12 minute warm weather riding reminder

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Mikael
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12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by Mikael » Tue Feb 05, 2019 9:37 pm

Hi all,
This cold is dampening my enthusiasm at 5:30 in the morning. Judging by my Strava feed I am not alone in feeling this way. The video below reminds me of riding in shorts and short sleeves. Maybe it will warm you up a bit.
It was made by Sylvain St-Denis and shows two days of riding in Argentina and Chile. It features Christ the Redeemer, Sylvain and a lesser known TSC member.

Mikael


https://youtu.be/VaIUTy0hteg

Claire
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Re: 12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by Claire » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:01 am

Very cool looking trip, Mikael! I will admit, trudging on foot up a steep and sandy road is not too enticing, but I trust you were redeemed at the summit and I sure do envy the opportunity to pedal bikes in a beautiful, sunny foreign land. I'd love to hear more over coffee one day.

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Lister Farrar
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Re: 12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by Lister Farrar » Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:28 pm

Very cool trip Mikael. I bet that beer in Santiago tasted good.

I noted the soundtrack included “Going to be Wounderful (sic)”. Glad that didn’t come true. ;)
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Re: 12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by Bosie » Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:17 pm

Very cool trip Mikael.

Im very jealous.

Glad you made it back in one piece.
Craig B.

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Re: 12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by roadflasj » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:16 am

So cool to see a TS jersey and a familiar face halfway around the world. Beautiful terrain and great company to share the adventure with. Thanks for posting.
Kenji Jackson

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Re: 12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by Rolf » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:34 pm

If you'd like to see more images from Mikael's incredible trip, there is a dedicated gallery on the TS Photos site at this link. [Password: "coffee"]

Given Mikael's notable humility, I should point out that I created this gallery by stealing Mikael's photos off Strava and then subsequently obtaining his permission to share. :twisted: (I'm hoping you add some more, Mikael. When you aren't changing nappies etc.)

[This gallery isn't the first to present a member's cycling-related travels. Last year we enjoyed Andrew's trip to the UCI World's Masters in Varese, Italy. If you go on a bike trip and have some pics to share, please get in touch (Wallaces? Tenerife?) As Kenji said above: it's very cool to see the TS jersey reprezenting abroad!]

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Re: 12 minute warm weather riding reminder

Post by myboys » Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:45 pm

I missed this when it was originally posted, and just sat and watched it twice. What. A. Trip. Absolutely stunning views. And that climb! Mikael, I would love to go just for the views.

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