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Records from 2011-01-01 to 2011-12-31

DateBike NameMilesAvg MPHTimeNotesMap
2011-01-10Venise
8
15.0
00:32:00
First ride on the trainer with the recumbent. Seems like lowest gear with the lowest chainring is a little too high for riding the trainer, so was in the granny for the second half of the workout.
2011-01-11Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Riding the trainer again at 120-130 bpm, with 3X sprints of about 1-2 minutes until HR was >150 bpm.
2011-01-12Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Rode the trainer again, with 3 1-minute sprints where HR went from 120s to >150.
2011-01-14Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Trainer ride, this time with 3X 2-minute intervals.
2011-01-14Canny
12.3
16.4
00:45:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back, attacking the hills.
2011-01-15Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Recovery trainer ride with HR between 110-120 the entire time.
2011-01-17Canny
6
16.4
00:22:00
Two loops around Hearthfire, including 3X 30-second sprints (2X uphill).
2011-01-18Canny
20.6
15.6
01:19:00
Over Bingham Hill and back. Very strong easterly wind. Erratic readings from HR monitor, probably due to Spectra electrode gel drying out in the 20 minutes fixing the garage door before the ride. Did not feel quite so strong today.
2011-01-20Venise
7.6
15.2
00:30:00
Afternoon trainer ride, with 3X 2-minute intervals. Otherwise easy pace.
2011-01-21Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Trainer ride, with 3X 1-minute sprints. A cold started coming on last night and got progressively worse today.
2011-01-27Canny
20.4
17.0
01:12:00
To Bingham Hill and back, attacking all hills. Most gorgeous day of the year so far.
2011-01-29Canny
30.1
16.6
01:49:00
Horsetooth loop, including attacks on all hills. Windy.
2011-01-30Gypsy
12.1
16.5
00:44:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back. Spirited, but not all-out ride. Very pleased with the time on 1984 technology.
2011-02-02Venise
10
15.0
00:40:00
Trainer ride, with 3X 2-minute intervals.
2011-02-02Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Trainer ride, easy pace with 3X 1-minute intervals (last one was actually 1:30).
2011-02-03Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Trainer ride again, with 3X 1-minute sprints.
2011-02-05Gypsy
10
12.0
00:50:00
To New Belgium Brewery and back for 4th Annual Human Powered Brewery Tour.
2011-02-08Venise
11.2
14.9
00:45:00
Trainer ride, with 4X 2-minute intervals.
2011-02-09Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Easy recovery trainer ride.
2011-02-10Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Easy nighttime trainer ride while surfing the Internet.
2011-02-11Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Easy trainer ride while doing Internet tasks.
2011-02-12Canny
12.3
17.2
00:43:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back. Moderate pace but felt powerful on the climbs.
2011-02-13Gypsy
8.6
15.6
00:33:00
Albertsons grocery run on 65 degree afternoon.
2011-02-15Canny
13.9
17.7
00:47:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back, with extra bit on Turnberry at the end.
2011-02-16Canny
12.3
19.9
00:37:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back at fast pace (not quite TT pace, but attacked all hills). Beautiful 60 degree morning.
2011-02-17Venise
8.7
14.9
00:35:00
Easy recovery trainer ride with only 1X 1-minute sprint (felt fatigued).
2011-02-18Canny
12.3
18.0
00:41:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back at spirited pace.
2011-02-21Gypsy
11
12.0
00:55:00
To library and Spanish Conversation and then back home at night.
2011-02-22Canny
8.8
18.2
00:29:00
Quick afternoon ride to the tracks and back. Legs did not feel fresh but attacked all the climbs nevertheless.
2011-02-23Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Easy trainer ride.
2011-02-25Venise
8
15.0
00:32:00
Trainer ride with 3X 2-minute sprints.
2011-02-26Venise
7.5
16.1
00:28:00
Easy trainer ride.
2011-02-28Gypsy
12.2
14.1
00:52:00
To library, Spanish Conversation, and Albertsons. Legs sore from yesterday's run. Relatively warm evening and night.
2011-03-01Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Easy recovery trainer ride.
2011-03-03Canny
20.2
15.7
01:17:00
To Bingham Hill and back. Legs felt very flat. Tested out video glasses for the first time while cycling today.
