The 2018 Half Century ( 50km or 50 mile ) a Month Challenge

Discussion in 'CycleChat Monthly Challenges' started by 13 rider, 28 Dec 2017.

  1. Bazzer

    Bazzer Setting the controls for the heart of the sun.

    January
    5th Culcheth, Glazebury, Warburton, Lymm, Mere, Knutsford, Tatton Park, Rostherne, Lymm, Warburton, Culcheth, Croft and home 56 kms
    7th Fernhead, Woolston, Warburton, Irlam, Flixton, Worsley, East Lancs to Lowton, WInwick, Houghton Green, Locking Stumps, Croft and home 55 kms
    14th Croft, Winwick, Ashton in Makerfield, Earlstown, St Helens (where some tw@t almost left hooked me), Windle, Bickerstaffe, Melling, Kirkby, Rainford, WIndle, East Lancs to Lane Head, Kenyon, Croft and home 72 kms
    25th Croft, Lowton, East Lancs to Rainford, Ormskirk and then reversed the ride. 64 kms

    February
    1st Culcheth, Glazebury, alongside the ship canal to Barton, Worsley, East Lancs to Lowton, Newton, Winwick, Houghton Green, Fernhead, Locking Stumps, Croft home. 51.2 kms
    11th Culcheth, Glazebury, Warburton, Lymm, Mere, Knutsford, Tatton Park, Rostherne, Lymm, Warburton, Culcheth, Croft and home 55 kms
    18th Culcheth, Glazebrook, Warburton, Lymm, High Legh, Mere, along the length of new cycle way of the former A556, Lymm, Warburton, Culcheth, home 50kms


    Running total 7 points
     
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  2. OP
    OP
    13 rider

    13 rider Veteran

    Location:
    leicester
    Feb 4th 33.5 mile 1 point
    Anstey ,Cropston ,Cossington ,Ratcliffe ,Hoby ,Ragdale ,Wymeswold ,Barrow ,Mountsorrel ,Anstey
    Feb 5th 50.3 miles 2 points
    Anstey ,Ratby ,Shackerstone ,Bilstone ,Shenton ,Market Bosworth ,Ratby ,Anstey
    Feb 10th 31.2 miles 1 point
    Anstey ,Quorn ,Loughborough ,Copt Oak ,Swithland ,Cropston ,Anstey
    Feb 18th 33.9 miles 1 point
    Anstey ,Cossington ,Sileby ,Barrow ,Wymeswold ,Barrow ,Mountsorrel ,Rothley ,Anstey

    Points in this challenge 13
    Points in all challenges 27
     
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  3. kipster

    kipster Veteran

    Location:
    Hampshire
    A much nicer weekend for cycling.
    17th Feb, 53 miles Oakley, Four marks, icy country lanes, Herriard, Ellisfield and Oakley - 2 points
    18th Feb, school boy error ride, Oakley, axford, Alresford, Axford, Oakley, 49.5km - 0 points :cry:

    Running total 12 points
     
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  4. Rob and Alison

    Rob and Alison Senior Member

    Location:
    Caistor, Lincs
    January
    6th. 51km. Caistor, N.Kelsey, S.Kelsey, Brandy Wharf, Redbourne, Hibaldstow, Scawby, Brigg, Howsham, N.Kelsey, Caistor. 1 Point.
    13th. 57km. Caistor, N.Kelsey, S.Kelsey, Brandy Wharf, Bishop Norton, Caenby, Normanby-by-Spital, Toft-Next-Newton, W.Rasen, Osgodby,
    S.Kelsey, Moortown Caistor. 1 Point
    19th. 55km. Caistor, Gt.Limber, Kirmington, Wootton, ncn1 to Melton Ross, Bigby, Somerby, Owmby, North Kelsey Moor, Caistor. 1 Point
    20th. 55km. Caistor, Walesby, Market Rasen, Faldingworth, W.Rasen, Osgodby, S.Kelsey, N.Kelsey, Caistor. 1 point.
    27th. 50km. Caistor, N.Kelsey, Brandy Wharf, Redbourne, Hibaldstow, Out and back with a bit extra round Caistor to bring up the 50km. 1Point.
    28th. 61km. Caistor, Kirmington, Croxton, Wootton, Burnham, Deepdale, Elsham, Brigg, Cadney, Howsham, N.Kelsey Moor, Caistor. 1 Point *with Stig.

