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Richmond Park 3-lap Challenge 2014

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  • TechieTimTechieTim Posts: 3
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)


    Popped down to the park Monday evening intending to make the most of the good weather.

    Nice conditions and a bit less messing about with lap timing, water bottle and lights saw me do a couple of laps a shade faster than I'd done before, so I stole myself for a third and an improved time.

    Guess I'll need to cycle a bit before I can take off more than a few seconds.
  • okgookgo Posts: 4,368
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)



    Will give this a proper go later in the summer I think, I did two 53 min efforts as part of 4 lap rides last week, hoping I can beat my legacy best time of 49.15 or something by a fair chunk.
    Blog on my first and now second season of proper riding/racing - www.firstseasonracing.com
  • ajh18ajh18 Posts: 41
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    First go at this in 2014, not too bad. No obstructions of note, southerly wind wasn't a major factor (though nice on the run up to Roehampton), weather pleasant. All in all a nice way to spend a Sunday evening.
  • bigmatbigmat Posts: 5,124
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......51:42.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    First time down there this year, was painful for all the wrong reasons. What's with the appalling cucling etiquette - since wjen was it the done thing to cycle in the middle of the fecking road?
  • BigMat........................anti.......82kg......51:42.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.....82kg........55:32......May.....2nd cat..................road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    Was commuting home with rucksack but hoping to have another go tonight ...

    Strava link http://www.strava.com/activities/147041743
  • BigMat........................anti.......82kg......51:42.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    richardjerome...........anti.....82kg........54:31......June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    Had another go last night, bit better this time.
  • BigMat........................anti.......82kg......51:42.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice................anti........72kg.......53.31.......April..commuter/
    club rider......road bike

    richardjerome...........anti.....82kg........54:31......June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants ..anti.....75kg.......57:29.....May....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    Bit late but wanted to add my attempt from April. Had intended to go back to better it shortly after but got hit by car on Priory Lane, which put the 3 lap challenge on the back burner for a bit.
  • BigMat........................anti.......82kg......51:42.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice................anti........72kg.......53.31.......April..commuter/
    club rider......road bike
    richardjerome...........anti.....82kg........54:31......June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants..anti......75kg.....56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    Beautiful conditions once again this Friday morning at 7am - 3 mph winds and only minor hold ups. I'd been away on hols last week so I was so I was keen to get back on two wheels once again! :D
  • richcooparichcoopa Posts: 1
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......51:42.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice................anti........72kg.......53.31.......April..commuter/
    club rider......road bike
    richardjerome...........anti.....82kg........54:31......June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants..anti......75kg.....56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    Lovely Sunday evening ride
  • bigmatbigmat Posts: 5,124
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice................anti........72kg.......53.31.......April..commuter/
    club rider......road bike
    richardjerome...........anti.....82kg........54:31......June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants..anti......75kg.....56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    A bit of time off, started a bit too fast this time and got progressively slower. Not too bad though, a few hold ups but conditions generally quite good.
  • philbar72philbar72 Posts: 2,228
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.....pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg.......53.30.......may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice................anti........72kg.......53.31.......April..commuter/club rider......road bike
    richardjerome...........anti.....82kg........54:31......June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    iPete...........................anti.......68kg.......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Philbar72............. anti..... 78.5kg.......56:45..... Jun..... club runner (4th cat)...... Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants..anti......75kg.....56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland..................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin..............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond..................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    out in nice conditions last night and did a moderate to reasonably fast 3 lapper without any real aero stuff on, except the evade. did it deliberately solo without any drafting (and deliberatley slowed at least twice to avoid drafting). one thing i am noticing is whilst my speed on the flat is improving, i am getting worse on the climbs. too fat...
  • leejdaviesleejdavies Posts: 217
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Okgo..........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......53.31.....April......commuter/club rider......road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg......54:31.....June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat.......road bike
    iPete..........................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg.......56:45..... Jun..... club runner (4th cat)...... Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants......anti......75kg.....56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    First time I've done this in a while, have to say it wasn't full gas but hard enough. Nice tailwind up Sawyers but a head and side wind coming off the top of Dark hill as a result. Legs weren't fully recovered from the weekends Hackney Half marathon. Consistent(ish) laps with equally consistent hold ups.
    Up: Wilier Mortirolo
    Down: Orange Patriot
  • il_principeil_principe Posts: 9,146
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo..........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1.......................road bike
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......53.31.....April......commuter/club rider......road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg......54:31.....June.....2nd cat..................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat.......road bike
    iPete..........................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg.......56:45..... Jun..... club runner (4th cat)...... Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants......anti......75kg.....56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18.........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr......Commuter.............PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    TechieTim.................anti......80kg......1:08:22.....May.....commuter...............commuter (20" folder)

