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2013 Ride #10 (Complete shite day #2)

View Larger Map I will never understand how I can spend one day with my heart rate well up and over 160 bpm for hours and feel fine, but the very next day feel like vomiting when the heart rate gets above 140. Once upon I time, I rode my bike to forget my problems. […]

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2013 Ride #9 (Emi-Parley’s-Wasatch Big Loop)

View Larger Map First day in shorts and short-sleeves in 2013. First complete climb of Emigration in 2013. First ride over 35-miles in 2013. First time I didn’t feel like my heart was trying to exit my chest when it got near 170 (where it spent a lot of time today). I’ve definitely lost fitness […]

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2013 Ride #8 (Complete Shite Day)

View Larger Map I almost thought the world turned upside down today. A Contender rider waved back, and Cutthroat Racing & The Church of the Big Ring riders didn’t. But I also felt like complete shite on the bike today, so alas, I knew I was still in this world instead of some alternate reality. […]

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2013 Ride #7 (Crusher Bike Shakeout Ride)

View Larger Map It’s a good thing that UTCX will likely not be going back to Wheeler Farm, because the management (Parks & Rec, I assume) is ripping the hell out of the land. See all those trees along the east side of the park in the long skinny section paralleling Vinecrest? All gone … […]