    February
    11th. 55km. Caistor, Nettleton, Moortown, S.Kelsey, Brandy Wharf, Snitterby, Bishop Norton, Glentham, Caenby, Normanby-by-Spital, Toft-Next-Newton, W.Rasen, Osgodby, N.Owersby, Moortown, Nettleton, Caistor. 1 point.
    17th. 68km. Caistor, Gt.Limber, Brocklesby, Ulceby, Barrow-upon-Humber, Deepdale, Barton-upon-Humber, Horkstow, Worlaby, Elsham, Wrawby, Kettleby, Howsham, Caistor. 1 point * with Stig.

    Running points total : 8.
    Stig's points total : 2.
     
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  5. EasyPeez

    EasyPeez Über Member

    January

    20.01.18 - 50.21 miles - Genesis Day One

    Cottingham-Walkington-South Newbald-Hotham-Market Weighton-South Dalton-Cherry Burton-Beverley-Woodmansey-Cottingham - 2 Points

    February


    18.02.18 - 55.16 miles - Genesis Day One
    Sunderland - Newcastle - Tynemouth - Whitley Bay - Blyth and back - 2 Points

    19.02.18 - 50.34 miles - Genesis Day One
    Sunderland - Hetton le Hole - Sherburn - Tursdale and back - 2 Points

    Running Total - 6 Points
     
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  6. dickyknees

    dickyknees Über Member

    Location:
    Anglesey
    January
    22/01/2018 - 53.41 kms - 1 point

    Port Penrhyn, Bangor to Conwy and return following the NCR 5.
    30/01/2018 - 62.90 kms - 1 point
    Home, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Penrhosfeilw, Holyhead, Valley, Bodedern, Llynfaes, Gwalchmai, Dothan, RAF Valley, home.

    February
    01/02/2018 - 83.3 kms (51.77 miles) - 2 points.

    Home, RAF Valley, Dothan, Soar, Bethel, Llangaffo, Llanddaniel Fab, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Menai Bridge and return following the outward route.
    19/02/2018 - 52.28 kms (32.49 miles) - 1 point
    Port Penrhyn, Bangor to Conwy and return following the NCR 5. Nice bimble ride with two companions.

    Total - 5 points.
     
    Last edited: 19 Feb 2018
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  7. Domus

    Domus Über Member

    Location:
    Sunny Radcliffe
    January 1 Grange, Flookburgh, Cartmell, High Newton, Bowland Bridge, Witherslack and back to Grange. 50.4 kms 1 point
    January 28 Home, Bury Edenfield, Rawtenstall, up and over Holcombe Hill, Bolton, Home 50.17 kms 1 point
    February 2 Grange to Arnside via Levens. Return by same route 56.8 kms 1 point
    February 4 Holcombe Hill ride again with small loop through Bury (don't ask) 53.25 kms 1point
    February 7 Home, Bolton, Horwich, Chorley then back via Rivington and up and over Chorley Old Road 58.5 kms 1 point
    February 21 Same route to see my mum in Chorley with short loop to Costa. 59.42 Kms 1 point

    Running total 6 points
     
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  8. dickyknees

    dickyknees Über Member

    Location:
    Anglesey
    January
    22/01/2018 - 53.41 kms - 1 point

    Port Penrhyn, Bangor to Conwy and return following the NCR 5.
    30/01/2018 - 62.90 kms - 1 point
    Home, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Penrhosfeilw, Holyhead, Valley, Bodedern, Llynfaes, Gwalchmai, Dothan, RAF Valley, home.

    February
    01/02/2018 - 83.3 kms (51.77 miles) - 2 points.

