MapMyGrrr

Observation:  Two technology frustrations in today’s ride.  First, I accidentally paused my MapMyRide app, so then I had to go back and re-do some sections.  Then, the same app kept shutting down, and I would have to restart it, which based on it being in my pocket, meant some big gaps.  I think the reason for the second problem was because of limited data space on my phone, so really both issues were my fault, but still made for a very frustrating (and repetitive) ride.

Distance:  22.45miles

D-Fact:  The Fisher Building, when built, called for more than 12,000 tons of steel; 350,000 cubic yards of concrete and marble; 1,800 bronze windows; 641 bronze elevator doors (inside and outside of the cars); 420 tons of bronze finishings; 46,000 square feet of concrete forms, 41,000 barrels of cement, 100,000 yards of sand and gravel and 1,275 miles of electrical and telephone wire and cable. With more than 325,000 square feet of exterior marble, the Fisher is the largest marble-clad commercial building in the world.

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