May Numbers were beyond my expectations!! I am pretty stoked about using Strava as my personal motivational tool as well. Meaning, after an upload, there are all kinds of "segments " or "hill climbs" by hundreds of other riders, I haven't cracked the top 20 of any of them. HA
Once you become aware of these leaderboards, kinda find myself kicking in a little extra punch near these areas. However, its a double edge sword when Mother Nature changes pressure gradients providing her own little kick. I rode an old farm road back in December and averaged 24 mph for the two miles stretch with a max of 32mph.
The other day, same road, same segment, same bike, around the same time of day, my max speed was 9mph. Same Same With Undesirable Results. The Nature Of The Beast
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MAY NUMBERS: Crushing those numbers for my largest output yet. Well, this is my second year on Strava anyway.
54 Hours for the Month of April ( 21 Hours in 2017 )
58 Activities and 22 Personal Records ( 1 PR 2017 )
65.4 Running Miles
451.7 Miles on the Bikes
580 Total Miles ( 187 Total Miles 2017 )
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Next up, The Grand Enduro!!! This is a THREE stage downhill monster. ALL in one day! Each racer is timed during the downhill portion only. First stage offers top speeds of 47.2 mph, last years top time was set by a JUNIOR racer!! Stage two is rather technical BUT super fast as well. The last stage is unreal and these damn Pro racers make it look effortless. Like Scary Fast
The rest of June is completely chalk full and every weekend is booked. I am out at the 10th annual Palisade Bluegrass Festival, RATS Mountain Bike Race in Ridgeway Colorado, Country Jam in Mack Colorado, Crested Butte for the Fat Tire 40, The Colorado Lavender Festival, and then July is Flat Out Busy.
July offers up The 4th of July 5K in Meeker Colorado, The Ride Festival in Telluride, The String Cheese Incident at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheater, and then a Century Ride on the old Midnight Racer.
So Wish Me Luck As I Send You Some Positive Vibes,