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Join Date: Nov 2010
Bikes: 2009 Specialized Rockhopper Comp Disc, 2009 Specialized Tricross Sport
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Originally Posted by Chitown_Mike
I watch a lot of youtube riders in the UK and I don't understand why they use KPH but talk about miles?
We're somewhere between imperial and metric. I prefer imperial myself but randonneuring uses metric so I set everything to metric and mentally convert to imperial on the fly.
Normally at least we'll use one or the other - kph and km, or miles and mph. Since I was riding to and from a brevet (in km) but prefer miles I mixed-n-matched a little. So I did a 100k brevet which was actually 120k and by the time I'd gone there and back it was 112 miles. If you prefer it was 180k all in
But I know what you mean. This was our first day above freezing since summer last year....ok that is an exaggeration but you get the point! I rode to work and was WAAAYYYYYY too over dressed...sweated my family jewels off!
When I set off I was considering wearing a warmer jersey, and by about 11am I was wondering if I should have worn a lighter jersey. On balance I think I made the best choice - I was hot for parts of the ride but opening the zip and letting the wind cool me on the descents was very nice
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