The 2020 Annual Lunacy Challenge

Supersuperleeds

Legendary Member
Location
Leicester
Target distance 100 miles (no double counting with the imperial century challenge)

1. January 11th 108.18 miles
Leicester Syston, Sileby, Barrow, Keyworth, Cotgrave, Gonalston, Southwell, Caunton, Newark on Trent, Collingham, Spalford, Broadholme, Saxilby, South Carlton, Lincoln. (Then a ride from Leicester train station to home.)
https://www.strava.com/activities/3001907326 (Main ride only)

2. May 16th 100.71 miles
Leicester, Market Bosworth, Snarestone, Netherseal, Walton on Tent, Yoxall, Newborough, Hatton, Hilton, Willington, Weston Trent, Ashton on Trent, Kegworth, Normanton on Soar, Stanford on Soar, Cossington, Leicester
https://www.strava.com/activities/3459690132

3. May 20th 101.22 miles
Leicester, Market Bosworth, Snarestone, Netherseal, Walton on Tent, Yoxall, Newborough, Hatton, Hilton, Willington, Weston Trent, Ashton on Trent, Kegworth, Normanton on Soar, Stanford on Soar, Cossington, Leicester
https://www.strava.com/activities/3482135154

4. May 25th 100.31 miles
Leicester, Earl Shilton, Stoke Golding, Polesworth, Tamworth, Whittington, Walton on Trent, Burton on Trent, Weston Trent, Ashton on Trent, Kegworth, Normanton on Soar, Stanford on Soar, Cossington, Leicester
https://www.strava.com/activities/3508813479

5. June 26th 102.18 miles
Leicester, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Henley in Arden, Solihull, Meriden, Filongley, Bulkington, Wolvey, Stoney Stanton, Narborouh, Leicester
https://www.strava.com/activities/3814353847
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles
Today's ride: 56.89 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/3815841024 - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts as far as Rickmansworth and back, accompanied by the sound of loudly squealing brakes.
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
2. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
3. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
4. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
 
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bluenotebob

Über Member
Location
France
Target distance 84km

Qualifying rides so far : 5

1. 3 July 2020, 125.69km: Home – Mauron – Loyat – Ploërmel – Malestroit – Questembert – Malestroit – Ploërmel – Loyat – Guilliers – Home
5. 29 July 2020, 110.77km: Mauron – Loyat – Ploërmel – Malestroit – Questembert (Bel Air) .. and return
4. 18 July 2020, 96.70km: Home – Pont Ruelland – Gaël – St Onen-la-Chapelle – Boisgervilly – St Uniac – la Chapelle du Lou – Landujan – Médréac – le Crouais – St Méen-le-Grand – Illifaut – la Riaye – Brignac – St Brieuc-de-Mauron – Home
3. 16 July 2020, 95.68km: Home – Mauron – Loyat – Ploërmel – le Pont des Deux Rivières – Josselin – l’écluse de Griffet – les Forges – Mohon – Guilliers – Home
2. 11 July 2020, 87.22km: Home – Pont Ruelland – Gaël – St Onen-la-Chapelle – St Méen-le-Grand – Plumaugat – Broons – Lanrelas – Trémorel – Illifaut – la Ville Jallu – Kerminy – St Brieuc-de-Mauron – Home
 
Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 8

8.
July 30th - 166km / 2,800m (Three Peaks cloverleaf circumnavigation)
6. July 9th 162km / 2,600m (Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Hawes, Horton)
3. June 23rd - 162km / 3,000m (Newby Head, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Airton, Keasden)
5. July 6th - 161km / 2,890m (Newby Head, Sedbergh, Arnside, Trough of Bowland, Bowland Knotts)
4. June 25th - 154km / 3,030m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Lamps Moss, Gt.Asby, Orton, Kendal, Burton)
2. June 15th - 153km / 2,300m (Quernmore, Longridge Fell, Bolton-by-Bowland, Malham, Ribblehead)
7. July 22nd - 152km / 3,320m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Coverdale, Halton Gill)
1. June 9th - 151km / 2,170m (Halton Gill, Kettlewell, Kidstones, Askrigg, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Melling)
 

