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July 100+ miles/kilometers thread...into the heat

Old 07-01-18, 02:18 PM
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July 100+ miles/kilometers thread...into the heat

I'll start it out this month

Goal 500 miles this month, and 100 per week.

No miles today.
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Go for it! I’m impressed!
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400 miles plus gym time. goal only 5 down days

7/01 20.3
7/02 gym
7/03 treadmill 2.2 miles
7/04 20.3

MTD: 40.6

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July Goal: 250 miles

7/1 - 25.2 miles

July total: 25.2 miles

Goal for year (July 1 - June 30) - 2000 miles
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My July goal is 200 miles. I am upping my self-imposed daily limit from 12 to 25 over the course of the month.

7/2 - 11.9 miles

July MTD - 11.9 miles
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July Goal: 250 miles

7/1 - 25.2 miles
7/2 - 15.0 miles

July total: 40.2 miles

Goal for year (July 1 - June 30) - 2000 miles
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Goal is 300 miles ...

7/3 - 18 miles

Total: 18 miles
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So hot and windier than I prefer. The wind doesn't really help due to humidity and heat index. If I can do 600 miles I'll be happy.

07/02: 31.51 mi @ 14.7 mph
07/03: 41.68 mi @ 14.3 mph
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7/1 - 25 miles
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Goal 500 miles
7/2 - 21 miles
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July 1st. 14.5 miles, 14.5 average
July 2nd. 19.3 miles. 15.1 average
July 4th. 12.1 miles, 15.3 average
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July Goal: 250 miles

7/1 - 25.2 miles
7/2 - 15.0 miles
7/4 - 40.4 miles - my longest ride in over 40 years

July total: 80.6 miles

Goal for year (July 1 - June 30) - 2000 miles
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July goal is 200 miles. I am upping my self-imposed daily limit from 12 to 25 over the course of July.

7/2 - 11.9 miles
7/4 - 15.0 before the heat hit

July MTD - 26.9 miles
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Originally Posted by Rje58 View Post
July Goal: 250 miles

7/1 - 25.2 miles
7/2 - 15.0 miles
7/4 - 40.4 miles - my longest ride in over 40 years

July total: 80.6 miles

Goal for year (July 1 - June 30) - 2000 miles
Congrats on the long ride! I was wringing wet with sweat after my 12 miler this morning. Not sure if itís a reflection of the high humidity or being out of shape. You did good!
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Thank you! It was only around 73 degrees when I started my ride at 8:15 a.m. this morning, but it was sunny and well into the 80s when I finished. I was definitely sweating! I drank four or five bottles of water, and ate five or six GU chews and a GU gel along the way. Had a banana for breakfast.

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Congrats on the long ride! I was wringing wet with sweat after my 12 miler this morning. Not sure if itís a reflection of the high humidity or being out of shape. You did good!
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Old 07-04-18, 07:46 PM
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Goal 500 miles
7/2 - 21 miles
7/4 - 32

MTD: 53
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7/3 - 18 miles
7/5 - 13 miles

Total: 31 miles
Goal: 300 miles
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July goal is 200 miles.Self-imposed daily limit of 25 miles per day.

7/2 - 11.9 miles
7/4 - 15.0
7/5 - 14.8 Nothing felt right this morning. Legs tired. Chafing. Too humid. Low energy.

July MTD - 41.7 miles
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7/1 - 25.2 miles
7/2 - 15.0 miles
7/4 - 40.4 miles - my longest ride in over 40 years
7/5 - 10.1 miles - the bugs and the rain chased me indoors tonight

July total: 90.7 miles

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7/1 - 25 miles
7/5 - 43 miles
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I'm not running a bike computer these days, so I'm just going by time rather than distance. Lately I'm doing 2.5 hours (give or take 15 mins) nearly everyday, on a mtn bike with 1.75" road tires, in rural paved hills. This morning, my bathroom scale showed me at my lowest weight yet, in the year I've been on this weight loss campaign (a shade over 190lbs, from a starting weight of 255, late June '17 !!!)
I hit the gym for an hour about every 4th day, and their nicer digital scale shows me about 5 pounds heavier than my bathroom scale, but either way, I'd like to scrape off maybe 10 more pounds, which shouldn't be a problem with 2 months of summer, and our long fall riding season ahead.
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Outstanding for all of you ! Just pedal .....just pedal !
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7/1 - 25.2 miles
7/2 - 15.0 miles
7/4 - 40.4 miles - my longest ride in over 40 years
7/5 - 10.1 miles - the bugs and the rain chased me indoors tonight
7/6 - 10.6 miles

July total: 101.3 miles

Goal for year (July 1 - June 30) - 2000 miles
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July goal is 200 miles.Self-imposed daily limit of 25 miles per day.

7/2 - 11.9 miles
7/4 - 15.0
7/5 - 14.8
7/7 - 13.1

July MTD - 54.8 miles
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