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Alon

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Winter Biking
« on: February 16, 2021, 06:24:03 PM »
I went out for a bike ride today.  It wasn't freezing, but it was still a bit cold at 43F (6C).  Last fall I bought clothes for colder weather and wanted to try it out.  :yes:

The ride turned out pretty good!  My core was warm the whole time.  My legs could feel the cold, but they were ok.  Fingers were a little bit cold at first, but then they seemed to warm up.  The only thing that felt cold were my toes.  It wasn't uncomfortable, but they were still cold.  I'm hoping a pair of thermal socks will solve that problem.

I didn't ride as fast as I usually do in the summer, but I wasn't expecting to.  Still, if I can improve my time a little bit better than I did today, I'll be happy with it.  I'm hoping that if I can go out during the off-season, it won't take me as long to be in shape during the summer.  In the past, it's taken me until August to build up the strength and stamina to the point where the riding isn't work anymore, just fun.  It would be great if I could get to that level in June.   :yes:

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Re: Winter Biking
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2021, 04:55:27 PM »
I went out riding three times in February and discovered that it really wasn't bad.  Now that it's March, the temps should be a bit higher so I'm hoping to get out at least once a week.   :yes:

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Re: Winter Biking
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2021, 05:51:34 PM »
Went out today and had my best time so far this year.  Too bad it's still really slow.   :laughing:

Oh well, I'm out of shape!   :yes:

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Re: Winter Biking
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2021, 09:51:04 AM »
Yesterday's ride was better than I expected although it was pretty warm (70F) and I was boiling because I was wearing too much.   :laughing:

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Re: Winter Biking
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2021, 11:27:36 AM »
30 miles on Saturday!   :D8=

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Re: Winter Biking
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2021, 02:26:44 PM »
I did 200 miles in March.  So far in April, I've done 45.  It's definitely easier as the weather warms up  :yes:

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Re: Winter Biking
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2021, 11:39:15 AM »
I'll probably try this again this winter.  I have to get a warm base layer for my legs tho.  They got uncomfortable on the cold days.   :yes: