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    June and July - About How Many Days Per Week Are You On A Bicycle?

    On the average during June and July - about How Many Days Per Week Are You On A Bicycle? I'm not discussing how many miles, just how many days - forget the mileage if you can - are you on a bicycle in the average week.
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    every day,(unless it's raining)Bud

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    Five days a week -- I ride to and from work whenever it is not a holiday. Last weekend, we were on a small island without rental cars, so we rode on Saturdsy, Sunday and Monday as well.


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    I'd say about four days per week on average.
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    I was on the road 13 times in June, but just once so far in July. Today was my day to ride and I was just too tired. Dang chronic fatigue.

    How about average speeds? Mine is really really high, you know.

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    every day!And also in my dreams!

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    On the bike riding at least 5 out of 7 days.
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    Six out of seven. I "force" myself to take a rest day each week. I have difficulty with "recovery rides". I start out OK, but eventually push too hard. So, one day off per week helps make sure that recovery occurs.
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    I'm on a bike every day of the week because it's my principle transportation. I train 5 days a week.
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    24 riding days from 6/7 to 7/4. Mostly due to really nice weather, not too hot in NYC and very little rain (1 or 2 days ?). 6 days per week and I forced a day off each week as recovery.

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    I try to ride every day to work but that is so short I won't count those rides. So 5 days would be my normal routine this time of year.
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    Six. Only two more than in winter.

    I really, really, really need a rest day every week, so I take one every week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclinfool View Post
    I try to ride every day to work but that is so short I won't count those rides. So 5 days would be my normal routine this time of year.
    But the rules are "Don't worry about mileage." - and you are worried about too short of a mileage. For shame

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    Quote Originally Posted by DnvrFox View Post
    But the rules are "Don't worry about mileage." - and you are worried about too short of a mileage. For shame
    Ok - say 6 days/week on average.
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    3 to 4 times a week on the average.

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    17 day in June. 5 so far for July.
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    5 to 6 days per week in June/July. Wednesday evening is choir rehearsal, so no ride, and sometimes I'll lay up sorry on Friday if I have a big ride planned on Saturday.

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    7 days no matter the month.

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    Tryin' to work up to 5 to 6 days per week. My bike log doesn't lie - 15 days in June with some weeks better than others. Planning to get up and out early tomorrow AM - missed the last two days due to excessive heat warnings in the NE.

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    Ciocc on the wind trainer plus air-conditioning equals three times a week. Trying to ride outdoors in south Louisiana when the heat index is over 105F and the humidity is at least 100 percent equals "death wish".
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldster View Post
    every day,(unless it's raining)Bud
    +1

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    About 5. Except when travel, work or weather get in the way. I was off the bike for 3 days straight earlier this week. That kinda hurt.

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    Except for when I'm on vacation, it's a minimum of five days per week.

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