The 2021 Half Century (50km or 50m) a month challenge

gavgav

Guru
3rd January (57.52km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Withington-Charlton-Eaton Constantine-Cressage-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Condover-Stapleton-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

21st February (57.74km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Condover-Cantlop-Pitchford-Acton Burnell-CoundMoor-Cressage-Eaton Constantine-Charlton Hill-Wroxeter-Uppington-Walcot-Withington-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

28th February (54.30km) 1 point
Shrewsbury- Montford Bridge-Shrawardine-Pentre-Argoed-Kinnerley-Hopton-Little Ness-Montford Bridge-Shrewsbury

5th March (52.19km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Hook a Gate-Annscroft-Lea Cross-Pontesbury-Habberley-Ratlinghope-Picklescott-Wilderley-Stapleton-Gonsal-Condover-Shrewsbury

15th March (54.44km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Hook a Gate-Annscroft-Hanwood-Cruckton-Shoothill-Nox-Lea Cross-Arscott-Exfords Green-Stapleton-Ryton-Longnor-Acton Burnell-Acton Pigott-Cound-Berrington-Shrewsbury

21st March (50.82km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Cross Houses-Upton Magna-Astley-Hadnall-Merrington-Old Woods-Yeaton-Forton-Montford Bridge-Shrewsbury

3rd April (50.69km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Withington-Walcot-Charlton-Wrockwardine-Eaton Constantine-Cressage-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Betton Abbots-Shrewsbury

18th April (52.06km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Eaton Mascott-Cound-Kenley-Church Preen-Gretton-Cardington-Longnor-Ryton-Stapleton-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

24th April (67.30km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Atcham-Wroxeter-Eaton Constantine-Garmston-Leighton-Buildwas-Ironbridge-Broseley-Coalport-Ironbridge-Broseley-Wyke-Farley-Much Wenlock-Homer-Wigwig-Harley-Harnage Grange-Cound-Eaton Mascott-Berrington-Shrewsbury

1st May (54.32km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Cross Houses-Atcham-Upton Magna-Withington-Isombridge-Longden on Tern-Rodington-Roden-Bings Heath-Upton Magna-Uffington-Shrewsbury

14th May (65.98km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Great Ness-Wilcot-Knockin Heath-Kinnerley-Argoed-Maesbrook-Melverley-Coedway-Halfway House-Westbury-Stoney Stretton-Edge-Lea Cross-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

8th June (65.82km) 1 point
Dyffryn-Barmouth-Penmaenpool-Dolgellau-Gwernan-Cregennan Lake-Arthog-Fairbourne-Arthog-Barmouth-Dyffryn

12th June (67.42km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Condover-Ryton-Longnor-Botvylle-All Stretton-Church Stretton-Little Stretton-Minton-Hamperley-Nutbatch-Longmynd-All Stretton-Longnor-Frodesley-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Shrewsbury

19th June (90.16km) 2 points
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Grafton-Yeaton-Old Woods-Myddle-Noneley-Wolverley-Newtown-Waterloo-Prees-Darliston-Fauls-Marchamley-Kenstone-Booley-Stanton upon Hine Heath-Shawbury-Poynton-Roden-Rodington Heath-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

10th July (71.39km) 1 point
Dyffryn Ardudwy-Barmouth-Mawddach Trail-Dolgellau-Tyn y Groes-Coed y Brenin-Llanfacreath-Nannau-Dolgellau-Penmaenpool-Arthog-Morfa Mawddach-Barmouth-Dyffryn Ardudwy

17th July (53.56km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Bings Heath-Poynton-Roden-Rodington-Longden on Tern, Isombridge-Withington-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

Total= 17 points
 

Willd

Über Member
Location
Rugby
Jan - 5 points
Feb - 6 points
Mar - 5 points
Apr - 8 points
May - 9 points
Jun - 9 points

July 2 - 34.82 miles, 1,220ft - 1 point
Bilton, Long Lawford, Newbold on Avon, Harborough Parva / Magna, Cross in Hand, Lutterworth, Bitteswell, Ashby Parva, Dunton Bassett, Broughton Astley, Primethorpe, Frolesworth, Claybrooke Magna, High Cross, Cloudesley Bush, Brinklow, Bretford, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, home.

July 9 - 38.11 miles, 1,332ft - 1 point Bilton, Dunchurch, Toft, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Deppers Bridge, Harbury, Tachbrook Mallory, Bishop's Tachbrook, Hunningham Hill, Princethorpe, Cawston, home.

