The 2018 Metric Century (100km) A Month Challenge

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

  1. Katherine

    Katherine Guru Moderator

    Location:
    Manchester
    20th January 102 km. Eccles, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, High Legh, Lymm, Culcheth, Lowton, Astley, Walkden.
    18th February 102 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, Knutsford, Jodrell Bank, Marthall, Mobberley, Hale, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    25th February 101 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, Great Budworth, High Legh, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    11th March 101 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Plumley, Lower Peover, Knutsford, Mere, High Legh, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    15th April 102km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, Knutsford, Lower Peover, Knutsford, Dunham, Urmston, Eccles.
    22nd April 102 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, Great Budworth, High Legh, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    7th May 178 km. Swinton, High Legh, Frodsham, Cappenhurst ( Eureka Cafe), Mollington, Mickle Trafford, Delamere, Whitegate, Plumley, High Legh, Culcheth, Astley.
    13th May 103 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Plumley, Ollerton, Knutsford, Mere, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    10th June 103 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, Knutsford, Over Peover, Jodrell Bank, Marthall, Morley Green, Ashley, Dunham, Urmston, Eccles.
     
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  2. Sea of vapours

    Sea of vapours Über Member

    January
    26th - 107.2km / 1,960m (Helwith Bridge, Wigglesworth,, Trough of Bowland, Quernmore, Gressingham, Wray)
    February
    16th - 106.7km / 2,168m (Stainforth, Halton Gill, Malham Tarn, Malham, Bolton-by-Bowland, Slaidburn, Cross of Greet)
    20th - 100.2km / 1,935m (Ribblehead, Hawes, Buttertubs, Newby Head, Austwick, Bowland Knotts)
    March
    13th - 117.5km / 1,680m (Ribblehead, Dentdale, Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Hawes, Helwith Bridge)
    20th - 103km / 2,014m (Ribblehead, Stainforth, Halton Gill, Arncliffe, Malham Tarn, Settle, Keasden)
    26th - 101km / 2,444m (Bowland Knotts, Chatburn, round Pendle Hill, Sabden, Cow Ark, Cross of Greet)
    29th - 104.5km / 1,458m (Ribblehead, Appersett, Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Hornby, Keasden)
    April
    5th - 123.1km / 2,189m (Ribblehead, Hawes, West Witton, Coverdale, Kettlewell, Cracoe, Settle)
    14th - 112km / 1,626m (Eldroth, Wigglesworth, Bell Busk, Barnoldswick, Bolton-by-Bowland, Austwick)
    19th - 107.6km / 1,977m (Kirkby Lonsdale, Kendal, Grayrigg, Burneside, Cowan Bridge)
    28th - 105.5km / 1,945m (Stainforth, Halton Gill, Arncliffe, Malham, Langcliffe, Newby Head, Ingleton)
    May
    5th - 108.7km / 1,623m (Stainforth, Halton Gill, Burnsall, Bell Busk, Wigglesworth, Keasden)
