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August 2021 100+ Miles/km Thread

Old 08-27-21, 11:27 AM
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August goal........220 miles

8-31 20.58 miles
8-30 14.20 miles
8-27. 16.87 miles. reached my goal of 220 miles but still have a few days to ride
8-25. 16.08 miles
8-24. 14.58 miles
8-23. 17.78 miles
8-22. 10.91 miles
8-20. 13.25 miles
8-18. 20.79 miles
8-16. 10.48 miles
8-15. 13.26 miles
8-13. 10.35 miles
8-11. 13.24 miles
8-9. 20.42 miles
8-6. 18.05 miles
8-2. 14.93 miles
8-1. 18.00 miles


MTD. 264.57 miles
YTD. 1816.90 miles

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Old 08-27-21, 03:11 PM
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08/01 - 35.3 miles
08/02 - 32.7 miles
08/03 - 54.7 miles
08/04 - 35.2 miles
08/05 - 46.2 miles
08/06 - 34.3 miles
08/07 - 35.1 miles
08/08 - 35.4 miles
08/09 - 11.2 miles
08/10 - 29.5 miles
08/11 - 29.5 miles
08/12 - 30.1 miles
08/13 - 28.0 miles
08/23 - 34.2 miles
08/24 - 35.6 miles
08/25 - 34.2 miles
08/26 - 14.3 miles
08/27 - 32.8 miles

MTD: 588.1 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
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8/1 - 23.7
8/2 - 25.7
8/5 - 50.4
8/11 - 40.0
8/20 - 53.0
8/22 - 28.0
8/26 - 49.0
8/27 - 30.2

MTD: 297.0
August goal: 400 miles

Next Tuesday's route is 108 miles, if the weather holds and I can pull it off, 400 for August is pretty much in the bag.
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August Goal 100 on Single Speed Bikes
8-01 5.4 SS
8-02 10.3 SS
8-03 6.5 SS
8-04 6.2 SS
8-05 8.8 SS
8-06 7.4 SS
8-07 7.3 SS
8-08 8.3 SS
8-09 10.2 SS
8-10 5.2 SS
8-11 6.8 SS
8-12 8.4 SS
8-13 8.2 SS
8-14 6.2 SS
8-15 6.8 SS
8-16 10.9 SS
8-17 6.2 SS
8-18 8.2 SS
8-19 7.5 SS
8-20 7.0 SS
8-21 8.8 SS
8-22 8.5 SS
8-23 9.0 SS
8-24 6.3 SS
8-25 8.6 SS
8-26 6.4 SS
8-27 7.1 SS
8-28 7,8 SS

MTD 212.2
YTD 973.3
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Old 08-29-21, 06:41 AM
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08/01 - 35.3 miles
08/02 - 32.7 miles
08/03 - 54.7 miles
08/04 - 35.2 miles
08/05 - 46.2 miles
08/06 - 34.3 miles
08/07 - 35.1 miles
08/08 - 35.4 miles
08/09 - 11.2 miles
08/10 - 29.5 miles
08/11 - 29.5 miles
08/12 - 30.1 miles
08/13 - 28.0 miles
08/23 - 34.2 miles
08/24 - 35.6 miles
08/25 - 34.2 miles
08/26 - 14.3 miles
08/27 - 32.8 miles
08/28 - 29.3 miles
08/29 - 29.3 miles

MTD: 646.7 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
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Old 08-29-21, 09:11 AM
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August Goal 100 on Single Speed Bikes
8-01 5.4 SS
8-02 10.3 SS
8-03 6.5 SS
8-04 6.2 SS
8-05 8.8 SS
8-06 7.4 SS
8-07 7.3 SS
8-08 8.3 SS
8-09 10.2 SS
8-10 5.2 SS
8-11 6.8 SS
8-12 8.4 SS
8-13 8.2 SS
8-14 6.2 SS
8-15 6.8 SS
8-16 10.9 SS
8-17 6.2 SS
8-18 8.2 SS
8-19 7.5 SS
8-20 7.0 SS
8-21 8.8 SS
8-22 8.5 SS
8-23 9.0 SS
8-24 6.3 SS
8-25 8.6 SS
8-26 6.4 SS
8-27 7.1 SS
8-28 7.8 SS
8-29 8.4

MTD 220.6
YTD 981.7
After four weeks of riding single speed bikes , this morning I reversed the conversion on my Schwinn Crisscross, turning it back into a 1x8 .