2011-03-04Gypsy
8.6
15.2
00:34:00
To Albertsons and back for groceries.
2011-03-05Canny
29.7
16.3
01:49:00
To Tori's and back to help her move rock. Kind of chilly day but was cruising along at a fairly high clip. Wide shoulder all the way from my house to hers taking Timberline and Harmony.
2011-03-07Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Easy nighttime trainer ride.
2011-03-08Venise
7.5
15.0
00:30:00
Trainer ride with 3X 2-minute intervals.
2011-03-09Canny
10.6
16.7
00:38:00
To Taft Hill Rd. and back (past Kluver Reservoir) on windy day. Easy pace except for a spirit attack on Douglas Rd.
2011-03-11Gypsy
13.6
13.6
01:00:00
To dollar store for St. Patrick's Day attire and Poudre Pet & Feed for cat food.
2011-03-12Gypsy
11.3
11.3
01:00:00
To St. Patrick's Day Parade and back. Return trip: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/72655754
2011-03-29Canny
12.4
16.9
00:44:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back. Felt bloated and not very strong but attacked all hills anyhow. Re-waxed chain afterwards.
2011-03-30Canny
12.3
17.2
00:43:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant again on windy day. Still not feeling very fit but attacked hills.
2011-04-02Venise
8
15.0
00:32:00
To Annex Reservoir and back. Easy pace.
2011-04-03Gypsy
14.2
13.3
01:04:00
To Spring Canyon 5k Tortoise & Hare race. Had waxed chain earlier in the week.
2011-04-03Gypsy
13.5
11.6
01:10:00
Bike back from Spring Canyon 10k race, with stops at Rocky Mountain Bagels (to join the others from the Fort Collins Running Club), tea at the Bean Cycle (to wait out the rain and wind), and toy store (to get gift for Aidan). Rained so may need to re-wax chain.
2011-04-04Gypsy
11.7
14.9
00:47:00
To Bean Cycle for Spanish Conversation and library.
2011-04-05Canny
30.4
15.2
02:00:00
8.3-mile Horsetooth Time Trial (27:03, 18.4 mph average), including riding to the start and home. Windy and hilly with smoke from Crystal fire.
2011-04-06Gypsy
11.2
13.4
00:50:00
To Subway, PSCU, Albertsons, and Home Depot.
2011-04-08Gypsy
12.3
16.8
00:44:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant on gorgeous evening. Used Speedplay pedals (Canny had a flat front tire).
2011-04-10Venise
11
14.7
00:45:00
Easy trainer ride after 26.2-mile run.
2011-04-11Gypsy
11.5
15.3
00:45:00
To Bean Cycle and back. Flat tire in Old Town. Patched the puncture and barely got it inflated with pump, which I broke the foot peg off of and then had to reset an internal seal.
2011-04-12Canny
11.4
15.9
00:43:00
Easy-moderate riding over to Horsetooth TT#2.
2011-04-12Canny
24
16.7
01:26:00
Horsetooth TT#2. Caught 30-second guy after 1-mile and was making inroads on 60-second guy, but flatted (rear) after 5 miles. Took 10 minutes to fix flat (partly due to wire bead tire not cooperating), then rode easy home including some with a guy named Chris on a Quintana Roo TT bike.
2011-04-14Venise
8
15.0
00:32:00
Easy trainer ride.
2011-04-15Gypsy
20
13.3
01:30:00
To Inner Strength and back. 16.6 mph moving average on the way there; did not use Garmin on the way back. Came back on Mason Trail->Spring Creek Trail->Timberline.
2011-04-16Gypsy
11
11.0
01:00:00
To Old Town Yoga, New Belgium (to pick up Horsetooth Half race materials), Poudre Pet & Feed, and Albertsons. Got another flat and felt very tired on the way home, probably due to yoga and possible overtraining.
2011-04-18Gypsy
11.2
14.9
00:45:00
Bike to Spanish Conversation and back.
2011-04-19Venise
7
15.0
00:28:00
Very easy trainer recovery ride.
2011-04-22Gypsy
10
12.0
00:50:00
To Manhattan Auto Spa to pick up rental car. Windy (from the west).
2011-04-24Canny
132.4
11.7
11:18:00
Falcon-Limon-Kiowa 200km Brevet.
