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My new road bike (Trek 2.1) | by Giles Douglas
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My new road bike (Trek 2.1)

Ok, I bought a road bike, in the vain attempt to keep up with Saksiri and Christian and Ami. Its this one:


So far, I took it out for 30 miles or so up Moody Road in Los Altos and back down Page Mill. Its definitely faster than my old bike (30.1 miles in 2 hrs 10 for average speed of 13.4; I usually get 11.6 last weekend according to my other bike computer, which is coincidentally the long term average on that bike), and in the flats I was easily cruising faster than normal.


Climbing is still a bitch though, I figure I have to work at that one :)

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Taken on July 20, 2008