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Time: 03:26:26 Route: Swamp Rabbit Trail Distance: 39.41 miles
Avg Speed: 11.45 mph Max Speed: 26.80 mph Altitude Gain: 1,238 ft
Terrain: Road: Hills Bike: Surly Straggler Touring Club: Clydesdales
Weather Conditions: -- myWindsock Report -- Weather Impact: 0.2% Headwind: 56% @ 2.8-7.8mph Longest Headwind: 53m 25s Air Speed: 11.3mph Temp: 73.5-78.3°F Precip: 0% @ 0 Inch/hr
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 Verdae to North End Test
I rode the Surly this morning to test the distance from Verdae to the North End and I also installed my new Brooks B-17 on the Straggler. I was below Velo Apartments and found a brown tabby with some yellowish discoloration. She was friendly but not enough to be touched. I wanted to get the distance from Verdae to the north end for my "ride your age" ride this winter. It is 17.65 miles, so I can ride the trail end-to-end twice to get my 70 miles. I ran into Ken riding north. I said hello but he didn't. Either he didn't hear me or I have become persona non grata. I sprinkled north of TR up to a light rain, but it was fine going back to TR. I stopped at the TRee House for some scrambled eggs, bacon, and sliced tomatoes with a café au lait. Ragan was outside coming in when I arrived. I said hello to Gene inside. Riding back Jeff H said hello when we met and I returned his call. The trail was wet from rain from Furman back to Blue Ridge. The saddle was pretty comfortable, so I'm glad that I got it.

Distances from Verdae -
Cleveland Park - 4 miles
The Commons - 6.5 miles
The Swamp Rabbit Cafe - 8 miles
The Berea Pocket Park - 10 miles
Furman Railroad Car - 12 miles
The Gazebo - 15 miles
The North End - 17.65 miles




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