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Posted By joewein

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My July Century is complete, extending the streak to 119 consecutive months (162 km with 1988 m of...
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Last Thursday, I finished my "Century a Month" for June 2022 (168 km on Strava...
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I did my first Century ride for May on Saturday (190 km with 2464 m of elevation gain, on Strava...
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The last training ride before the Fleche from Aichi to Tokyo on the coming weekend and what a ride...
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Posted By joewein

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On Sunday I could finally do my March Century ride (166 km with 2242 m of elevation gain, on...
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Posted By joewein

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My Flèche team had a training ride planned that would take us across Hakone, but with the snow...
01-14-22, 07:12 AM
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Posted By joewein

Bixby Bridge on Hwy 1?

Bixby Bridge on Hwy 1?
01-14-22, 07:09 AM
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Mt Fuji and some houses with a view, in Izu peninsula on my most recent Century ride.

Looks...
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Posted By joewein

In December I ordered a new phone, the recently...

In December I ordered a new phone, the recently released Google Pixel 6 Pro, to upgrade from my existing Pixel 3. It arrived after the New Year holidays and I had a chance to test it out on a bike...
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Posted By joewein

2022 Century-A-Month Club

The rules are simple, as always:

1. Ride a century every month.
2. Post a report here. Pictures are always nice if you have them.

Just to answer a few questions that may come up:

(a) A...
Replies: 59
Views: 11,601
Posted By joewein

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On December 12 it was time for my December Century ride (consecutive month #112). So many options,...
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Posted By joewein

I signed up for my first 2022 season ride about a...

I signed up for my first 2022 season ride about a week ago, it's a 300 km ride the weekend after next (since the season starts in November). Until October I hadn't done any regular brevets in 2021...
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Posted By joewein

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Friday night I rode out to Chichibu, to do a loop the next day to Mitsumine shrine and back,...
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Posted By joewein

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October done (192 km with 2335 m elevation gain on Strava...
08-30-21, 09:20 PM
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Posted By joewein

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"Ites green and gold is the rainbow..." (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6dB7jFixvE)
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Posted By joewein

I did two century rides in August two weeks apart...

I did two century rides in August two weeks apart (plus one metric century). The centuries completed 9 consecutive years of "Century a Month".
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Posted By joewein

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My first real summer ride this year. It got as hot as 33 C (91F). For the past couple of weeks we...
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Posted By joewein

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On June 13 I rode my June Century (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/5462822700))...
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Posted By joewein

What I do there is to keep my last pair of shoes...

What I do there is to keep my last pair of shoes around. They may be a bit tattered and the cleats worn out, but in principle they're usable and I know there are no size issues. Once I buy the next...
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Posted By joewein

That! I think before Shimano moved the shift...

That! I think before Shimano moved the shift cables under the bar tape to make them more aero, things used to be better (Tiagra 4600, 105 5500, etc) and if you're using downtube or bar end shifters,...
05-23-21, 07:54 PM
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Posted By joewein

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78 km of cycling to the mountain trail - 5 km of hiking the forest in clouds - 92 km of cycling...
05-11-21, 09:03 AM
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Mount Fuji and Tanzawa mountains on a hazy day
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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...
04-19-21, 09:08 PM
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Posted By joewein

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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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 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 joewein

My guess would be it's a bidon-sized tool box....

My guess would be it's a bidon-sized tool box. Many people carry those in 2nd or 3rd bottle cages. Under the downtube a water bottle may get dirt on it, but for a tool box it wouldn't matter that...
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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 joewein

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

I rode...
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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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Views: 11,601
Posted By joewein

2021 Century-A-Month Club

The rules are simple, as always:

1. Ride a century every month.
2. Post a report here. Pictures are always nice if you have them.

Just to answer a few questions that may come up:

(a) A...
12-28-20, 05:29 AM
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Elephant (http://www.elephantbikes.com/stock/), meet container ship -- Container ship, meet my...
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Posted By joewein

In my experience if you run wider tires at...

In my experience if you run wider tires at pressures suitable for tarmac and gravel roads then pinch flats are really not much of an issue. After 32,000 km (20,000 mi) on Compass/Rene Herse Babyshoe...
12-07-20, 03:57 AM
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Posted By joewein

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Mt Fuji with rain clouds seen across Suruga bay from the village of Heda on the west coast of Izu...
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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 joewein

November Century complete, 99 consecutive months...

November Century complete, 99 consecutive months of CaM!

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Yesterday I returned to Chichibu for...
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Posted By joewein

Here's what I have on my Elephant Bikes NFE with...

Here's what I have on my Elephant Bikes NFE with Haulin Colin porteur rack:
...
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Posted By joewein

I am currently on the regular Babyshoe Pass but...

I am currently on the regular Babyshoe Pass but have also used the EL before. I ride predominantly on roads, with only a small percentage on gravel but most of my rides include small forest roads in...
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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...
09-20-20, 01:32 AM
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Posted By joewein

If you're standing to climb, you're probably...

If you're standing to climb, you're probably lacking low enough gears :) Either that or you're racing.

For me the only good reason to stand is to give the rear end some rest on my 100+ mile rides...
09-20-20, 01:19 AM
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Posted By joewein

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Far off rain clouds in the mountains
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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...
09-09-20, 11:39 PM
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Posted By joewein

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Interior of a bus stop, decorated by school kids from a local school in Ogose (near Tokyo) and my...
09-07-20, 06:06 AM
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Posted By joewein

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Elephant Bikes National Forest Explorer in its natural habitat.
08-11-20, 09:14 PM
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Posted By joewein

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Fading daylight at Lake Miyagase, a reservoir in the mountains that supplies the cities of...
08-04-20, 07:56 PM
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Posted By joewein

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Haijimadaishi, a Buddhist temple in Akishima (Tokyo) that I cycled past on my way home on a 163...
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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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Views: 4,487
Posted By joewein

Heat acclimatisation helps a bit, so I make a...

Heat acclimatisation helps a bit, so I make a point of doing rides even when it starts getting uncomfortable.

On top of all the great suggestions already made by others, I wear long sleeve jerseys...
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Views: 14,212
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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