2011-04-27Venise
7
14.0
00:30:00
Easy trainer ride.
2011-04-29Gypsy
16.5
12.4
01:20:00
To Hilton to volunteer for CO Marathon packet pickup; Safeway; and then home. Very strong wind from the north all afternoon.
2011-04-30Super Bike
2
15.0
00:08:00
Spent all day building up the Litespeed and went for an inaugural ride around the neighborhood on a windy evening.
2011-05-04Super Bike
6.9
17.3
00:24:00
Second ride on the Litespeed, tempered by sore legs. Turned back on Shields due to loose left crankarm. Need to dial in the rear shifting. Slime tubes did their job and I patched a hole the slime plugged.
2011-05-05Super Bike
2.5
15.0
00:10:00
Night test ride around the 'hood to make sure everything was working for Saturday's brevet.
2011-05-06Gypsy
5.8
16.6
00:21:00
To Enterprise to pick up rental car.
2011-05-06Gypsy
14.4
11.5
01:15:00
To CSU and back in the evening to meet up with Adrienne, Brent and Leah for concert.
2011-05-07Super Bike
198
13.5
14:38:00
Colorado Springs 300km Brevet.
2011-05-09Canny
5.8
16.6
00:21:00
Ride home from Enterprise.
2011-05-10Super Bike
12.4
16.5
00:45:00
Easy evening ride to Overland Holcim cement plant and back.
2011-05-13Canny
9.6
0
00:00:00
To Taft Hill and back by Kiuver Reservoir. Fairly easy with spirited climbing.
2011-05-14Cranky
18
9.0
02:00:00
Tour de Coop. Installed new Nashbar Microshift M55 rear derailleur before; overhauled left and right shifters after and got everything dialed in.
2011-05-15Gypsy
4.5
13.5
00:20:00
Drizzly ride; turned back because new (vintage 80s) Diadora shoes (size 41) were too small.
2011-05-16Gypsy
11.5
15.3
00:45:00
To Spanish Conversation and Subway. Went pretty hard with squeaky chain both ways.
2011-05-19Super Bike
12.4
17.3
00:43:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back on 46 degree afternoon. First time on new Yishun wheels.
2011-05-20Gypsy
5.7
14.9
00:23:00
To Enterprise to pick up rental car
2011-05-21Super Bike
256
15.6
16:25:00
St. Vrain 400km Brevet.
2011-05-23Canny
5.8
15.1
00:23:00
Ride home from Enterprise.
2011-05-24Venise
7
14.0
00:30:00
Easy trainer ride.
2011-05-25Canny
20.4
16.3
01:15:00
Bingham Hill and back. Easy pace except for out-of-saddle efforts on hills.
2011-05-26Cranky
3.2
12.0
00:16:00
Hearthfire-Country Club-Richard's Lake + dirt roads behind house. Easy evening ride.
2011-05-30Canny
8
17.1
00:28:00
To Kluver Reservoir and back. Evening ride at moderate pace but attacking the hills.
2011-05-31Super Bike
7.5
18.8
00:24:00
To Shields and around Hearthfire on the Super Bike. Attacked the hills and did a short TT effort on Turnberry at 30 mph.
2011-06-06Gypsy
11.2
14.3
00:47:00
To Bean Cycle and back. Felt extremely sluggish.
2011-06-08Canny
9
16.4
00:33:00
Easy ride to Shields and back and then around Brightwater Landing. First day on newly mounted Michelin Pro Race 3s.
2011-06-10Canny
20.6
17.9
01:09:00
To Bingham Hill and back, attacking all the hills. Encountered Diana & Dean near the Poudre Trail on Overland Rd. Waxed chain afterwards (went 289 miles between chain waxing?)
2011-06-11Cranky
12
12.0
01:00:00
To Taste of Fort Collins for Third Eye Blind concert.
2011-06-13Cranky
11.5
12.5
00:55:00
To Spanish Conversation and back.
2011-06-14Canny
51.9
16.5
03:09:00
Bike with Jonathan to Masonville and back.
2011-06-17Super Bike
10.2
18.5
00:33:00
Past Kluger Reservoir and Taft Hill and back. Easy test ride of mods to Litespeed including dramatically quieting the freehub.