July 18 - 33.67 miles, 1,133ft - 1 point Bilton, Newbold on Avon, Harborough Parva / Magna, Churchover, Gibbet Hill, Cross in Hand, Cloudesley Bush, Wolvey Heath, Wolvey, Shilton, Brinklow, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, Lawford Heath, Cawston, home.
 

aferris2

Veteran
Location
Up over
11 Jan 50.9 km Strava The Hanningfields, Sandon, Loops around the village. 1 point
21 Feb 65.23 km Strava Billericay, Mountnessing, Blackmore, Writtle, Chelmsford, Bicknacre, East and West Hanningfield. 383m. 1 point
21 Mar 60.74 km Strava Billericay, Mountnessing, Blackmore, Writtle, Chelmsford, Bicknacre, East and West Hanningfield. 385m. 1 point
30 Mar 50.91 mi Strava The Hanningfields, Bicknacre, Cock Clarks, Woodham Mortimer, Maldon, Heybridge, Goldhanger and return 1371 ft. 2 points
20 Apr 60.99 km Strava Billericay, Mountnessing, Blackmore, Writtle, Chelmsford, Boreham, Baddow. 386m. 1 point
11 May 50.45 mi Strava Whitstable, Herne Bay, Reculver, Margate and return. 735 ft. 2 points
30 May 50.95 mi Strava East Hanningfield, Bicknacre, Hazeleigh, Maldon, Goldhanger, Ulting, Boreham, Sandon, STock. 1207 ft. 2 points
03 Jun 101.54 km Strava East Hanningfield, Purleigh, Latchingdon, Bradwell, return via Billericay. 467m 3 points.
18 Jul 50.44 mi Strava Billericay, Mountnessing, Blackmore, Writtle, Chelmsford, Sandon, Butts Green, Bicknacre, West Hanningfield, Stock, Billericay. 1621 ft. 2 points
Total 15 points
 
3rd January, 50.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4560760296) NW6, Borehamwood and New Barnet loop
9th January, 80.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4592731425) Wendover - Stoke Hammond loop, -2 degrees average
6th February, 51.1km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4743877357) Wendover, Chesham - mud and sun
19th February, 52.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4812310391) NW6 - Greenwich loop
5th March, 56.3km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4894716456) North London loop, first 50km ride for N+1
12th March, 55.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4934077390) Westward in the wind, out to West Drayton and back
21st March, 53.4km (https://www.strava.com/activities/4984340771) Wendover, Tring and Wingrave
27th March, 51.2km https://www.strava.com/activities/5019583092) Wendover, Gt Missenden and Stoke Mandeville
8th April, 51.7km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5091985785) West London wanderings
18th April, 50.9km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5148192772) Wendover - Haddenham loop, a quicker one than usual
27th April, 51.5km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5202704461) NW6 - Enfield and the 'Valley' towpaths
9th May, 51.97km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5266833087) Forth valley 50
16th May, 54.48km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5306307092) Not a Kop Out, Chiltern ridge loop
22nd May, 52.46km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5338843486) Muddy Chiltern ridge loop
6th June, 51.91km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5423366872) Sunday Chiltern Gravel loop
9th June, 51.01km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5442179427) East London loop
19th June, 58.39km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5495694458 and https://www.strava.com/activities/5495691035) Aberfoyle and Loch Katrine
2nd July, 51.2km (https://www.strava.com/activities/5563051238) Very S(c)illy half century...Tresco
 

Domus

Veteran
Location
Sunny Radcliffe
January to June inc. 31 points.

July 1 Lindale, Witherslack, Levens, Arnside, Silverdale, Storth, Levens, Meathop, Grange. 69.5 Kms 1 point.
July 4 Chasing Nickyboy, no idea what went wrong but I somehow failed in my endeavour. :wacko: 53.4 Kms 1 point
July 10 Colin J's 100 mile forum ride. Too many places to name 160.9 Kms 4 points
July 16 Cartmel, Newton, Crosthwaite, Crook, Kendal, Endmoor, Crooklands, Levens, Meathop and Grange. 74.0 Kms 1 point
July 18 Lindale, Witherslack, Levens, Arnside, Silverdale, Storth, Levens, Meathop, Grange. 68.1 Kms 1 point

Running total 39 points.
 

