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March 2023 100+ Miles/km Thread

Old 03-13-23, 09:19 PM
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March Goal: 240 miles

3/1 - 12.0 miles (Trek FX2)
3/4 - 17.4 miles (Trek FX2)
3/5 - 10.4 miles (Trek FX2)

3/12 - 22.5 miles (Fuji)

March Total to Date: 62.2 miles

I am WAY behind for March, but cranked out 22 miles on Sunday and looking to add another 100 over the next 5 or 6 days.


2023 total to date: 429.9 miles
2023 Goal: 2,000 miles

All my miles are outdoor miles.
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Just got back from vacation and gained too much weight, Goal is 250 miles.

3/14 - 50 miles
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March Goal: 240 miles

3/1 - 12.0 miles (Trek FX2)
3/4 - 17.4 miles (Trek FX2)
3/5 - 10.4 miles (Trek FX2)

3/12 - 22.5 miles (Fuji)
3/14 - 40.6 miles (Fuji)


My longest ride so far in 2023 - previous best was 36 miles.

March Total to Date: 102.8 miles

2023 total to date: 470.5 miles
2023 Goal: 2,000 miles

All my miles are outdoor miles.
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3/1 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/3 - 17.9 mi Zwift
3/5 - 14.2 mi Zwift
3/6 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/7 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/8 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/9 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/10 - 11.2 mi Zwift
3/12 - 12.6 mi Zwift
3/13 - 17.6 mi Zwift
3/15 - 16.2 mi Zwift


Mar Goal: 250 miles
MTD: 157.6 miles
2023 Goal: 2500 miles
YTD: 457.5 miles

Looking forward to warmer weather tomorrow and getting outside for a change.
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still adjusting to all this rain in Socal, think I'd be a pro by now after 4 months of wet weekends. Finally got a working rear fender, so kit rear has been clean and mostly dry! Got to try some columbia hiking waterproof pants, they work great other than looking like MC Hammer

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Fickle weather in Mid-Atlantic. So mix of indoor and few outdoor rides so far. And a work trip this week.

MTD 124 miles
Goal 250 miles
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Old 03-16-23, 07:06 PM
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3/1 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/3 - 17.9 mi Zwift
3/5 - 14.2 mi Zwift
3/6 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/7 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/8 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/9 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/10 - 11.2 mi Zwift
3/12 - 12.6 mi Zwift
3/13 - 17.6 mi Zwift
3/15 - 16.2 mi Zwift
3/16 - 17.3 mi Zwift


Mar Goal: 250 miles
MTD: 174.9 miles
2023 Goal: 2500 miles
YTD: 474.8 miles
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March Goal: 240 miles

3/1 - 12.0 miles (Trek FX2)
3/4 - 17.4 miles (Trek FX2)
3/5 - 10.4 miles (Trek FX2)

3/12 - 22.5 miles (Fuji)
3/14 - 40.6 miles (Fuji)
3/16 - 33.0 miles (Fuji)


March Total to Date: 135.8 miles

2023 total to date: 503.5 miles
2023 Goal: 2,000 miles

All my miles are outdoor miles.
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March Goal: 150 miles
3/3: 17.3
3/5: 17.3
3/10: 17.3
3/11: 17.3
3/12: 17.3
3/16: 17.3

MTD: 103.8
YTD: 428.7

We lucked out with the Nor'easter here on the coast. We had about 3 inches of rain and a half-inch of snow. But places in central Mass (maybe 50 miles west of here) got 30 inches of snow.

Did my first ride with dedicated cycling shoes today. Had always used sneakers/running shoes with fairly soft soles that get ripped up by the pins. Bought a pair if these Five Ten Freerider shoes on Amazon (Five Ten Freeriders ). Seem to be good shoes, we'll see how durable. I wouldn't have paid $80 though, I managed to get them for about $50.

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Originally Posted by beng1
Making mileage a goal and yardstick of cycling success is lame, use fun instead.
As the thread title suggests, your mileage may vary. A mile is longer than a km, so on average there is more fun to be had per mile than per km. Yet, we don't discriminate here in the Bik Forumz. Just substitute the word fun for "Miles/km" in the thread title and you are good to go!

To highlight our inclusiveness, maybe next month the thread title should be "April 2023 100+ Funz Thread."
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03/01 - 32.6 miles
03/02 - 43.5 miles
03/06 - 31.7 miles
03/07 - 33.3 miles
03/08 - 11.6 miles
03/09 - 11.8 miles
03/11 - 10.1 miles
03/12 - 11.6 miles
03/14 - 15.2 miles
03/15 - 12.3 miles
03/16 - 20.1 miles

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this week 81kms, 152 mtd, 630 ytd
-1 lb this week, -3 mtd, -13.4 ytd

Not a bad week for me. Had my sutures out, sleeping and feeling better. Weather's nice.

