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Your top speed today?

Old 08-15-09, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by bicycletothesun View Post
Did a late night ride to taco bell, going down the same hill I did a few hours ago --- but broke the top speed.

38.2

lol, you must've really wanted that taco bell uh?
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Old 08-15-09, 11:15 AM
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27mph on flat, 34 going downhill in a tuck at 6:23am on a beautiful eastern Pennsylvania morning.
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Old 08-15-09, 10:31 PM
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28.8 mph on flat ground on my trek 820.

I thought I was going to be late for work...
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Old 08-15-09, 10:34 PM
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56.2kph=34.92mph
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Old 08-15-09, 10:52 PM
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today, 41 mph taking the lane of I-90 coming off Snoqualmie Pass WA today to get around a transporter tractor trailer stopped on the shoulder.
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Old 08-15-09, 11:45 PM
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46.8mph (48/14) on a well timed descent down SW College/Market to NW Flanders taking 6th. (went through ~6 or so green lights!). The best part was I blazed past two LEOs and they didn't seem to care.
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Old 08-17-09, 04:25 PM
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A little over 30 on the flat, with a Saracen Carera Optima mountain bike. They don't make them anymore.
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Old 08-17-09, 06:15 PM
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22.5mph on the flats
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Old 08-17-09, 07:17 PM
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Flats 26 mph. @ 184 bpm... I think I am getting better.
This was the result of an acceleration and lasted for maybe 6-8 seconds.
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Old 08-18-09, 09:44 PM
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27.8 mph on flat.
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Old 08-20-09, 06:33 PM
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my fastest today was 22 going down the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan at 2:15am on my way to work for 4am
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Old 08-20-09, 08:01 PM
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36.1 on the descent I usually hit the day's top speed on. I tried taking the hill going the opposite direction -- it feels faster because of some S-curves but I didn't beat the earlier speed.
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Old 08-20-09, 08:06 PM
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An even 35.0 mph on the downhill side of an overpass (the only kind of hill within 50 miles of my house). I had a brisk tailwind and probably could've gone a little faster, but the stop light at the bottom turned red and the traffic was thick.
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Old 08-21-09, 09:34 PM
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42mph on a little descent in Napa.....
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Old 08-22-09, 08:44 PM
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39.6k sprinting for light in a 30/15. oh yea age:67 altitude 7000 ft.
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Old 08-23-09, 01:00 PM
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Only 47.1 mph yesterday. We decided to come down Palomar's East Grade which isn't as steep or smooth. Next time.
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Old 08-23-09, 01:26 PM
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yesterday 27.1 in a descent - 21 on the flats
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Old 08-23-09, 02:23 PM
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29.5mph on flat sprinting toward a small climb.... topped hill at 22mph.
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Old 08-23-09, 04:52 PM
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33.2 in a sprint yesterday for a few seconds, heart rate hit 189. YIKES!
80mph today in the van pacing 5 cars back from a trooper.
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Old 08-23-09, 06:17 PM
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36.3 down a small hill, it's flat around here. On the flats 29.1.

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Old 08-23-09, 08:07 PM
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I was going to go try for a new all-time speed. I need >47mph. But it rained...

26.0 on the flats today, no draft. felt pretty good. held it for a mile, then dropped back a little to something I can sustain for long periods, 22.5mph.
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Old 08-23-09, 08:17 PM
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Yesterday I hit 37 mph. My front wheel was severely out of true, so this morning I swapped in my spare wheel but forgot to swap the speedo magnet. So today's top speed was zero.
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Old 08-23-09, 08:33 PM
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Fastest today was 35.5 mph tucked in coasting down a hill....



On the return trip...


Prolly 9 mph grinding my way back up that hill....
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Old 08-23-09, 09:25 PM
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43mph on a fast gravel descent...very sketchy...video is posted on the gereral cycling forum
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Old 09-02-09, 01:07 PM
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49.9mph down a 3/4 mile 16% grade hill on 212 in Kent, WA this morning.
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