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5 Days, 5 States Summer Ride

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Stan has been planning this trip for months.  I have been planning to go for months.  Did this mean I was prepared?  Nope.  Days before the trip I realize that I am short on stamina (only did 2 long rides this year), maitenance (really bad chain and some speedo/odo issues), and gear (crappy helmet, deficient gloves, no luggage).  Nevertheless, I am committed. I am anxious, but I am ready.  I lube the heck out of the chain, and pack everything into my backpack and trunk.  .  Read the rest of this entry »

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June 28th, 2008 at 7:37 am