|My First Century...sort of||jromack|
Oct 8, 2002 11:08 AM
|Today was my 100th day in a row of riding. Usually I do 5-6 days a week with at least one rest day, but back in July I rode about 12 days in a row, so I decided to see how many more I could go.
Some days I should have stayed home during some torrential downpours or during a bout with the flu, but I decided to shoot for 100 days.
I realize some people here ride every day, all year long, and I really admire that.
I doubt I can do that, but heck it's only 265 days to go!
Oct 8, 2002 11:40 AM
|Nothing I've done or could aspire to.
Just to get you motivated, there was a recent story in the local paper here about a runner who has run every day for 10 years. Some days, very short and others on a treadmill but through winters and having the flu and all else that life throws around, he got up and did it every single day.
Oct 8, 2002 11:59 AM
|An old team mate of mine from my running days has a streak of 20 years going, minimum 2 miles.
He was featured in Running Times a few years ago.
Darn...10 years, only 9.6 to go!
|re: My First Century...sort of||PEDDLEFOOT|
Oct 8, 2002 12:00 PM
|Ive considered seeing how many days in a row I could ride.I'm curious as to how long your avg. ride was and what your longest was.How well did you recover after a hard ride? This might help me out in the future.|
Oct 8, 2002 12:07 PM
|I averaged 15 miles a day (my minimum was 10 miles). My longest was 65 miles.
To recover, I would ride the 65 on Saturday morning, then rest until an easy 10 mile spin on Sunday night. Just an easy spin, avoid hard climbs.
I am an avid user of Endurox R4 for recovery.
|Thanks.I've been inspired!||PEDDLEFOOT|
Oct 8, 2002 12:18 PM
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