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i finished yesterday with 204 miles and 10,000 feet in elevation gain. i normally try to average 130-150 miles and 3,000 feet.
 

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theone29 said:
i finished yesterday with 204 miles and 10,000 feet in elevation gain. i normally try to average 130-150 miles and 3,000 feet.

On May 7-8 of 2007, I flew from Honolulu to Sardinia, Italy. I left Honolulu and flew to SF for the first leg so that would be around 3200 miles and 33,000 feet of climbing. Then I flew to Chicago so an additional 2000 miles and another 30,000 feet or so of climbing. From Chicago I flew to Rome so thats 7000 miles and another 30,000 feet. From Rome I flew to Olbia, Sardinia which is only around 200 miles and 10k of climbing. So my total for the week was around 14,400 miles and 103,000 feet of climbing.

Later this summer I will fly from Seattle to Manama, Bahrain. That may be a new personal best.
 

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I did a 5 day ride across alaska severla years ago.........

in 5 days we did 500 miles with over 40,000 ft of climbing.

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bigbill said:
On May 7-8 of 2007, I flew from Honolulu to Sardinia, Italy. I left Honolulu and flew to SF for the first leg so that would be around 3200 miles and 33,000 feet of climbing. Then I flew to Chicago so an additional 2000 miles and another 30,000 feet or so of climbing. From Chicago I flew to Rome so thats 7000 miles and another 30,000 feet. From Rome I flew to Olbia, Sardinia which is only around 200 miles and 10k of climbing. So my total for the week was around 14,400 miles and 103,000 feet of climbing.

Later this summer I will fly from Seattle to Manama, Bahrain. That may be a new personal best.
You beet me to it.

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Oh, we're talking about cycling, I thought this was the lounge.

202.5 miles, 4995 feet of climbing. In one day with an average of 19.8 mph. STP 2008.

365 miles for the week with 17,247 feet of climbing.
 

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I beat you, twice last year.

ABQ to LAX: 1000 miles and 30,000 feet
LAX to Dublin: 9000 miles and 30,000 feet
Dublin to Frankfurt: 1200 miles and 30,000 feet
Frankfurt to Shanghai: 8000 miles and 30,000 feet
Shanghao to Dalian: 600 miles and 30,000 feet

19,800 miles and 150000 feet.
 

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I took the up escalator at Nordstroms yesterday.
 

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bigbill said:
Oh, we're talking about cycling, I thought this was the lounge.

202.5 miles, 4995 feet of climbing. In one day with an average of 19.8 mph. STP 2008.

365 miles for the week with 17,247 feet of climbing.
Is there really 5,000' of climbing at STP? I'm doing it this year and I was under the assumption that there was very little climbing.
 

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Heck, I never rode more than 200 miles in a week, even when I was a "serious" racer. I relied more on high intensity and rest cycles.

Climbing? In Houston? LMAO

I haven't used a bike computer in at least 3 years, so I go more on time spent riding. No HR monitor either. Maybe that's why I suck now... (keep repeating: it's not aging, it's not aging...)
 

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One Day, 100 miles, around 12k of climbing (East Coast Challenge centuries, Bridge to Bridge, Mountain Mama, Mountains of Misery, all of them try to outdo each other but are around that value).

One week 450 miles, 28k of climbing on bike Virginia. Spread over that distance it was actually a very flat week for me.
 

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i live in chicago. i only climb into bed.
 

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Did Pedal the Peaks in 2004, which they say is 501 miles and 29,372 feet of climbing. That ride started at 7700 feet altitude and included four passes over 10,000 feet, so it was all in thin air. I got food poisoning on the eve of the last day and only made it 25 miles on the final stage, so for me, call it roughly 460 miles and 25,000 feet of climbing for the week.
 

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bmxhacksaw said:
Is there really 5,000' of climbing at STP? I'm doing it this year and I was under the assumption that there was very little climbing.
I believe that it's 5000 over the course of the whole ride of which is mostly comprised of rolling hills. I keep on hearing of this hill near Spanaway that puts the hurt onto the one day riders. I plan on doing the one day ride and this will be my first time doing STP; so it should be interesting to find out.
 
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