Gibbo9

Über Member
Jan 10 points
Feb 12 points
Mar 11 points
Apr 12 points
May 13 points
Jun 13 points

July 1st A pinch and a punch and all that jazz (https://www.strava.com/activities/5557281933) 50.95km, 108m
July 3rd Sun Moon Lake Ride (https://www.strava.com/activities/5565778067) 56.29km, 753m
July 13th Back in Taipei and down by the river (https://www.strava.com/activities/5618234127) 50.96km, 120m
July 15th Lovely ride this one (https://www.strava.com/activities/5628978374) 51.1km, 563m
July 17th Ruined by a puncture (https://www.strava.com/activities/5639021090) 52.03km, 132m
July 19th Typhoon is coming, very windy (https://www.strava.com/activities/5651343408) 54.51km, 121m


Total 77 points
 
January
17th 55km Icy Roads, change of plan | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
22nd 52km Pootle along the riverbank | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
25th 51km Wootton 50km | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
February
27th. 50km Morning Ride with Stig | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
March
25th 54km Afternoon Ride | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
April
17th 100km Morning Ride | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
23rd 54km Morning Ride | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
May
1st 53km Kirton for cake | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
June
12th 104km Scunthorpe Ridgeway - Tiled. | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
13th 61km Morning Ride | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
26th 103km Shopping in Lincoln, then to Seven Districts for a Puppacino. | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
July
16th 55 miles Caistor to Orby | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
17th 58 miles Orby to Caistor | Ride | Strava Solo with Stig
 
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Nomadski

I Like Bikes
Location
LBS, Usually
Ok @13 rider, I realise I said I would get better at my updates, and I've kinda got worse but...umm the dog ate my computer?

So I previously updated to end of May's rides with 8 points in my previous post....

*intake of breath*

Tuesday 8th June - Airport Loop (Chorlton, Wilmslow, Mobberley, Timperley, Northern Moor) - 32.32 miles - 1 point
https://www.strava.com/activities/5435552599

Wednesday 16th June - Fallowfield, Audenshaw, New Delph, Crumpsall, Rusholme - 37.17 miles - 1 point
https://www.strava.com/activities/5480410682

Thursday 8th July - Chorlton, Dukenfield, Stockport, Wilmslow, Mobberley, Timperley - 46.03 miles - 1 point
https://www.strava.com/activities/5595392102

Wednesday 14th July - Airport Loop - 33.73 miles - 1 point
https://www.strava.com/activities/5627194809

Wednesday 21st July - Withington, Wythenshawe, Snelson, Siddington, Birtles, Cheadle Hulme, Fallowfield - 45.66 miles - 1 point
https://www.strava.com/activities/5665508387

Total 13 points

:okay:
 

dickyknees

Guru
Location
Anglesey
January to March ~ 14 points.
April ~ 7 points.
May ~ 6 points.
June ~ 3 points.
July
July 4th 90.12kms (56 miles) 2 points

Llangefni, Malltraeth, Aberffraw, Rhosneigr, RAF Valley, Caergeiliog, Bodedern, Llanddeusant, Rhosybol, Llanerchymedd, Dothan, Gwalchmai, Bodffordd, Llangefni.
July 13th ~ 57.9kms (36.10 miles) 1 point.
Home, RAF Valley, Rhosneigr loop, Aberffraw, Llangadwladr, Ty Croes, Dothan, Gwalchmai, Bryngwran, Caergeiliog, Valley, home.
July 16th ~ 58.5 kms (36.38 miles) 1 point.
Home, RAF Valley, Rhosneigr loop, Aberffraw, Llangadwladr, Ty Croes, Dothan, Gwalchmai, Bryngwran, Caergeiliog, Valley, home.
July 23rd ~ 51.38 miles (82.kms) 2 points
Home, Rhoscolyn, Trearddur Bay, Porthdafarch, Llaingoch, Holyhead, Valley, Llanfwrog, Llanfaethlu, Elim, Llantrisant, Carmel, Trefor x roads, Bryngwran, RAF Valley, Valley, Holyhead, Trearddur Bay, home.

