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Webberville-Manor loop

After too long off the bike, and a long run of foul weather, we had a nice day today, so DuShun and I agreed to go riding. I wanted to do something relatively flat, so we headed out towards Webberville. With the wind at our backs on the outbound leg, we made good time, hitting the Webberville convenience store 17 miles out at an average speed of 19.2 mph.

We stopped at the convenience store in Webberville. I was surprised to see a display-case full of bling-bling crapola in front of the counter. There was a large dog-run next door where some guys were training pit bulls to be attack dogs. What has happened out here? Webberville = gangstaville?

Anyhow, I thought it would be prudent to turn back at this point–after all, I hadn’t done a serious ride in a couple months–but DuShun must have been feeling his oats, because he pushed on.

We wound up putting in 42.5 miles. Our average speed at the end was…considerably lower. I was starting to wish the ride was over around mile 30, meaining I am badly out of shape. Which means I need to be doing this a whole lot more.

3 Comments

  1. good on ya, gettin on the bike. I haven’t been out in ages myself.

  2. Uh…what is bling bling? I’m pretty sure I know what crapola is. I don’t learn much gansta lingo up here in Boulder. Edify me!

  3. Bling bling = shiny stuff. The term to describe chrome-plated wheels (err, rims) on cars, the tasteful rhinestone-encrusted medallions worn around the neck, etc.

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