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    Today's ride took me to the gate of heaven - Xpost from roadbikereview.com

    Here are some sights i saw on today's ride



    My bike is dirty.


    Waterfall




    A pair of pictures from campus






    I told you


    What happened here?


    I went to check the condition of some MTB trails. Just a short hike. There are still too many wet spots - not shown.

    Can you name that trail?
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    Nice pics Ryan. Good to see you riding.
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    Nice...looks like you had fun!
    I remember going to that Eng. building at Mac. I only lasted a year though
    That looks like Tiffany Falls so you probably rode the Chedoke rail trail, then out past Borer's falls and back around the RBG. Pretty close?

    I think I'm going to start bringing one of my little cameras on road rides too, there's always interesting stuff to see around Pelham.

    Also looking at the long-range forecast, maybe the trails won't be wet for long! Getting excited to hit the trails
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    Quote Originally Posted by zedfoto
    Nice...looks like you had fun!
    I remember going to that Eng. building at Mac. I only lasted a year though
    That looks like Tiffany Falls so you probably rode the Chedoke rail trail, then out past Borer's falls and back around the RBG. Pretty close?

    I think I'm going to start bringing one of my little cameras on road rides too, there's always interesting stuff to see around Pelham.

    Also looking at the long-range forecast, maybe the trails won't be wet for long! Getting excited to hit the trails
    Yes, that is Tiffany Falls. I go by there many times, so I end up stopping now and again. Why not eh? No, i did not do the rail trail. I was near Borers falls, but did not go to that waterfall. I basically went from Ancaster to Waterdown and back. It ended up being about 55km of road. Wilson, Cootes, Olympic, York, Snake...

    I didn't know you did some time at Mac. Where did you go after that? It seems like things worked out ok for you. I'm only 5 exams from the half way point, so I'm hoping I can make it through, and get one of those degree thingies.

    Re: weather. Wow, look at that curve shoot up. I think I might have to dig out the shorts, and start flaunting my hairy legs again soon.
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    pretty sure that last shot is at the top of the hill, west side of the snake rd, trail head????

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkj__
    I didn't know you did some time at Mac. Where did you go after that? It seems like things worked out ok for you.
    I went to Mac for Mech. Eng 8 years ago and failed a lot Then I went to Niagara College for Construction Eng. Technology and graduated with honors. Just over a year ago I finally got a good job after going through a few periods of unemployment.

    I don't think you'll have any problem getting through university. All your hard work and dedication will pay off in the end!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tylerdurden119
    pretty sure that last shot is at the top of the hill, west side of the snake rd, trail head????
    Very good

    I went for a short hike to see what the Waterdown trails were all about. It looks like it would be a really fun place to ride. Some sections of trail were good, but I saw that some sections still had some standing water over them.

    When I was coming out of the trails i saw about 4 or 5 guys with muddy mountain bikes. They said they did a lot of walking. Not dry enough for a good ride yet.

    It is a pretty long ride from Ancaster for me though, especially if I were to do it on a mountain bike.

    Quote Originally Posted by zedfoto
    I don't think you'll have any problem getting through university. All your hard work and dedication will pay off in the end!
    It's a grind, that is for sure. I don't think I will have much hair left by the time i graduate

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    I went for a road ride Sunday morning, but it was the most unpleasant 2 hours I experienced in a long time. The wind was just crazy (gusting 30-40 km/hr) and the cold was brutal. I basically went from Richmond Hill to Bolton and back (about 52 km). It is a great ride with lots of hills (taking King street)), but the wind made it cold and frustrating. That trainer in my basement looked awfully good when I could no longer feel my toes.

    But the weather forecast is looking mighty great going into that first O-Cup.
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    Quote Originally Posted by serious
    But the weather forecast is looking mighty great going into that first O-Cup.
    I wonder if the trails will be dry. Over the last two years, I have never seen anything but bone dry trails there, but we got a little extra snow this year.
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    If there is little or no rain in the next 2 weeks, I think Mansfield will be dry.

    I wonder if anything will be open this coming weekend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by serious
    If there is little or no rain in the next 2 weeks, I think Mansfield will be dry.

    I wonder if anything will be open this coming weekend.
    You could do the Paris to Ancaster.
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    The nose of your saddle is a little high. Old Italian steel in pink is awesome, great bike.

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