    20th - 137.3km / 2,410m (Ribblehead, Coal Road, Brough, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Stanhope, Lanchester, Washington)
    24th - 136.5km / 1,898m (Washington, Coxhoe, Walworth, Richmond, Carperby, Hawes, Ribblehead, Ingleton)
    31st - 125.7km / 1,887m (Yorkshire Dales, Howgill Fells, Lake District, Silverdale,, Bowland - 2xNP, 2xAONB))
    June
    5th - 107.7km / 2,259m (Bowland Knotts, Trough of Bowland, Oakenclough, Dunsop Bridge, Cross of Greet)
    7th - 104.3km / 1,522m (Ribblehead, Hawes, Newby Head, Dent, Barbondale, Gressingham)
    25th - 180km / 3,223m (Sedbergh, Melmerby, Garrigill, Nenthead, Allenheads, Rookhope, Blanchland, Lanchester, Washington)
    29th - 150.7km / 3,023m (Washington, Stanhope, Barnard Castle, The Stang, Tan Hill, Buttertubs, Newby Head)
    July
    7th - 162.9km / 3,054m (Ribblehead, Coal Road, Lamps Moss, Tan Hill, Turf Moor, Fleak Moss, Newby Head, Keasden)
    13th - 131.3km / 2,766m (Hawes, Fleak Moss, Turf Moor, The Stang, Barnard Castle, Wolsingham, Washington)
    17th - 162.5km / 2,626m (Waskerley, Stanhope, St.John's Chapel, Middleton-in-Teesdale, Brough, Kirkby Lonsdale)
    31st - 165.2km / 3,013m (Hawes, Brough, Middleton, Chapel Fell, Rookhope, Stanhope, Edmundbyers, Lanchester)
    August
    2nd - 136.7km / 1,910m (Washington, Coxhoe, Walworth, Melsonby, Richmond, Carperby, Hawes, Newby Head)
    21st - 101.6km / 2,276m (Roeburndale, Quernmore, Trough of Bowland, Cow Ark, Waddington Fell, Bowland Knotts)
    25th - 161.8km / 3,228m (Langcliffe Scar, Arncilffe, Greenhow, NIdderdale, Trapping Hill, Coverdale, Littondale)
    30th - 203.6km / 4,000m (Great Dun Fell, Tan Hill, Turf Moor, Fleak Moss, Newby Head)
    September
    17th - 124.1km / 2,000m (Cowan Bridge, Tebay, Shap, Pooley Bridge, Kirkstone Pass, Kendal)
    22nd - 111.7km / 2,500m (Bowland Knotts, Waddington Fell, Cow Ark, Trough of Bowland, Quernmore, Tatham Fell)
    24th - 112.3km / 2,220m (Kingsdale, Coal Road, Kirkby Stephen, Orton, Shap Summit, Kendal)
    27th - 136km / 2,600m (Kirkstone Pass, Great+Little Langdale, Hawkshead, Newby Bridge, Bowland Bridge, Holme, Wray)
    October
    6th - 113km / 2,030m (Kendal, Sedbergh, Garsdale Head, Coal Road, Dent, Barbondale, Gressingham)
    9th - 101km / 1,680m (Bowland Knotts, Trough of Bowland, Jubilee Tower, Arnside, Brigsteer, Kendal)
    18th - 111.3km / 2,111m (Fountains Fell, Kettlewell, Fleet Moss, Hawes, Coal Road, Deepdale, Kingsdale)
    22nd - 101km / 1,679m (Ribblehead,, Garsdale Head, Ravenstonedale, Orton, Shap, Kendal)
    28th - 108km / 1,990m (Kendal, Sedbergh, Dentdale, Ribblehead, Settle, Tosside, Bowland Knotts)
    November
    2nd - 111km / 1,910m (Ribblehead, Carperby, Kidstones Pass, Arncliffe, Stainforth, Austwick)
    12th - 108.7km / 2,450m (Fountains Fell & Kirkby Fell: all the roads / all the hills - a bit complicated)
    18th - 111.1km / 2,240m (Ribblehead, Buttertubs, Keld, Lamps Moss, Sedbergh, Deepdale, Kngsdale)
    25th - 115km / 1,550m (Ribblehead, Appersett, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale, Hornby)

