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Goin' Crazy in 2009

  • Offroad Riding - 13002.72 miles [289]
  • Aborted Riding - 61.00 miles [3]
  • Turbo Trainer - 33.70 miles [3]
  • (TOC) 13063.72 miles
  • (TA) 13097.42 miles

Hurtin' in 2008

  • Offroad Riding - 10602.84 miles [300]
  • Turbo Trainer - 130.20 miles [8]
  • Running - 114.56 miles [24]
  • Aborted Riding - 37.20 miles [2]
  • (TOC) 10640.04 miles
  • (TR) 114.56 miles
  • (TA) 10884.8 miles

Riding in 2007

  • Offroad Riding - 8365.93 miles [300]
  • Road Riding - 3599.80 miles [70]
  • Turbo Trainer - 50.90 miles [3]
  • (TOC) 11965.73 miles
  • (TA) 12016.63 miles

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  • 2004 Pink Surly 1x1
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  • 2006 Santa Cruz Chameleon

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First Ice of the Winter

23 Nov 2007 at 13:11

I cracked though the first ice puddles of this winter today, -1.5°C on leaving the house.

I forgot how flipping slow it is when things are cold, the muscles just don't like it. The slow air didn't help either. 32miles. New SRAM chain's needed to be re-tensioned 5 times in 2 rides, I'd forgotten just how crap normal chains are for stretching, bit KMC ones'a re crap for stiffening up.. doesn't ANYONE make a good chain?


The Chameleon reached 5,000 miles today (198 rides)

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Simonhttp://www.simonbarnes.net

15:11 23 Nov

Properly cold today. Don't think it's got above 2C. Took me ages to thaw out when I got back. Brrrrrrr.

matthttp://mattmagic.com

15:20 23 Nov

it got to 4 degrees.

Simonhttp://www.simonbarnes.net

16:58 23 Nov

Not for very long :)

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