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Old 05-12-14, 04:04 AM   #1
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Average Speed Update

I am pretty happy.
I rode three centuries this week.
Tuesday training ride - flat to rolling hills - 169.76 km - average speed 22.1 kph. 12+ headwind for 40. 12+ tailwind for 40.
(this ride was a split century - 40+ mile out 40+ miles back, then a bike shop ride of around 20)
Day one TOSRV - nasty head to cross wind. 163.63 km, 21.45 kph.
Day two TOSRV - nice tail wind of 5-7 for the afternoon - 164.22 km- 23.00 kph.

That gives me a nice early season base line.


And of course, couple of beers at the end.
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Where were the photos taken?
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I took the liberty of converting metric to English for those that are metrically challenged.


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I am pretty happy.
I rode three centuries this week.
Tuesday training ride - flat to rolling hills - 169.76 km (105 miles) - average speed 22.1 kph (13.7 mph). 12+ headwind for 40. 12+ tailwind for 40.
(this ride was a split century - 40+ mile out 40+ miles back, then a bike shop ride of around 20)
Day one TOSRV - nasty head to cross wind. 163.63 km (101 miles) 21.45 kph (13.3 mph).
Day two TOSRV - nice tail wind of 5-7 for the afternoon - 164.22 km (101.8 miles)- 23.00 kph (14.3 mph).

That gives me a nice early season base line.


And of course, couple of beers (A couple beers in English = A couple of Beers in Metric) at the end.
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The mileage is certainly very nice, but I'm not sure average speed given all the variables provides very much information. How much climbing oes the TOSRV involve?
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The photos are from Plank's on High Street in Columbus Ohio. Great Pizza!
It is the unofficial finish line - and, of course, the cheering section to welcome the finishers.
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The mileage is certainly very nice, but I'm not sure average speed given all the variables provides very much information. How much climbing oes the TOSRV involve?
TOSRV, and I may be challenged by others, has one section of hills. It is probably a 10 mile section of the route between Chillicothe and Waverly. Other than that, it is either gentle climbs, or rolling hills. There is only 500 ft difference between Columbus and Chillicothe.
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