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Originally Posted by one4smoke View Post
On average, how many miles do you ride per year?
Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
6.02x10^23.
Avagadro's number, in miles?

In reply to the OP's question, I recently posted:
Originally Posted by Wileyrat View Post
…I can set a mileage goal for the year, and my computer will tell me if I hit it or not. I don't need a note thumbtacked to the wall to remember what my goal is.
Originally Posted by Jim from Boston View Post
To each his own, but I’m a data wonk, and I find a graphic chart of my mileage-to-date to be a satisfying and effective motivator.

My annual goal as a busy professional and family man is 5000 road miles per year nearly entirely by commuting (no mountain biking), never attained. My current miles-to-date are at least 2700 miles (since some short trips are not recorded and some trips are estimates). For reference, I have considered a hard core cyclist (and one probably less encumbered) does 10,000 miles per year.

On my spread sheet, I have a field entitled “excuses,” most often working late, and a bout of plantar fasciitis this fall.



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