My previous best total mileage in 1 year was 2,055 km (2012). Today I’m at 2,221 km and the fall is blessing up with some gorgeous cycling weather. If the sun and nice temps hold up we should reach or even surpass our new goal of 2,500.
It’s a great feeling to realize, after each bike ride, that the odometer is registering a new personal best. We’re certainly going to have our work cut out for us next year is we want to keep achieving more.
We’re back on track to reach our cycling goal (despite the dreadful weather!). 500 km on the odometer with another 1500 km to go. Provided that the summer brings us A) fine weather and B) no illness or injury we should reach 2000 km easily. That being said July, August and September are the big months. We will have to average 100 km per week for the next 12 weeks to stay on target.
The sun is shining, the snow is melting and visions of bicycle rides are starting to take shape. I’ve wiped the slate clean on the old cyber odometer. Starting from zero is exciting (and a little sad). Our first ride of the season is usually on St Patrick’s day which is 45 days away. We’re already itching to get out so it might even be earlier this year.
Time to take my bike in for a tune up. There’s always a rush in the spring and the bike shops are usually backed-up so it can take several days. There’s nothing more frustating than a beautiful spring day and no bike. I’ve always wanted a spare for just such occasions…maybe this year I’ll spring for second bike…hmmm…