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Old 12-08-2018, 08:50 PM   #971
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Wiggle Wye Valley Warrior (standard 66 miles). A bit wet, but got around ok!

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Old 15-08-2018, 07:43 PM   #972
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88km, featuring dubious routing by Garmin Connect course creator, lunatic drivers and me falling sideways into a bush! Oh, and pain, lots of pain!!!
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Old 19-08-2018, 11:27 AM   #973
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Another 83km. Might be time to move on from my second hand bike I bought to see if I enjoyed it into a brand new one the right size!
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Old 27-08-2018, 11:38 AM   #974
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Just 66km today
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Old 29-08-2018, 11:00 PM   #975
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Back on the bike after a month off it, including 2 weeks all inclusive hols in Cyprus, so a bit heavier and a bit slower than normal
22 miles round trip to work
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Old 30-08-2018, 01:17 PM   #976
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12miles round trip to the shop, just moved from the Surrey hills to flat Lincolnshire. It may only be over a short ride but my average speed was 1mph faster even with a 10kg bag of cat litter on my back!
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Old 30-08-2018, 11:32 PM   #977
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23 miles today. Amazing how much a month not riding reduces leg strength. Hoping to do a velodrome taster session later in the year so need to work on this
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New bike day! Got permission for a quick ride between unpacking rooms, 12miles at 19.1mph
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You can't tease us like that Jimmy, we need info on the new bike and pics
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It's a Focus Izalco Race with carbon frame in the battle grey. Only pic of mine is this rubbish one because the house is in progress.

My nearly local bike shop did me a really decent deal, I think partly because I was honest as soon as I walked in and saw his range was well above my budget so I paid nowhere near the Evans price.

Just the 12 miles so far but it's so much more comfortable, frame size is actually only 1cm bigger on paper but it feels right. It also feels fast, I'm pretty new and don't got what the internet reviews of bikes mean by the various buzzwords but to me it feels quick, it feels right and it feels comfy!

Tomorrow I'm testing it with a full practice round trip of my future commute, then I'm going to do a second lap for my first 60miler!
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