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    2nd day back in the saddle...

    I haven't ridden much in the past year after moving from miami back to my home town in tennessee and lost interest in road cycling.

    Last week i bought a FS bike and plan on hitting all the local trails, but I'm riding around the neighborhood any chance i get to get use to riding the new bike.

    I struggled yesterday after only 27 minutes and 4.2 miles of mostly flat and minor grades, but today i rode 3.7 miles in 36 minutes but rode more hills and explored to woods at the end of the street and feel good afterwards. My avg watt was 179 with heart rate avg 156 today.

    I might ride later in the day after it cools down and try to put in some road miles and build up my endurance.

    I am happy to say that my 189lb buddy who works out 4-5 days a week and does 30-45 minutes of cardio couldn't keep up today. One win for the clydes.
    2013 TREK Fuel EX 8 26er
    2010 Trek 4300 Disc


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    I rode 4.8 miles yesterday by myself in 24.22 minutes with my heart rate still in 150's. My avg watt was 216, but i think me trying to beat one segment on strava that i had placed 7th with the road bike and successfully did by 11 seconds at 447 watts helped that because my effort really dropped after that.

    The mountain bike is definitely slow compared to the road bike i traded for it, but i feel that this bike fits me better and I am having fun being able to ride some of the short trails that the kids ride that are short cuts threw woods and fields around my neighborhood that i used 20 years ago.

    For those wondering why i am still living in the same place i bought my parents home when they moved to florida years ago.
    2013 TREK Fuel EX 8 26er
    2010 Trek 4300 Disc


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