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1/7/12 12:54 P

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Stationary bike 60 mins. this week PLUS:

Back to SPINNING CLASS! Woo hoo! They revived my Sat. morning Spinning class and I loved pumping it up for 60 mins. this morning!

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12/18/11 9:50 A

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Oh wow...! Bet that was MORE than satisfying! Lucky you!

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12/18/11 9:31 A

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Hi everybody,

Today I was in the mountains with the local cycling club guys, for approximately 3h30', and we covered about 26 miles of rough terrain.

It was satisfying.


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12/17/11 10:32 A

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Mile Goal:200 for the season

Miles rode : 12/15 1 mile
12/17 2 mile

Total miles for season : 6 miles





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12/15/11 9:26 P

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Sure why not?

All miles gratefully added to the hopper! :-)

Congrats on the ride!

Don

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12/15/11 5:59 P

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I finally got a day off!!! We did 12.7 miles on the mountain bike, can I count those????

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12/14/11 8:25 A

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12/12: 7.1 miles (30 minutes stationary bike)
12/13: 7 miles (30 minutes stationary bike)

42.6 miles so far.

Good word from fitness center is that starting in Jan. there will be spinning classes Sat. morning! Woo hoo!

Don

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12/14/11 7:09 A

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Mile Goal:200 for the season

Miles rode : 12/12 rode 20 minutes spinning =1 mile
12/13 rode 20 minutes spinning =1 mile

Total miles for season : 3 miles


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12/9/11 10:13 P

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12/5: 6.9 miles (30 minutes stationary bike)
12/7: 7 miles (30 minutes stationary bike)
12/8: 7.2 miles (30 minutes stationary bike)
12/9: 7.4 miles (30 minutes stationary bike)

I use the True Fitness CS800 upright bike www.truefitness.com/products/commerc
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with the rolling hills setting cranked up to the max (level 20) setting.

Even then my RPMs are between 120-130 on the flats, 90s on the middle and 70-80 on the max uphill.

I played with the custom feature and discovered one can REALLY crank up the resistance to a level where standing climbs "as if" one is on a spinning bike can be done. Have to start doing that more often soon!

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12/7/11 11:23 P

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OK... fair enough.

12/3: 4 miles (60 minutes spin bike)
12/4: 4 miles (60 minutes spin bike)
12/5: 3 miles bike, (45 minutes spin bike)
12/6: 1 miles bike, (20 minutes spin bike)
12/7: 2 miles bike, ( 33 minutes spin bike)

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12/7/11 7:36 P

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Sorry for the confusion, I know it is hard to track miles on a bike when it is on a trainer or a spinning bike so for the challenge sake I was thinking
for every 15 minutes your spinning that will equal one mile.
for example
I was on my bike this morning spinning
it was 20 minutes so that is one mile
the other day I was on 30 minutes so that is 2 miles
hope that helps

Mile Goal:200 for the season

Miles rode :12/7 1 mile

Total miles: 1 mile




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Same question as TENISWHIZ.

If we're doing this just to track miles with no accurate conversion... well and good, but I walk about 1 mile every 15 minutes; cycle much more.

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12/4/11 10:45 P

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I'm thinking it's more than a mile per 15 minutes. I do computraining which is similar (possibly higher intensity, but I've done both and I don't see it as that much more intense) and I put on 18 miles in an hour.

Sounds like a great challenge for winter though! :) But please explain the mile. Maybe this is what you are coming up with for the challenges sake and not a true conversion? I'd like to hop on but need to know how to post the goal. Thanks...

Edited by: TENISWHIZ at: 12/4/2011 (22:46)

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12/4/11 9:21 P

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Welcome to the Winter Spinning Challenge, emoticon
use this forum to post your results. for every 15 minutes of spinning, will equal 1 mile
you can post your results daily or weekly let's see how much miles we can rack up


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