2011-06-17Super Bike
5.7
13.7
00:25:00
To Enterprise to pick up rental car.
2011-06-19Super Bike
373
14.8
25:17:00
St. Vrain 600km Brevet.
2011-06-23Super Bike
12.4
16.2
00:46:00
Easy ride to Overland Holcim cement plant on hot afternoon.
2011-06-24Venise
7
14.0
00:30:00
Easy trainer ride while blogging.
2011-06-25Canny
8
16.0
00:30:00
Easy ride to Kluver Reservoir and back.
2011-06-27Super Bike
10.3
16.7
00:37:00
To 1 mile from Overland Holcim cement plant and back, at a moderate pace.
2011-06-29Canny
20.4
15.3
01:20:00
Bingham Hill and back. Relatively easy pace aside from attacking the steeper hills.
2011-06-30Super Bike
30.2
15.5
01:57:00
Horsetooth Hills. Moderate pace except for working the hills.
2011-07-02Super Bike
10.4
11.8
00:53:00
Easy photo-taking night ride.
2011-07-03Canny
21.8
17.4
01:15:00
Flat ride to Wellington at endurance pace.
2011-07-06Venise
9.5
11.4
00:50:00
Evening trainer ride at super easy pace while on the netbook.
2011-07-07Venise
12
12.0
01:00:00
Easy trainer ride while reading Badwater stuff.
2011-07-08Canny
12.4
16.9
00:44:00
Morning ride to Overland Holcim cement plant and back. 0.75-mile interval on Douglas. Last ride before heading to Badwater.
2011-07-22Venise
13
11.1
01:10:00
Easy morning trainer ride while watching TdF Stage 19.
2011-07-23Super Bike
12.4
15.8
00:47:00
Easy evening ride to Overland Holcim cement plant.
2011-07-24Super Bike
25.1
14.6
01:43:00
To top of north Horsetooth Dam and back. Storm came in at end of ride and rode in strong headwind last 6 miles.
2011-07-27Venise
7
14.0
00:30:00
Ride the trainer while blogging. Easy pace.
2011-07-28Canny
30.2
14.9
02:02:00
Evening ride on Horsetooth hills; easy sad pace.
2011-07-29Super Bike
23
15.7
01:28:00
Morning ride at fairly easy pace through Wellington. Got a flat tire one mile from home so just rode home on the flat tire.
2011-07-29Cranky
6
10.6
00:34:00
Evening exploration of Hearthfire trails and adjacent neighborhoods.
2011-07-30Cranky
9.8
12.5
00:47:00
Evening ride, half on dirt/gravel roads.
2011-08-01Cranky
11
13.2
00:50:00
To Spanish Conversation and Subway.
2011-08-03Venise
8
14.1
00:34:00
Easy late night trainer ride while responding to e-mails.
2011-08-04Canny
21.6
15.4
01:24:00
To Bingham Hill and back, coming back on Taft Hill. Easy to moderate effort.
2011-08-08Super Bike
9.6
16.5
00:35:00
To Hertz to pick up rental car.
2011-08-11Super Bike
234
13.2
17:45:00
Boston-Montreal-Boston Day 1.
2011-08-12Super Bike
198
12.5
15:47:00
Boston-Montreal-Boston Day 2. 5:20am-9:18pm.
2011-08-13Super Bike
221
12.3
17:55:00
Boston-Montreal-Boston Day 3. 4:00am-10:15pm (included 7 off-course miles).
2011-08-14Super Bike
110
11.8
09:17:00
Boston-Montreal-Boston Day 4. 5:00am-2:17pm.
2011-08-19Gypsy
9.6
14.4
00:40:00
From Hertz to return Chevy Cruze rental car.
2011-08-21Venise
13.2
13.2
01:00:00
Easy morning ride to post office, FC Cycling Festival, Subway.
2011-08-24Venise
6
14.4
00:25:00
Easy training ride while reviewing Rocket French.
2011-08-27Cranky
5.5
13.2
00:25:00
Ride over to start of Tour de Farms.
2011-08-27Cranky
8.2
8.2
01:00:00
Tour de Farms. Very easy pace.
2011-08-27Cranky
15.5
13.3
01:10:00
Ride home from Tour de Farms, stopping at the Custom & Classic Bicycle show at the Mulberry Community Gardens.