Running total 36 points
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
January: 3 rides, 4 points
February: 4 rides, 8 points
March: 5 rides, 8 points
April: 5 rides, 8 points
May: 6 rides, 11 points
June: 7 rides, 11 points
8th July: 31.95 miles - Quite a lumpy post-work 50km (for me anyway) with one new climb and one old classic that I hadn't done for almost three years - https://www.strava.com/activities/5596050199 - 1 point
15th July: 34.33 miles - Another midweek evening ride, spoiled only by my own forgetfulness, leaving behind the one item I needed so that I could get a takeaway on the way home! - https://www.strava.com/activities/5632808348 - 1 point
17th July: 73.43 miles - Longest ride for two years and by far the hottest in who knows how long. Tour of south Northamptonshire villages, then back via Milton Keynes - https://www.strava.com/activities/5642014438 - 3 points
23rd July: 37.07 miles - Getting out on a Friday evening cause the weekend forecast is horrible. Up Ivinghoe Beacon and a very lumpy route through Berkhamsted before cutting through Champneys grounds to home - https://www.strava.com/activities/5675521658 - 1 point

Total so far: 56 points
 

Willd

Über Member
Location
Rugby
Jan - 5 points
Feb - 6 points
Mar - 5 points
Apr - 8 points
May - 9 points
Jun - 9 points

July 2 - 34.82 miles, 1,220ft - 1 point
Bilton, Long Lawford, Newbold on Avon, Harborough Parva / Magna, Cross in Hand, Lutterworth, Bitteswell, Ashby Parva, Dunton Bassett, Broughton Astley, Primethorpe, Frolesworth, Claybrooke Magna, High Cross, Cloudesley Bush, Brinklow, Bretford, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, home.

July 9 - 38.11 miles, 1,332ft - 1 point Bilton, Dunchurch, Toft, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Deppers Bridge, Harbury, Tachbrook Mallory, Bishop's Tachbrook, Hunningham Hill, Princethorpe, Cawston, home.

July 18 - 33.67 miles, 1,133ft - 1 point Bilton, Newbold on Avon, Harborough Parva / Magna, Churchover, Gibbet Hill, Cross in Hand, Cloudesley Bush, Wolvey Heath, Wolvey, Shilton, Brinklow, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, Lawford Heath, Cawston, home.

July 23 - 51.34 miles, 2,144ft - 2 points Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Toft, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Deppers Bridge, Bishops Itchington, Knightcote, Northend, Warmington, Farnborough, Fenny Compton, Wormleighton, Stoneton, Priors Hardwick, Priors Marston, Napton, Lower Shuckburgh, Sawbridge, Grandborough, Woolscott, Dunchurch home.
 
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13 rider

13 rider

Guru
Location
leicester
July 3rd 32.1 miles 1 point
Wymeswold loop
July 5th 35.2 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Botcheston ,Market Bosworth ,Shenton ,Upton ,Cadeby ,Desford ,Ratby ,Anstey
July 11th 32.1 miles 1 point
St Bernards loop
July 25th 32.3 miles 1 point
Wymeswold loop

Points in this challenge 33
Points in all challenges 82
 

gavgav

Guru
3rd January (57.52km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Withington-Charlton-Eaton Constantine-Cressage-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Condover-Stapleton-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

21st February (57.74km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Condover-Cantlop-Pitchford-Acton Burnell-CoundMoor-Cressage-Eaton Constantine-Charlton Hill-Wroxeter-Uppington-Walcot-Withington-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

28th February (54.30km) 1 point
Shrewsbury- Montford Bridge-Shrawardine-Pentre-Argoed-Kinnerley-Hopton-Little Ness-Montford Bridge-Shrewsbury

5th March (52.19km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Hook a Gate-Annscroft-Lea Cross-Pontesbury-Habberley-Ratlinghope-Picklescott-Wilderley-Stapleton-Gonsal-Condover-Shrewsbury

15th March (54.44km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Hook a Gate-Annscroft-Hanwood-Cruckton-Shoothill-Nox-Lea Cross-Arscott-Exfords Green-Stapleton-Ryton-Longnor-Acton Burnell-Acton Pigott-Cound-Berrington-Shrewsbury

21st March (50.82km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Cross Houses-Upton Magna-Astley-Hadnall-Merrington-Old Woods-Yeaton-Forton-Montford Bridge-Shrewsbury

3rd April (50.69km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Withington-Walcot-Charlton-Wrockwardine-Eaton Constantine-Cressage-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Betton Abbots-Shrewsbury

18th April (52.06km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Eaton Mascott-Cound-Kenley-Church Preen-Gretton-Cardington-Longnor-Ryton-Stapleton-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

