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30 Day Challenge for Me

Old 08-16-20, 08:19 AM
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30 Day Challenge for Me

I'd been feeling sluggish lately and found myself weighing more than I ever have 251.3lb so decided to go for a bike ride. I went to get on my bike and found it dusty with two flat tires and the energy expended to pump them up left me winded. I've decided to challenge myself (and anybody interested) to riding a minimum of ten miles a day for the next 30 days. I'm two days in but will go 32 if anybody climbs aboard. I did ten miles yesterday and felt pretty good but got pretty tired in the afternoon, went out this morning and boy did my tail end hurt. Obviously I've been away from this too long and I'm starting from scratch but I'm gonna do it!! Who's with me?? No losers and everyones a winner so let's get out there and ride!!
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Old 08-16-20, 11:01 AM
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I'm in
starting today
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Old 08-16-20, 05:44 PM
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My wife made a good point by saying "What about folks that can't ride ten miles". She's absolutely right and if anybody feels excluded then I apologize, feel free to dive in at 5 or 2 or 1 or whatever you can manage. 30 days of working out is my goal to get back in the groove.
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Day 3 in the books!
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Day 3 in the books!
Good luck on your quest .
I’m on my 24th day straight with a 7.1 mile average . Had one 5.5 ride back in July , but had a 12.1 and a 10.2 mile rides mixed in there .
Have only miss one day since June 25th .
But my knees are wanting a day off .
I’ve gotten to the point where I feel like I need to ride even if it’s a short one .
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Old 08-17-20, 05:24 PM
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That's Awesome!! I'm really looking forward to getting through this.
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5 days in! My bike was pretty "creaky" today so I'll be playing with a little maintenance tonight. Working tomorrow at 9am so I'll be getting up pretty early to ride.
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Old 08-18-20, 11:53 AM
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Last day that I rode less than 10 mile was July 11, I was out of town.
As of yesterday I ridden 2 days of this challenge.
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That's awesome! looks like you're killing' it. Got the sixth day in this morning by getting up at 5:30. Found a loose pedal last night but hasn't solved all the noises.
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its feels real strange when I don't ride.
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That's the level I need to get back to! Day seven was a good ride this morning.
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Day 8 today, Hard to get to it but had a great ride when I got out there.
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Tomorrow will make 30 days straight riding for me for a total of 213.2 miles, plus whatever I ride tomorrow.
If I ride 6.8 miles tomorrow, that’ll give me 220 miles with an average of 7.33 .
Shortest ride was a 5.5 mile ride cut short by a rain shower . Longest was 12.1 miles .
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Originally Posted by cyclist2000 View Post
its feels real strange when I don't ride.
Thatís me .
Itís important to me to ride .
I have anxiety issues . If I ride , I usually have a better day .
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Day ten is done! Tough getting after it this morning but I got it!
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As of today, 7 days.

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I am picking up a new bicycle later today so starting Wednesday I too shall take the 30 day/10 miles a day challenge. My cycling has really dropped off during the beer virus due to all the public parks and washrooms all closed. But they are open again here.
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Today is my 30th straight day of riding and I rode 10.3 miles that gives me a total of 223.2 miles for my 30 day period.
7.44 Mile average
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Sounds like some folks are out tearing it up!! Great job!
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I got the challenge where I post on Instagram everything I eat. I try to lead a healthy lifestyle. And that is why I am embarrassed to show to people if I eat something bad.
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Nice challenge, I will hit the 310 miles easy but 10 a day is very difficult with work. I will try this however starting today....
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6.7 miles today , day 31
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Hit day eleven today. Not too hard as I had the day off as well as the next two. The work days where I have to get up at 5:30 definitely add difficulty.
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Well day one ride on the new bike was a mere seven miles. I kept having an issue shifting so I stopped and had family pick me up to bring bike back to the shoppe. Turns out the new bike has a bent derailleur hanger. Oh boy.
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