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Old 01-01-13, 10:08 AM
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How many miles did you ride in 2012?

I'm going to estimate mine at 5400 miles, of which maybe 2300 miles were on vintage bikes.

My records actually show 5256 miles total, of which 3071 were my daily commute, four short rides every work day on a modern folding bike, and 1572 from my monthly "century" --I managed to do at least one century every month but May, and a few extras. The rest --which isn't much-- were short fun rides. I didn't keep track of errands, trips to the store &c, all of which I do by bike if I can... so I'm guessing 5400 miles total.

This year will probably be less. My office moved in August, reducing my daily commute by 5 miles.
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3412. I'll do better this year.
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Not enough, it will be more in 2013.
I did drop 23 lbs. though.
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Estimated around 10,000. About 5000 miles commuting, 2200 miles in brevets, 1000 miles in double centuries, guessing about 2000 for fun and training rides on weekends. Plan to do better tracking next year.
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A little over 3000 - primarily all lunch time rides. I envy those of you that can commute by bike. It was a slow start and over half the miles came after July. All on C&V bikes - the newest I have is a 1996 Klein mtb.
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I didn't record all my miles so I can only guess around 4000 miles.

Officially logged
320Hours
3,056Miles




All on bikes made in the 20th century (that makes 'em all sound olde, don't it? )

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Old 01-01-13, 11:23 AM
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Not nearly enough! But between my activation/deployment of 3 months and back injury I think I did pretty good.
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Started cycling again in June so I only logged 904 miles. But I did get in 455 miles of running last year.
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I got my final 2012 report, I DID TERRIBLE, looking back:

2011 was 2118km (1 316) miles, best year since I started riding again....
2012 was 132km (82 miles), the worst year since 2006 when I picked up my bike in November, the weather went to pot the next day, and I think I got thrice around the block, before end of the year..... I picked up a cold at Xmas, and spent Xmas eve in the ER, where the doc confirmed, I have hernia, which I will need to get repaired this year....
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Just under 1100 recorded on my Trip Computer....when I remembered to turn it on, so a bit more than that, probably over half on the 87 Bridgestone.
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How many miles did you ride in 2012?

2200 miles logged. I would estimate 500 of those on my C&V bikes.
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Old 01-01-13, 12:10 PM
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Cranked out 3030 miles , all on the CAAD 9 . (Didn't want to get my CV bikes dirty)
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My best year ever:

5300 miles total

3090 on my De Rosa
981 commuting (mostly surly crosscheck ss)
remainder on Kelly, Cinelli and Bianchi

284 days riding (201 commuting)

16 metric centuries (I rode at least one metric century every month)
5 imperial centuries

I averaged just over 50 miles per ride when I wasn't commuting.

Super mild winter had a lot to do with better than normal totals.
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2300 miles. I started riding in april. i did lose 28 pounds though. hope to get close to 4000 this year
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Decent road miles considering the accident took 5-6 weeks of prime riding time from me.

I did a little over 2,200 with my regular group and solo rides.

I did another 900 tagging along with my wife's group over four months.

The biggest surprise was my estimate of a little over 600 on gravel roads and mtb trails.

...and then finally, another 500 + going on coffee shop, dinner rides, path rides around the lakes etc.

I also lost a fair amount of weight this last year, but the doctor is still concerned about high blood pressure, blood sugar levels and overall weight.

I met with a nutritition specialist last week and it looks like I have a steady daily regiman of salads heading my way for 2013.
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6571 recorded. My newest bike is a 93, my daily rider. Just got a 92 Paramount to end the year, and will put lots on that one in 13.
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I don't log, but as a ballpark, 6,000-7,000. 1,500 or so on topic.
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I don't log, but between my commute and the longer rides I can think of, that is about 2,500 miles. All on C&V as I don't own a newer bike.
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Approximately 7,498.7 miles (I'm sort of anal about recording rides). 6,072 of those miles on bikes built before Greg LeMond won his first Tour de France. About 2/3rds of the miles on my 1982 Trek 311 set up as a single speed.
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5742.9 miles. Would have made it to 6000 if my mountain bike and a large pine tree hadn't tried to occupy the same space at the same time. This knocked me out of service for about three weeks.
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Approximately 7,498.7 miles
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I have no idea how many miles I rode in 2012...
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Commuting/shopping/around town riding dropped from "daily" to zilch and riding
roadies dropped from twice/thrice a week to
naught when I moved to Jakarta. I don't have computers, but this year was great the first half and non-existant in the second half.
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11,946 I would have broken 12k, but I was sick the last two weeks of Dec. I also lost two weeks in Oct., again due to a bad cold.
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