2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby cancan64 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:23 am

the other week I calculated how much extra km I need to do to catch Jason... over 70km a week above what he rides... last year I could manage that but with my partner now in NZ I would be in the bad books big time.... but now that he is on holidays for 2 weeks maybe, just maybe there is a sliver of a chance....
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:10 pm

I got to log some commutes over there but only about 8kms in total. No major leave between now and xmas
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby cancan64 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:18 am

jasonc wrote:I got to log some commutes over there but only about 8kms in total. No major leave between now and xmas


I thought you done well taking the bike back in such a short distance... dont go over doing it getting back to work mode... short and easy commutes for a month or so
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:36 pm

cancan64 wrote:
jasonc wrote:I got to log some commutes over there but only about 8kms in total. No major leave between now and xmas


I thought you done well taking the bike back in such a short distance... dont go over doing it getting back to work mode... short and easy commutes for a month or so

time was precious over there. plus i didn't want to get lost (i got lost going to the bike shop the first time)
i need ~634kms to keep my run of 1000km months going so the next fortnight will be busy
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:36 pm

either cancan has marked a few rides that weren't commutes as commutes or i'm in trouble. 300kms difference...
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby cancan64 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:38 am

jasonc wrote:either cancan has marked a few rides that weren't commutes as commutes or i'm in trouble. 300kms difference...


I wouldnt do that... In fact if push came to shove I could add an extra 80km to that for a ride the other week that I could justify as a commute... plus a few commutes where the GPS hasnt recorded for a while... Just been having a good run of not having to go directly home plus having to up the km for next years Tour Aotearoa, you being sick and having holidays has helped and a long weekend today although I have one in a few weeks so thats short lived... we could have a fun 3 months coming up
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:51 am

Almost as much fun as riding with you cancan (you missed a Mondo last week).
No holidays been now and the end of the year for me. We do have a wet couple of days here which means direct commutes for me
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:35 am

And cancan has the lead. Well done
I won't be able to catch him if he keeps this up
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby cancan64 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:25 am

The short weeks are coming up for me soon so will be an interesting finish, hardest part is trying to defer work travel until next year...
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:34 am

I think you will still get me for the year
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Strydz » Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:12 am

I know I don't post much but just wanted to say this challenge is one of the things that's kept my legs turning over this year (and the fact I don't own a car). I contracted Ross River Fever at the start of Febuary and didn't manage it very well so it's pretty much consumed my year, good news is that I'm finally past it and the k's and more importantly my health are starting to head in right direction again :)
Cheers to all involved, it's good fun!
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:26 pm

Awesome news strydz
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Re: 2017 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Mugglechops » Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:06 am

Another 100kms and I will beat my total from last year.

One month left for me so will probably lose my 6th place.
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