2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby boss » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:32 pm

158km and 3450m / 4700m ( garmin vs strava elevation)

Needless to say, I'm stuffed.
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:46 pm

Impressive ride mate 8) .
I have halfed my goal :oops: ... back to 100,000 ... just not getting the climbing in, hills are too far away to make it a regular thing. Plus I am losing about 15 % of my meters climbed on my phone compared to a Garmin :roll: .
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby jasonc » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:09 am

finally hit 80000m for the year
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby boss » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:18 am

I've been chilling on this a little bit, been taking my lunch rides to the crit track instead of mini-TT-climbs in an effort to more effectively manage my training (i.e. stop overtraining). On the crit track I can just do laps and focus on maintaining a HR/effort, whereas if I go to the nearby climbs I find it too easy to get excited and smash pedals.

Plus there are no cars on the crit track.
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby Wakatuki » Fri Jun 28, 2013 1:46 pm

Can I ask which is the best system to use for hill data?
A normal hill climb resulted in 320ish from Garmin 800, mates android got 434, after clicking correct hill on Strava mine went to 434 too.
Went for a ride yesterday uploaded and it claimed 630 climbed, clicked the update button back to around 400!
I would obviously prefer the highest every time ;) but to play fair which system have people found the best, the data from your recording gizmo or clicking the data sync button for known professional heights.
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby kb » Fri Jun 28, 2013 5:36 pm

Generally the Edge unless the weather's crap. Wednesday was funny. Icy Creek to Baw Baw gave me 1898m gained. Didn't want to "cheat" on Strava but thought check elevation gain on Garmin Connect as you can switch it iff again there. 3267m :-)
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:31 am

Geez, getting the climbing in is easy when you are closer to the hills... 11500m this week without trying to hard... Get to sneak off after my rides are done and everyone is tour gazing... Me I am map gazing ;-)
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby Daccordi Rider » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:59 am

Nice work TTL, may need to bump that goal up again dude!
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:19 pm

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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:58 pm

Yeah today I was a bit tired... Roads were closed down very early today... Yesterday they were open pretty much until the caravan went through... Today they were closed hours before the caravan. Couldn't be bothered watching today do am back in the hotel watching on tv :-|
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby zakka101 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:55 pm

went out and did 5 repeats of kinglake yesterday. rode from greensborough, did the climb then rode home. 135k, and 3755m of climbing ( off the iphone app, which is nuts ) i think the gain was about 2600m ( going off my garmin 910xt )
all in all...i was rooted. hehehe
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby ldrcycles » Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:44 pm

zakka101 wrote:went out and did 5 repeats of kinglake yesterday. rode from greensborough, did the climb then rode home. 135k, and 3755m of climbing ( off the iphone app, which is nuts ) i think the gain was about 2600m ( going off my garmin 910xt )
all in all...i was rooted. hehehe


Ripper work mate :D .

I'm up to 41,000m for the year so far, and hopefully will be adding 3,000+ on Tuesday 8) .
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby zakka101 » Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:49 pm

ldrcycles wrote:
zakka101 wrote:went out and did 5 repeats of kinglake yesterday. rode from greensborough, did the climb then rode home. 135k, and 3755m of climbing ( off the iphone app, which is nuts ) i think the gain was about 2600m ( going off my garmin 910xt )
all in all...i was rooted. hehehe


Ripper work mate :D .

I'm up to 41,000m for the year so far, and hopefully will be adding 3,000+ on Tuesday 8) .



we are on fire lachy, i cant believe how crazy your rides are man. 200+ks at least twice a month, you are nuts.
love it though. gives me inspiration ;-)
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby kb » Mon Jul 08, 2013 7:26 am

zakka101 wrote:went out and did 5 repeats of kinglake yesterday. rode from greensborough, did the climb then rode home. 135k, and 3755m of climbing ( off the iphone app, which is nuts ) i think the gain was about 2600m ( going off my garmin 910xt )
all in all...i was rooted. hehehe


That's a pretty decent effort! I always feel Kinglake isn't too bad a climb while starting and then find that the last section repays with horrendous headwinds...

You should turn up to the Hells500 hosted Donnathon next Sunday :-)
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby zakka101 » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:46 am

kb wrote:
zakka101 wrote:went out and did 5 repeats of kinglake yesterday. rode from greensborough, did the climb then rode home. 135k, and 3755m of climbing ( off the iphone app, which is nuts ) i think the gain was about 2600m ( going off my garmin 910xt )
all in all...i was rooted. hehehe


That's a pretty decent effort! I always feel Kinglake isn't too bad a climb while starting and then find that the last section repays with horrendous headwinds...

You should turn up to the Hells500 hosted Donnathon next Sunday :-)


thanks mate,
i am actually not much of a climber at all ( i am 99kgs but 6'3 ) but i just love getting out and pushing those pedals over you know?
but yes that second steep part once the road gets abit rough is abit tough to manage but you just got to keep going man! love it!
A mate and myself were going to turn up at donna this sunday and have a crack. i play BBALL as well on a sunday night so maybe just take it easy and enjoy the scenery so i at least have something left in the tank for bball that night!

also i am at 41,690m elevation gain for the year. is that any good? havent really taken much notice until reading this thread!
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby jasonc » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:21 pm

90000m as of today with Rapha Rising and a few months to come....
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Jul 10, 2013 6:50 pm

zakka101 wrote:
also i am at 41,690m elevation gain for the year. is that any good? havent really taken much notice until reading this thread!


You bet it's good! You're only a hundred metres or so behind me and I've done about 1,000kms more! :lol:
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby jasonc » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:11 pm

ldrcycles wrote:
zakka101 wrote:
also i am at 41,690m elevation gain for the year. is that any good? havent really taken much notice until reading this thread!


You bet it's good! You're only a hundred metres or so behind me and I've done about 1,000kms more! :lol:


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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby Dimma » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:13 pm

What u got planned for Rapha Rising JC?
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby jasonc » Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:28 pm

Dimma wrote:What u got planned for Rapha Rising JC?


all my plans have gone to mud. I got hit from all sides (Mrs JasonC, roadworks on nebo/glorious road and a kids party I have to be at on Sunday morning)

trying to get something in before the party on Sunday morning.

A little hill will become my friend or worst enemy next week
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:37 pm

So no chance of this then Jason? http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/243216935 :P
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby jasonc » Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:24 am

Lukeyboy wrote:So no chance of this then Jason? http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/243216935 :P


not unless you can get me home by no later than 10am.

you do realise roadworks are going to hamper your progress up to glorious?
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby Lukeyboy » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:09 am

There's always road works on going up Mt Glorious :P (In my childhood its the only time I can remember there being no road works :P)
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

Postby jasonc » Thu Jul 11, 2013 9:22 am

Lukeyboy wrote:There's always road works on going up Mt Glorious :P (In my childhood its the only time I can remember there being no road works :P)


can't risk the delay this weekend. will get shot by Mrs JasonC
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Re: 2013 Strava Climbing Challenge

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