Category Archives: training

1,000 miles in 30 days… The aftermath.

Any way way you shake it, 1,000 miles in 30 days is a lot. Here is a look inside the numbers. 1,000 miles 66.7 hours (15 mph average) 4,000 minutes 560,000 heart beats (140 bpm average) 340,000 pedal revolutions (85 rpm average) 33,500 calories (500 calories per hour) 0 lbs lost (WTF?! How is this possible?) Looking at all those numbers makes me want to take a nap. It is kinda… Read More »

Tale of two seasons.

Cycling season came to an early conclusion for me this year.  Here in Seattle, it can extend all the way into early November.  This year, we were not so fortunate.  Me being the fair weather wussy cyclist that I am could not fathom braving the cold and the wet through 6 months of dreary damp gloom.  So my bikes hang on their hooks, looking longingly at me every time I walk into… Read More »