The one time I rode the MUP on a SS , the hills were rough and I had to take more rests .
Now I just downshift into that 34 tooth gear in the back and spin .


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Old 08-30-21, 08:56 AM
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August Goal 100 on Single Speed Bikes
8-01 5.4 SS
8-02 10.3 SS
8-03 6.5 SS
8-04 6.2 SS
8-05 8.8 SS
8-06 7.4 SS
8-07 7.3 SS
8-08 8.3 SS
8-09 10.2 SS
8-10 5.2 SS
8-11 6.8 SS
8-12 8.4 SS
8-13 8.2 SS
8-14 6.2 SS
8-15 6.8 SS
8-16 10.9 SS
8-17 6.2 SS
8-18 8.2 SS
8-19 7.5 SS
8-20 7.0 SS
8-21 8.8 SS
8-22 8.5 SS
8-23 9.0 SS
8-24 6.3 SS
8-25 8.6 SS
8-26 6.4 SS
8-27 7.1 SS
8-28 7.8 SS
8-29 8.4
8-30 10.1

MTD 230.7
YTD 991.8
With the weather folks saying Ida will start raining on us tonight through Wednesday, today will probably wrap up the month for me .
But , I had a good month . My best so far , since Iíve been keeping a log of my rides . I beat last August by a half mile .
With the way this year started off , I didnít think Iíd get to ride this much .
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Old 08-30-21, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by kirby999 View Post
August Goal 100 on Single Speed Bikes
8-01 5.4 SS
8-02 10.3 SS
8-03 6.5 SS
8-04 6.2 SS
8-05 8.8 SS
8-06 7.4 SS
8-07 7.3 SS
8-08 8.3 SS
8-09 10.2 SS
8-10 5.2 SS
8-11 6.8 SS
8-12 8.4 SS
8-13 8.2 SS
8-14 6.2 SS
8-15 6.8 SS
8-16 10.9 SS
8-17 6.2 SS
8-18 8.2 SS
8-19 7.5 SS
8-20 7.0 SS
8-21 8.8 SS
8-22 8.5 SS
8-23 9.0 SS
8-24 6.3 SS
8-25 8.6 SS
8-26 6.4 SS
8-27 7.1 SS
8-28 7.8 SS
8-29 8.4
8-30 10.1

MTD 230.7
YTD 991.8
With the weather folks saying Ida will start raining on us tonight through Wednesday, today will probably wrap up the month for me .
But , I had a good month . My best so far , since Iíve been keeping a log of my rides . I beat last August by a half mile .
With the way this year started off , I didnít think Iíd get to ride this much .
you're kicking butt !! Be safe
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Old 08-30-21, 09:16 PM
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My goal was between 350 and 400, but I got super motivated to destress by my absolute hatred for a work project that got dumped on me when a guy quit without notice. The process and code are a complete pile of garbage and it will take me longer to figure out what he was trying to do versus just scraping it an starting from ground zero.

