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Ride 1 on the Trike

I just finished my first real ride on the trike: 11.6 miles, my normal commute to work, and it was wonderful!  I kind of thought I was going to feel unsafe riding next to traffic in a moderately wider vehicle, but traffic was nice to me and gave me a little more room than usual. …

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Day 32

I couldn’t bike to work yesterday (day 32) because I was running late, and where I wanted to park, I would have had to go through road work in an already slow intersection, so I just continued on to work in my car (unhappily). Fortunately, I had the Winding Trails Triathlon later that day, and …

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Day 31

Ride 1 I’m too lazy to copy and paste the stats today.  My ride to work was 9.6 miles (I think), and it was easy and fast!  Nothing much to talk about there.  I’m continuing to work on spinning more and transferring more energy into a full turn of the crank and I’m seeing the benefits …

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Day 28

Morning Stats Distance: 22.90 miles Time: 01:09:00 Terrain: Road: Rolling Bike: Specialized Allez Road Club: 2010 TerraTrike Car-Free Challenge Weather Conditions: 61F, cool, overcast. Chipmunk index of 3. Morning Ride The first chipmunk I saw was running about 20mph across rt 179, just after the Ocean State Job Lot in Canton.  He avoided a truck …

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Day 27

Morning Stats Distance: 11.60 miles Time: 00:41:13 Terrain: Road: Rolling Bike: Specialized Allez Road Club: 2010 TerraTrike Car-Free Challenge Weather Conditions: 57F, light mist, overcast. Chipmunk index of 7. Morning Ride I tried to break my record from yesterday … 11.6 miles in 39:55, but I missed it by a half minute.  Actually, that’s pretty …

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Day 21

Morning Stats Distance: 13.40 miles Time: 00:40:20 Terrain: Road: Rolling Bike: Specialized Allez Road Club: 2010 TerraTrike Car-Free Challenge Weather Conditions: 7:30a – 75F, partly cloudy, nice air. Morning Ride I was making excellent time.  I had already made it 13.4 miles and I was only 40 minutes into my ride, so yeah, I was …

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