Did you ride today?

Discussion in 'General Bike Discussion' started by John_V, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. Merlincustom

    Merlincustom Senior Member

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    I think it’ll be better this winter in the garage with the lights off on a 32 inch monitor.
     
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  2. John_V

    John_V Moderator Staff Member Mod Team Tavern Member

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    An easy 30 miles this morning dodging the drizzling. Finished the Virtual C2C ride this morning. I wonder if I can count it as an actual ride; which will give me 7 cross state rides total.
     
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  3. Merlincustom

    Merlincustom Senior Member

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    Counts.
     
  4. fpl1

    fpl1 Well-Known Member Tavern Member

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    Yep - count it.
     
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  5. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    I've added kilojoules to my ride screen on my Bolt( I keep a 5 sec avg of power at the top as my main display). So for a comparison last Sunday I rode 51 miles with 1486 kilojoules produced or maybe more correctly put expelled or used. Last night I rode 34 miles at a good tempo for me and had 1080 kj

    https://stagescycling.com/us/news/what-it-means-watts-to-kjs-to-kcals/

    The other I like to track is the move ratio, I was down a little yesterday from what I wanted/expected. I had somebody ask me once "Why did you stop pedaling?" GREAT question! :D Since 99% of my rides this year have been solo it's much easier to track as when you're on a group rides it's to easy to sit and recover.
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    If this year has done nothing for me it's made me a stronger but not necessarily a faster rider and that includes mentally. I rode in some winds and weather I would have generally passed on in the past.

    Maybe I should have posted this in some training section of the forum :D
     
  6. John_V

    John_V Moderator Staff Member Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Thanks to Sally, today makes two rained out days in a row with morning rains. Sun has come out twice but only stays out for about 10-15 min before it starts raining again. Forecast calls for rain throughout the entire day, again. :(
     
  7. Germanrazor

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    Sadly no! Had to get a Hep B booster due to low or no titers and the main reason......a dang hurricane blew rains up our way...lol
     
  8. John_V

    John_V Moderator Staff Member Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Didn't know how today's ride was going to turn out. Went to the oncologist on Wednesday and the blood test should lower red cell and hemoglobin numbers than my normally low numbers; thus today's ride name of "Ride to Anemia." Surprised that I did a full 40 miles without feeling any different than any previous ride since I've been back on the bike. It turned out to be a 27 mile solo ride before I came upon Frankie and he did the last 13 miles with me.
     
  9. Germanrazor

    Germanrazor Well-Known Member

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    Hope all is well my friend. I know labs can be a little misleading sometimes.
     
  10. Merlincustom

    Merlincustom Senior Member

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  11. Germanrazor

    Germanrazor Well-Known Member

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    Rode a quick 16.4 mile ride today with a mere 1550 feet in climbing for a cool morning ride at 55 degrees. Big change from the other day at 80 degrees. Sorry no pictures to post. On a pre-sprint my left foot came from the pedal and the pedal came back around and popped by left heel and felt like it cracked it! But I did not pull from the race...LOL
     
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  12. fpl1

    fpl1 Well-Known Member Tavern Member

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    Fall finally showed up today. Temps in the 50s when we rolled out. Wow what a difference dry and cooler air does for your ride. Did 89 mile shot 35 were solo and I’m not blown up like I was last weekend in the heat and humidity.
     
  13. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    ^ Just like a drag cars...errr any car :D Make more horsepower in the cooler air I guess in part because of air density :D
     
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  14. John_V

    John_V Moderator Staff Member Mod Team Tavern Member

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    No cool weather here in Florida. :( Rained on and off throughout the day, yesterday, so it was a no ride day. This morning was looking good, although very muggy, so I was excited to hit the road. Checked my WindAlert app and it took the wind out of my sail. 29-33 mph gusts. Just not ready for that after a two month hiatus.
     
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  15. Merlincustom

    Merlincustom Senior Member

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  16. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    ^ I'm taking it you're really dig'n the app and those rides?!
     
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  17. i12ride

    i12ride Spin Spin Spin Tavern Member

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    Love going out on the big heavy locomotive lead sled steam roller Stache and riding the same antic filled ride as usual then next ride just absolutely cutting loose and feelin 20 yrs younger on the Anthem X lightweight flickable better suspended and geared perfect lovin life machine. Yesterday was the superman feelin crazy blast on the Anthem X.......no time for pics, just shenanigans.
    Looks like maybe the yellow submarine might be gettin the midweek Beta flashflood ride if schools close and I has day off.....one can only hope o_O :D
     
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  18. Merlincustom

    Merlincustom Senior Member

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    Yeah, quite the collection of rides. The book is great too.
     
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  19. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    What is the book title?
     
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  20. Merlincustom

    Merlincustom Senior Member

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    Scroll up to #17150.
     
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