Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

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elderone
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Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby elderone » Sat Mar 02, 2013 15:54 pm

Having not been out for 3 weeks with illness I did a 20 mile ride cpl days ago to see how I felt and today went for a ride hoping to beat my previous best of 0f 40.2mls.Managed 52.9 mls but totally knackered and the last 10 miles were a push tbh.
Totally chuffed though and now its sofa time :D .
http://app.strava.com/activities/42796281
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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby ChrisAOnABike » Sat Mar 02, 2013 16:05 pm

Well done! I know it's been a frustrating time for you, so kudos for pushing on. I bet it was a lot hillier than my first 50, so gratz.

And spring is on its way!!

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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby elderone » Sat Mar 02, 2013 16:45 pm

Thanks Chris,it has been a bit frustrating but i,m happy as im infront of the plan I had when i started.I was hoping to do my first 50 on my 50th in April,so ahead of that.Hill wise was least climbing I could find in my area as didn,t want to blow out to early.
As for my defy I havn,t used it yet as its my 50th present,so that wont come out till my birthday.I promised the kids and grandkids especially I,d wait for the birthday send off.
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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby Canny lad » Sat Mar 02, 2013 16:54 pm

Well done. What a cracking day to do it as well! Hope the weather's like this for me in the morning :D

You've got more resolve than me, leaving that shiny new bike untouched!

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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby philwint » Sat Mar 02, 2013 17:01 pm

Good stuff, and as has been said what a fabulous day for it :D

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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby nmt » Sat Mar 02, 2013 17:11 pm

Well done mate. I would have loved to get out today as the weather has been great but i had to work this morning and got the kids this afternoon.

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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby #david2012 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 20:13 pm

Well done elderone! Did my longest last Sunday 66miles in a sportive only the second time I've done over 50

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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby Mikey41 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 21:00 pm

Congrats! :D
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Re: Managed my first 50 today..well chuffed

Postby Inutero » Sat Mar 02, 2013 21:46 pm

elderone wrote:Managed 52.9 mls but totally knackered and the last 10 miles were a push tbh.
Totally chuffed though and now its sofa time :D .
http://app.strava.com/activities/42796281


Know the feeling, 16 miles from home and felt exactly the same way. Its nice to know you have it inside you to get home when you feel like that though :D


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