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Old 02-03-09, 08:39 PM   #1
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Goals for February

I am working on setting goals for the month, having been off bike since November, until getting a trainer last week, numbers are currently fairly low, 117km, around 73 miles. Does anyone else set a goal for each month, and if so, how often do you meet or exceed your goal?

See my blog at the end of the month to see if I was successful or not....
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Old 02-04-09, 12:19 AM   #2
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i've set the goal for one month now and met it ... working on meeting the goal for this month now ... typicaly try to set it for a weekly goal... makes the monthly goal easier... at least so far
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Some of us have been starting threads about riding goals i.e. 300 mile a month, 500 mile a month. Maybe start one of your own, doing it as a group may help motivate you and others to work together. Even if it is to ride twice a week or something lighter.
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My February goal is to try to ditch the cane.
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My goal is to ride my bike to work every work day in February. But that's about it since I don't have a trainer yet and don't have a strong desire to do much recreational biking this time of year in these road conditions in the Boston area.
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My goals for February are to concentrate on weight-training and hiking. I don't expect to do any riding outside in February. At least, not THIS February.
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Mine seams simple but I would like to get about 30-40mins on the trainer 3 days a week its seams after 25mins I board out of my mind snd just want to get off the bike.
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I don't really have a monthly goal but 2009 goal includes 200 days on a bike, either trainer, spin class, or on road. So basically I have to be on th ebike 18 days of every month.
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For the first time I actually do have goals. This month I am increasing overall training stress built mainly upon LSD rides.
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My February goal is to try to ditch the cane.
Good luck with that.

Thanks to everyone for their replies. Last year, at this time, I carefully made a chart of goals for the year, it then rained about 5 days out of 7, once it quit snowing 5 days out of 7...... This continued through the spring, summer and fall. How I managed to get half what I did in 2007, really amazes me, I also failed the goal completely.

This years goal will be designed differently, in that I will set the goals on a monthly basis, so if life gets in the way, I can adjust the goals as we go....
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