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Old 11-30-16, 04:33 PM
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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
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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