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December 40 Hour Challenge

Old 12-02-15, 12:28 PM
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40 hrs indoors is truly awful. I managed 42 indoor hours in sunny socal last Dec when doc forbid me from riding outside with fractures.

Never again doing a 3hr z2 ride inside.
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Old 12-02-15, 12:34 PM
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You don't change the climate in an area, you change your address to an area with a better climate.
That's what I thought you meant, but it wasn't clear.
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Old 12-02-15, 12:45 PM
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That's what I thought you meant, but it wasn't clear.
I say the same thing to people that live here in AZ and complain about the heat.
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I say the same thing to people that live here in AZ and complain about the heat.
I'm Canadian, so complaining about the weather is a national past time.
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December 2: 1:31
(total 3:01)

https://www.strava.com/activities/443228983



PS. I rode on Sunday after a major ice storm.

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Old 12-02-15, 03:14 PM
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2 Dec. I'm rounding it up to an hour: https://www.strava.com/activities/443273683

1/40 completed.


To be honest, I'll consider 20hours this month a success. But I'll play along anyway
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Dec. 1: 45 minutes of O/U intervals on my resistance rollers. Then an hour of heavy lifting at the gym, doesn't count.
Dec. 2: 1:30 of VT1 on the rollers. Noticed that my roller bike odometer turned over 4000 miles since the last battery change. It's been a couple years.
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Old 12-02-15, 05:02 PM
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December 2, 2015: 1'45". 27 miles.
https://www.strava.com/activities/443349704

December 8, 2015: 1'40". 26.9 miles.
https://www.strava.com/activities/446839553

December 9, 2015:
0'32". 6.8 miles.
https://www.strava.com/activities/447233202

4'34". 49.3 miles. (Closer to six hours, if you include stops, but I won't)
https://www.strava.com/activities/447449936

December 15, 2015:
3'07". 51.8 miles.
https://www.strava.com/activities/450852469



Total time (in hours): 11'41"
Time left (in hours): 28'19"
Total miles: 161.8

* ' = hours; " = minutes.

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Old 12-02-15, 05:07 PM
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December 2nd 2:12:44 (41.46 miles)
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Old 12-02-15, 06:34 PM
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Dec 1 - 7 km (85 min) walking + 35 flights of stairs (26 min)
Dec 2 - 6.5 km (75 min) walking + 30 flights of stairs (22 min)


[HR][/HR]
Totals:
Dec Cycling Outside: 0 km (0 min)
Dec Cycling Inside: 0 min
Dec Walking: 13.5 km (160 min)
Dec Stairs: 65 flights (48 min)

Dec Time Total: 208 min = 3 hours 28 min
Dec Distance Total: 13.5 km = 8.3 miles
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Old 12-02-15, 09:07 PM
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The foolishness continues.


December the 1st 31.0 miles, 1,096ft, 1.49.03
December the 2nd 43.2 miles, 3,104ft, 2.50.24


It's supposed to stay warm for the next week or so, I'm trying to put in as many miles as I can before it decides to be winter again.
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Another 20 minute, light spin on the trainer tonight. Just getting my legs back.
39 hours and 20 minutes to go.
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Yesterday commute 27 mi.
Today commute 27 mi, plus an hour of heavy deadlifts and split squats at lunch... but that doesn't count.

3h 48m to date.
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3'33"+47"
=4'20"
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Commute this morning, add 32 to my 1:26.
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Dec 3: 3.00 hours
https://www.strava.com/activities/443781653

TOTAL: 6 hours
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Old 12-03-15, 03:49 PM
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4'20" + 53"
=5'17"

Seriously doubt I'll get to 40' unless I count my running.
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Props to all getting outside. For my schedule arriving at work in the dark and coming home in the dark, I will have to climb on the trainer weeknights, and get some miles outside on the weekends.

It begins tonight!
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The rain finanlly stopped in De. But wind replaced it. I got an hour in late as it died down.

I hour down and 39 to go.
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2hours, 34.3 miles

Activity | TrainingPeaks

7 down 33 to go.
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I rarely bother with Strava, but I guess the Edge 1000 automatically uploads it.

https://www.strava.com/activities/443883031
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Dec 1 - 7 km (85 min) walking + 35 flights of stairs (26 min)
Dec 2 - 6.5 km (75 min) walking + 30 flights of stairs (22 min)
Dec 3 - 2.8 km (35 min) walking + 30 flights of stairs (22 min) + 27.28 km (85 min) cycling


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Totals:
Dec Cycling Outside: 27.28 km (85 min)
Dec Cycling Inside: 0 min
Dec Walking: 16.3 km (195 min)
Dec Stairs: 95 flights (70 min)

Dec Time Total: 350 min = 5 hours 50 min
Dec Distance Total: 43.58 km = 27.1 miles
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No ride. Another hour lifting heavy at lunch.
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