2011-09-01Gypsy
12.4
16.2
00:46:00
Night ride using cleats for toe clips for the first time. Also installed 2X Michelin Pro Race 3s, which I inflated with new Lezyne pump.
2011-09-03Gypsy
30.6
15.3
02:00:00
To Tour de Fat, then North Dam. Used cleats for toe clips successfully, without toe numbness.
2011-09-04Gypsy
23.8
17.9
01:20:00
To Bingham Hill, then through Brightwater.
2011-09-05Gypsy
14.7
13.6
01:05:00
To Pooch Plunge. Returned on Shields. 1X interval on Lemay.
2011-09-07Venise
10
13.3
00:45:00
Easy training ride while chatting with Raquel.
2011-09-09Gypsy
35.5
13.9
02:33:00
Horsetooth Hills ride after spending two days replacing front brake with dual-pivot RX100, new front brake cable & housing, 14X30 freewheel, SRAM 8-speed chain, derailleur pulley, and rear-view mirror. Endurance pace and probably representative of the speed I'd be going at Furnace Creek at night.
2011-09-10Gypsy
12.3
15.1
00:49:00
To Overland Holcim cement plant and back in the morning before festivals.
2011-09-11Gypsy
11.7
18.5
00:38:00
Ride to de Klassieke Grand.
2011-09-11Gypsy
25.1
10.0
02:30:00
de Klassieke Grand.
2011-09-11Gypsy
11.7
14.3
00:49:00
Ride home from de Klassieke Grand.
2011-09-13Gypsy
201.2
14.0
14:25:00
Fort Collins-Walden 200.
2011-09-17Gypsy
11.5
12.5
00:55:00
Bike to Sustainable Living Fair and back with Sarah (who was riding Canny).
2011-09-18Gypsy
72
14.4
05:00:00
Noodles ride with Sarah (who was riding Canny).
2011-09-20Gypsy
20.4
17.5
01:10:00
Bingham Hill and back. Pretty easy pace.
2011-09-22Gypsy
9
10.8
00:50:00
Bike with Tim to New Belgium Bike-In Movie (Pulp Fiction) and back.
2011-09-24Gypsy
51.2
13.5
03:48:00
Rist Canyon, Bingham Hill, North Dam. Strong efforts on climbs.
2011-09-26Gypsy
9.8
13.1
00:45:00
Easy morning ride to Taft Hill & CO Rd. 56 and back.
2011-09-28Gypsy
41.6
12.8
03:15:00
Morning ride up and down Rist Canyon. Easy pace (lower than endurance race effort).
2011-10-01Gypsy
20
13.3
01:30:00
Easy ride along the Power Trail and through neighborhoods near mine.
2011-10-04Gypsy
21
15.9
01:19:00
Ride with Tim towards Wellington, who rode his new bike (Jonathan Zeif's Reynolds 531 frame). Tim crashed with <1 mile to go but was ok.
2011-10-05Gypsy
5.8
15.8
00:22:00
To Enterprise to pick up Ford Focus rental car.
2011-10-09Gypsy
510
13.0
39:14:59
Furnace Creek 508.
2011-10-13Gypsy
5.8
14.5
00:24:00
Bike home after returning rental car at Enterprise. Easy pace.
2011-10-30Cranky
13
7.4
01:45:00
Living Social Hal-o-ween Adventure Challenge Scavenger Race with Eddie, Jen, and Kelly.
2011-10-30Cranky
8.8
11.7
00:45:00
Bike to Kelly's for Halloween Adventure Race. Encountered Megan (who was running 13 miles) on the Power Trail so I rode with her for a little bit while we conversed in Spanish.
2011-11-11Canny
41.7
16.7
02:30:00
Ride with Dave, including the Harmony/Horsetooth hill and many FC recreation trails. Near time trial effort on some of the local roads on the way home to keep up with traffic. Felt strong despite not riding for a month.
2011-12-30Gypsy
33
11.0
03:00:00
Bike ride up hill at the top of the Dam above Hughes Stadium, including 14 miles with Dave and Kelly. Nice 50+ degree weather.

Total Miles: 4408.1

Total Time: 318:28:59