Most positive thing is I'm under 200 lbs this week. It's slow going but I hope to keep it up.
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3/1 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/3 - 17.9 mi Zwift
3/5 - 14.2 mi Zwift
3/6 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/7 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/8 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/9 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/10 - 11.2 mi Zwift
3/12 - 12.6 mi Zwift
3/13 - 17.6 mi Zwift
3/15 - 16.2 mi Zwift
3/16 - 17.3 mi Zwift
3/20 - 15 mi Zwift


Mar Goal: 250 miles
MTD: 189.9 miles
2023 Goal: 2500 miles
YTD: 489.8 miles
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March is not an outdoor riding month for me and Iím not set up on Zwift.
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Saturday's Solvang Double Century helped me get a monthly miles boost. Lucky it was dry and mild winds. Long solo day though
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Fickle weather in Mid-Atlantic. So mix of indoor and few outdoor rides so far. And a work trip this week.

MTD 124 miles
Goal 250 miles
ugh, 3 day work trip last week. 150 miles as of 3/20. 100 to go in 10-11 days. Can do!
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March Goal: 150 miles
3/3: 17.3
3/5: 17.3
3/10: 17.3
3/11: 17.3
3/12: 17.3
3/16: 17.3
3/20: 17.3

MTD: 121.1
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Yay, Spring!!

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Goal is 250 miles.

3/14 - 50 miles
3/15 - 53
3/16 - 21
3/18 - 26
3/19 - 11
3/20 - 42

MTD: 203 miles
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03/01 - 32.6 miles
03/02 - 43.5 miles
03/06 - 31.7 miles
03/07 - 33.3 miles
03/08 - 11.6 miles
03/09 - 11.8 miles
03/11 - 10.1 miles
03/12 - 11.6 miles
03/14 - 15.2 miles
03/15 - 12.3 miles
03/16 - 20.1 miles
03/19 - 19.8 miles
03/21 - 10.3 miles
03/22 - 40.2 miles

MTD: 304.1 miles
GOAL: 300 miles

Goal for the month met. Now let’s see if I can get another 100 or so before the end of the month. Took my longest single ride since the eye surgeries this morning. It's starting to feel fairly normal now other than the lost vision. Next eye surgery installment next Tuesday.

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3/1 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/3 - 17.9 mi Zwift
3/5 - 14.2 mi Zwift
3/6 - 14.3 mi Commute
3/7 - 12.5 mi Zwift
3/8 - 12.5 mi Zwift
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3/12 - 12.6 mi Zwift
3/13 - 17.6 mi Zwift
3/15 - 16.2 mi Zwift
3/16 - 17.3 mi Zwift
3/20 - 15 mi Zwift
3/21 - 18.7 mi Zwift
3/22 - 14.3 mi Commute


Mar Goal: 250 miles
MTD: 222.9 miles
2023 Goal: 2500 miles
YTD: 522.8 miles
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March Goal: 150 miles
3/3: 17.3
3/5: 17.3
3/10: 17.3
3/11: 17.3
3/12: 17.3
3/16: 17.3
3/20: 17.3
3/22: 17.3

MTD: 138.4
YTD: 463.3

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Originally Posted by MattTheHat
Goal for the month met. Now let’s see if I can get another 100 or so before the end of the month. Took my longest single ride since the eye surgeries this morning. It's starting to feel fairly normal now other than the lost vision. Next eye surgery installment next Tuesday.
Glad you've been able to get back on the road. Good luck with your next surgery. What is the prognosis, will you regain normal vision?

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No milage goal set but started the month with 700 miles for the year on the odometer and yesterday was at 1130 miles. Two flats so far in March.
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Originally Posted by msalvetti
Glad you've been able to get back on the road. Good luck with your next surgery. What is the prognosis, will you regain normal vision?

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Thanks for the good wishes. I had a retina tear that got a laser repair. The following week I had a fairly minor detachment in another part of the retina, so that was the second surgery. Since I was leaving for England the following week they put in silicon oil instead of the more common gas bubble since you canít fly with that. The surgery next week is to remove the silicon oil. Is ion is apparently not good with the air bubble but gets better daily as the air bubble slowly dissipates. After a week or so the vision should get back to better than what I have right now. But my understanding is that it wonít get back to before the detachment.

And then a cataract forms from the surgery. The surgeon is expecting Iíll need cataract surgery before the end of the year. Hopefully when itís all said and done my vision will be fairly normal, though probably not as keen as before.
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03/01 - 32.6 miles
03/02 - 43.5 miles
03/06 - 31.7 miles
03/07 - 33.3 miles
03/08 - 11.6 miles
03/09 - 11.8 miles
03/11 - 10.1 miles
03/12 - 11.6 miles
03/14 - 15.2 miles
03/15 - 12.3 miles
03/16 - 20.1 miles
03/19 - 19.8 miles
03/21 - 10.3 miles
03/22 - 40.2 miles
03/23 - 33.4 miles

MTD: 337.5 miles
GOAL: 300 miles
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