    Clear run this morning & quite pleased with this. Conditions were not ideal, headwind up Sawyers (albeit a light one) and cold air - started the first lap at 06:45. Need to have an evening attempt with less wind/Sawyers tailwind. Might be worth a minute or so? I backed off a little on lap 2, needlessly as it turns out. Imagine that this is when having a PowerMeter would help to gauge effort? Still, knocked a minute off my PB:
    17:13
    17:34
    17:09
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  • TechieTimTechieTim Posts: 3
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......53.31.....April......commuter/club rider....road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti........74kg.......1:00:34.....Mar.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road


    Popped out for another ride and possible attempt yesterday (Tues) evening. Weather was good and there were quite a few, mostly faster, cyclists about.

    Tyres pumped up, chain wiped and oiled, and about as much effort as I could muster gave me a better time. I'm going to need ideal conditions and a good deal more fitness for anything much faster.
  • BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......53.31.....April......commuter/club rider....road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road

    An update for last month, moving any further up the leaderboard will need a big jump in mileage/effort as conditions were great and only very minor hold ups around sunset.
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    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road

    I finally made it back to try the 3 lap challenge after I got knocked off my bike on the way to the park to try it back in May. I targeted 53mins but after a fast first lap I eased up a bit (I didn't want to run out of gas) and targeted something lower. Was really, really chuffed to get sub 51mins. Conditions were ok with a bit of wind and damp roads but I only lost probably less than 10 seconds to traffic and other cyclists so in the round conditions don't get much better. Next aim: sub 50mins :shock:
  • cruffcruff Posts: 1,518
    Hi - I'm considering adding Richmond Park in to vary my routine (commute to/from Croydon/Oxford St most days, Regents Park laps about twice a week, longer (100k or so) rides out through Surrey & Kent at weekends.)

    A couple of things - I can't seem to find a decent cycling route from Morden to Richmond Park (everything looks like it includes the poxy A3) - does anyone have any ideas about that? Maybe through South Wimbledon or something?

    Also, what's the situation with the speed limit in the park? I read about the rozzers pulling people over and fining them - specifically a kid hitting about 50k/h on a descent, but also heard idle rumours about others - don't much fancy being fined for training!

    Finally, is doing laps in mid-morning the way to go? Seems to be that it's a decent time for cycling in most places due to lower traffic volumes, and I think I'd struggle to get up there early enough to be pre-rush-hour

    Thanks!
    Fat chopper. Some racing. Some testing. Some crashing.
    Specialising in Git Daaahns and Cafs. Norvern Munkey/Transplanted Laaandoner.
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,477
    zebulebu wrote:
    Hi - I'm considering adding Richmond Park in to vary my routine (commute to/from Croydon/Oxford St most days, Regents Park laps about twice a week, longer (100k or so) rides out through Surrey & Kent at weekends.)

    A couple of things - I can't seem to find a decent cycling route from Morden to Richmond Park (everything looks like it includes the poxy A3) - does anyone have any ideas about that? Maybe through South Wimbledon or something?

    Also, what's the situation with the speed limit in the park? I read about the rozzers pulling people over and fining them - specifically a kid hitting about 50k/h on a descent, but also heard idle rumours about others - don't much fancy being fined for training!

