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Time: 03:01:17 Route: Old Buncombe & SRT Distance: 33.90 miles
Avg Speed: 11.22 mph Max Speed: 29.30 mph Altitude Gain: 1,323 ft
Terrain: Road: Hills Bike: Trek Émonda ALR Road Club: Clydesdales
Weather Conditions: -- myWindsock Report -- Weather Impact: -0.8% Headwind: 48% @ 4.3-9.4mph Longest Headwind: 53m 4s Air Speed: 11mph Temp: 60.5-66.3°F Precip: 0% @ 0 Inch/hr
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 Lunch Time Ride
I rode the Trek today for the first time in ages. I rode to Cleveland Park then started up the Laurens Road Bypass hill and over to Sliding Rock Park where I got on the Swamp Rabbit Trail. I stopped to look at the repairs behind the apartment complex where the river was working its way under the trail. It's been closed for a couple of months. It looks good and I hope that the work does its job. I rode back to Cleveland Park and worked my way by the USPS and across the Hampton Avenue Bridge. I took Old Buncombe Road to the Lakeview spur and back to the Swamp Rabbit Trail.

I stayed on the trail except when I took my long loop around Furman. Before I made it to Furman I met Steve Y riding with who I think was Tom. They were bundled up like Eskimos! I turned around across from Tandem Creperies and stopped at the TReeHouse. I gave Ragan a hug and talked to Rachel. I waved to Gene and Kristen came out to say Hello. I had a BLT with a fruit cup and bought a mulberry cookie to take home to Cissi.

Somewhere along the way I pulled or strained something in the back inside of my left knee. I think that I strained it while climbing the Laurens Road Bypass hill and aggravated it climbing the hill on the backside of Furman.

I stopped at Washington Street behind the Cafe as there was a guy with a flat. I talked to him for a while then left him to finish up. Then I stopped at the Commons and had a small cafe au lait from Methodical Coffee. Then I rode my regular route home.

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