    Total: 41 points
     
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  3. Bazzer

    Bazzer Setting the controls for the heart of the sun.

    January
    28th Croft, Risley, Woolston, Warburton, Irlam, Eccles, Manchester, then East Lancs Road through Salford, Astley, Haydock, to Windle, then Rainford by pass to BIckerstaffe, before coming back on the opposite carriageway to the East Lancs, then back to Lowton Croft and home. 101.8 kms, 473 m, 22.5 kph.

    February
    2nd Croft, Woolston, Warrington, Daresbury, Frodsham, Cuddington, Whitley, Antrobus, Lymm, Warburton, Glazebrook, Culcheth, Glazebury, East Lancs to Lowton, Croft, Houghton Green, Fernhead, Locking Stumps, Croft, home.102.1 kms, 662 m, 23.17 kph.

    16th Culcheth, Leigh, Atherton, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Littleborough, Todmorden, Bacup, Whitworth, Spotland, Norden, Heywood, Bury, Bolton, Howe Bridge, Leigh, Culcheth home. 119 kms. 1,139 m, 21.56 kph.

    March
    16th Croft, Culcheth, Glazebrook, Lymm, Tatton Park, Lymm, Cadishead, Worsley, East Lancs to Lowton, Winwick, Fernhead, Risley, then three loops of Croft before heading home. 102 kms, 526 m, 21.1 kph

    April
    8th Croft, Lane Head, East Lancs to Salford, Irlam, Lymm, Tatton Park, Rostherne, Bucklow Hill, Lymm, Warburton, Rixton, Culcheth, Glazebury, East Lancs to Lane Head, Croft, home. 101.6 kms, 470m, 23.3 kph
     
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  4. ColinJ

    ColinJ A big clot!

    30th Jan:
    --[71 km singlespeed**] 2 x 50.5 km T-shaped loops on the A646 & A6033 = 101 km. (2 x Tod-Walk Mill-Tod; Tod-Hebden Bridge turning circle-Tod; Tod-Littleborough-Tod.)

    2nd Feb:
    -- 100 km: Tod, Worsthorne, Trawden, Oxenhope, Cullingworth, Wilsden, Old Allen Road, Manywells Height, Oxenhope, Hebden Bridge, Lumbutts, Summit, Walsden, Tod.

    24th Mar:
    -- 161 km (imperial century): Tod, A646 to Rose Grove, Padiham Greenway to Padiham, A671, Spring Wood (Whalley), Cow Ark, Chipping, Dunsop Bridge, Trough of Bowland, Galgate, Conder Green, Galgate, Scorton, Inglewhite, Longridge, Ribchester, Billington, Whalley, A671, Greenway, A646 back to Tod.

    8th Apr:
    -- 136 km: Tod to Mytholmroyd (A646); SITD hilly audax; Mytholmroyd to Tod (A646).



    ** I punctured just as I was riding past my front door on the second loop, so I swapped bikes!
     
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  5. Elysian_Roads

    Elysian_Roads Senior Member

    31st Jan. 101.48km. 14.6 average mph, 612m elevation gain. Triban 500. Cox Green, Cookham, Bourne End, Marlow, Henley, Shiplake, Sonning, Twyford, Shurlock Row, Bracknell, Ascot, Windsor Great Park, Englefield Green, Runnymede, Old Windsor, Windsor, Dedworth, Touchen End, White Waltham and back to Cox Green at 16:30.......

    10th Feb. 101.4km.13.5 average mph. 772m elevation gain. Marin MTB. Cox Green, Henley, Sonning Common, Goring, Streatley, Reading, Sonning, Twyford, Shurlock Row then home (with a few tweaks to take me over the 100km)

    29th March. 100.23km. 12.6 average mph. 687m elevation gain. Marin MTB. Cox Green, Cookham, Bourne End, Marlow, Hambleden, Turville, Henley, Stoke Row, Checkendon, Peppard Common, Sonning Common, Sonning, Twyford, Shurlock Row, then back home.

    7th April. 106.07km 14.6 average mph. Triban road bike. Similar route to 29th March, but instead of through Sonning, into Reading for the Decathlon store.
     