Dogtrousers

Kilometre nibbler
Target distance 100km (with at least 1,500m)
Rides so far 5

Feb 2nd 161.5 km 2,517 m SE4, Toys Hill, Hollingbourne Hill, Birling Hill, Swanley
Jan 4th 170.2 km 2,235 m SE4, Ashdown Forest, Lingfield, Outwood, Hayes
2 Aug 120.1 km 2,133 m SE4, Downe, Ide Hill, Crowborough, Hadley Down, Crowborough, Hever, Toys Hill, Hogtrough, Hayes.
13th Jun 123.5 km 2,125 m All climbs up the N Downs ridge: Gangers, Tandridge, Chalkpit, Titsey, Clarkes, White La, Hogtrough, Brasted, Sundridge, Starhill
11th Jul 101.2 km 1,720 m SE4, Crystal Palace, Succombs Hill, Toys Hill, SE4
 
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steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles
Today's ride: 50.08 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/3854362048 - Extended loop around town got me to 40 miles, so added on a smaller meandering loop within town to just scrape me past the 50 mile target.
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
2. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
3. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
4. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
5. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 
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Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 9

8. July 30th - 166km / 2,800m (Three Peaks cloverleaf circumnavigation)
6. July 9th 162km / 2,600m (Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Hawes, Horton)
3. June 23rd - 162km / 3,000m (Newby Head, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Airton, Keasden)
5. July 6th - 161km / 2,890m (Newby Head, Sedbergh, Arnside, Trough of Bowland, Bowland Knotts)
4. June 25th - 154km / 3,030m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Lamps Moss, Gt.Asby, Orton, Kendal, Burton)
2. June 15th - 153km / 2,300m (Quernmore, Longridge Fell, Bolton-by-Bowland, Malham, Ribblehead)
7. July 22nd - 152km / 3,320m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Coverdale, Halton Gill)
1. June 9th - 151km / 2,170m (Halton Gill, Kettlewell, Kidstones, Askrigg, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Melling)
9. August 7th - 150km / 2,360m (Tow Top, Cartmel, Grange, Beetham, Trough of B., Rathmell)
 
Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 10

8. July 30th - 166km / 2,800m (Three Peaks cloverleaf circumnavigation)
6. July 9th 162km / 2,600m (Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Hawes, Horton)
3. June 23rd - 162km / 3,000m (Newby Head, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Airton, Keasden)
10. August 14th - 162km / 3,100m (Newby Head, Fleak Moss, Turf Moor, Tan Hill, Stone Rigg Outrake)
5. July 6th - 161km / 2,890m (Newby Head, Sedbergh, Arnside, Trough of Bowland, Bowland Knotts)
4. June 25th - 154km / 3,030m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Lamps Moss, Gt.Asby, Orton, Kendal, Burton)
2. June 15th - 153km / 2,300m (Quernmore, Longridge Fell, Bolton-by-Bowland, Malham, Ribblehead)
7. July 22nd - 152km / 3,320m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Coverdale, Halton Gill)
1. June 9th - 151km / 2,170m (Halton Gill, Kettlewell, Kidstones, Askrigg, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Melling)
9. August 7th - 150km / 2,360m (Tow Top, Cartmel, Grange, Beetham, Trough of B., Rathmell)
 

