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Riding Resolutions 2020

Old 12-28-19, 09:44 AM
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Riding Resolutions 2020

Start riding more inclines. I want to get up into some of the local So Cal mountains and give them a try. I've spent way too much time riding on flat roads.

Do a couple of short overnight tours. Just some out and back credit card touring down the So Cal coast (PCH).
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Old 12-28-19, 10:03 AM
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Do more short but intense rides 20-25 miles 2x per week to add to longer weekend rides.

Complete my first 100 mile + 10K/ft of climbing ride this spring.

Start riding on local fire roads and gasp try some single track for the first time in years.

Stay out of the ER.
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Old 12-28-19, 10:14 AM
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- 3000mi
- Ride in 4 gravel races
- 4 weekend overnights with my kids

Pretty sure this was for the most part my 2019 list.
Got close on all accounts.
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Old 12-28-19, 10:34 AM
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Say yes to all invitations to ride whenever time permits. 'I don't feel like it' can't an excuse to say no.
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Old 12-28-19, 12:17 PM
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Ride a minimum of 2020 miles
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Old 12-28-19, 12:22 PM
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would like to do my first 50 mile ride soon,

otherwise I would like to get faster, and maybe participate in my first race. I’m still extremely new, so just riding as much as possible.

this past year I complete 500 miles for the trek century challenge. So in 2020 I would like to complete 1,000 miles
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Old 12-28-19, 02:23 PM
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Start to explore some more remote gravel roads, goat trails and other unmaintained unassumed roads.
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Old 12-28-19, 02:36 PM
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More hills and try to make it to Cycle Oregon, if at all possible. Oh, and set a PR up Mt. Scott.
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Old 12-28-19, 02:36 PM
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I'm down on mileage this year, so I just hope to ride more.
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Old 12-28-19, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Wileyrat View Post
I'm down on mileage this year, so I just hope to ride more.
This^^^
Plan to get back to my usual minimum 6-7000kms/year, plus some mtb. Last year and a half has been a bit of a cycling write-off due to health issues. At 68, getting some fitness back will be a challenge, but imagonnadoit come h_ll or high water.
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Old 12-28-19, 03:48 PM
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I'd like to get my 30 mile average over 23mph, currently at 21, and to get in a trio of 75+ mile gravity rides.
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Old 12-28-19, 04:10 PM
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7,000+km this year
Enter my first mtb race
mtb minimum once a week
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Old 12-28-19, 06:51 PM
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Ride to Denver. The northernmost part of Colorado Springs is 54 Miles from the southernmost part of Denver, so technically I've ridden that distance as my longest ride was 56 miles for my 56th birthday. The day before my 57th birthday my father passed away and I never got around to it. My goal is to ride my father's age this year (85 miles). That's about door to door from my home to my daughter's in Denver. I have a safe route picked out that I have recconoitered.

Anyway's that is my goal for 2020.
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Old 12-28-19, 07:25 PM
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up the average mph some & spend more time riding than in traffic jams.
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Old 12-29-19, 10:42 AM
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Just keep riding. I had to quit in 2010 because my knees were shot at age 57. I started riding again in July of 2018, with two new knees. 5400 miles logged since then, 3800 of them in 2019. Maybe ride 4000 in 2020. I used to do 5000 per year, but I don't ride quite as far per ride, due to steep slopes.
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Old 12-29-19, 10:51 AM
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Ventoux X 3

3,500 Miles (trainer miles don’t count).

Lose 40lbs. Ugh.

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Old 12-29-19, 11:15 AM
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Get in occasional distance rides through the winter so I'm not starting over and having to train my rear back up from nothing in March/April.
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Old 12-29-19, 02:18 PM
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Signed up for the Strava 5000 mile challenge for 2020. Gives me a goal to shoot for. did 6000 in 2018 and only 3100 in 2019. Ready to step up the pace a bit.
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Old 12-29-19, 02:23 PM
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My overriding goal for 2020 is to finish the Coast to Coast Gravel Grinder, and to hopefully do it by sunset.

I've already registered for the race and lined up lodging, so the rest should be easy.
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Old 12-29-19, 02:24 PM
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Mainly just to get out and ride more often. Should be easier now that my wife is also retired, and there are (fairly) new singletrack trails off of the local nearby mup. Even tho I'm past retirement age, singletrack is still my favorite riding. And to better enjoy the rides I do manage to fit in.
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Old 12-29-19, 03:08 PM
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The goal for 2020 is to make sure all rides have miles that start with an 'S'.
and more rides in the sun, regardless of the time of year.

but planning on more sun may be an optimistic forecast

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Old 12-29-19, 04:08 PM
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Ride more.
Ride more with people.
Ride more outside my comfort zone.
Ride More...
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Old 12-29-19, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
4 weekend overnights with my kids.
i envy you on this. Times like this you won’t be able to do all the time. Enjoy it while you have it. Hope this happens.
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Old 12-29-19, 05:52 PM
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Ride across Nevada. Think I will be ready in 2020.
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Old 12-29-19, 06:01 PM
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Best my 2018 mileage. The year that's now ending was a bad riding year for me at 2000 miles, so I'll shoot to improve upon 2018 mileage of 3000 miles.
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