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Records from 2014-01-01 to 2014-12-31

DateBike NameMilesAvg MPHTimeNotesMap
2014-01-03Canny
8
14.5
00:33:00
To Kiuver Reservoir 2 and back on 61 degree day. Moderate pace.
2014-01-11Canny
24.4
13.9
01:45:00
Bike with Erika. Met at Lyon's park, then rode by Holcim cement plant to Poudre Trail/Shields. Rode the Poudre Trail towards home alone. Legs felt very tired, perhaps due to morning's 5k TT run.
2014-01-21Canny
12.4
15.5
00:48:00
Holcim cement plant on warm afternoon. Easy pace.
2014-02-22Canny
6
11.2
00:32:00
Two loops around Hearthfire with 2X 0:30 sprints. The sprints made me feel like I had a good workout, but legs are definitely out of cycling shape.
2014-02-24Canny
8.1
16.2
00:30:00
To Kiuver Reservoir 2 on fairly warm but windy afternoons. Remained seated on climbs to protect right calf.
2014-02-26Venise
6
12.0
00:30:00
Cycling in the basement while browsing the web. Easy pace.
2014-02-27Super Bike
12.4
14.3
00:52:00
To Holcim cement plant and back. Easy pace.
2014-02-28Super Bike
20.4
14.6
01:24:00
Bingham Hill. Started out easily but hills started to feel tougher and tougher. Quads are tired. Not in great shape.
2014-03-05Super Bike
8
14.1
00:34:00
Easy ride to Kïuver Reservoir 2. Easy ride.
2014-03-06Super Bike
25
15.2
01:39:00
North Horsetooth Dam. Returning was almost TT pace. Legs didn't feel all that strong (actually felt a bit fatigued) but managed to put in a good consistent effort. Chain needs lubing for sure.
2014-03-09Super Bike
32
13.4
02:23:00
Ride with Lauren, who just purchased a 2013 Trek Madone 4.5. To Holcim plant, Bingham Hill, and north dam wall. Windy but warm. Nice social ride.
2014-03-12Super Bike
3.1
14.3
00:13:00
Douglas-Turnberry-Hearthfire loop with 2x sprints.
2014-03-13Canny
15.6
15.6
01:00:00
To LaPorte and back. Windy on the way out. Was taking it easy but then attacked the Shields and Douglas hills. Feeling stronger despite riding with sore legs.
2014-03-15Super Bike
5.2
14.2
00:22:00
Douglas-Maple Hill. Very cold and windy so only rode 5.2 miles easy. First ride after cleaning drivetrain and switched over to waxing chain.
2014-03-17Super Bike
20.4
13.6
01:30:00
Bingham Hill. Very easy recovery ride on 68-degree afternoon. Strong winds from the SSW. Sore quads from yesterday's 20-mile run.
2014-03-19Canny
25
13.6
01:50:00
Horsetooth North Dam. Easy pace except tried to go at moderate pace up hills. Nice lunchtime ride with little wind and lots of sun.
2014-03-20Canny
20.2
13.8
01:28:00
Bingham Hill. Very warm afternoon. Easy pace. Quads a bit sore.
2014-03-25Canny
10
13.0
00:46:00
Easy recovery ride past Taft Hill Rd. and back. Sunny and windless.
2014-03-26Super Bike
6
15.7
00:23:00
2 loops around Hearthfire. Easy pace except for 1 or 2 sprints.
2014-03-29Canny
12.4
14.9
00:50:00
Easy recovery ride in evening after this morning's 5k race.
2014-04-01Canny
20.4
12.6
01:37:00
Bingham Hill. Very easy pace; almost meditative. Started to pick it up the last few miles.
2014-04-03Super Bike
3.1
15.5
00:12:00
Hearthfire-Douglas-Brightwater loop after run.
2014-04-05Canny
16
13.7
01:10:00
To play volleyball at CSU. Easy pace except for stretches on Shields with no shoulder where I tried to keep up with cars.
2014-04-06Canny
48.4
11.0
04:25:00
Horsetooth Hills with Adam & Lauren. Legs very tired after Cottonwood Glen Park 12k race this morning.
