In 2010 my miles were somewhere around 3000. I had a lumbar surgery in May and missed about 5 weeks then had to keep duration down and build slowly.
I had about 800 miles before the surgery and got a custom bike made to accommodate my surgeries. I never put a computer on the new bike. I ride often most every day, usually not more that 30 miles per ride during the week. Towards the end of the season I did get in some 60 milers but it's not a goal to do distance, my duration is determined by my body.
In 2011, goal weight, improved strength and flexibility from my surgeries, and anything over 3000 would be great.
I always record duration and Heart Rate, not miles.
Stinky, with a HR of 183, they you hit the 200+ you have to keep an eye on that. My target max is almost the same as yours 183. Early in the season it might go higher 187 maybe 190. I do have heart stints and completed 7 years of perfects nuclear stress tests. I've learned about this over the years.
Energy drinks and caffeine can really raise your HR. I've had that happen, it caused an electrolyte issue and erratic HR. Electrical overhead wires or magnetic interference can show a strange HR. Just pay close attention to your HR is something seems unusual.
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