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My 1361kcal bike ride

Saturday, June 30, 2012

This is just a short check-in. It's very hot these days in Gleisdorf, and I have decided to shift my exercise to the morning.

A friend of mine is doing the exercises in the morning, and she said it energizes her for the day, and makes that "I've done something today already" feeling.

So, as the Saturday market kicked in under my window on Hauptplatz (Main Square), I decided to head out for a 30 min bike run. I like to include some variety to my rides if possible, and this time I took a path on the other side of the river, vs. I usually go.

Then I got further away, so I turned on the map to check where I'm heading, and looked for a circuit type of way back.

Then I arrived to a mountain, which was begging to be climbed.
Then I was in Weiz alrady, (15K approx from start), from where I new the road to home.

Then it became a 2h adventure.

It made me remember my time last year, when I made a similar trip with my bike. That was the time, when I started to do exercise. I mean exercise in general in my life, and I made a trip to Weiz. I was not exhausted that time, but it was the crown jewel exercise I made that week.

Now, a year later, a similar, longer ride, with hills, and some-off road, is just a fun thing to start the day.

How my perception of things can change.

Here's a hous that fulfills almost all my stereotypes of an Austrian house in the mountains. The only thing I miss is some grazing cows in the corner.
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KMICHA 6/30/2012 9:27PM

    Isn't that the way it goes sometimes? We think we'll go for 30 minutes or so and then we just keep on moving! Way to go! I love to exercise in the morning! It sets the tone for my whole day.

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KRISZTA11 6/30/2012 11:17AM

    A wonderful ride! : )

It is so hot here in Budapest too...
I always do my exercise in the morning, but tomorrow it should run at dawn if I want enjoy it, instead of torturing myself in the heat.

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MARCIAC10 6/30/2012 8:47AM

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ZELLAZM 6/30/2012 8:20AM

    Wow, you practically burned a whole day's calorie ration! It is nice to look back and to see how our perspective on exercise and "dieting" has changed thanks to SP, isn't it! Pretty summer scene, complete with geraniums in the flower boxes!

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GETSTRONGRRR 6/30/2012 8:19AM

    That looks like a great place to ride! You've inspired me to get my bike out and do the same today....even if it gets over 100 degrees again!

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