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Berryville, Virginia
United States
Potomac Peddlers
70F / 21C
Overcast
Total Time = 00m
Overall Rank = /
Age Group =
Age Group Rank = 0/
Pre-race routine:

Had some bags of gold for breakfast. That's similar to won tons with spinach and cheese in them. Good stuff.
Event warmup:

It's a century ride.
Bike
  • 00m
  • 50 miles
  • 0.00 mile/hr
Comments:

I did pretty good. This was a just survive ride. Had a blast doing it.

I would recommend this ride to anyone at any time.


Post race
Warm down:

peddled a mile from the school back to my car in a low gear, just tooling around.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

I'm fat and way out of shape. Or did you mean other than that?




Last updated: 2013-07-21 12:00 AM
Biking
00:00:00 | 50 miles | 0.00 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 0/
Performance:
Wind: Some
Course: "Mildly hilly" my butt. I'm happy as all hell about this. First 50 miler in 2 years after regrowing my shoulder and taking care of mom after dad died. Beautiful ride the first 2/3 of it. Then someone got Satan involved and added hills. You could hear the giggling from the glaciation from the last ice age as it left 200-300' climbs of "You've GOT to be kidding" slopes. My legs are seriously contemplating going on strike.
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks:
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall:
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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2013-09-22 5:05 PM

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2013-09-22 5:41 PM
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Royal(PITA)
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I love your course description

 

Seriously, great way to come back to endurance sports after a rough couple of years!

2013-09-22 5:56 PM
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I've been told my write ups are worth the read

This one I wasn't as attentive outside of me as I'm used to being. My heart rate has had times it goes kaflooey so I was making sure it stayed in check.

Never got above 160, so that's a giant load off my mind.

2013-09-22 10:18 PM
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Champion
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So... you're saying the last 1/3 of the course wasn't so enjoyable?

Satan is a meanie. 

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