, 2002 10:38 AM
Big fun at Graham Hills, upstate NY. Sunday will be 60-70 miles up and down 9-W in Jersey, that is if I don't get killed on Saturday. ; )
re: What's your ride tomorrow?netso
Jun 21, 2002 10:41 AM
We ride to a restaurant called Antioch which has a great bikers breakfast. It has beautiful roads, even though traffic is starting to get heavier. It is in Florida, therefore it gets HOT and HUMID. This ride is approximately 60 miles.
uh, working 7 days a week on a proposal due 7/2AllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 10:42 AM
how's that for fun--900 pages so far.
my condolences...MXL02
Jun 21, 2002 10:51 AM
hope these posts spark your imagination and that you're out riding on 7/3!
thx--it goes with the territoryAllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 10:59 AM
If we win, I still have a job and can afford to ride; if we lose I will be able to do lots of riding but may be a little poorer.

In the meantime, I will get my inspiration from you guys and do some virtual riding...
Garage sales in the A.M.; tuneup in the P.M.RoyGBiv
Jun 21, 2002 10:42 AM
Then an all-day ride on Sunday.
30 with the LBS wrench before he opens the store...biknben
Jun 21, 2002 10:43 AM
Then maybe another 20 with whoever wants to keep going. I haven't planned a route but have 60-70 in mind for Sunday.
130 miles thru Va and WVa mountains ...Humma Hah
Jun 21, 2002 10:46 AM
... in a Ford Explorer.

The "new" '74 Paramount is just a frame and fork, needs a pile of parts. The cruiser is laid up with a busted coasterbrake (original part, 31 years old and 25,000 miles). The MTB is parked at the far end of the 130 mi ride, and I'll be lucky if I get to ride it for 5 miles this weekend.

I am seriously skunked on riding this week!
re: What's your ride tomorrow?mwood
Jun 21, 2002 10:47 AM
I have a mtb ride tomorrow with a buddy, lots of vertical and singletrack.
Sunday is a small group (6) out through the Canyon to the Berkeley Hills, around the countryside back to civilization. Should be a good one, about 60+ miles and lots of hills.
Here's part of it.........128
Jun 21, 2002 10:48 AM
Beauty! nmMXL02
Jun 21, 2002 10:49 AM
Ohio? (nm)Pack Meat
Jun 21, 2002 11:36 AM
Ohino. It's the only state which borders only one other state128
Jun 21, 2002 12:05 PM
Which state borders the most states?AllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 12:41 PM
Trick question...
TN?? Trick? Where? I'm goin to look at a map!! nm128
Jun 21, 2002 12:44 PM
TN?? Trick? Where? I'm goin to look at a map!! nmAllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 2:38 PM
TN-8 states
MO-8 states

Which state has no bordering states?
(trick question)
TN?? Trick? Where? I'm goin to look at a map!! nmbikedodger
Jun 21, 2002 2:55 PM
Hawaii and Alaska
you have two out of three nmAllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 2:59 PM
I said this was a trick question; it's also kinda stupid. :)
Which state borders the most states?sfbuff
Jun 21, 2002 1:31 PM
Colorado? 4 corners, wyo and neb & OK = 6? No map, just a guess.
Which state borders the most states?bikedodger
Jun 21, 2002 1:39 PM
Did you forget Kansas?
re: What's your ride tomorrow?dave_w
Jun 21, 2002 11:04 AM
Still torn, a local 42 mile "training" hard ride with whatever roadies aren't racing, or mtb at the site of next weekend's race to dial in my f/s bike and refamiliarize myself with the course. Can't decide which will be most beneficial for the race performance.
re: What's your ride tomorrow?tmotz
Jun 21, 2002 11:07 AM
I haven't ridden in a month.Pinched a nerve in my leg being going to rehab.I would love to hop on my bike and put the world behind me.
Jun 21, 2002 11:17 AM
The usual 'long' ride...

re: What's your ride tomorrow?Jekyll
Jun 21, 2002 11:27 AM
50 or so tonight (right after I can escape my clientele at around 5) and single track tomorrow - need to get dirty once in a while.....
re: What's your ride tomorrow?GEORGIADOG
Jun 21, 2002 12:25 PM
Going to do up to atleast 60 tommorrow early on my brand spankin new Trek 5900 superlight, can't wait!
Enjoy! You lucky dog! mn :)AllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 12:44 PM
Jun 21, 2002 12:47 PM
A new bike and a big ride...too much!
Terrible TwoLon Norder
Jun 21, 2002 11:39 AM
A very tough, but very beautiful double century out of Santa Rosa, California.
three words of adviceAllisonHayes
Jun 21, 2002 12:45 PM
hydrate, hydrate, hydrate

oh, and have fun! (that's four)
Terrible TwoMrCelloBoy
Jun 21, 2002 2:12 PM
What's your name? I'd like to say howdie tomorrow AM.

