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Discussion: Impressive!

in: veinbuster; veinbuster > 2017-03-06

Mar 6, 2017 7:59 PM # 
Bash:
I rode less than 20 km on the rail trail yesterday and felt wiped out after that. Great job!
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Mar 6, 2017 9:01 PM # 
veinbuster:
I've had days in the snow on the fatbike this winter when 20km was a lot of work. I started thinking about equivalence but the snow season mostly ended before I pinned it down. I was tending in the direction relative to road distance something like this:
- crumbling, but mostly hard pack snow a bit under 2:1
- heavy wet snow (15cm) approaching 3:1
- ice is just scary and very demanding mentally
Mar 6, 2017 9:19 PM # 
Bash:
So is 61 km right now! :)
Mar 6, 2017 9:45 PM # 
'Bent:
Nice! Wish we had decent riding here.
Mar 6, 2017 10:58 PM # 
veinbuster:
Bash: 61km is my minimum qualifying distance for my age rides this year. I feel like the spirit of the challenge as of tomorrow would be 61 rides of 61km in 61 days. I did have a couple of doubles with a 125 & a 135, and might have tried to slip them in as 2 rides each if I hadn't made the 60 rides.

'Bent: I've been wondering about how my personal challenge will work in a year I stay home. A few years ago I remember working incredibly hard to make the distance on my mountain bike on packed snow.
Mar 6, 2017 11:50 PM # 
Bash:
I didn't say 61K was scary and very demanding for YOU! ;) Congratulations - that's a serious achievement.

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