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  6. gbs

    gbs Veteran

    Location:
    Fulham
    13.01 113k, 1156m vertical gain. SWRC ride. SW6, Rudgewick, EWW.
    17.02 128k, 951 vertical gain. SWRC ride. Cobham, Seale, home
    20.02 107k, 466m vertical gain, SWRC ride Cobham to Seale and return to SW6
    24.03 104k, 987m vertical gain. SWRC ride to Horsham and return
    31.03 134k, 912m vertical gain, SWRC ride to Elstead
    21.04 113k, 866m vertical gain, SWRC ride to Tulleys Farm
    01.05 109k, 1037m vertical gain, solo, SW6 to Cranleigh and return as far as Dorking
    08.05 107k, 548m vertical gain. solo, SW6 to WGP, Warren Row coffeshop, WNR
    10.05 110k, 1192m vertical, with buddy. SW6 , Cranleigh, Baynards, Cold Harbour
    12.05 103k, 913m gain, SWRC ride to Frog and Nightgown near Horsham
    15.05 100k, 1058m, solo, SW6 to Brighton and Hove
    18.05 111k, 1073m, with buddy, CFO, Lane End, Windsor, SNS
    23.05 129k, 1441m, with buddy, Fulham, Brighton , Haywards Heath
    05.06 111k, 704m, with SAS, DKG, Four Elms, DKG
    18.06 123k, 1066 vertical gain, LHD, Cowden, LHD, part with MWW
    23.06 113k, 1225m vertical, SW6 to Haslemere then Petersfield to Easton, part with SWRC
    30.06 123k, 1066m vertical, SW6 to Southwater and return to DKG, with SWRC
    25.07 100, 935m vertical, LHD to Stapleford, LHD, part with MWW - first century ride in the hot weather
    11.08 105k, 1134m at 22.8kph average. Fulham, Seale, Fulham. SWRC ride started in Cobham with SWRC
    26.09 125k, 1280m gain at 19.7kph. Fulham, Combe Lane, Farnham, Easton
    29.09 108k at 22.5kph. Flat course Fulham , Cobham, Fair Oaks Airfield, Fulham, with SWRC
    02.10 140k at 21,2kph, 1279m gain, DKG to Lancing Beach and return
    04.10 106k at 20.3 kph, 1005 m gain, AMR, Christmas Common, Henley, WNR with buddy
    07.10 101k at 20kph, 1065m gain, CLW, Shillington, HPNDN
    13.10 143k at 21,7kph,1104m vertical gain, SW6 to Cobham, Ramster Gardens, SW6
    24.10 100k at 21.0kph, 827m vertical gain, SUO to SW6 via Tanhouse Farm
    27.10 110k at21.0kph, 977m vertical, SW6 to Cbhm then Frog&N, SUR; with SWRC
    31.10 110k at 20kph,1107m vertical, Epsom, Rusper, Peaslake, SW6
    03.11 112k at 20.3kph,1157m vertical, RDH, Betchworth, Danehill, RDH with SWRC
    14.11 106k at 21.6kph, 565m vertical gain. SW6, WGP, Warren Row, WNR
    15.11 113k at 20.4kph average, 1073m climb. SW6, Cranleigh, EWW
     
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  7. Katherine

    Katherine Guru Moderator

    Location:
    Manchester
    20th January 102 km. Eccles, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, High Legh, Lymm, Culcheth, Lowton, Astley, Walkden.
    18th February 102 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, Knutsford, Jodrell Bank, Marthall, Mobberley, Hale, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    25th February 101 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, Great Budworth, High Legh, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
     
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  8. Osprey

    Osprey Über Member

    Location:
    Swansea
    11th Jan. 110km. Pontardawe, Neath, GlynNeath, Hirwaun, Storey Arms, Brecon, Cray, Ystalyfera, Pontardawe. Croix De Fer. https://www.strava.com/activities/1352189301
    17th Feb. 101km. Llanmorlais, Llanelli, BurryPort, Kidwelly, Ferryside, Carmarthen and return. Croix de Fer. https://www.strava.com/activities/1412333144
    29th Mar. 103km. Llanmorlais, Llanelli, Carmarthen, St Clears, Red Roses, Tenby. Van Nicholas. https://www.strava.com/activities/1479207984
    28th Apr. 103km. Cardiff, Cowbridge, Bridgend, PortTalbot, Swansea, Gowerton, Llanelli, Llanmolais. Van Nicholas. https://www.strava.com/activities/1536989989
     
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  9. Katherine

    Katherine Guru Moderator

    Location:
    Manchester
    20th January 102 km. Eccles, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, High Legh, Lymm, Culcheth, Lowton, Astley, Walkden.
    18th February 102 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, Knutsford, Jodrell Bank, Marthall, Mobberley, Hale, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    25th February 101 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Great Budworth, Anderton, Great Budworth, High Legh, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    11th March 101 km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, High Legh, Plumley, Lower Peover, Knutsford, Mere, High Legh, Dunham, Irlam, Winton.
    15th April 102km. Swinton, Leigh, Lymm, Knutsford, Lower Peover, Knutsford, Dunham, Urmston, Eccles.
     
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  10. tallliman

    tallliman Über Member

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  11. Ice2911

    Ice2911 Über Member

    7thJan Norwich Salhouse loop plus club ride from Norwich to Walcott plus the Salhouse loop again 65 miles

    11thFeb
    Loop, 53-11 club ride toMattishall, loop and finish withEastern Avenue. Very Windy. 62 and a bit miles 100km

    25th March, just in time, Norwich Salhouse loop, then a club ride to Guist and back 67 miles or 108km Saved ride in two parts at coffee stop. Good to be out with the sun shining and drier roads :smile:
    Ps last month I only edited January post rather than copying. I hope this is ok, you can see edit for February on page 1.
     

