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2010 Ride Journal – Highs and lows of 2010

This posting details my cycling for 2010 on a month by month basis. It also reflects my goals for 2010, my achievements of same and my ups and downs as I continue the enjoyment and new challenges of bicycling. I will update this journal at the end of each month. My 2009 Ride Journal can be found here.

My 2010 “Kick Start” health journal can be found here.


2010 Goals and Achievements

# Goal Date Details

1

BikeJournal ranking of 100 or better in the world (ranked 191 in 2009) December 31, 2010 Not achieved –Rank of 243 out of 6599
2 Achieve a ranking of 5 or better in the Bicycle Network Australia club rankings at BikeJournal.com (ranked 10th in 2009) December 31, 2010 Not achieved –Rank of 14 out of 305
3 Achieve an average cadence of 90 (90 in 2009) December 31, 2010 Achieved average cadence of 90
4 Achieve an average speed of 23.5 km/h over the year (23.32 km/h in 2009) December 31, 2010 Not achieved – 22.37 km/h
5 Ride 14,000 km (13,450 km in 2009)

December 31, 2010

Not achieved – Rode 12,163 km in 2010
6 Successfully complete the Perth-Albany-Perth 1200 km Audax ride within the required 90 hours. December 31, 2010 Not achieved
7 Achieve a Nouveau Randonneur Audax award (50 km, 100 km, 150 km)

13/11/2010

Applied for the award
8 Achieve a Percy Armstrong Audax award (50 km, 100 km, 150 km and 200 km) December 31, 2010 Not achieved
9 Participate in a road race December 31, 2010 Not achieved
10 Ride in another state of Australia December 31, 2010 Not achieved
11 Reach my target weight and waist measurement by December 31, 2010 December 31, 2010 Not achieved
12 Following Brad McGee’s advice, I hope to improve my riding on the road and do as Brad suggests: “Be clear and precise in your actions on the road – be part of the flow yet modest.” December 31, 2010 Improving 🙂
13 and finally, to religiously adopt this advice from Brad McGee: “Never respond aggressively to another road user’s incompetence or abuse. There is NO future in this for anyone.” December 31, 2010 Improving 🙂


2010 Ride Journal

More details can be found at BikeJournal.com. Just click on the link marked “view my journal.” To view the 2009, 2008 and 2007 Ride Journals please click on the links.

Month Number of Rides Distance (Km) Ride Time (Hours) Avg Speed (Km/h) Average Cadence
January 35 1,309.70 58 22.87 87
February 44 1,587.22 69 23.33 91
March 24 811.28 31 23.36 90
April 23 1,475 78 19.18 87
May 29 1,053 45 23.91 88
June 45 1,637 74 21.57 89
July 26 1,043 45 22.80 94
August 6 202.13 7 23.99 94
September 24 984 44 22.38 88
October 31 1,055 46 22.68 91
November 22 686 31 22.38 89
December 11 319 13 23.32 88
2010 Totals 320 12,163 547 22.37 90
2009 Totals 365 13,450 575 23.32 90
2008 Totals 485 10,843 494 22.44 89
2007 Totals 94 3,070.26 105 19.76 78

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