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Old 12-24-20, 06:50 AM
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2020 YTD mileage

Just completed 3000 Kmís for 2020 first year riding bought my bike in May. After a hip replacement (no more marathons) recommendation from my surgeon to not run. I am absolutely loving riding 60/40 groomed rail trail and road. Have been riding solo and am so looking forward in the near future to ride with a group. Wishing you all a happy and healthy 2021. Cheers
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Not sure the miles, but I got home safely from every ride in 2020. And added a couple to the group. Makes me smile..
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I have two local cycling friends that have topped 27,000 miles each for the year with 300+ activate riding days. I don’t ride as much as they do but when I do it’s about 50-60 miles per ride. Plus I walk 5-6 miles per day M-F playing golf. This time of year I enjoy 3 hour gravel rides.

I find it interesting that I’m riding less since I retired, and for sure I thought it would have been the opposite. I guess it’s because I now play golf so much. I enjoy a good balance of doing both. Maybe I could look at skipping playing golf a day or two and go ride. I’ve ridden the same days as I’ve played but it just takes some motivation to get dressed and back out the door.
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I used to do about 10,000 miles a year. About 1/2 of that in my commute, and the other half on pleasure rides.

This year? Hard to say (Iím not crazy about keeping track) but Iíd estimate maybe 2000-3000. Zero commuting and much fewer pleasure miles.

Yea ... itís been a crappy year.
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I'm a fair weather Rider. So when the Canadian winter sets in I'm done until the spring.
It's always "I didn't ride enough this year"....either on my bikes or VROD.
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From Strava:

Rides: 223
Time: 343 hours
Distance: 5.654 miles which does not include the velodrome or the trainer so maybe another 500 miles.
Elevation Gain:187,802 feet of climbing.

My wife and I have been doing team time trail on a local time trial course to try to keep racing skills sharp and use Strava to record times.

Happy Holidays!

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Currently have 7,152 road miles. Probably get another 50 or so before 1/1.
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Old 12-24-20, 03:43 PM
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7,143 today. Probably hit 7,250 by New Year's Eve if I do it right. 362,635' of climbing, 402.5 hrs. Slacker.
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Well I'm still working full time so can only get rides in, early morning, early evening or weekends and had the best year cycling ever, thanks to COVID 19 by not having to waste 2-3 hours a day commuting and having nothing better to do. That being said, I thought my numbers were pretty good until I read this post! ha ha

According to Strava, 170 hours, 3813 KMs' and I'll put a few more on before the end of the year.

​​​​daveton I'm not far from you and know exactly which rail trails you are riding on, which are great for cycling. I hope next year to ride the entire trail.
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I'm sitting at 8,355 with a week to go! Started cycling in June '17.

2017 (last 6 months) - 1,502
2018 - 3,755
2019 - 5,070

I may have peaked on annual mileage, though. I've ridden 203 times this year and am not planning to increase that by much as I also have work/church/family responsibilities.

Loving the cycling life!! :-)

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4545 miles
425,013 feet of climbing
201,928 calories burned
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As of today 6177 miles, 414,718 feet of ascent. A little more than half of my miles are trainer/Zwift. My outside rides are mainly in the hills. I will probably ride another 200 miles this year, all trainer.

This being my first real year riding I now have a better sense of what I want to accomplish and what I enjoy. It is tempting for me to say I'm going to ride more miles in 2021 but as I ponder my goals it might be more in line with fewer miles but more intensity. Still, I'm thrilled at what I have accomplished this year.

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Will hit 3300 during tomorrow's ride, best year ever. Retirement is a beautiful thing!
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Originally Posted by nesdog View Post
Retirement is a beautiful thing!
Yes it is!

I only estimate my road mileage, at least 5K miles but also lots of days on the mtb. Around 13 to 15 hours per week all total. Lots of climbing, at least 300,000 feet.
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I rode about 150 miles in 2019 after not riding for over fifty years. I started riding in may, got sick in July and didnít ride again until this March. I had trouble riding even five miles so got an ebike (Vado SL) in May.

Since then Iíve ridden 1425 miles and 47,000 of climbing. Not bad for an old beginner.
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3183 miles this year, riding. This is up from about 300 or so in 2019, so I'm calling it a win.

I do plan on knocking out a few more miles before the calendar turns.
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Too early to say for sure, as the Rapha Festive only started yesterday! Got in my annual Xmas Eve 100k, but there's a long ways to go.
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2560, mostly on tandem. Very little past three month due to health issues
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Since changing jobs a couple of years ago, with longer hours and a longer commute I've struggled to break 2000 miles a year. Working from home most of this year has freed up some ex-commuting time. I'm right at 2400 miles for the year.
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My norm in recent years has been in the 4,000 to 5,000 miles range.
2019 was first year of retirement - 5,000+ miles.
2020 has been first (!!) year of Covid - 4,100 miles as of today. About 300 days of riding, which is about 50 more days than my norm. Many 10 - 20 mile rides. Have ridden often with spouse. Very few rides longer than 35-40 miles, related to only 3 club/organized rides since start of covid stay-at-home orders. (Cycling allowed.)
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I'm 100 miles shy of 5,000 miles. That is double my mileage from 2019. My 2019 miles were double my 2018 miles, which was when I started riding regular again. I don't think the trend will continue. Turning 60 next month and planning 6,000 miles for 2021.

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I also am about 100 miles short of 5,000 miles for the year. That's my biggest mileage year ever. I started the year retired but when covid hit and the uncertainty with the economy in the mix, I thought I should get re-engaged with work if something came up. I ended up getting a position in mid-October. With several weeks of mild weather in late October and into November, I would have easily put in the extra miles to make it to 5,000. With 5 days left, short and colder days, and back to work, not sure if I'll quite make it. But, at 67 years old, I'm pleased to have had my best mileage year ever.
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I had a good year, only got to day ride from home and back. Best ride was 133.66 miles with my SA XL-RD5w, a double my age ride.
Rainy June and cold Oct. I did get a bonus 40 miles in Dec. on 3 rides out to A+W. Last year I went for a 2 month car drive with my CCM.

2020 >>>
954 miles >> Tour bike with Rohloff14, at 72 to 80 lbs.
1,764 miles > Same bike with SA XL-RD5w.
829 miles >> 1973 CCM with new 650B wheels, SA X-RD3, at 42 lbs + load.
3,547 miles total. With 8 centuries, one was the CCM.
2018 I went for a 98 day tour, a loop to Vancouver B.C, N. Oregon and home.
3,917 miles + 701 on the CCM = 4,618.

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Did a 40 mile ride today, now 150 miles short of 8000 for 2020. My previous high mile total was 6000 in 2017. I just looked at the extended forecast and it is looking pretty good for the last 4 days of 2020. My goal for 2020, a leap year, was 7320 miles, an average of 20 miles for everyday.
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