2014-04-09Canny
12.4
14.3
00:52:00
Easy ride to Holcim cement plant. Very windy on the way out. Garmin read 90 degrees at Holcim.
2014-04-12Canny
18.1
12.8
01:25:00
To Rolland Moore Park and back for volleyball/Danielle's birthday. Flat tire on way to Rolland Moore Park. Put in sketchy Slime tube, which I had to reinflate on way back home, but got me there. (partial Garmin data)
2014-04-17Canny
7.3
14.1
00:31:00
Installed Shimano Ultegra 6700 tubeless wheelset and Hutchinson Fusion 3 tires with 45g of Stan's NoTubes Sealant in each wheel. Great ride quality; very plush! Short ride to Kiuver Reservoir 2 and back.
2014-04-20Canny
42.7
11.9
03:35:00
Rist Canyon with Lauren. Installed bike mirror beforehand on her bike. Social pace but still a really good workout since Rist is such a long climb.
2014-04-21Super Bike
6
13.8
00:26:00
Easy recovery ride. 2x laps around Hearthfire.
2014-04-22Canny
6.9
13.8
00:30:00
Evening ride to Kiuver Reservoir 2 and back. Easy pace except attacked Douglas hill.
2014-04-25Canny
5.7
13.2
00:26:00
To Enterprise to pick up Dodge Charger rental car. Easy pace.
2014-04-26Canny
127.4
13.8
09:12:00
Rawhide Ramble 200km Brevet. Unfortunately Garmin kept turning off before conking out such that could only record half of the ride.
2014-04-28Canny
5.8
10.5
00:33:00
Biked home from Enterprise. Very strong headwind all the way home except first part on Mulberry. Legs feeling a bit dead but not too sore from the 200km brevet on Saturday.
2014-05-01Super Bike
3.1
15.5
00:12:00
Easy ride on windy day after adjusting seat and shifting. Think got the shifting down.
2014-05-10Super Bike
187
12.1
15:26:00
Black Forest 300km Brevet.
2014-05-10Venise
13
13.0
01:00:00
Bike in basement on trainer after returning from Black Forest 300km Brevet in order to make miles ridden 200.
2014-06-01Canny
15.6
14.4
01:05:00
Bike to and from CSU to play volleyball. Got a rear puncture 5 miles from home (as evidenced by tell-tale hiss and then wet part over hole) but the sealant sealed it! Rode home with minimal loss of air.
2014-06-04Canny
3.1
12.4
00:15:00
Evening ride. Two sprints where I hit ~30 mph.
2014-06-10Canny
14.3
12.8
01:07:00
To Tuesday Night Track and Taco Bell. Pretty easy pace.
2014-06-12Canny
3.1
16.9
00:11:00
Quick evening ride. Hearthfire-Douglas-Turnberry-Brightwater loop. 3X 20-30sec sprints; feel a little asthmatic afterward.
2014-06-17Canny
16.4
11.9
01:23:00
Bike to CSU for Tuesday night track workout and CB & Potts afterward.
2014-06-19Super Bike
12.4
14.9
00:50:00
To Holcim cement plant. First ride after installing new SRAM Force shifters and rewaxed chain last night. Nearly flawless shifting now. Easy/moderate pace with 1X 45-second sprint at the end. New Louis Garneau bib shorts are very comfortable, but had some numbness in left hand (not sure if related to the bib straps).
2014-06-20Canny
22.6
12.0
01:53:00
Bike to CSU for volleyball, then to Inner Strength for climbing. Moderate pace on the way back at night with lights.
2014-06-21Canny
30
15.0
02:00:00
Bike to Coyote Ridge (to run with Maureen) and back. Near race pace on the way there; did 15.0 miles in 50 minutes, including many stops at red lights. Coming back felt more tired and stopped at JJs for Gatorade and an ice cream sandwich.
2014-06-22Canny
15.6
15.6
01:00:00
To CSU and back for volleyball. Fairly easy pace to recover; legs were sore.
2014-06-24Canny
13.7
11.6
01:11:00
Bike to Tuesday Night Track and back. Moderate pace (15.1 mph average to/14.7 mph average from).
2014-06-25Canny
8.5
14.2
00:36:00
To USPS drop box and back. Easy pace.
