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how far do you commute?

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by alecstilleyedye, 18 Aug 2012.

  1. <1 mile

    24 vote(s)
  2. 1-5 miles

    252 vote(s)
  3. 6-10 miles

    314 vote(s)
  4. 11-15 miles

    250 vote(s)
  5. 16-20 miles

    145 vote(s)
  6. >20 miles

    220 vote(s)
  1. stoatsngroats

    stoatsngroats Veteran

    West Sussex
    I think I'm a commuter, as I have now done 2 out of 3 days by bike, so I have a 26 return journey, pretty flat as it's near to the sussex coast. A mix of dcway and rural roads, the 13 miles journey in 46 minutes on day 1, and 44 minutes today. Return journey a little longer as I meet the OH halfway home.
    It's great to be at work after cycling, and not having to sit in traffic.
    I love it, and I'm well happy!
  2. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah Staff Member

    Barmy in Barming

    You are..!
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  3. stoatsngroats

    stoatsngroats Veteran

    West Sussex
  4. jojo2512

    jojo2512 Active Member

    Done my first commute to and from work on my own. 11 miles
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  5. keithmac

    keithmac Über Member

    I do 3 miles each way on the Gtech, a godsend when it's windy!.
  6. snertos999

    snertos999 Well-Known Member

    Swansea, Wales UK
    1.33 miles each way!
    So short I just pedal in in my suit and shoes if it is not raining.
  7. BrianC

    BrianC Well-Known Member

    i used to be 8-10 miles each way due to moving i'm now 2-3 miles each way. This isn't doing any good for my overall fitness
  8. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah Staff Member

    Barmy in Barming

    ..and the reason for not extending your commute is?
  9. BrianC

    BrianC Well-Known Member

    I'm enjoying the 8 min cycle to work it means i can start and finish earlier :smile: . In turn was supposed to free up some evening time for cycling that was the theory !!
  10. meta lon

    meta lon Guru

    i just tried my new job commute..2 routes tried for time and ease..
    about 6 miles for both routes..
    one route is safer and avoids most roads..i like this one ..

    i had a guy in a Passat drive straight in front of me on a roundabout ..not a care in the world ..no look nothing ..ffs i gave him a tosser wave but i doubt he saw it..
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  11. Slick

    Slick Über Member

    I commute 12 miles each way probably about half on track and half on a busy fairly fast road. Not pretty, but enough to give you a good feeling arriving at work in time for a hot shower and a cup of tea knowing you've put in a good workout.
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  12. Roxy641

    Roxy641 Well-Known Member

    3 and a half miles there and then the same for coming back, making a total of 7 miles.
  13. clippetydoodah

    clippetydoodah Regular

    I'm doing a round trip of 31 miles a few times per week. Luckily it's mainly on cycle paths.
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  14. H-Bomb

    H-Bomb Well-Known Member

    I've moved out of London and now have to deal with country roads. I cycle 14 miles each day.
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  15. rowdin

    rowdin Terence david

    I did a days work from Colchester to Leigh-on sea on Saturday. That's a 83 mile round trip. Hard day.