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What sort of steel horse do you ride?

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New to Cycling

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TUE?

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NYC Tour de Cure!!

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Treating lows, not just while active

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Any other unicycling diabetics out there?

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Comment by Andy on June 25, 2012 at 8:03am

I don't care to mtn bike solo, mostly for risk of getting hurt and needing help that isn't likely to come anytime soon. I don't mind riding solo on roads though. Before venturing into state forests on the rarely traveled dirt roads though, I do stop to check bgs and make sure I have enough food/drink to stay safe.

I forgot to post it here before, but after my 300k brevet I also finished a 360k fleche team ride. It was a 24 hour ride, and we covered 235 miles!

Comment by miketosh on June 25, 2012 at 7:59am

(I think I said this already, but...) I get so nervous riding solo. Even with the CGM and heavily traveled roads, it is my fear of my first low-sugar "bonk". Been able to avoid that for 19 years so far, but I'm sure its inevitable.

Comment by miketosh on June 25, 2012 at 7:58am

Rode 40 miles in 2:28 yesterday, had to stop twice to help some diamondbacks cross the road. No, no, not the MTN bike types, some diamondback turtles. Must be the laying eggs season.

Comment by Brian on June 24, 2012 at 9:57pm

This is up Boulder Canyon west of the Flatirons. The smoke wasn't too bad that day. Today it was really bad! Colorado is on fire...

Comment by Michael McClure on June 24, 2012 at 5:44pm

So nice. Was that up in the Flatirons somewheres? Were you bothered by smoke at all?

Comment by Brian on June 24, 2012 at 4:30pm

The view from my mountain bike in Boulder, CO

Comment by GA Dean on June 12, 2012 at 8:28pm

Rode the Tour de Cure - Silicon Valley this weekend; 75km course. A great ride, great day, big crowd and a very well run event.  What fun to be a Red Rider! The cheers and friendly support from riders all along the course was a real lift!

http://app.strava.com/rides/10516231

Comment by John Sangdahl on June 11, 2012 at 6:55pm

Did a fun ride Sunday. http://connect.garmin.com/activity/187632334
Getting ready for the Tour de Cure ride. But I need to do more hill work. We have a big hill to climb at mile 40.

Comment by Jeff Mather on May 3, 2012 at 8:25am

Andy, that's pretty sweet. Congrats!

Comment by Robert Lucke on May 2, 2012 at 4:51pm

Tour de Cure Spokane,Wa on may 20th I will be a red rider doing a century started a team come join us - Team MontanaBikeHostel.com.

 

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