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  12. OP
    OP
    cosmicbike

    cosmicbike Perhaps This One..... Moderator

    Location:
    Egham
    5th January 2017-Chertsey-Walton-Bushey Park-Richmond Park-Home. 101.4km.

    22nd February 2017 – Chobham-Wentworth-Windsor Great Park-Ascot-Windlesham-WGP-Home. 100.5km.

    9th March 2017- Chobham-Windlesham-Bagshot-Camberley-Blackwater-Farnborough-Bisley-Knaphill-Sunninghill-WGP-Home. 104.7km.

    18th April 2018 – WGP- Winkfield-Shurlock Row-Sindlesham-Aborfield-Hurst-Cranbourne-Englefield Green-Home. 104.8km.
     
  13. Ice2911

    Ice2911 Über Member

    7thJan Norwich Salhouse loop plus club ride from Norwich to Walcott plus the Salhouse loop again 65 miles

    11thFeb
    Loop, 53-11 club ride toMattishall, loop and finish withEastern Avenue. Very Windy. 62 and a bit miles 100km

    25th March, just in time, Norwich Salhouse loop, then a club ride to Guist and back 67 miles or 108km Saved ride in two parts at coffee stop. Good to be out with the sun shining and drier roads :smile:

    6th April with HOGOTS loop from Hethersett and home. A windy 62 miles.
     

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  14. OP
    OP
    cosmicbike

    cosmicbike Perhaps This One..... Moderator

    Location:
    Egham
    5th January 2017-Chertsey-Walton-Bushey Park-Richmond Park-Home. 101.4km.

    22nd February 2017 – Chobham-Wentworth-Windsor Great Park-Ascot-Windlesham-WGP-Home. 100.5km.

    9th March 2017- Chobham-Windlesham-Bagshot-Camberley-Blackwater-Farnborough-Bisley-Knaphill-Sunninghill-WGP-Home. 104.7km.

    18th April 2018 – WGP- Winkfield-Shurlock Row-Sindlesham-Aborfield-Hurst-Cranbourne-Englefield Green-Home. 104.8km

    3rd May 2018 – WGP- Dorney-Cookham-Little Marlow-Marlow-Medmenham-Mill End-Henley on Thames-Wargrave-Twyford-White Waltham-Windsor-Home. 104.8km
     
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  15. Bazzer

    Bazzer Setting the controls for the heart of the sun.

    January
    28th Croft, Risley, Woolston, Warburton, Irlam, Eccles, Manchester, then East Lancs Road through Salford, Astley, Haydock, to Windle, then Rainford by pass to BIckerstaffe, before coming back on the opposite carriageway to the East Lancs, then back to Lowton Croft and home. 101.8 kms, 473 m, 22.5 kph.

    February
    2nd Croft, Woolston, Warrington, Daresbury, Frodsham, Cuddington, Whitley, Antrobus, Lymm, Warburton, Glazebrook, Culcheth, Glazebury, East Lancs to Lowton, Croft, Houghton Green, Fernhead, Locking Stumps, Croft, home.102.1 kms, 662 m, 23.17 kph.

    16th Culcheth, Leigh, Atherton, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Littleborough, Todmorden, Bacup, Whitworth, Spotland, Norden, Heywood, Bury, Bolton, Howe Bridge, Leigh, Culcheth home. 119 kms. 1,139 m, 21.56 kph.

    March
    16th Croft, Culcheth, Glazebrook, Lymm, Tatton Park, Lymm, Cadishead, Worsley, East Lancs to Lowton, Winwick, Fernhead, Risley, then three loops of Croft before heading home. 102 kms, 526 m, 21.1 kph

    April
    8th Croft, Lane Head, East Lancs to Salford, Irlam, Lymm, Tatton Park, Rostherne, Bucklow Hill, Lymm, Warburton, Rixton, Culcheth, Glazebury, East Lancs to Lane Head, Croft, home. 101.6 kms, 470m, 23.3 kph

    May
    5th Croft, Winwick, Burtonwood, Penketh, Warrington, Grappenhall, Mere, Tatton Park, Ashley, Hale, Dunham Massey, Warburton, Culcheth, Glazebury, Lowton, Winwick, Croft, home.102.3 kms, 474m, 23.3 kph
     
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