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jbotti

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Re: cycling season has arrived
« Reply #30 on: April 22, 2011, 10:28:32 pm »
In Maine you are most likley not cycling in the winter. I cycle the whole winter in CA and I will say that the skiiing does help hold some of the conditioning. It's possible that this is nothing more than acclimating to altitude (our home in MT is at 8900 feet) for 7-14 days at a time. When I come back from 10 days or so at altitude, it often feels like I have not been off the bike.

I am pretty used to lots of wind, but I would agree and I also prefer hills. I love riding hills and I don't love wind, but I probably don't hate it to the degree that you do.

Here I just wish we had more sunny warm days on the bike. There are too many days in the middle of summer where the temps never get above 60 and the fog on MT Tam may not lift until 1-2 in the afternoon. Having said that, there really is nothing like a great bike rdie (when you can't ski!!).