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Old 12-06-2012, 03:52 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I wouldn't call a 7 hour ride a long ride and the more you ride over the next few years I think you would agree. Like Phil said, you get used to it. I just did 6 hours on the road to eat lunch and then ride back.

I used to make changes to my bikes to help and then just got to a state where it wasn't needed as much. Bicycle shorts and earplugs are about the only things I use still.
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My first long ride is 4 hours long to the route of my hometown. My first good experience.
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