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Zola member offline [6 comments]
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Location:
Forest, Virginia
Club Affiliations: 811 Velo
Richmond Area Bicycling Association ride polka-dot today!
Member Since: January 2007
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Distance Chart
goal
distance
2018 Total: 10635.45 miles 2019 Total: 8864.06 miles 2020 Total: 11719.59 miles 2021 Total: 12502.15 miles 2022 Total: 10510.88 miles 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 12502 6251 0
2022 Miles Traveled: 10,511
2022 Rank: # 21 of 1,196 riders
(outdoor rides only)
Lifetime Odometer: 216,023 miles
Rider Comments:
Congrats on 100K BJ miles.........here's to 100K more!
posted by Pusher on 1/12/2007

It was also good to meet you at RU10 century ride. You are right on about the great riding in your neck of the woods. If ever in the Champlain Valley or Adirondack Mountains of New York, be sure to get in touch. You will find great riding up here, too. BTW, I enjoy your spirit. My motto: Wear out, don't rust out!
posted by drut on 9/8/2010

That was a very nice profile in the winter 2013/14 Spokes. I think they thought I wasn't interesting enough when they interviewed me last year.
posted by consularrider on 9/29/2010

Zola...congrats on you new ride. We are heading to FL the end of March for a weeklong ride--Bike FL and then back down again in April for Bike Safari. I really want to do Cap2Cap this year. I haven't been able to do it the past 3 years. We did the Grand Fondo in Richmond last year and it was good..our first grand fondo. Maybe just some where we will meet! Have a good year..
posted by jrpup on 8/19/2011

Thanks for the invite but the plan (TBD) for that time span is to try and do the Pacific coast bike route to complete the "big five". Like yourself tend to see myself as an "endurance recreational cyclist" much preferring a century ride (11 so far this year despite the cold weather) to chasing the speedsters. Will pass on the ride info. Good riding. Larry
posted by Toano on 3/8/2013

I just saw your comment... Never received one before so I wasn't looking for it and saw it by accident. Glad to be a source of motivation, but that wasn't my intent... Hope to meet you at a RABA ride or function. Best wishes--Bob
posted by BobGore on 11/28/2014
History:

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What can I say, I LOVE TO RIDE!!! If I am not working, then I am out riding. I consider myself an endurance rider. Centuries are my passion. Central Virginia is a cyclist's paradise -- lots of great roads, challenging climbs, minimal traffic and awesome weather. I became a Grandmother in Aug 2012, and my Sweet Girl lives in Midlothian VA - so that is now my favorite ride -- Lynchburg to RVA! 2021 - I now have 3 Hooligans living in Midlothian - I love riding around there and Powhatan :)  
Bicycles
click to enlarge 2021 Trek Emonda SLR 7
Road bike
Description:  Wow -- what a sweet ride - Shimano Ultegra Di2, disc brakes and Bonty Aeolus RSL 37 wheels. She weighs in at 15lbs w/o pedals

2022 Odometer: 6,315.7 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 11,759.5 miles

2018 Trek Domane SL7
Road bike
Description:  Sweet ride - Ultegra Di2 - Carbon Wheels .

2022 Odometer: 2,357.8 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 33,165.1 miles

click to enlarge 2019 Salsa Vaya
Gravel Road bike
Description:  Sweet gravel bikey - purple with mechanical disc brakes, Shimano 105, and 37mm tires with up to 50mm capacity

2022 Odometer: 1,609.9 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 5,491.5 miles

click to enlarge 2012 Trek Madone 6.5 WSD
Road bike
Description:  Full DuraAce - custom paint Chi-Red and White. Compact crank 50/34, and 12/28 on the back. Her name is MASTERCHIEF -- it is awesome to finally ride a bike with 700c wheels!

2022 Odometer: 181.2 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 62,614.2 miles

click to enlarge 2003 Trek 5500
Road bike
Description:  ZOLA -- Project One design with Sabreline paint scheme. Dura-Ace (10 Speed) components with a Shimano Compact Crankset. Her name is Zola -- named after the famous barefoot runner, Zola Budd -- I purchased her with money that I received after I was hit by a car while running -- ZOLA reminds me to NEVER RUN AGAIN -- only RIDE!

Lifetime Odometer: 43,905.4 miles

click to enlarge 1999 Santana Sovereign
Tandem Road bike
Description:  The Big Bike -- Aluminum Frame 53/50 -- Shimano Ultegra compo
We purchased this bike when we lived in the mid-west -- it is a speed machine on the flats, and a challenge in the hills -- especially for the STOKER! My Captain and I try to ride "the tandem" at least once a month. Sunday's used to be our tandem day until my husband discovered mountain biking. We no longer ride the tandem -- we prefer to "STAY MARRIED" -- maybe one day she will roll again :)


Lifetime Odometer: 2,137.7 miles

click to enlarge 2003 Trek 5900
Road bike
Description:  LANCE -- WSD Project One 5900 -- 2nd place prize from the 1st Ride with Lance Sweepstakes -- autographed by Lance Armstrong himself!!!! Sweet Ride! Carbon 110 frame, Carbon 120 fork. Deep South Paint scheme. Dura-Ace 10 Speed. The only WSD 5900 frame back in 2003 -- made just for me -- I am so LUCKY!!! This bike is no longer active - my son stripped it for components - now it is wall art.

2022 Odometer: 46.3 miles
Lifetime Odometer: 15,143.2 miles

2009 Trek 2.1
Road bike
Description:  Kristen's Bikey

Lifetime Odometer: 797.6 miles

2016 Giant Liv
700c Hybrid bike
Description:  RENTAL BIKE

Lifetime Odometer: 222.6 miles
No planned events for 2022

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