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Terminal Velocity

My lunch bike ride has some hills1 at its northeast corner. At the top of Cedar Mills Blvd is a 40 mph sign. Challenge accepted!

Yesterday, as I crested the hill, I cranked to 20 mph,2 tucked, and coasted. At the Barnes Road signal, I checked my max speed: 37.2 mph. Close, but this ain’t horseshoes! :-(

For now, I’ll have to be content knowing I can speed3 in 20 mph school zones.


  1. As this route ends where it starts, I earn that downhill. 
  2. That’s about the limit for Sage. She’s not geared for high speeds. 
  3. Though barely… 

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