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Posted By joewein

On Saturday, May 1 I did my first Century ride...

On Saturday, May 1 I did my first Century ride for the month (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5223920943) with pictures). That brings my streak to 105 consecutive calendar months with at...
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Posted By OnTheTarmac

My May ride was a gran fondo, the Agony in the...

My May ride was a gran fondo, the Agony in the Alleghanies. According to the website, it's 103 miles and 9.8k of elevation so I'll take those over Strava's figures. The ride stared in Covington, VA...
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Posted By Brett A

~ My 16th consecutive monthly century was...

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My 16th consecutive monthly century was as enjoyable as the others. This time I believe I did more miles on dirt than in the past. The Strava total was low as I can never seem to keep the...
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Posted By 2WheelsNYC

Rapha's "A Day in Hell", Redux. The cycling...

Rapha's "A Day in Hell", Redux.

The cycling club Rapha had their gravel ride last month, which I was only able to do the shorter route. With a free day and my gravel wheelset ready, I took the...
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Posted By OnTheTarmac

Got the April ride in on the 30th. Rode up and...

Got the April ride in on the 30th. Rode up and down the Schuylkill River Trail between Valley Forge and Manayunk. Stopped for some food then rode home. Very windy day....
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Posted By 2WheelsNYC

NYC to Philadelphia (145mi, 160mi total). Longest...

NYC to Philadelphia (145mi, 160mi total). Longest distance I've gone so far. Heard about a local group that does very long rides, so I decided to join them the day before. They were super friendly...
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Posted By joewein

I survived my second Flèche ride from Toyohashi...

I survived my second Flèche ride from Toyohashi in Aichi prefecture back to Tokyo (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5065640949)) and my third Flèche overall.

Although we officially did...
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Posted By Brett A

I did my 15th consecutive monthly century...

I did my 15th consecutive monthly century yesterday.
It was slow-going, as a good percentage of the ride was on waterlogged dirt roads -like riding through glue. For example, my average speed for...
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Posted By Cycletography

February & March Centuries

I waited until the last day in February to complete my century, but it was a lot of fun. My first year participating in Piggy's Revenge and my first "gravel" event. It won't be my last....
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Posted By OnTheTarmac

Rode aimlessly around Chester County, PA trying...

Rode aimlessly around Chester County, PA trying to decide if it was worth riding in 35 degree weather. Eventually went south to Delaware and briefly into Maryland before heading back. It started to...
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Posted By 2WheelsNYC

March - Bear Mountian

Went to the top of Bear Mountain, NY -- my first trip up there. Temps for most of the ride was freezing with a lot of head wind. Met up with a local group who were very encouraging.
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Posted By ooga-booga

finished up the march account. 119 miles from...

finished up the march account. 119 miles from fullerton (about 10 miles east of dtown los angeles) back to san diego. took the earliest amtrak train up to fullerton. pretty windy in the first half of...
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Posted By joewein

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215 km with 1600 m of elevation gain (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4906351051))....
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Posted By OnTheTarmac

February century

Got my February century in on the last day of the month. I took a quick trip to Florida but might end up staying here for awhile, I forgot what it’s like to have sun. Rode 60 miles the day before,...
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Posted By 2WheelsNYC

February 2021

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I was able to squeeze one in. Bad weather throughout the month limited...
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Posted By Brett A

Did my February century the day before yesterday....

Did my February century the day before yesterday. It was my 14th consecutive. This time of year, when temps rarely rise above 20 degrees Fahrenheit, I don't get out on the bike much (I just don't...
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Posted By joewein

I rode a second Century in February, as the 5...

I rode a second Century in February, as the 5 person Fleche team with which I attempted a 360+ km ride last October...
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Posted By ooga-booga

squeezed in the february c-note. just over a...

squeezed in the february c-note. just over a hundred miles after taking the train from san diego, ca up to dtown los angeles, ca. rode from dtown la to the beach and south down the coast to the...
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Posted By joewein

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February Century done! :) (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4749923349))

I rode...
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Posted By twa

For January, did a 100.08 mile urban ride in...

For January, did a 100.08 mile urban ride in Southern California. Rode from home to my son's campus out in the suburbs and returned home. Route was mostly along bike lanes and about a third on...
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Posted By OnTheTarmac

Philly suburbs -> Valley Forge Park -> Schuylkill...

Philly suburbs -> Valley Forge Park -> Schuylkill River Trail -> back with misc. detours. I left at 8am when it was 25 degrees F. Had boot covers, gloves, hat, 3 layers and was still frozen in my...
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Posted By ooga-booga

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the...

102 miles today. a bit windy second half of the ride but as far as winter weather goes in this forum, no complaints. southern california coast from dana point south to mission bay/old town area of...
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Posted By 2WheelsNYC

So, I found out about this "club" late last year...

So, I found out about this "club" late last year but I'm not going to miss it this time. I did 10k miles with 9 centuries for 2020, so I'm pretty happy about that. After many delays, I finished...
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Posted By Brett A

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th...

I did my first century of 2021, and my 13th consecutive monthly, two days ago. Being half way through the month already, I jumped on one of the few days in the forecast with temps above freezing....
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Posted By joewein

I rode my first January Century on Sunday. It...

