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10 years without missing a day
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posted 1/29/2018
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a few days ago I passed the 10 year mark without missing a day it all started with a forum post of how many days can you ride this year my original goal was Forrests Gumps record of running somewhere around 1,100 plus days least amount in a day was 10k,average 33 plus miles aday,or 123,000 plus miles over the 10 year spell there may be others who have ridden longer,but what is there minimum per day,and were they all recorded on bike j or another forum

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posted 1/29/2018
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Congrats.!!! I can't imagine. Congrats.!!!
Think about this. Ride the best bike trail, named by Bicycling Magazine, in each state. Just one per week would be like a vacation. also you could throw in a trail or two you would think are better. So take a year off and challenge yourself to a bicycling vacation. Who knows, maybe a good book may come out of it.
Be safe.

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posted 1/30/2018
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Amazing!
I have one facebook friend in Wisconsin that has gone 5 years of everyday outdoor bike riding, and I know a couple others, including Slow_Moe that have done a whole year of riding outdoors every day.

As much as I love riding my bike, and I LOVE riding my bike more than anything, I can't even imagine the love it would take for me to accomplish such a feat.

Well done and congratulations!

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posted 1/30/2018
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Absolutely super human; both mentally and physically. Just thinking about your feat gives me a headache. The good Lord has blessed you with good health to do this feat. It seems to me like "Hall of Fame" to me; and I'm sure others as well.

Not to mention, the average miles per day.

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Absolutely super human; both mentally and physically. Just thinking about your feat gives me a headache. The good Lord has blessed you with good health to do this feat. It seems to me like "Hall of Fame" to me; and I'm sure others as well.

Not to mention, the average miles per day.
-- posted by dasmith44

You have my vote.

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posted 1/30/2018
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Congratulations on an unimaginable accomplishment, Smoab.

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Amazing!
I have one facebook friend in Wisconsin that has gone 5 years of everyday outdoor bike riding, and I know a couple others, including Slow_Moe that have done a whole year of riding outdoors every day.

As much as I love riding my bike, and I LOVE riding my bike more than anything, I can't even imagine the love it would take for me to accomplish such a feat.

Well done and congratulations!
-- posted by KrateKraig

Not to take anything away from his accomplishment, but not all the rides were outside according to his journal. Still much better than me.

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posted 1/30/2018
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Amazing!
I have one facebook friend in Wisconsin that has gone 5 years of everyday outdoor bike riding, and I know a couple others, including Slow_Moe that have done a whole year of riding outdoors every day.

As much as I love riding my bike, and I LOVE riding my bike more than anything, I can't even imagine the love it would take for me to accomplish such a feat.

Well done and congratulations!
-- posted by KrateKraig

Not to take anything away from his accomplishment, but not all the rides were outside according to his journal. Still much better than me.
-- posted by hairykiwi

I see. All rides logged as outdoor to avoid the indoor ride filter on the Total Distance Stats* leaderboard.

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posted 1/30/2018
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the first 5 years plus were all outdoor rides until one day when I fell while riding a track during an ice storm,and all but maybe 56 rides a year included an outdoor ride of at least 10k only a lot of snow or poor timing kept in indoors for the day thank you all for your kind words

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posted 1/30/2018
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Certainly a great achievement. Just accounting for work, trips, weather, illness, and ennui make it seem supremely difficult.

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posted 1/30/2018
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Fantastic achievement!!! Keep on, keeping on!!

This guy also has been streak cycling going into his 23rd (yes 23rd!!!) year of cycling every day. Jim Langley, former bicycling magazine editor.

Some info www.jimlangley.net/spin/streak.htm here.
post edited on 1/30/2018 at 6:08:29 PM
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