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8/1/12 10:14 A

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I think the brain weasels are part of the reason I prefer loop rides: if I'm just doing an out-and-back, I can turn around anywhere and so get tempted to quit early. But if I'm doing a loop, I don't even stop to consider that I could just turn it into an out-and-back!

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7/31/12 5:30 A

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I almost always am riding TO somewhere, so I start with a particular route in mind. I love MISSG's "brain weasels" - I think that applies to me too.

Rebecca

He drew a circle that shut me out--
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle that took him in!
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7/30/12 3:58 P

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I love my odometer too! Mine was around 12 bucks and wasn't even the cheapest one they had. I think I ride longer with it, especially if I'm exploring new territory. I love seeing my miles rack up. :) I do have a regular mapped out route though but when I get tired of the scenery I use my odometer to make sure I don't get too far away from my car.

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7/30/12 9:51 A

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An odometer is definitely worth the investment. I love mine.

I think I definitely ride longer if I have a destination or at least a route in mind. I like a goal, and otherwise when I get a bit tired my brain weasels start telling me to turn around and head back.

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7/30/12 8:27 A

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I think I need to map out a route for longer days. I can do 8-10 miles without a route but it is hard to guess much farther than that. I need to get an odometer too. Currently I us my phone ap "RunKeeper" but don't look at it much so the battery lasts longer.

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7/29/12 11:53 P

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it all depends on what is happening with my day. what the heat is like and how much time i have available. i have a couple of set routes for my short days and a couple of routes for my long days.

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7/29/12 10:05 P

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Do you ride further with or without a predestined route?

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