    Finally, is doing laps in mid-morning the way to go? Seems to be that it's a decent time for cycling in most places due to lower traffic volumes, and I think I'd struggle to get up there early enough to be pre-rush-hour

    Thanks!

    You should be able to find a route that crosses over the A3 on one of the many bridges. If you come from Wimbledon you can take the road from Wimbledon to Raynes Park (goes right past Raynes PArk train station), and that road basically continues over the A3 and down to Kingston Hospital.

    As for the speed limit, you should be fine. Once in a blue moon they may pull someone over, but it is rare and bearing in mind the huge number of people cycling in the part you would be pretty damned unlucky to be the one pulled over.

    Anything outside of rush hour is generally pretty good.
  • cruffcruff Posts: 1,518
    Many thanks for the above - really useful. Will try and get out that way early in the morning on the commute in - not sure I can face getting through through rush hour traffic in Central London after work :)
    Fat chopper. Some racing. Some testing. Some crashing.
    Specialising in Git Daaahns and Cafs. Norvern Munkey/Transplanted Laaandoner.
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    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
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    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road

    Had a night to myself on Weds last, as the wife and kid were away staying with the MiL. Decided to make the most of it by heading to RP for a tilt at this. Not done much riding recently, so I cheated by driving halfway round the south circ with the bike in the car - not very roadie-like behaviour but I didn't trust my fitness to be able to cycle over from Bromley, do the laps, and make it home without crying. Happy with the time considering I'm fat and unfit. Might have another go later in the year if I can shift some pud and do a bit of training in the meantime.
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    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:06.09....May....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road

    First attempt of the year, shaved 9 mins off. Without beastly westerly might have a chance at sub 1hr!
  • ajh18ajh18 Posts: 41
    Only 2nd go this year. Should have made it a 62, lost some speed somewhere on the third lap.

    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......50.34.....August......commuter/club rider....road bike
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    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......56:47.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Dave Quinn 531c Roadie
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
  • edited September 2014
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    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......54:40.....Sep....Fun/Fitness...............Mekk Poggio 2.0
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road

    Thought I'd give this one last go whilst the last of the decent weather remained and also swapped my 531c trainer for the carbon Mekk. What a difference it made - I had been running around mid-57s for the past few occasions and I cut this by 1min per lap. There's about 25 years difference in the age and technology on the 2 bikes I use (both have quite good specs for their eras) and its amazing to see how the evolution in technology aids performance.
  • Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......50.34.....August......commuter/club rider....road bike
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......54:40.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Mekk Poggio 2.0
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    ChrisAOnABike.....clockwise..75kg.....1:10:03....Sept.....fun/fitness...........road (2012 Defy 3 comp)

    I seem to be the only one that goes round clockwise... anyway, yesterday was a PR by nearly 2 minutes so I thought I'd add my modest effort. Next year I think we should have age in the results too.
    Is the gorilla tired yet?
  • How old are you, Chris?

    Intend to go round the park anti clockwise purely because it can make things a little easier on the roundabouts, but from time to time a clockwise trip shakes things up a bit.
  • How old are you, Chris?
    Just coming up to 52, been riding almost two years. I'm about ten minutes faster round the three laps than I was when I started. I prefer clockwise cos it seems harder somehow.. that, and I'm chicken going down Broomfield. :)
    Is the gorilla tired yet?
  • Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......50.34.....August......commuter/club rider....road bike
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......54:40.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Mekk Poggio 2.0
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    ChrisAOnABike.....clockwise..75kg.....1:09:07....Sept.....fun/fitness...........road (2012 Defy 3 comp)

    Hardly any wind at all this afternoon, that's the only thing that can possibly account for being nearly a minute faster than last week. Still, nice to get under 1:10.
    Is the gorilla tired yet?
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,477
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......50.34.....August......commuter/club rider....road bike
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......54:40.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Mekk Poggio 2.0
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    Kingstonian.................anti........75kg........1:05:41....Oct.....Sportives etc...........Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    ChrisAOnABike.....clockwise..75kg.....1:09:07....Sept.....fun/fitness...........road (2012 Defy 3 comp)


    First time I've had strava on when I have done 3 laps. Very wet and slippery out there today, took it super-careful on the descents and corners. Also had the fun of dodging a stag who decided to wander out in front of me. Next step is to get under the hour mark.....