I rode my first January Century on Sunday. It came to 200 km (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4560980072)), with temperatures between -2 C and 8 C (28F to 46F). I left late-ish around...
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Posted By Cycletography

My 1st Century of 2021 ...

My 1st Century of 2021


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Posted By Cycletography

My last century of 2020 was a local event called...

My last century of 2020 was a local event called the "Hilly Hundred". Keep in mind, this is Florida, so "hilly" is a matter of perspective https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/smile.gif ...100...
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Posted By Brett A

I've been using this thread as a motivator more...

I've been using this thread as a motivator more than a place to report, but I have been keeping up with the promise I made to myself to do this. After a full year, I’ve come to more greatly...
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Posted By joewein

One hundred consecutive months of Century a Month...

One hundred consecutive months of Century a Month complete! 172.5 km (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4433698472)) in Izu peninsula some 120 km west of Tokyo and also +24T (VeloViewer...
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Posted By Cycletography

My First Double-Century :beer: Yesterday I...

My First Double-Century :beer:

Yesterday I completed my first double-century. What a fun day of cycling!!! :ride:
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11-04-20, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Hypno Toad

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever...

I honestly didn't believe this day would ever come! 3 years after starting this thread, 4 years after I started working with the advocacy group, 5 years since high school kids raised the funds to...
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Posted By Cycletography

It's been a while since my last post... but since...

It's been a while since my last post... but since missing my June century due to sciatic nerve issues I've been back on track.


JULY:...
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Posted By joewein

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It had been almost 16 months since my last randonnée, but yesterday I rode a 200 km one, the...
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Posted By joewein

201 km. 33 C. 48 Veloviewer tiles. It was a...

201 km. 33 C. 48 Veloviewer tiles. It was a looong day (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4030501663)).

I left late, it was almost 08:00 already and I got back after midnight. I drank...
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Posted By GadgetGirlIL

Took advantage of a 3 day weekend to get my 100...

Took advantage of a 3 day weekend to get my 100 mile ride in for September. It was a beautiful day to ride! I started out by riding my first 100K perm for 2020 (#3740) which starts at a gas station...
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Posted By GadgetGirlIL

It has been a hot summer here in the Chicago...

It has been a hot summer here in the Chicago area. We are well above average in the number of days with highs in the 90's. I failed to make the 100 mile mark in July with my longest ride being ~94...
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Posted By joewein

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(Haijimadaishi, a Buddhist temple in Akishima.)

Another month, another Century to ride.

In...
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Posted By joewein

I rode a second century in June, a group ride...

I rode a second century in June, a group ride with friends, plus some VeloViewer tiling, all in the mountains.
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Posted By joewein

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After two more centuries in May, I rode 174 km on June 6 for month #94...
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Posted By joewein

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On the first Sunday in May I rode 169 km for my Century of the Month, which brought me up to 93...
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Posted By Cycletography

I'm really late to post my May centuries, but...

I'm really late to post my May centuries, but better late than never.

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Posted By GadgetGirlIL

A few friends of mine invited me to join them on...

A few friends of mine invited me to join them on a 125 mile (200K) bike ride yesterday. I haven't seen any of them last year so I decided to go. Social distancing wasn't a problem since I'm slower...
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Posted By GadgetGirlIL

My first attempt at a century for May came up...

My first attempt at a century for May came up short by 6 miles. I was about 15 miles from home and just ran out of steam. I had no desire to ride another couple of loops in the neighborhood to get to...
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Posted By Brett A

The temp was about as warm as it gets this time...

The temp was about as warm as it gets this time of year; low 50's which is nice because you don't need more than two light layers. I didn't stop in any towns. I just fueled with the cliff bars and...
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Posted By bpcyclist

Okay, I am going to do this, since my July trip...

Okay, I am going to do this, since my July trip is almost certainly going to be nixed. So, today, did 101 miles in lovely, 72-degree weather. First short sleeve ride of the year. Did this trail we...
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Posted By GadgetGirlIL

Got my century for March in by doing a 200K...

Got my century for March in by doing a 200K brevet in Tennessee last weekend (3/21). It was a brevet of one since everyone else backed out due to COVID-19 concerns. Honestly, I felt safer out in the...
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Posted By Cycletography

March Century #2 For the first time this...

March Century #2

For the first time this year I've done two century rides in one month. I think it's the near-term "Strava effect". I'm only about 9 days into my subscription, but so far it's been...
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Posted By joewein

I didn't have much chance of riding in February,...

I didn't have much chance of riding in February, with a single Century ride and one 40 km ride with a friend. I also suffered some pretty bad back pain while away on a business trip.

Last week I...
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Posted By Cycletography

February Century I was waiting until the end...

February Century

I was waiting until the end of the month to post my February century info, as it was my intention to do more than one. That did not happen as planned, but I did one 100-mile ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 08:32 AM
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Posted By WhyFi

The disc-brakes-were-foisted-upon-us narrative...

The disc-brakes-were-foisted-upon-us narrative always amuses me because of how much it just doesn't ring true in my case.

I bought a gravel bike with mechanical discs. I liked it well enough, but...
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