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Old 07-27-02, 12:22 AM   #1
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5,000km in exactly 3 months.

It is three months to the day since I purchased this bike. Today I clocked my 5,000th km. Today's 182km ride was also a fitting way to reach such a milestone if I do say so myself.

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Old 07-27-02, 12:53 AM   #2
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Congrats on a great feat. That is an incredible number to reach.

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Old 07-27-02, 04:42 AM   #3
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Wow, that's some major mileage, even if you do use the wrong measurement unit , it's still huge, congrats!
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Old 07-27-02, 07:20 AM   #4
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good on ya.
I'm guessing its cause you took that little
vacation from BF. . .

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Old 07-27-02, 04:28 PM   #5
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What can I say? I guess I'm an addict. The more I ride, the more I want to ride.

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Old 07-27-02, 04:54 PM   #6
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Old 07-27-02, 05:16 PM   #7
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Dang, that's a lot of miles!! I'll probably do 4000 miles this year. 99% commuting. You're on a run rate to do 3x that, maybe more. How do you find the time? Whatever, it's impressive.
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Old 07-28-02, 03:30 AM   #8
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Dang, that's a lot of miles!! I'll probably do 4000 miles this year. 99% commuting. You're on a run rate to do 3x that, maybe more. How do you find the time?
Actually, my biggest problem is finding time for doing other things. It's not easy to fit in things like household chores (and around 3,300 BF posts) around all that riding. I have noticed that when one lives alone, housework tends not to do itself.
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Old 07-28-02, 06:59 AM   #9
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Congrats, Chris! Tha6's quite a feat. Since May 1, my distance has been...

May: 1723.08 km
June: 1678.1 km
July: 1506.68

TOTAL: 4907.86 km

I'll let you know if I manage to get 92.14 km by the end of the month [very likely, in fact].
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Actually, my biggest problem is finding time for doing other things....
I hope one day to do a tour across the US where I can rack up some serious, serious miles. That's my big goal.
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Old 07-28-02, 11:14 AM   #11
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Congrats Chris.

My miles this year have been slim, but here is the break down:

April: 134 miles
May: 234 miles
June: 337 miles
July: 1037 miles
Aug: ????
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Wow, that's some major mileage, even if you do use the wrong measurement unit , it's still huge, congrats!
Yea, I had to figure out how many miles per day that works out to.

That's pretty good! Congratulations.

What's that in furlongs? Or leagues? I know one thing: 5,000km is a heck of a lot of barleycorns.

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Old 07-28-02, 09:05 PM   #13
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Congrats Chris.

My miles this year have been slim, but here is the break down:

April: 134 miles
May: 234 miles
June: 337 miles
July: 1037 miles
Aug: ????
That July total is looking pretty spanky right now.
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