2014-06-27Canny
30.2
10.1
03:00:00
Bike to Inner Strength, CSU volleyball, and Jennie's for dinner with a bunch of folks.
2014-06-28Cranky
11
5.5
02:00:00
Biking with Lauren at Soapstone Prairie.
2014-06-29Canny
15.5
13.5
01:09:00
To CSU for volleyball and back. Easy pace except for extended sprints on the way back on Shields to keep up with cars. Was able to do so but was pretty exhausted by the time I got to Shields/Vine.
2014-07-01Canny
16.4
14.1
01:10:00
To Tuesday Night Track and CB & Potts after. Easy pace.
2014-07-02Canny
20.6
14.2
01:27:00
To John L.'s house for Scribe running study. Easy pace.
2014-07-04Canny
14.4
13.3
01:05:00
To FireKracker 5k and back. Easy pace.
2014-07-05Canny
41
13.7
03:00:00
Horsetooth Hills with Carolyn Wiley. Social pace. Starting to get the strong climbing feeling I had during the Furnace Creek 508.
2014-07-06Huffster
9
5.3
01:42:00
Pace Maureen's 9-mile run at night.
2014-07-07Canny
33.8
13.3
02:33:00
Morning ride with Carolyn. Bingham Hill-Centenial (X2). Felt strong on climbs.
2014-07-08Canny
13.6
13.6
01:00:00
To Tuesday Night Track and the Mayor. Easy pace.
2014-07-10Canny
29.3
13.7
02:08:00
Early morning Horsetooth Hills ride with Carolyn. Legs felt unlively until hit Bingham Hill; felt strong afterward including going up Douglas Rd. at 17 mph.
2014-07-11Canny
20
10.9
01:50:00
Ride to/from Inner Strength, including some near-time-trialing on the Mason Trail on the way there. Ran into Dan & Kiri on the way back on the Mason Trail and we talked for 10 minutes in the rain.
2014-07-12Canny
15.8
13.5
01:10:00
Ride to/from CSU for volleyball. Went all-out (33 mph) on Shields for the 3-block stretch on Shields without a shoulder, then easy. Legs felt a little tired.
2014-07-13Huffster
10
5.0
02:00:00
Evening cruise to Eagle Lake neighborhood to pace Maureen while she ran 10 miles.
2014-07-14Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
To Bean Cycle and back for Spanish Conversation. Wet roads on the way back but stayed dry due to fenders.
2014-07-15Canny
33.1
12.8
02:35:00
Early morning ride on Horsetooth Hills with Carolyn. Social pace except for the return ride home on Poudre Trail, which was a very easy pace to save legs for Tuesday Night Track.
2014-07-15Canny
13.6
13.6
01:00:00
Bike to Tuesday Night Track, easy pace. Thunderstorm on way back home but rain felt refreshing.
2014-07-17Canny
30.2
12.9
02:20:00
Cycling with Carolyn on Horsetooth Hills. Easy pace except for a charge up the Dam Hill where I was out of breath at the top.
2014-07-21bicycle rental
6.3
3.6
01:45:00
Cycling around Pittsburgh on a Trek Verve rental bike.
2014-07-22Canny
19.9
11.9
01:40:00
To Tuesday Night Track and CB & Potts (had to return to track to pick up water bottle). Very slow pace; legs felt empty.
2014-07-25Canny
10
12.0
00:50:00
Was biking over to Inner Strength at an easy pace when, near Odell's, I realized I left my bike lock at home. So I turned around to fetch the motorcycle.
2014-07-28Canny
30.2
13.8
02:11:00
Ride with Carolyn. Bingham-Horsetooth-Overland. Legs felt very good after rest day yesterday.
2014-07-31Canny
43.5
14.3
03:02:00
Ride with Carolyn and Anna. Good workout since Anna was pushing the pace. Horsetooth Hills x2.
2014-08-01Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
To Poetry Jam and then grocery shopping at night.
2014-08-05Canny
14
14.0
01:00:00
Bike to Tuesday Night Track and the Mayor. Brisk pace coming home.
2014-08-07Super Bike
9.9
16.5
00:36:00
Evening ride towards Holcim Cement Plant. Bike felt great; magical ride and very fast. Accidentally inflated the tires to only 95 PSI which might have had something to do with the ride quality.
