One happy bunny

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Denny, 21 Jun 2008.

  1. Denny

    Denny New Member

    The last few day's I've been looking over memorymap for a 10 mile TT training route...well I found one that takes me Harrowgate lane onto the back road to Hartburn interchange, onto Yarm via Allens west. Turn left at The Cleveland Bay then down Yarm Rd to Yarm La. Then it's a sprint finish on the last 200 - 300m through the depot gates......Details

    Dist:- 10.14 miles (door to door)
    Max spd:- 40.5mph
    Avg spd:- 17.5mph
    Avg Pace:- 3:26min/mile
    Time:- 34:48!!!!!!!

    Boy was I pleased with myself...I would've been quicker if I was fully was 0515 when I set off!!!

    But then coming home I went up Durham rd (the hilliest of my commute routes)

    Dist:- 3.38 miles
    Max spd:- 22.4mph
    Avg spd:- 15.0mph
    Avg pace:- 4:00/mile
    Time:- 13:33!!!!! My quickest time yet

    I tried getting out of the seat on the climbs and keeping my cadence after being inspired by a certain Mr. Armstrong...High cadence over big gears and I do believe it may have worked...also I was a lot less knackered when I got home.

    Not bad for a fat bloke
  2. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    At least you now have targets to aim at, well done BTW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. longers

    longers Veteran

    Not bad for anyone :angry:
  4. OP

    Denny New Member

    Cheers Longers :blush:
  5. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    If you continue like that, you won't be fat for much longer! :angry:

    Keep it up.
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