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Old 10-08-18, 05:49 PM
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Going for 6000 mi. this year. Have about 5100 now. Just ride approx 30-40 5 or 6 times a week, with an occasional metric thrown in. Did the Withlacoochee trail ride this past weekend.

I have other things I do also besides being retired. Eat breakfast first, then ride for 2-3 hours and then have all afternoon to do what I wish ( naps) lol
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Old 10-08-18, 07:00 PM
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I started riding in 08 and I broke 35,000 miles this year. Looking at 4000 so far. What I've found living in the NE. It's easier to go from cold to hot. Mid-40 degrees feel like summer in March after the preceding cold months. Going from 90 to 50 in late September, October is cold for me.
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Originally Posted by Baldy1953 View Post
Going for 6000 mi. this year. Have about 5100 now. Just ride approx 30-40 5 or 6 times a week, with an occasional metric thrown in. Did the Withlacoochee trail ride this past weekend.

I have other things I do also besides being retired. Eat breakfast first, then ride for 2-3 hours and then have all afternoon to do what I wish ( naps) lol
Hmm, I guess I better convene a meeting with my SO.
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Old 10-08-18, 10:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Gyro View Post
I started riding in 08 and I broke 35,000 miles this year. Looking at 4000 so far. What I've found living in the NE. It's easier to go from cold to hot.

Mid-40 degrees feel like summer in March after the preceding cold months. Going from 90 to 50 in late September, October is cold for me.
I agree with that transition, and I have posted:
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”What’s your max. of layers?”

My simple answer is four for the coldest I ride, down to about 10 F or so. However I think about dressing for a ride in terms not only of layers,but also materials. Over the years I have developed a system of six levels of cycling attire
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The “formula” I have adopted for dressing to ride is that over the years I have established a set of six levels of dress according to temperature, ranging from 1 to 6, according to intervals of temperature of about 10.

This list is particularly useful at the changes of seasons from Winter to Spring and from Summer to Fall, as I start to acclimate between the seasons.
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Old 10-09-18, 07:17 AM
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Last year it was 2000. This year it's gonna be some more.
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Old 10-09-18, 07:31 AM
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Last couple years have been steady in the 1800ish range. I've got other hobbies, I can't devote myself to any one endeavour, I get bored doing one thing exclusively.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
Honest question: why does anyone care about anyone else's annual mileage?
Not sure why. It's just interesting to read about how much time people spend on their hobbies. I'd probably find it interesting to hear how many miles that joggers run, or sets that tennis players play, or flowers that gardeners plant. There's no good/bad, right/wrong, just interesting to hear what folks are doing.

In this particular thread, I especially liked reading about the 84-year-old who is still grinding out 4,000 miles/year. That's inspiring. Also interested in how someone who wasn't biking at all 2 years ago suddenly goes 7,000 miles in a year. If I meet somebody who goes from 0 to 7,000 in any activity, I'd want to hear more about that. Probably a good story behind it.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:09 PM
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.000000000742 Parsecs.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:29 PM
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Currently, about 2,500, all commuting. My old office was 12 miles away, so I was doing 6,000, also all commuting, for quite a few years.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:37 PM
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Got really into 4x4 and Jeeping and kind of lost the passion for cycling. After ditching the 4x4 deal a 2 years ago finally hit 1k so far this year. Hoping to crack 2 by years end
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
6.02x10^23.
Miles not moles..
Avogadro would be proud of you
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Until recently I was getting in 5000 to 6000 a year, however since I started consulting in the Philippines I haven't been able to get in any real distance; the traffic in Metro Manila prohibits any meaningful distances. I ride nearly as often during the non-rainy season, but I am lucky to get in 30 miles a week instead of 100-150, and it's at a much slower pace. I'll be lucky to hit 1,000 miles per year here.
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