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Old 07-23-10, 04:48 AM   #26
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Old 07-23-10, 04:49 AM   #27
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Wait...what was the question again?
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Old 07-23-10, 05:42 AM   #28
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I'm to slo for this kind of challenge...
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Old 07-23-10, 06:18 AM   #29
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Retro Grouch: what I have never been able th figure out--somebody said Pi r square. I have always thought Pi r round.
My wife made the square one.
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Old 07-23-10, 06:22 AM   #30
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From average speed to square pi's!

That's more than thread drift - that's bicycling in a gale!
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Old 07-23-10, 07:50 AM   #31
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An accountant would reply by closing the blinds, locking the door, and ask in a hushed voice, "what do you want your average speed to be?"
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Old 07-23-10, 07:51 AM   #32
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Pi at the end of a 30 mile ride, I'll go go for that.
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Old 07-23-10, 08:19 AM   #33
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Ahem:http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...y-s-assignment
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Old 07-23-10, 08:34 AM   #34
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Old 07-23-10, 11:27 AM   #35
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If I do a hefty search, I can find where I posed this same problem about 8 years ago, and before that on USENET bicycle groups.

So, THERE!!!

Besides, this is for 50+'rs, and our answers will likely be more mature.
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Old 07-23-10, 12:05 PM   #36
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Besides, this is for 50+'rs, and our answers will likely be more mature.
Not seeing that so far.
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Old 07-23-10, 12:20 PM   #37
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Not seeing that so far.

I don't have the answer, but this thread is too FUNNY!
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Old 07-23-10, 12:22 PM   #38
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I ride a MTB so my average is 8. There was a Cheesecake Factory across the street from PF Chang's so I did some serious carbo loading for tomorrow. How fast should I try to ride tomorrow Capt. Dnvr?
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Old 07-23-10, 12:35 PM   #39
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I know I saw that formula once. Now where was it?
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Old 07-23-10, 12:48 PM   #40
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21.45792 km/hr.
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10 miles at 20 mph = 30 minutes
10 miles at 10 mph = 60 minutes
tptal time is 90 minutes
total distance is 20 miles
Average speed is 13.333mph
What do I win? anything. I think I am not the first to guess this though.
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Old 07-23-10, 01:32 PM   #42
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10 miles at 20mph---Must be downhill.
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Old 07-23-10, 02:05 PM   #43
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Is this an African or a European swallow? And is it unladen?
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10 miles at 20 mph = 30 minutes
10 miles at 10 mph = 60 minutes
tptal time is 90 minutes
total distance is 20 miles
Average speed is 13.333mph
What do I win? anything. I think I am not the first to guess this though.
You win Lance Armstrong's jersey on this year's TdF, the one where he fell off the bike and lost all that time averaging 13.33 mph.
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But that will be one of the last Armstrong jerseys of the TdF so it could go for millions on E-Bay! LOL
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Old 07-23-10, 06:42 PM   #46
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Retro Grouch: what I have never been able th figure out--somebody said Pi r square. I have always thought Pi r round.
That's what you get for living so far from civilization. If you Google "Pies are square" you'll find a reference for Gina's in Wilton, Wisconsin along the Elroy - Sparta Trail. I know that's a long way from Northern California, but it'll be worth the ride. Be sure to allow some extra time for the ride home.
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Old 07-23-10, 07:05 PM   #47
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Retro: I'll have to add that to my list of places to visit when I retire and take up touring semi-full time!

P.S. There ARE some uncivilized people around here (mostly in pickups with wide mirrors).
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Remember the problem from jr. high school:
A train leaves New york heading west .....
Another train leaves LA heading east .....


If bike A is heading east and bike B is heading west then they will crash somewhere between Kansas City and Denver.
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Remember the problem from jr. high school:
A train leaves New york heading west .....
Another train leaves LA heading east .....


If bike A is heading east and bike B is heading west then they will crash somewhere between Kansas City and Denver.
If Bike A is ridden by jppe and Bike B is ridden by DnvrFox, they will crash just outside of Washington, DC
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