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Old 06-23-07, 10:16 PM   #1
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Holy Freakin Bovine!

Spinner Saturday just blew past last years 40,000 mile figure for the YEAR! We're at 41,096 miles in less than 6 months!

Is a 100K year possible?
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Spinner Saturday just blew past last years 40,000 mile figure for the YEAR! We're at 41,096 miles in less than 6 months!

Is a 100K year possible?
We were looking for 50,000 this year, how about we bump that to 80,000 since the year is half gone now....
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Old 06-23-07, 10:24 PM   #3
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We were looking for 50,000 this year, how about we bump that to 80,000 since the year is half gone now....
That's kinda what I'm thinking....

It'd be nice to hit that 100K mark though!
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Old 06-23-07, 10:27 PM   #4
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You can add me to the database. That'll help out a little. Where's SpokeApe? He'd probably join.
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Old 06-23-07, 10:34 PM   #5
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You can add me to the database. That'll help out a little. Where's SpokeApe? He'd probably join.
Happy to!

We turn in miles on Saturday evenings (A few are on a little different schedules as well, but 7 dYS data each week.). PM them to me and I'll add you to the database this week if you have miles to turn in!
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Oh you don't worry . I'll turn in a respectable first amount. Now I gotta get to sleep to start cranking some out in the morning.
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Oh you don't worry . I'll turn in a respectable first amount. Now I gotta get to sleep to start cranking some out in the morning.
Cool, then I'll add you for next week then, after this weeks publication!
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How many peeps are in the database now?
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Old 06-24-07, 05:23 AM   #9
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How many peeps are in the database now?
I'll have to do a count! 53!, 54 or 55 as of next week! Not all have been reporting though.
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I'll add my miles here shortly... but now that I discovered road (highway) riding, I predict my mileage will skyrocket. Gotta love 22mph averages!
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A quick note: It looks like we're going to top 10,000 miles for June as well! YEEEEEEEEEHAW!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sweet! I'll kick into gear this week to do my part
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I'm pretty new here, can you direct me to more details of this? If it's just a matter of sharing my mileage ridden on a regular basis I'd be more than happy to help nudge the numbers a little bit!

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2007 Spinner Saturday Miles thread: 97,529.1 miles on bicycles

PM me or report on the thread I have linked here each Saturday evening and I'll add you to the database. It's a bit of friendly competition, more against your previous self than against anyone else. I also track your saddle time if you wish to do that. Let me know.....
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Excellent, I'd love to participate. I can send you my year to date mileage up until last week if you will accept previous history, then I'll start sending my weekly mileage to you every Saturday evening going forward.
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Excellent, I'd love to participate. I can send you my year to date mileage up until last week if you will accept previous history, then I'll start sending my weekly mileage to you every Saturday evening going forward.
Let's start you fresh, otherwise I'll have to key in 26 weeks of data.....

I have no staff to do this for me, either.....
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No problem, I have the weeks totaled up but it's not that significant amount of miles anyway so starting with this week will be just fine. I'll just have to make my ride extra long tonight to try and impress you with my first week of mileage
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OK, you can add me, but don't expect much of a bump in your numbers.
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Cool! Looking forward to your participation! I don't care if you ride 1 mile a week or 300, either one is riding!
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No problem, I have the weeks totaled up but it's not that significant amount of miles anyway so starting with this week will be just fine. I'll just have to make my ride extra long tonight to try and impress you with my first week of mileage
If you look at the chart, you will find me, usually within the bottom 10 or so, and I am a relative (97kg) lightweight around here. It's one of the reasons I am a big fan of metric, weights appear smaller and distance appears longer..... Oh well the bike is calling from the blast furnace outside, so I think I will go away and ride now...
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It's the Spinner Saturday Database. See the Spinner Saturday thread at the top of the forum. If you'd like to join, I can add you in. You report miles each Saturday and there is the option of saddle hours as well. You can PM the miles to me or post in the above thread. Soon as you send me your miles, Saturday, I'll add you to the database.
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Is it miles for the week or just that saturday?
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For the week. I take it you're aboard then? Cool! Welcome!
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Please add me too. I hadn't really looked into it and seen what it was or I would have joined a couple weeks ago.
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