24th April (67.30km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Berrington-Atcham-Wroxeter-Eaton Constantine-Garmston-Leighton-Buildwas-Ironbridge-Broseley-Coalport-Ironbridge-Broseley-Wyke-Farley-Much Wenlock-Homer-Wigwig-Harley-Harnage Grange-Cound-Eaton Mascott-Berrington-Shrewsbury

1st May (54.32km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Cross Houses-Atcham-Upton Magna-Withington-Isombridge-Longden on Tern-Rodington-Roden-Bings Heath-Upton Magna-Uffington-Shrewsbury

14th May (65.98km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Great Ness-Wilcot-Knockin Heath-Kinnerley-Argoed-Maesbrook-Melverley-Coedway-Halfway House-Westbury-Stoney Stretton-Edge-Lea Cross-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

8th June (65.82km) 1 point
Dyffryn-Barmouth-Penmaenpool-Dolgellau-Gwernan-Cregennan Lake-Arthog-Fairbourne-Arthog-Barmouth-Dyffryn

12th June (67.42km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Condover-Ryton-Longnor-Botvylle-All Stretton-Church Stretton-Little Stretton-Minton-Hamperley-Nutbatch-Longmynd-All Stretton-Longnor-Frodesley-Acton Burnell-Pitchford-Cantlop-Shrewsbury

19th June (90.16km) 2 points
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Grafton-Yeaton-Old Woods-Myddle-Noneley-Wolverley-Newtown-Waterloo-Prees-Darliston-Fauls-Marchamley-Kenstone-Booley-Stanton upon Hine Heath-Shawbury-Poynton-Roden-Rodington Heath-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

10th July (71.39km) 1 point
Dyffryn Ardudwy-Barmouth-Mawddach Trail-Dolgellau-Tyn y Groes-Coed y Brenin-Llanfacreath-Nannau-Dolgellau-Penmaenpool-Arthog-Morfa Mawddach-Barmouth-Dyffryn Ardudwy

17th July (53.56km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Upton Magna-Bings Heath-Poynton-Roden-Rodington-Longden on Tern, Isombridge-Withington-Upton Magna-Atcham-Cross Houses-Berrington-Shrewsbury

25th July (54.73 km) 1 point
Shrewsbury-Montford Bridge-Shrawardine-Pentre-Melverley-Crew Green-Coedway-Halfway House-Westbury-Yockleton-Lea Cross-Annscroft-Hook a Gate-Shrewsbury

Total= 18 points
 

Willd

Über Member
Location
Rugby
Jan - 5 points
Feb - 6 points
Mar - 5 points
Apr - 8 points
May - 9 points
Jun - 9 points

July 2 - 34.82 miles, 1,220ft - 1 point
Bilton, Long Lawford, Newbold on Avon, Harborough Parva / Magna, Cross in Hand, Lutterworth, Bitteswell, Ashby Parva, Dunton Bassett, Broughton Astley, Primethorpe, Frolesworth, Claybrooke Magna, High Cross, Cloudesley Bush, Brinklow, Bretford, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, home.

July 9 - 38.11 miles, 1,332ft - 1 point Bilton, Dunchurch, Toft, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Deppers Bridge, Harbury, Tachbrook Mallory, Bishop's Tachbrook, Hunningham Hill, Princethorpe, Cawston, home.

July 18 - 33.67 miles, 1,133ft - 1 point Bilton, Newbold on Avon, Harborough Parva / Magna, Churchover, Gibbet Hill, Cross in Hand, Cloudesley Bush, Wolvey Heath, Wolvey, Shilton, Brinklow, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, Lawford Heath, Cawston, home.

July 23 - 51.34 miles, 2,144ft - 2 points Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Toft, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Deppers Bridge, Bishops Itchington, Knightcote, Northend, Warmington, Farnborough, Fenny Compton, Wormleighton, Stoneton, Priors Hardwick, Priors Marston, Napton, Lower Shuckburgh, Sawbridge, Grandborough, Woolscott, Dunchurch, home.

July 25 - 35.61 miles, 1,076ft - 1 point Bilton, Cawston, Lawford Heath, Wolston, Brandon, Bretford, Easenhall, Harborough Magna, Pailton, Street Ashton, Hopsford, Shilton, Five Ways, Wolvey, Wolvey Heath, Cloudesley Bush, Brinklow, Bretford, Kings Newnham, Church Lawford, Long Lawford, home.
 
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