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Old 2018-05-20, 05:39 AM   #10531
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It's been ages since I posted, so today I stopped to take some pix of cows and horses on my country ride. 32 miles of easy bike path with coffee and rest stops. I also tried to make a selfie with the phone, but it came out crappy hahaha. Fun ride!




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Old 2018-05-23, 07:18 PM   #10532
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14.5 miles today. Some really tricky rutted farm tracks, and some sections I had to walk. Beautiful summer meadow shown here.
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Old 2018-06-03, 09:29 PM   #10533
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Today I walked up Ben Narnain, near Arrochar in Scotland. I had my dinner at the top (in a cloud) then rode down as much as I possibly could.
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Probably less than 50% was rideable because there were a few bits of scrambling and several rock staircases. Not too many UPDs but plenty of unrideable gaps and drops which I didn't even try!

I learned a lot about rolling hops to clear obstacles though. I was jumping over stuff like this and maintaining my speed. I used to slow down and 'gap' things from a still stand but speed is much more fun! This is the 26er spanning one of the many drainage gullies which cross the path:
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There were a few great sections where the flow was really good and I didn't need to dismount for ages. The best of these coincided with overtaking the last few walkers still on the hill. I nailed it; everyone was happy (especially me)!

At the bottom some walkers I'd seen earlier were trying to hitch a lift. I dropped them to the nearest town with a pub and a train station. A great day!
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Old 2018-06-03, 11:57 PM   #10534
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20 km ride at the Gatineau park! lots of hills
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Old 2018-06-04, 07:00 AM   #10535
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after i flansberried around some i feelt somehow ... smal..?
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Old 2018-06-04, 10:53 AM   #10536
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after i flansberried around some i feelt somehow ... smal..?
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I reckon it is a 16" wheel ur riding, given the size of the bench?
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Old 2018-06-14, 02:01 PM   #10537
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As always, great pics gang
Here's my latest addition. A 29" Penny.
Loving it
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Old 2018-06-15, 11:33 PM   #10538
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The view of Mt Whiteface from the top. It's a pretty miserable climb for someone who rarely does road riding.

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Old 2018-06-16, 02:50 PM   #10539
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A beautiful climb for someone who loves road climbs though!
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Old 2018-06-17, 06:11 AM   #10540
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I was out for a ride in Warwickshire yesterday. My better half runs the route, I ride beside her, we chat. I steamed off ahead at one point. Whilst I was waiting for her I spotted my first uni (out in the wild, as the rider put it).

Later, whilst we were chatting at the cafe at the end of the ride, a guy on a 26" muni rode by. He was past and gone before we could get his attention.

It was great to finally meet another uni rider.
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Old 2018-06-18, 07:25 PM   #10541
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The view of Mt Whiteface from the top. It's a pretty miserable climb for someone who rarely does road riding.

looks like mt washington to me. must be somewhere around ...
've been there 2012 or 13 (mt washington) - and felt very sorry for not havin' my ride with me.
so i had to climb it by car (ha, what a challenge).

But i think they wouldnt let one get up mt washington if not by car or shuttle.
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50K ride

The company I work for (formerly Ixia, recently purchased by Keysight) does an annual 50K charity ride, with employees participating from offices around the world. (This was about two weeks ago.) This week they sent around an email newsletter to all employees, with this photo. Proud to represent unicyclers!
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