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October 2019 100 Miles/Km Thread - Is Autumn in the Air?

Old 10-01-19, 07:17 AM
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October 2019 100 Miles/Km Thread - Is Autumn in the Air?

Autumn is definitely not yet in the air here in North Texas. Itís still pretty much summer here.

Iím setting a goal of 900 miles this month. Iíve missed my last two goals, so weíll see. What say you all? Letís have your monthly goals if so inclined. If not, letís have a weather salad...lettuce know what the weather is like in your area.
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10/01 - 43.8 miles

MTD: 43.8 miles
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Traveling a bit this month, so goal will be 450 miles this month.
Have fun riding everyone.

YTD: 5148 miles
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10-01 8.5
MTD 8.5
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Autumn is supposed to hit Philly this weekend. As for now, forecast high of 92 tomorrow. Hoping to do my favorite local-ish three day tour starting Thursday. Long range forecast for that part of the world looks decent. Highs in the mid-60s. Lows in the mid 40s. Good camping weather. Just ordered some new long Johns.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Autumn is supposed to hit Philly this weekend. As for now, forecast high of 92 tomorrow. Hoping to do my favorite local-ish three day tour starting Thursday. Long range forecast for that part of the world looks decent. Highs in the mid-60s. Lows in the mid 40s. Good camping weather. Just ordered some new long Johns.
It hit 94 here today. Itís almost dark and has just now dropped below 90. This afternoon my wife mentioned something about lows in the 50ís next week. I highly doubt it, but will not complain one bit if that happens.

Edited to add that I just went and checked the 10 day forecast. Three days next week with lows in the mid fifties. Whoo hoo!
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October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles - started the month with a BANG! my longest ride in over 40 years! since I was a teenager...

October to date: 60.6 miles

2019 to date: 1576.7 miles

2019 goal: 2000 miles
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October 1 - 70.3 miles Hot sweaty work. Saw 85 degrees on a bank time/temp and it was raining lightly at the time as if it wasn't humid enough. I started late and got home 2 minutes before sunset. Mrs Good4u was unhappy and that is an understatement. Nine of the next ten days are forecast as true autumn weather.
October 70.3 miles
October Goal: 368.5 miles to get me to 2001 miles in 2019
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Man, you guys are off to a great start! I got 43 miles today and I feel like a slacker.
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I've done about 2,600 miles from April through September. I did 40 miles today. I usually hang it up by 2 weeks into October but I'm going to try and push it into November this year. I got a new bike and i'm really enjoying it. I was about 260 lb. on April 1 and I'm around 217lb.-220lb. now. Maybe I can hit 205 by the end of the month if I keep my riding up!

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10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles

MTD: 85.8 miles
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10-01 8.5
10-02 6.0
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still HOT here in Georgia. 83 this morning at 10:30 ,headed to 96 this afternoon. 99 tomorrow, 97 Friday .
Rain Monday and Tuesday before it finally cools off for a few days .

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0 miles so far. I may get a few commuting miles in tomorrow and then do a more extended ride on Saturday.

Next week's planned three-day route:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31234054?beta=false
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10/01 - 43.8 miles
10/02 - 42.0 miles
10/03 - 25.9 miles

MTD: 111.7 miles
GOAL: 900 miles

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0 miles so far. I may get a few commuting miles in tomorrow and then do a more extended ride on Saturday.

Next week's planned three-day route:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31234054?beta=false
Looks like a fun ride! Is that an out and back route, or a one-way route? Just curious if it's a one-way route how you get there or back.

Be safe and enjoy the ride!
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Looks like a fun ride! Is that an out and back route, or a one-way route? Just curious if it's a one-way route how you get there or back.

Be safe and enjoy the ride!
Thanks. One way ride. Believe it or not, Avis offers one-way rentals to Port Jervis, NY. I always splurge for an SUV so I don't have to take my bike apart. There are a couple of campgrounds near town where I can spend Wednesday night. I'll start riding Thursday. Relatively short day to a beautiful campground along the river. Saw a young bear cub when I stayed there last year during a tour home from Vermont.
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going to check out a Rockhopper today .
thought I might try some dirt
edit: Rockhopper on the way

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Thanks. One way ride. Believe it or not, Avis offers one-way rentals to Port Jervis, NY. I always splurge for an SUV so I don't have to take my bike apart. There are a couple of campgrounds near town where I can spend Wednesday night. I'll start riding Thursday. Relatively short day to a beautiful campground along the river. Saw a young bear cub when I stayed there last year during a tour home from Vermont.
That sounds absolutely perfect!
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October Goal: 275 miles

October 1 - 60.6 miles
October 3 - 10.3 miles - after a big ride to start the month, I missed a day yesterday then darkness and bugs chased me in early tonight...

October to date: 70.9 miles

2019 to date: 1586.7 miles

2019 goal: 2000 miles
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October - 81.4 miles

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10/02 - 42.0 miles
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Back on the bike! 150 goal for October again

10/4 10.36

Oct to date 10.36
YTD 1327.16
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October 1 - 70.3 miles
October 3 - 11.1
October 4 - 35.5

October - 116.9 miles

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MTD: 180.0 miles
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