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Stow, OH
  • 105
  • 3,299.8
    miles Ridden
  • 157

A summer time route to an empty beach

Ride October 5, 2017
  • 86.1mi
  • 3,504ft
  • 5:32:25
    Moving Time
  • 2,940
  • 170
    Relative Effort
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  1. George M.

    A good long ride at a solid pace Dewey โ€“ well worth a dip in the water ๐Ÿ’ฆ !

  2. Beat Gfeller 1946 C.

    bravo Dewey: great ride

  3. Keith H.

    That looked a lot of fun..chapeau๐Ÿšด๐Ÿ‘

  4. Dewey DUCHARME

    Thanks George. I did stop later at a golf course "watering hole" and had a pretty big lunch -- grilled sausage/eggs/cheese sandwich, and a cup of coffee. It did't seem to slow me down! Cheers.

  5. Dewey DUCHARME

    Thanks Beat. I wondered if you know about the Garmin Varia rearview radar and light system -- as you seem to ride into the darkness these days! ; )) Cheers! Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7lCQN8DaelY

  6. Dewey DUCHARME

    Thanks Keith! A High Wycombe rider -- we lived near there in the 1980s -- and I learned to ride in the cobblestone gutters of narrow, busy streets on my daily ride to work! Stay safe. Cheers!

  7. Keith H.

    I have a Garmin Varia and is invaluable for rides particularly in country lanes especially when Electric or Hybrid cars creep up behind with hardly a sound!! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

  8. George M.

    Snap - I'm a Naphill / Walters Ash resident of the 80s/90s! Spent many a happy hour riding my MTB along the Ridgeway from Princes Risborough to Marlow and Henley-On-Thames!

  9. Keith H.

    George..then I guess you know all about the Chiltern Hills?! White leaf, Kop Hill to name a couple!!

  10. Dewey DUCHARME

    Keith -- My Varia always looses the radar at 60 miles of use. I bought a external power source -- I guess I will need to carry it on long rides. Any other suggestions?

  11. George M.

    Been there, done that but in those days all we had was OS Maps - Strava and Cellphones had not been invented!

  12. Dewey DUCHARME

    George -- Karen and I rode yellow Motobecans (sp?) road bike while in England -- with molded plastic, highchair baby seats on the rear wheel. Our boys loved the rides we would do along the river sides.

  13. Keith H.

    Dewey..strange! I completed a 77 mile ride a couple of weeks ago without any loss of power! A power pack good idea..charge whilst at coffee and cake stop..itโ€™s the law on any ride!!!!๐Ÿ˜Š