Anyway, that destressing has me at 505.6 miles MTD with 1 day left in Aug.
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08/01 - 35.3 miles
08/02 - 32.7 miles
08/03 - 54.7 miles
08/04 - 35.2 miles
08/05 - 46.2 miles
08/06 - 34.3 miles
08/07 - 35.1 miles
08/08 - 35.4 miles
08/09 - 11.2 miles
08/10 - 29.5 miles
08/11 - 29.5 miles
08/12 - 30.1 miles
08/13 - 28.0 miles
08/23 - 34.2 miles
08/24 - 35.6 miles
08/25 - 34.2 miles
08/26 - 14.3 miles
08/27 - 32.8 miles
08/28 - 29.3 miles
08/29 - 29.3 miles
08/31 - 30.0 miles

MTD: 676.7 miles
GOAL: 500 miles
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Set a goal for August of 600 miles; I had 25 rides for a total of 611 miles.
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Goal for August..... 220 miles

Finished August with 264.57 miles (8-31 20.58 miles)

MTD 264.57 miles
YTD. 1816.90 miles
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August Goal 100 on Single Speed Bikes
8-01 5.4 SS
8-02 10.3 SS
8-03 6.5 SS
8-04 6.2 SS
8-05 8.8 SS
8-06 7.4 SS
8-07 7.3 SS
8-08 8.3 SS
8-09 10.2 SS
8-10 5.2 SS
8-11 6.8 SS
8-12 8.4 SS
8-13 8.2 SS
8-14 6.2 SS
8-15 6.8 SS
8-16 10.9 SS
8-17 6.2 SS
8-18 8.2 SS
8-19 7.5 SS
8-20 7.0 SS
8-21 8.8 SS
8-22 8.5 SS
8-23 9.0 SS
8-24 6.3 SS
8-25 8.6 SS
8-26 6.4 SS
8-27 7.1 SS
8-28 7.8 SS
8-29 8.4
8-30 10.1
8-31 5.1 SS

MTD 235.8
YTD 996.9
Caught a break in the rain and got out on the SS MTB for a little wet road ride . Very windy and it was tough to ride for some reason . Maybe the pressure drop or the humidity. It was like riding against a wall. Maybe it was the time of day . Who knows ? 🤣
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8/1 - 23.7
8/2 - 25.7
8/5 - 50.4
8/11 - 40.0
8/20 - 53.0
8/22 - 28.0
8/26 - 49.0
8/27 - 30.2
8/31 - 107.1

MTD: 404.1
August goal: 400 miles

Popped a spoke at mile 92, had to open up the rear brake so the wheel would roll, tried hard not to need to make sudden stops the last 15 miles. Other than that it was a fun way to spend my birthday. MapMyRide said the route was 108, Strava said 107.1, I'll go with the lower of the two.
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Originally Posted by giffenf View Post
8/1 - 23.7
8/2 - 25.7
8/5 - 50.4
8/11 - 40.0
8/20 - 53.0
8/22 - 28.0
8/26 - 49.0
8/27 - 30.2
8/31 - 107.1

MTD: 404.1
August goal: 400 miles

Popped a spoke at mile 92, had to open up the rear brake so the wheel would roll, tried hard not to need to make sudden stops the last 15 miles. Other than that it was a fun way to spend my birthday. MapMyRide said the route was 108, Strava said 107.1, I'll go with the lower of the two.
dang what a way to end the month....happy B-day
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My goal was 220; stretch goal was 301. I rode between 247 & 248. I also signed up for a 400 km challenge on Strava. I beat my 220 mile goal, but missed the challenge by less than 2 km. I forgot about the Strava challenge; if I had remembered I would have ridden the additional 2 klicks. As it is, I'm sorry I missed the 400 km mark, but glad I rode 398 (km).

I crossed the 1000 mile mark on 8/29 for the 5th 1,000 mile year in a row. I hit 1,000 earlier this year than previous years, and I'm riding faster than in previous years, though I'm still slow. Since I don't do well in the cold any more, I figure my riding will be limited for the rest of 2021, so my goal for the year is 1,300 miles; for September it's 200, which is more than I've ridden in any September since 2000. The world may be falling apart, but my riding is going well....
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8/2 - 28.50
8/3 - 10.24
8/10 - 3.54
8/14 - 17.32
8/15 - 17.51
8/18 - 3.34
8/19 - 10.23
8/20 - 0.45
8/23 - 17.70
8/29 - 70.19
8/30 - 62.53
8/31 - 52.97
mtd - 294.52
ytd - 1186.09
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