Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dang it

So I got up early this morning and picked a ton of stickers out of my tires patched it what I could and replaced the tube.  I was putting the tire back on when I felt my old enemy back pain.  My idea of going on a great ride this afternoon was crushed my back is now screaming out in a melody of off keyed music that I don’t want.

Bad news is that my birthday is tomorrow and I hurt!!

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Dang it

So I got up early this morning and picked a ton of stickers out of my tires patched it what I could and replaced the tube.  I was putting the tire back on when I felt my old enemy back pain.  My idea of going on a great ride this afternoon was crushed my back is now screaming out in a melody of off keyed music that I don’t want.

Bad news is that my birthday is tomorrow and I hurt!!

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First flat in 6 months

I have had my new bike for almost 6 months after the theft of my Giant bike I lovingly referred to as Izzo. I have put a little over 350 miles on it. Which is twice the amount of miles I did last year. Saturday I got my first flat. Right now Skaro is hanging out in my living room waiting for a new tire. I have the tire, I have everything I need except desire. I am my own worse enemy I start doing really well and then quit and then loose everything I gained.

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I made it to the trees

Blaze and went for a bike ride on Saturday. It was to some where I have wanted to ride since I started being able to get some mileage under belt. We rode out to Old Mesilla home of the infamous Billy the Kid after that we headed out of town gps is at best iffy so we rode between 17 and 20 miles.

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The views were amazing. I am still amazed I don’t die. I live the reflections in water around the trees.

We rode home on the complete darkness except for the poor light from our handlebars and occasional car. We so need new brighter lights. Blaze was amazingly observant he found a pocket knife and a pair of glasses along the rode.

I am amazed I am not dead!

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Exceeding Temp

I was riding today when my iPod stopped. It was overheating. It happens alot out here in the desert. It’s just the beginning of summer and it’s already hot. I cooled my iPod of by putting it inside my tube bag and not in the top where it has a plasti. It took about 20 minutes for it to cool down so out of my 60 minute ride twenty of it was me listening to my own heavy breathing. Tomorrow is my day off so I am planning to ride down to the hickory groves it’s about 12 miles from where I live. It’s somewhere I have always wanted to ride. I hope there are no dead skunks.

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306.39

I just passed the 300 mile mark. I am doing good. I was riding in high wind today with a temp of 90.

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I got lost

I have been riding pretty much everyday. I have been riding the same route everyday. Which has been working for me because of a schedule change at work and my insomnia I have been getting between 5 and 6 hours of sleep a night. Today I decided to take a new route (note to self get a freaking map). I ended up in farmland no idea where I was luckily there is little rock formation I could use for reference. It took me an hour to find my house. I was almost late for work and I didn’t have time to shower. Eventually this will pay off

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