I live in a place with weather extremes, so I miss out on riding at least 2-3 months during the winter. (Every year I tell myself I'm going to ride an indoor trainer. That has yet to happen. I'd rather brave the weather and go hiking or skiing.) You're getting in some amazing miles in a short season!
I don't do a lot of organized rides. When I was a student, I couldn't afford to pony up the cash. I do more of them now that I have more disposible income, but I find I don't ride as well on an organized ride. Of course, if I lay off the cookies at the rest breaks, I'd probably do better.
Is there a cycling group in your area aimed at casual riders? That might be a good place to meet other riders. I keep thinking I'm going to find other people to ride with, but I'm kind of a loner. I ride harder with other riders, but I miss the peaceful meditation that comes with a long solo ride.
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