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So what goals have your set for yourself?

slowmartslowmart Posts: 4,262
edited March 2013 in Road general
I have set myself something to aim at;

Do 100 miles in a day.
Get below 12st.
And not to be so shallow with blingy parts...
“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. Teach a man to cycle and he will realize fishing is stupid and boring”

Desmond Tutu


  • elderoneelderone Posts: 1,410
    100 mile ride.
    coast to coast
    world peace
    Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori
  • GrillGrill Posts: 5,610
    This year?
    -15,000 miles
    -Nats 24 and Worlds 24
    English Cycles V3 | Cervelo P5 | Cervelo T4 | Trek Domane Koppenberg
  • CleeRiderCleeRider Posts: 304
    100 mile ride with avg cadence of 90rpm and avg speed of 17mph.
  • GrillGrill Posts: 5,610
    CleeRider wrote:
    100 mile ride with avg cadence of 90rpm and avg speed of 17mph.

    Just do a 100 mile TT ;)
    English Cycles V3 | Cervelo P5 | Cervelo T4 | Trek Domane Koppenberg
  • sskellysskelly Posts: 79
    To do a couple of cyclo-cross races, a couple of time trials and perhaps a road race. Trying to fit it all in around the kids though is a greater challenge,
  • supermurph09supermurph09 Posts: 2,471
    First Sportive (80 miles)
    100 Mile Ride
    Complete all the climbs in my area from both 100 greatest climbs and Another 100 greatest climbs
  • thegreatdividethegreatdivide Posts: 5,597
    200 miles in a day
    Build a bike from scratch
    62kg by July
    Win the club's hill climb TT in Sept (aye right)
  • BobScarleBobScarle Posts: 282
    Lose some more weight. Need to lose another 10Kg at least.
    3000 miles for the year
    Ride 100 again, been a few years since I have ridden this far.
    Lon Las Cymru, 250 miles
    Bala ride through Cwm Hirnant again.
    Get up Dovers Hill in something other than bottom gear
  • StedmanStedman Posts: 377
    200 miles in a day
    Build a bike from scratch
    62kg by July
    Win the club's hill climb TT in Sept (aye right)

    I am already down to 65 kg. So it will also be nice to be under 62 kg in July. Unfortunately I have already done seven 200 mile rides so that target has already been met.

    Etape Caledonia in under 4 hours and the Ride London 100 in under 5 hours are my targets this year!
  • Simon-R7Simon-R7 Posts: 59
    Another one looking to do 1st 100 mile ride, got a place on London - Surrey 100 :)

    Do some sportives in the build up to get used to doing longer distances in groups.
  • styxdstyxd Posts: 3,234
    Get stronger legs, loose weight.
  • saprkzzsaprkzz Posts: 592
    my goals are:

    1). Complete our 100 mile route in 5 hrs and 10 minutes (next year want to do it in 5hrs)
    2). Compete in 4th Cat Races
    3). Achieve my 3rd Cat licence by the end of the season
    4). Complete my 55 mile local sportive in 2hrs 45 minutes (last year was at 2hrs 55minutes)
    5). Tone my core - by this i mean get ride of my flappy belly!
    6). Complete a 10 mile TT
    7). Ride 7000 miles

    that will do for this year
  • slowbikeslowbike Posts: 8,498
    Mines quite simple ...

    4k miles this year - did just over 3k last so it shouldn't be difficult to achieve - ahead of target so far.
    100 mile ride - did 86 last year in a sportive, but most of my rides since have been quite short ... need to build up endurance again.
  • markos1963markos1963 Posts: 3,724
    Hit 23m59s or less for a !0TT(currently 24m45s)
    Go under 1h03m30s for a 25TT(currently 1h5m30s)
    Go under 2h15m for my first 50TT
    Go under 5h for my first 100TT
    Race the Little Mountain TT in under 2h25m

    and have some fun as well
  • marcusjbmarcusjb Posts: 2,412
    Look at some pretty views from the tops of big 'ills.
  • nick1972nick1972 Posts: 144
    I'm another one looking for first 100 mile ride and 3000 miles for the year. Also looking to upgrade my bike this summer.
  • typekittytypekitty Posts: 188
    First sportive (hopefully of many).
    First race on the track (not sure which event at this stage).
    Swain's Lane.
  • philwintphilwint Posts: 763
    Another for first 100 miler - getting there, did 71 the other week
    get to <80kg (I know it seems heavy but I'm a 6'1 rugby player build)
    First sportive
    Join local club and get properly into riding with others
  • Beckers62Beckers62 Posts: 66
    Just ride more and get fitter

  • GabboGabbo Posts: 864
    What everyone is really thinking: Become KOM on this strava segment :mrgreen::wink:
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
    Get to 13 stone
    100 miles in 6 hours
    10 miles in 25 minutes
  • dai_t75dai_t75 Posts: 189
    I am going to be attempting LEJOG in August, so just building up to that really. Planning on 14 days ~70m a day so hopefully will be achieveable. Any of you you fellas done it? Any words of wisdom?
  • Road... no concrete objectives beyond "just enjoy it". Not exactly hard!

    MTB... South Downs Way in a day. First hurdle... deal with the "the MTB's had it, best do something" issue about which I've been procrastinating for a while now.
  • DarkmereDarkmere Posts: 32
    To join a club.
    Been rideing over 2 years now but have allways put it off due to work and being away alot at weekends. Not sure if makeing only 5 to 6 rides a year would be enough.
  • TakeTurnsTakeTurns Posts: 1,075
    typekitty wrote:
    Swain's Lane.

    Oh what, this hill? :P
  • ricey155ricey155 Posts: 233
    Ride more enjoy the sunshine that's due soon :mrgreen:

    500 miles per month minimum, a century then a century a week for the rest of the year :D

    get below 13st and see a big difference in the body shape by stopping drinking alcohol been off it 2 months and already slimmed down going for the Wiggins skinny look :-)

    enjoy it more and more and keep enjoying it maybe even do my 1st sportive at 40
  • simon_mastersonsimon_masterson Posts: 2,740
    edited March 2013
    I've started focusing on short distances more intensively of late; I'd definitely like to get my flat 10 mile time below 24 minutes (without aerodynamic aids). I know I'm physically capable of it. My fitness isn't where I would like it at the moment [after two very mediocre seasons for cycling and no turbo or rollers], but I did it in 26:57 even in awful weather conditions a few weeks ago, so I think I'm on the right track...
  • Mikey41Mikey41 Posts: 690
    Improve climbing
    Improve distance
    Ride 100 miles in a day.
    Giant Defy 2 (2012)
    Giant Defy Advanced 2 (2013)
    Giant Revel 1 Ltd (2013)
  • englanderenglander Posts: 232
    Explore more around the Surrey hills
    Complete my second 100 miler
    Complete at least 1 metric century/month. Hopefully up that to 1 imperial century/month in the warmer months
    Specialized Allez 2010
  • marylogicmarylogic Posts: 355
    Lose 1 stone (nearly there)
    Climb the Dragon (ochils) without stopping
    Climb road to Castle Campbell without stopping
    Climb Bealach na Ba without dying
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