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2018 KIRKEJ MEMORIAL DAYS CHALLENGE DEC 09
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posted 11/28/2017
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  • 11 Riders reporting. Thank Ye
  • GOOOAAAAL THIS WEEK: YukonPaul and Formerwsp520 CONGRATS!!!
  • A few more inching close to 100%
  • Winter must be holding others back..
  • Ride Long and Prosper. And often.
  • Really close to the end of the year. Keep on, keep'n on. eh.


  • And the rest of us keep on keep'n on!!!


    2018 HOW MANY DAYS CHALLENGE
    SIGN UP FOR THE HOW MANY DAYS CHALLENGE.

    SIGN UP ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR

    This is the "Kirkej Memorial Challenge" He is dearly missed.

    So this is a wee bit of motivation.

    POST YOUR DAYS GOAL. HOW MANY DAYS WILL YOU RIDE IN 2018?? SET YOURSELF A DAYS GOAL TO MAKE.



    Target %. At the end of each month regardless of the number of your days, this is about where you should be percentage wise. Yup by the end of June, half way or around 50%.


    ANYONE CAN JOIN AT ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR. Don't have be signed up Jan 01.

    Steal'n the idear from OlleBear and be borrow'n OlleBear's rules. They be:

    You must have done at least 10Km (6.2 mile) ride for the day to qualify or 1 hour on a mountain bike on the trails. In case of really bad weather indoor trainers do count. Must ride at least 40 minutes or 6.2 miles. We fired the Challenge Police.


thread edited on 12/11/2018 at 1:55:31 PM

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posted 11/30/2017
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I'm going to shoot for at least 300 days in 2018.

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sign-me-up-again-hope-to-make-the-whole-year-again---will-hit-the-10-year-mark-sometime-mid-spring
-- posted by smoab

Stop and think about this a second ... ten straight years where the guy went out and rode his bike every single day. That's an amazing accomplishment. Most marriages don't last that long. I feel like I accomplish something when I ride ten DAYS consecutively. Bravo, Smoab!

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Bump for any newbies.

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Do indoor rides on the stationary bike in the gym count?
-- posted by MLC40


Yup...must ride 40 minutes at least or 6.2 mile equivalent. At a cadence of 80 to 85 I think 40 minutes does that but I'm not a math professional.
-- posted by Slo_Joe

I'm glad you changed the terminology from indoor trainer to stationary bike because I was starting to worry because, at my age, 40 mins on a indoor trainer was very concerning.
Have a very Merry Christmas everyone, and BE SAFE.

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225 days for me next year.

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posted 12/7/2017
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Yeah sign me up. I will be out of country some for sure and without bike. Surprised I am over 320 days so far this year. I should make 300 days next year I think.

OUCH Kendra no more getting hit by cars for you!!!!!!

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posted 12/10/2017
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Going to give a try at 275. This is going to be an interesting year. Hopefully will be moving to a day shift which will open more commuting days for me (my wife didn't like me riding a main drag at night with the drunks). Will save gas since it is 10 miles to work.

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posted 12/22/2017
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My riding days and mileage slipped each of the last two years. Hoping for improvement so my stretch goal is 225 riding days.

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posted 12/28/2017
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300 will be my goal for next year

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posted 12/29/2017
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Back from vacation. Will have this updated with new chart by the end of the year. (crosses finners)

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