    Home, RAF Valley, Dothan, Soar, Bethel, Llangaffo, Llanddaniel Fab, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Menai Bridge and return following the outward route.
    19/02/2018 - 52.28 kms (32.49 miles) - 1 point
    Port Penrhyn, Bangor to Conwy and return following the NCR 5. Nice bimble ride with two companions.
    21/02/2018 - 73 kms (45.41 miles) - 1 point.
    Home, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Penrhosfeilw, Holyhead, Valley, Llanfachraeth, Llanfwrog, Llanfaethlu, Llanddeusant, Elim, Trefor x roads, Llanfair-yn-Neubwll, home.

    Total - 6 points.
     
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  9. the stupid one

    the stupid one Senior Member

    Location:
    NWUK
    January 14th: Home-West Kirby-Wirral Way-Neston-Burton Marsh-Deeside Industrial Estate-Hawarden Bridge-back again! 52.9 km

    January 26th: Wirral Circular Trail, clockwise from Hoylake. 60 km.

    February 22nd: Home-West Kirby-Wirral Way-Neston-Burton Marsh-Deeside Industrial Estate-Chester Greenway-Mickle Trafford-Picton-Stoak-Canal to Ellesmere Port-Eastham-Willaston-Wirral Way-West Kirby-Home. 82.26 km, 51.1 miles.

    4 points
     
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  10. Elysian_Roads

    Elysian_Roads Senior Member

    14-01-18 Sunday morning social ride on a Triban 500. 65.37km. Solo from Cox Green, White Waltham, Paley Street to Moneyrow Green to meet up. Back to White Waltham, on to Warren Row then down Remenham Hill to Henley for a spot of breakfast. Retrace route to Moneyrow Green, on to Oakley Green then back solo to Cox Green via Paley Street, Shurlock Row, and Waltham St Lawrence.

    27-01-18 - 51.13 Miles, 4hrs 10 mins riding approx. 12.5 mph. Marin MTB. Cox Green, Holyport, Maidens Green, Bracknell, Swinley Forest (including the Blue Trail), Ascot, Windsor Great Park, Englefield Green, Runnymede, Old Windsor, Windsor, Dedworth, Holyport, Touchen End, White Waltham, Cox Green.

    28-01-18 - Sunday Morning Social above but missing out the final section covering Sherlock Row. 58.43 Km, 2hours 26 minutes, 14.9mph. 355m elevation gain. On the Triban.

    11-02-18 slightly shorter Sunday Morning Social. 52.91km 2hrs 16mins, 14.5 mph, 329m elevation gain. Triban.

    Total points so far 5 in this challenge.
     
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  11. dickyknees

    dickyknees Über Member

    Location:
    Anglesey
    January
    22/01/2018 - 53.41 kms - 1 point

    Port Penrhyn, Bangor to Conwy and return following the NCR 5.
    30/01/2018 - 62.90 kms - 1 point
    Home, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Penrhosfeilw, Holyhead, Valley, Bodedern, Llynfaes, Gwalchmai, Dothan, RAF Valley, home.

    February
    01/02/2018 - 83.30kms (51.77 miles) - 2 points.

    Home, RAF Valley, Dothan, Soar, Bethel, Llangaffo, Llanddaniel Fab, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Menai Bridge and return following the outward route.
    19/02/2018 - 52.28 kms (32.49 miles) - 1 point.
    Port Penrhyn, Bangor to Conwy and return following the NCR 5. Nice bimble ride with two companions.
    21/02/2018 - 73 kms (45.41 miles) - 1 point.
    Home, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Penrhosfeilw, Holyhead, Valley, Llanfachraeth, Llanfwrog, Llanfaethlu, Llanddeusant, Elim, Trefor x roads, Llanfair-yn-Neubwll, home
    23/02/2018 - 56.03 kms (34.82 miles) - 1 point.
    Home down the A5 to Llangefni, Lon Las Cefni to Malltraeth, Bethel, Soar, Dothan, Caergeiliog, Valley, home.

    Total - 7 points
     
    Last edited: 7 Mar 2018
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  12. RealLeeHimself

    RealLeeHimself Just keep peddling, just keep peddling...

    23 February - 55.4 km - 1 point

    Kiveton - Thorpe Salvin - Shireoaks - Chesterfield Canal - Worksop - Clumber Park and return

    Running total: 2 points
     
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