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    Quote Originally Posted by pedalbiker View Post
    Anything under 5 hours is great.

    Under four hours is quite the feat.
    Five years later is a good time.
    We are far from pefect,
    But perfect as we are
    We are bruised, we are broken,
    But we are goddamn works of art
    Works of art

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    As has been mentioned there are many things that can factor in like terrain, solo vs group (how strong riders in the group are too), how many stops if any if you include those.

    What I average on a century with 10000ft of climbing is very different from what I average on the flatter one with only 3000ft. If mostly solo I also try to ride a bit more conservatively so I have enough to make it to the end vs taking pulls at higher speeds with a group because you are going to be sitting behind 20 guys for a while after the pull.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JCavilia View Post
    Five years later is a good time.
    Indeed. That was a seamless dredge.
    It's Mueller Time

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    Lol, hadn't even noticed it was a necro.

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    Quote Originally Posted by danl1 View Post
    If you start in the back and try to weave up through the wankers, hybrids, and recumbents, you'll never catch a fast enough wheel to provide any real help.
    Why, oh why do so many bent riders do this to their mounts and then wonder why they're slow? I have no answer.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BlazingPedals View Post
    Why, oh why do so many bent riders do this to their mounts and then wonder why they're slow? I have no answer.

    I got dropped once near the end of a century by a Bent. It was one of the most humiliating experiences of my life. I nearly quit cycling and took up bowling instead

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveG View Post
    I got dropped once near the end of a century by a Bent. It was one of the most humiliating experiences of my life. I nearly quit cycling and took up bowling instead
    Was it a sub-5 century? The bent was probably only doing a half-century.

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