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    Cabin fever support thread

    It's been a few months since my last ride. Couple of bad choices and now I don't have a bike. So how do the rest of you deal with cabin fever?
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    You can hike the trails. I love to ride
    but a good hike is also fun.

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    Hiking works. Walking in general does, too.

    I also find that driving some narrow, windy, secluded coastal road works too, especially with the windows open and the music blasting. It gives me the same rush that fast, rolling singletrack does. Not sure if coastal roads will work for you, but it should be easy enough to find some secluded roads around somewhere.

    I've gotten to ride maybe once every week and a half or so for the past few months, due to to other commitments. Hopefully (in a way, at least), I'll be done with my summer internship soon and I'll have free time back. I used to ride just about every day; I'd like to do that again.
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    I think I might go for a hike. Sounds like fun, thanks for the suggestion. I'll try the suggestions about driving as soon as I get another car.
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    Trail running.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AZ.MTNS View Post
    Trail running.
    This, if I could avoid shin splints. Otherwise, hiking works for me.

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    this happens to me every winter because i live in the northeast. then we always get a rainy month. sooo, hiking is one, and even though this sounds boring, i use that time to do things i always put off. like minor house repairs, painting (the house, trim, touchups) and other crafty dopey things.

    oh, and to make this really fun, you should probably divulge what bad choices led to your bikelessness.
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    Life is about choices. Next time make sure your bike is higher on the priority list

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    All the support you need.
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    Nicole - rain keeps you from riding up there? Here in the NW rain is a part of life.
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    i suppose i could ride in the rain, but not a fan of constantly sliding out and falling off bridges. not to mention the mudholes and tire erosion. i guess if rain is all you got, you make do.
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    Well you know what they say about Oregon. We have two seasons. Rain and Summer.
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    NW rain: little bit all the time. bEast Coast rain: three weeks straight of torrential downpour. Makes for a bit different trail conditions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monzie View Post
    NW rain: little bit all the time. bEast Coast rain: three weeks straight of torrential downpour. Makes for a bit different trail conditions.
    yep soup and goop. 6+ inch deep mudpits.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    Couple of bad choices and now I don't have a bike.
    Man, that's rough. I don't know how I'd cope without a bike. I think I'd sell a kidney or something. 'Course, getting to Mexico for the surgery might be a little too pricey.
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    Find an old Trek 800 or 900 series bike on Craigslist for $50 and ride it like you stole it from a kid.

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    No Bike?! Wow, that's very sad.

    Jogging feels good, too.

    ..even though I can't/don't run anymore. It was my "natural high" fix before my knees gave out. Now, it's biking for it's lower impact on the knees.

    Trying jogging the trails!

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    Thank you everyone for the suggestions. Special thank you to Malibu412 for what we discussed over PMs.
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    I feel your pain. I haven't ridden a bike in four months, they just stare at me angrily. That's changing this weekend, if the rain stops for tomorrow.
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    Id scrap the passion forum all together, its a breeding ground for unicorn milkers, rainbow chasers and candy cotton farters.

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    I would like to say thank you ever so much to Malibu412. He was gracious enough to give me a older model Specialized Rockhopper. Back in the saddle again! I'm very grateful, thanks!
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    Way to go Malibu. Nothing like helping out a brother in need

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    Right on Malibu.

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    I share this with my local shop. You who know me know them. They set Kona0197 up with a very decent donation bike which took just a little tuning and a couple parts to improve. Nice to see someone back out there on dirt and to see a good bike get another life.
    Sometimes, you need to go fast enough that the trail is a blur to find clarity. -- Wild Bill

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kona0197 View Post
    I would like to say thank you ever so much to Malibu412. He was gracious enough to give me a older model Specialized Rockhopper. Back in the saddle again! I'm very grateful, thanks!



    Another one to be sold off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malibu412 View Post
    I share this with my local shop. You who know me know them. They set Kona0197 up with a very decent donation bike which took just a little tuning and a couple parts to improve. Nice to see someone back out there on dirt and to see a good bike get another life.



    You'll get positive from me when it will allow me to give it to you again, even if you are a sucker.

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    @ Roadie Scum: I'm not selling this bike. Sorry to disappoint you.
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