2014-08-10Canny
1.8
18.0
00:06:00
Mounted aerobars on Canny and patched leak in front tubeless tire. Was going to ride to Reservoir Ridge to hike with Catherine, Dani and Nick but forgot my lock so turned around and rode the motorcycle instead.
2014-08-11Huffster
15
10.0
01:30:00
To Bean Cycle for Spanish Conversation, Dan & Kiri's to pick up vegetables, and then home. Met Rachel & Rachel from Minnesota (en route to L.A.) over at Dan & Kiri's.
2014-08-12Canny
13.8
13.8
01:00:00
Bike to CSU track, then to Burger King for a smoothie on the way home. Using aerobars, made it to the track from home in only 23 minutes and was averaging >19 MPH to Old Town.
2014-08-14Huffster
10.8
10.8
01:00:00
To Mountain Ave. Mile, then from Eli's house to King Soopers and to home.
2014-08-19Canny
13.7
14.7
00:56:00
Bike to/from Tuesday Night Track. Rode to there at 19+ mph average; 14 mph average coming home.
2014-08-26Canny
16.9
14.5
01:10:00
Lowered handlebars all the way down and moved the seat about 15cm forward in preparation for triathlon. Then rode to CSU track and CB & Potts. Averaged 17.4 MPH on the way there despite easily cruising to CSU on aerobars. Chain was skipping on gears 6-7 on rear cassette when on small chainring in front for some reason.
2014-08-29Canny
5.7
19.0
00:18:00
Fixed loose link in chain two days ago, and rode today to Enterprise to pick up Saturn Vue rental car. Averaged 20.4 MPH to Mulberry/Timberline intersection despite 4 stop signs. Cruised in aerobars with a tailwind.
2014-08-30Canny
17.2
22.2
00:46:35
Boulder Sunset Triathlon. Averaged 22.2 MPH.
2014-08-30Huffster
13
10.4
01:15:00
Tour de Fat festivities and to King Soopers.
2014-09-01Canny
5.7
14.9
00:23:00
Ride back from Enterprise. Easy/moderate pace.
2014-09-02Canny
13.6
14.8
00:55:00
To Tuesday Night Track, averaging 19.2 MPH over the first 5.4 miles to Lincoln/Riverside (then started hitting stop lights and signs). Rode over to the Mayor for beers afterward and then rode home, averaging 19.0 MPH in 19 minutes.
2014-09-06Huffster
11
11.8
00:56:00
Rode over to Old Town Car Show.
2014-09-07Canny
18.5
15.4
01:12:00
To FCRC Annual Membership Meeting at Rolland Moore Park. Legs were a little tired from Friday's 20-mile run and couldn't really push as hard as I wanted to. Average speed was 16.6 MPH to the park and 15.2 MPH on the way back (with a lot of stop signs in town). Had some near time-trial efforts in there.
2014-09-08Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
To Spanish Conversation and back.
2014-09-09Huffster
15.1
12.9
01:10:00
To Grandview Cemetery for Jane Welzel's memorial procession. Rained all the way coming back so rode pretty hard, usually going 14-21 MPH. Inflated the tires to close to 50 PSI which probably helped.
2014-09-16Huffster
14.4
10.2
01:25:00
Bike to Tuesday Night Track and then Dan and Kiri's going away party. Despite legs being super sore from Sunday's marathon and having major trouble running two laps around the track, legs felt not too bad even when out of the saddle and going up hills.
2014-09-20Super Bike
10
17.1
00:35:00
Past Taft Hill Rd. and back. Did Kluver Res Kicker Strava segment hard (0:54, PR) but easy on the other ones.
2014-09-23Canny
13.2
15.8
00:50:00
To CSU track and back. Moderate pace on the way there; yet averaged 21.3 MPH all the way to Lincoln Ave. before being stopped by lights. Easy pace on the way back after hard track workout.
2014-09-25Canny
4
21.8
00:11:00
TT on Strava Hearthfire Hill segment (26.9 MPH average; 5/410 on segment, 0:06 back on 1st).