    I'm 41, been back on a bike since late June.
  • VmanF3VmanF3 Posts: 240
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......50.34.....August......commuter/club rider....road bike
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......54:40.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Mekk Poggio 2.0
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    VmanF3.................clockwise......67kg.....1:00:37......Oct.....fitness...................CX (700x32!)
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    Kingstonian.................anti........75kg........1:05:41....Oct.....Sportives etc...........Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:06:47.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    ChrisAOnABike.....clockwise..75kg.....1:09:07....Sept.....fun/fitness...........road (2012 Defy 3 comp)
    Big Red, Blue, Pete, Bill & Doug
  • smokey_baconsmokey_bacon Posts: 1,638
    Andyjprice...................anti.......72kg......50.34.....August......commuter/club rider....road bike
    BigMat........................anti.......82kg......50:54.....May.......pointless 2nd cat.......road bike
    Il Principe....................anti.......71kg......51:56.....May.......Uncategorised..........road bike
    Okgo...........................anti.......77kg......53.30.....may.......cat 1........................road bike
    richardjerome...............anti.......82kg.....54:31.....June.....2nd cat....................road bike
    leejdavies....................anti.......82kg......54:39.....June.....pointless 3rd cat......road bike
    TheVelvetUnderpants....anti......75kg......54:40.....Jun....Fun/Fitness...............Mekk Poggio 2.0
    iPete............................anti......68kg......54:43.....May.....commuter/club...........road bike
    Jack Flap...................anti......74kg.......56.27.....Jul.....just for fun...............Boardman Team Carbon
    Philbar72.....................anti..... 78.5kg...56:45.....Jun.... club runner (4th cat).. Road bike (BMC Black/Red/White)
    Borderland...................anti.......95kg.......56:48.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    craigmamakin...............anti.......73kg.......56:59.....Apr.....commuter...................road bike
    Andy Bond...................anti.......76Kg.......57:11.....Apr.....sportives/club rider....aero road bike
    Richcoopa..................anti.......79Kg.......58:02.....Jun.....Mountain biker/3rd Cat....road bike
    marcusjb.....................anti.......60kg........58:39.....Apr.....audaxer.....................road bike
    Jezzaus.......................anti......75kg.........59.45.....Apr.......struggler..................road bike
    martinheadon.............anti.......73kg.......1:00:24.....Apr....sportives/fun.............road bike
    VmanF3.................clockwise......67kg.....1:00:37......Oct.....fitness...................CX (700x32!)
    marcusjb....................anti........60kg.......1:01:17.....Mar.....audaxer...................fixed
    Ugo Santalucia...........anti.......72Kg.......1:01:40.....Apr.....Wheel Builder..........Red Bike/Green tubs
    Smokey Bacon...........anti.......61kg.......1:02:29.....Apr.....Commuter/club rider....Road bike.
    ajh18..........................anti.......62kg.......1:03.12....Sep....Commuter / club rider.....road bike
    Gallywomack...........anti......115kg.....1:04:23.....Aug....Tubby ex-commuter......Road bike
    Olliewilliams33...........anti......80kg.....1:05:26....Aug.....Commuter.................Road bike
    Kingstonian.................anti........75kg........1:05:41....Oct.....Sportives etc...........Road bike
    menthel......................anti.......83kg.......1:05:43.....Apr.....Commuter/audax......Condor Italia with beard
    TechieTim...................anti.......79kg.......1:06:26....July.....commuter...................commuter (20" folder)
    Simonhead.................anti.......99kg........1:07.11.....Apr....Commuter..................PX Pro Carbon
    SmellTheGlove...........anti.......72kg.......1:07:38.....Apr.....commuter/audax.........road
    ChrisAOnABike.....clockwise..75kg.....1:09:07....Sept.....fun/fitness...........road (2012 Defy 3 comp)
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