1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby hondated » 25 Dec 2018, 1:55pm

bikepacker wrote:Until a week after Mildenhall Rally I was on course for another 10,000 mile year. Unfortunately my wife's heath issues and hospitalisation since then has seriously curtailed my cycling mileage.

Sorry to read this bp I hope that she is now out of hospital.

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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby pedalsheep » 25 Dec 2018, 2:47pm

hondated wrote:
bikepacker wrote:Until a week after Mildenhall Rally I was on course for another 10,000 mile year. Unfortunately my wife's heath issues and hospitalisation since then has seriously curtailed my cycling mileage.

Sorry to read this bp I hope that she is now out of hospital.

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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby bikepacker » 25 Dec 2018, 7:50pm

hondated wrote:
bikepacker wrote:Until a week after Mildenhall Rally I was on course for another 10,000 mile year. Unfortunately my wife's heath issues and hospitalisation since then has seriously curtailed my cycling mileage.

Sorry to read this bp I hope that she is now out of hospital.


Yes she came out last week. She now has to undergo at least six sessions of chemotherapy.
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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby Lambo » 25 Dec 2018, 8:18pm

Well done all the high milers.
Myself, just 120 miles to go for 6000 this year, as a novice to this pastime, feeling quite pleased, ☺

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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby SimonCelsa » 26 Dec 2018, 6:03am

First year since 1983 when I haven't spent a considerable portion working away at sea.

It's hit the wallet quite badly but means I've put around 7500 miles through the pedals & kept me reasonably sane!

See what next year brings, Happy Christmas

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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby foxyrider » 31 Dec 2018, 6:29pm

Well it's 10249 miles (16464km) in total for 2018 spread over 175 ride days. I don't think I even did that much back in my racing youth, I thought 5000 miles/year was pretty impressive back then!

How will 2019 measure up? Who can say, i'll just ride for enjoyment and see where it goes.
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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby pedalsheep » 31 Dec 2018, 10:15pm

Ended the year on 10,539 miles, my highest ever total. I'm no longer working and free to ride most days so I do!
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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby eileithyia » 1 Jan 2019, 8:31am

bikepacker wrote:
hondated wrote:
bikepacker wrote:Until a week after Mildenhall Rally I was on course for another 10,000 mile year. Unfortunately my wife's heath issues and hospitalisation since then has seriously curtailed my cycling mileage.

Sorry to read this bp I hope that she is now out of hospital.


Yes she came out last week. She now has to undergo at least six sessions of chemotherapy.


Best to you and your wife x
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Re: 1 year, 10,000 miles on the clock

Postby TrevA » 1 Jan 2019, 6:43pm

5913 miles for me, a bit short of the 6000 I was hoping for, but I didn't ride much in December, apart from the Festive 500. It's almost twice what I did last year and a little down on previous years, as I no longer commute by bike. Longest ride was 132 miles. I did 168.000 feet of climbing and rode on 150 days.