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Yearly mileage(20 posts)

Yearly mileageCartman
Nov 4, 2001 12:24 PM
What's your mileage to date? I'm at 3809, not far from last years 3911, and very close to breaking 4000. Hopefully I can before it gets too cold and there is $%#*! snow on the roads!
re: Yearly mileageAllen az
Nov 4, 2001 12:57 PM
From Sept. 2000 (when I started riding) to Sept. 2001, Iv'e ridden about 4,075 miles. I rode 800 miles in the month of June because I had so much time during summer vacation. Just thinking about it... If I didn't have to go to school, my yearly total could've possibly been 9,600 miles. (800 miles x 12 months = 9,600 miles); But thats only in a perfect world : )

I'm so grateful I live in Phoenix. Winter is gonna be great!

-aLLeN az
re: Yearly mileageRay Still
Nov 4, 2001 1:58 PM
Just about 7010 for the year 887 in Oct on fixed gear what a difference that is weather has been great so far this fall in North Carolina.
Yearly mileage so farCT1
Nov 4, 2001 1:35 PM
8000+ .... not sure of the exact # as I don't keep track of it past one week. I've been doing 200-290 mile/week for about 6-7 months but the first part of the year (Jan-March) probably was only averaging only 150 miles/week.

I'm going to try to back off a bit next year .... 150-200 miles week sounds like a good sane #. I.e. It's probably not "healthy" to spend so much time on one activity ;) Also, I'm going to try to get my speed up a bit next year as 'big miles' doesn't seem to be helping me much in that area. :(

Oh, SoCal weather makes it easy to do 10K miles per year if you have the inclination.

Annual MileageXeke
Nov 4, 2001 8:20 PM
Ditto the year round riding in SoCal. I'll end up with 7-8k miles this year, though the time change PDT/PST usually abbreviates the weekday rides.

Ditto the big miles vs quality miles: A few years back when I commuted a lot more, I'd ride over 10k/yr but wasn't very happy with my speed. These days, my speed is better though the training can be occasionally intermittent.
re: Yearly mileagehms
Nov 4, 2001 3:42 PM
I am somewhere between 2800 and 2900 (my computer battery died and I rode without it for a couple weeks, also I rode a rental bike on vacation that did not have a computer). Weekday riding is nearly impossible for me from October until April (i.e., it is dark when I leave home for work and dark when I return). But, I do try to spend some time on the trainer. I envy all of you that have more miles than I do.
re: Yearly mileageMike P.
Nov 4, 2001 4:36 PM
I should hit around 5700 miles for this year. I have been averaging 100 to 180 miles a week, with a few little breaks here and there. I think I will continue into next year just about the same. I have enough riding time to be feeling improvement in speed and endurance, as well as in my overall health. I also have enough time left over to spend time with my kids, my girlfriend and her kids, and to get in a bit of hiking and bouldering. Oh and work some too.

re: Yearly mileagetarwheel
Nov 4, 2001 7:58 PM
So far this year -- 5,920. Should break 6,000 this week.
3516.9 as of today ...Humma Hah
Nov 4, 2001 8:08 PM
... actually slightly higher due to drop-outs of the computer. About 85% of that is on the singlespeed cruiser.

I was riding here in Virginia today in my cycling shorts and short-sleeved jersey. Last week I would have said winter was here, but we had a nice stretch of Indian Summer this weekend.

I'll hit about 4000 miles by December 31, an average of 80 miles a week all year, substantially above my original 60 mpw goal.
7300 miles (nm)mickey-mac
Nov 4, 2001 8:25 PM
4698 so far (nm)Dave Hickey
Nov 5, 2001 3:43 AM
today: 4222. target was 3k, now going for 5k, last year ~1500 nmJs Haiku Shop
Nov 5, 2001 6:16 AM
Don't count your chickens before they hatch, still got 2 goodMB1
Nov 5, 2001 7:13 AM
months left to ride and enjoy being outdoors. Interesting weather this time of year too.

agreed. i think we're nuts, though. just making that clear. nmJs Haiku Shop
Nov 5, 2001 11:33 AM
3500+ Most ever, and I've got some more riding to do! (nm)look271
Nov 5, 2001 7:41 AM
4752, this doesn't account for hoursPack Meat
Nov 5, 2001 8:36 AM
I have no idea how many hours I've put in on the trainer but it would probably add an extra 500 miles.
9800+ for the training year (Dec - mid Oct) n/tPimpanzee
Nov 5, 2001 9:02 AM
just 2300 since May when I started riding again -NMTig
Nov 5, 2001 10:23 AM
re: Yearly mileagekyroadie
Nov 5, 2001 11:03 AM
I have 3729 miles not counting mountain bike and trainer miles.
5000 or soRich Clark
Nov 5, 2001 11:18 AM
I actually count from birthday to birthday (in September) rather than by calendar year. The bulk of my miles are commuting miles.