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      09-21-2021, 12:35 PM   #1145
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Jumping in on this thread, just picked up a "new to me" Trek Domane SL6 this weekend. I've only been riding for about a year. Have an older Trek FX 7.4 that I've been using. The upgrade feels like I went from a 25 year old pickup truck to my 340i. Looking forward to many miles on this bike in the coming years.
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Pleasant ride today in nice weather at 24c then fast journey back with the wind behind me.
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You ever check out the videos from Fulgaz? Lots of them are shot around southern England and Wales. Do a search by country and then click on the videos you want to watch. If you have a smart trainer in your house and a Fulgaz membership, you can "ride" these courses almost as if you were there. My Wahoo trainer is set up in front of a 46" 4k TV, so the point of view to the roads in the videos is perfect. When the rider in the video encounters a hill, it gets very hard to pedal for me, just as if I were on the hill. Just the opposite going downhill. I run Fulgaz on a 4k Apple TV box, but it's also Windows compatible.

https://fulgaz.com/fulgaz-rides/
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      09-22-2021, 05:54 AM   #1148
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You ever check out the videos from Fulgaz? Lots of them are shot around southern England and Wales. Do a search by country and then click on the videos you want to watch. If you have a smart trainer in your house and a Fulgaz membership, you can "ride" these courses almost as if you were there. My Wahoo trainer is set up in front of a 46" 4k TV, so the point of view to the roads in the videos is perfect. When the rider in the video encounters a hill, it gets very hard to pedal for me, just as if I were on the hill. Just the opposite going downhill. I run Fulgaz on a 4k Apple TV box, but it's also Windows compatible.

https://fulgaz.com/fulgaz-rides/
Thanks M_Six! I'll look into it, looks interesting.

When it comes to on the road I must admit I'm a bit of a lone wolf when it comes to riding and prefer to go at my own pace, with others I'm a bit impatient in trying to keep up with someone or slowing for them to catch up.
I got the riding bug from when at school and it's carried on since then, you tone your body to it and I go riding even when it's cold.

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Got 12 miles in today on the gravel bike (modded Crossrip) with new 700x38 tires. I wanted to do more, but the wind was ridiculous today.
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The wind was less annoying today and I was back on the Domane.
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