Don't forget to have good sex tonight!
Terrible TwoLon Norder
Jun 21, 2002 2:46 PM
My name's Rob Heather and I'll be wearing my TT jersey and riding a dark blue KHS. I'll probably start at the back of the pack and let the hotshots duke it out in front.

No sex tonight as I'll be camping out with my riding buddies Jeff and Mark.

Have fun and be careful.
Terrible TwoMrCelloBoy
Jun 21, 2002 2:52 PM
Maury Cohen. TT Jersey on an old ibis road, black with a fine mist of red and white.
Yellow Bell helmet.
Knee warmers, arm warmers, Blue Camelback Rocket.
Maybe a green windbreaker if the night fog rolls in again.

Sleep well man!
MS Best Dam 150 this weekendcomedy-tragedy
Jun 21, 2002 11:44 AM
Logan, Utah. Tomorrow is up the canyon for about 12 miles. The only real problem is keeping everybody from breaking out the fly rods half way up.

Then Sunday is the north end of Cache Valley.

I hope the wind dies down and the temp is under 90 this year. Last year it was 95 plus and a 25 mph headwind for the last 35 miles.

More fun than you should be allowed to have with clothes on.
Around 50 miles or so...Slowclimber
Jun 21, 2002 11:59 AM
Not sure where I'm going yet though. I want to see how I feel right now at that distance as I'm contemplating a century next weekend (my first).
Sunday - Tour de Cure - NYC - 50 miles NMLowend
Jun 21, 2002 12:42 PM
Jun 21, 2002 1:04 PM
the group i go with on Sat. is officially 30-40 miles. we did 73 last week though. i'm gonna see if anyone wants to try 100 i think.
re: What's your ride tomorrow?rwbadley
Jun 21, 2002 1:31 PM
About 80 miles of hills. I'm trying to get ready for the Death Ride next month.

Tomorrow I'll be going over Mt. Rose (4000+ ft) down the other side to Incline, then a bit more. Then back over Rose (another 2500+ft) then back.

Should be fun.

Have a good ride tomorrow!

re: Lefthand, peak to peak, ???sfbuff
Jun 21, 2002 1:33 PM
hopefully be up for around 60-70 above Boulder.
re: What's your ride tomorrow?metty108
Jun 21, 2002 1:40 PM
My ride tomorrow is an organized 100 miler, its the
Ron Kitching memorial ride around the vale of York area
in England, should be a blast, it even takes in the
rather pleasant 1:4 climb of White Horse bank, last time
I did this climb I had to get off half way up and walk.
But this time I am prepared, I have a 27-12 cassette.
Should be a large group of riders hopefully, with lots
a climbing and chatting, so I cant wait. Only thing is
the weather reports all say rain, oh well, once you are
wet you cant get any wetter.

Descanso/Montrose rideNo_sprint
Jun 21, 2002 1:55 PM
Most of the time ~200 racers, super fast, long, hard. Excellent trainer. I don't do it too often, but tomorrow it's on.
Nothing special.MB1
Jun 21, 2002 3:12 PM
Saturday we are going to meet a friend who is leading a century that should have some climbing. We are riding to the ride so we should get about 140 miles.

Sunday we will putz around on the Single Speeds in the morning. In the afternoon we are going dancing (of course we will bike there). In the evening we will ride over to the Washington Monument for a picnic and the free concert by the Marine Corps Band. Probably 80 miles.

A fairly normal weekend for us.
Slacking off?Humma Hah
Jun 21, 2002 4:07 PM
Shuck, Mark, I thought you always tried to get in at least ONE 150-200 mile ride each weekend!

I've got the guys over in the Retro forum helping me scrounge parts for the Paramount. Might have a crankset available if I can verify the thing actually fits, and I think I may have found an older Campy clincher front wheel (36-spoke and no skewers) for $25.
Metric century4bykn
Jun 21, 2002 4:15 PM
Far and away my longest effort this year. Planning on about 63 miles, even though I've been stood up by a friend ;)