2014-09-28Canny
0.2
12.0
00:01:00
Was going to do Maple Hill Strava segment so inflated tires to 95 PSI. Front one blew through a puncture (looked like the 1/4" cut suffered a couple months ago) so returned home immediately.
2014-09-28Super Bike
3.6
14.4
00:15:00
Did Maple Hill Strava segment (0:32, KOM by 1 second. 28.6 MPH average). Car was coming at T-intersection at the end so had to slow and probably lost 1-2 seconds there.
2014-10-04Canny
6.3
17.2
00:22:00
Evening ride after patching cut on front tire again a couple days ago. Did 1.2-mile Douglas Road Rollers Strava segment going west (3:34; 19.6 MPH average, only good for 290/556). Lost 45 seconds crossing Highway 1. Could not generate any power on last roller and was coughing a lot afterward.
2014-10-06Huffster
10.5
10.5
01:00:00
To the Bean Cycle and back for Spanish Conversation.
2014-10-13Huffster
10.9
10.9
01:00:00
To the Bean Cycle for Spanish Conversation and King Soopers.
2014-10-14Super Bike
6.5
11.1
00:35:00
Did 1.2-mile Douglas Road Rollers Strava segment going west (2:23; 29.3 MPH average, 2nd overall out of 562). Had to abort first attempt since car in front was not going fast enough and I did not want to pass it on its right side. Easy ride back.
2014-10-16Super Bike
8
17.1
00:28:00
Did a bunch of Strava segments and sucked at everyone of them. 20th for Turnberry Sprint to Country Club (1:09), 24th (1:39), on Turnberry Climb because mistook Maple Rd. for another road and slowed, 8th on Richard's Lake Pavé (1:34), 26th Douglas Rd. west to Hearthfire (4:31), and 26 on Doug-E (2:19).
2014-10-17Canny
0
0
00:00:00
To Enterprise to pick up Chevy Sonic rental car. PR on mtn-vista-to-vine-via-timberline Strava segment (2:08 @ 26.3 MPH for 64/846 place), despite wearing jeans.
2014-10-23Canny
5.8
14.5
00:24:00
Bike home from Enterprise. Easy pace.
2014-10-26Canny
15.8
13.5
01:10:00
To CSU volleyball and back. Did 287 to Douglas Strava segment (2:37 @ 26.8 mph); just 1 second off CR! Not bad for wearing a backpack and commuting clothes.
2014-10-27Huffster
10.9
10.1
01:05:00
To the Bean Cycle for Spanish Conversation, and library to donate CDs.
2014-10-30Canny
8.4
15.3
00:33:00
"287 to douglous" Strava segment again (2:08 @ 29.5 MPH, KOM).
2014-11-03Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
Bike to and from Bean Cycle for Spanish Conversation using Microsoft Band for the first time. Despite 40 degree weather felt fine wearing hoodie and fleece gloves.
2014-11-09Canny
5.9
14.8
00:24:00
Doug-E Strava segment (2:06 @ 27.0 MPH, 9th overall, 3 seconds out of 1st).
2014-11-22Canny
6
15.0
00:24:00
To Shields and back. Relatively easy pace except climbed Douglas hill out of saddle and then did a sprint through Hearthfire. Microsoft Band read 6.01 miles vs. 5.99 miles on phone, so dead-on accurate here.
2014-11-24Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
To Bean Cycle and back for Spanish conversation. Managed to stay warm in 25-35 degree weather by wearing long johns, hoodie, scarf and Gore-Tex gloves.
2014-11-27Huffster
11
10.2
01:05:00
To Fort Collins Thanksgiving Day Run to say hello to friends.
2014-11-29Super Bike
10
16.2
00:37:00
To Taft and back, including 3X Strava hill sprints, including Kluver Kicker Northbound (0:55 @ 21.6 MPH) and PRs on Kluver Res Kicker (0:55 @ 23.5, 39th) and Kluver Climb road to top (0:36 @ 21.0 MPH, 82nd).
2014-12-08Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
To Spanish Conversation and back at the Bean Cycle. [Outbound trip
2014-12-15Huffster
11
11.0
01:00:00
Bike to and from Spanish during pleasant evening when temperatures were in the 30s.

Total Miles: 1860.7

Total Time: 147:09:35