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August 28, 2017

Audax is a group effort. The tempo is not subjective. It's fixed, or at least as fixed as it can be in actual practice. On the road, pace and momentum, inertia, as well as moods and legs are never static. It takes a lot of compromise to experience a five hour long cons...

August 24, 2017

Denton-Collinsville-Denton

(HWY 377 out-and-back)

103km; 4 hours and 39 minutes

Sunday 27 August 2017, 8:30-13:09

August 22, 2017

After missing No. 5's goals due to lack of participation, we just failed a second audax, but it wasn't in a bad or loathsome way. 

After just over 101 kilometers, and more than 5 hours, 6 of us arrived back at the Denton square less than 3 minutes down on our minimum av...

August 14, 2017

It happened. We failed an audax attempt. But it didn't happen the way I was expecting. Our riding was not the problem. It turns out the scope of an audax ride is bigger than we first thought because we failed before we even left. 

When you set really specific parameters...

August 10, 2017

Part of riding longer distances is riding at night; part of riding evenlonger is sleeping during a ride. This isn't exactly camping, but it is definitely the outer limit of cycling. I've definitely failed at long rides because I wasn't prepared to sleep during the hott...

August 9, 2017

Denton-Gainesville-Denton

101km out-and-back

Sunday 13 August 2017

8:30-13:20

August 7, 2017

Getting our caff-lean on.

Map and sign-in sheet, pre-ride rendez-vous at Shift Coffee.

Rolled away from the cafe a little behind schedule...

Gary made it to the second stop, even after going down hard, losing two bottles, smashing a banana, and reshaping his helmet.

Gary,...

August 5, 2017

Sunday 6 August 2017, 8:30-13:13 

99km, visiting Argyle, Northlake, Bartonville, Flower Mound, Highland Village, Copper Canyon 

Total planned ride of 4 hours and 43 minutes

  • Shift 830; 800 audax rendez-vous for coffee and strategy

  • Hilltop 920; south out Bonnie Brae to 377 a...

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