aferris2

Veteran
Location
Down under
Lunacy target distance 60 km
Qualifying rides so far: 9
1. 01 Jan 81.22 km. Strava. Camp, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Camp. 325m.
7. 01 Jul 64.79 km Strava. Broome, Goolarabooloo Millibinyarri, Cable Beach. 123m.
8. 15 Jul 62.64 km Strava. 3 times around Broome. 164m.
9. 20 Aug 61.36 km Part 1 Part 2. Round Rottnest island.
5. 27 Apr 61.27 km Strava. Camp, the knoll, Tinglewood road, North Walpole road, border to Great southern region, The Knoll, Camp. 709m.
3. 17 Feb 61.06 km Strava. Tidal River campground to park entrance and return. 812m
6. 17 Jun 60.95 km Strava. Round and round Carnarvan WA. 131m
4. 08 Mar 60.64 km Strava. Esperance, Eleven mile beach, Pink lake, Esperance. 422m.
2. 15 Jan 60.56 km Strava. Camp, Strahan, Macquarie Heads, Strahan, Camp. 265m.
 
Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 11

11.
Aug 20th - 178km / 3,200m (Newby Head, Oxnop Scar, Lamps Moss, Soulby, Kendal, Wrayton)
8. July 30th - 166km / 2,800m (Three Peaks cloverleaf circumnavigation)
6. July 9th 162km / 2,600m (Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Hawes, Horton)
3. June 23rd - 162km / 3,000m (Newby Head, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Airton, Keasden)
10. August 14th - 162km / 3,100m (Newby Head, Fleak Moss, Turf Moor, Tan Hill, Stone Rigg Outrake)
5. July 6th - 161km / 2,890m (Newby Head, Sedbergh, Arnside, Trough of Bowland, Bowland Knotts)
4. June 25th - 154km / 3,030m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Lamps Moss, Gt.Asby, Orton, Kendal, Burton)
2. June 15th - 153km / 2,300m (Quernmore, Longridge Fell, Bolton-by-Bowland, Malham, Ribblehead)
7. July 22nd - 152km / 3,320m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Coverdale, Halton Gill)
1. June 9th - 151km / 2,170m (Halton Gill, Kettlewell, Kidstones, Askrigg, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Melling)
9. August 7th - 150km / 2,360m (Tow Top, Cartmel, Grange, Beetham, Trough of B., Rathmell)
 

Dogtrousers

Kilometre nibbler
Target distance 100km (with at least 1,500m)
Rides so far 6

Feb 2nd 161.5 km 2,517 m SE4, Toys Hill, Hollingbourne Hill, Birling Hill, Swanley
Jan 4th 170.2 km 2,235 m SE4, Ashdown Forest, Lingfield, Outwood, Hayes
2 Aug 120.1 km 2,133 m SE4, Downe, Ide Hill, Crowborough, Hadley Down, Crowborough, Hever, Toys Hill, Hogtrough, Hayes.
13th Jun 123.5 km 2,125 m All climbs up the N Downs ridge: Gangers, Tandridge, Chalkpit, Titsey, Clarkes, White La, Hogtrough, Brasted, Sundridge, Starhill
22nd Aug 117.1 km 2,048m. SE4, Crystal Palace, Westerham, Edenbridge, Kidd's Hill, Groombridge, Toy's Hill, Hogtrough, Hayes.
11th Jul 101.2 km 1,720 m SE4, Crystal Palace, Succombs Hill, Toys Hill, SE4
 
Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 12

11. Aug 20th - 178km / 3,200m (Newby Head, Oxnop Scar, Lamps Moss, Soulby, Kendal, Wrayton)
8. July 30th - 166km / 2,800m (Three Peaks cloverleaf circumnavigation)
6. July 9th 162km / 2,600m (Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Hawes, Horton)
3. June 23rd - 162km / 3,000m (Newby Head, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Airton, Keasden)
10. August 14th - 162km / 3,100m (Newby Head, Fleak Moss, Turf Moor, Tan Hill, Stone Rigg Outrake)
5. July 6th - 161km / 2,890m (Newby Head, Sedbergh, Arnside, Trough of Bowland, Bowland Knotts)
4. June 25th - 154km / 3,030m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Lamps Moss, Gt.Asby, Orton, Kendal, Burton)
2. June 15th - 153km / 2,300m (Quernmore, Longridge Fell, Bolton-by-Bowland, Malham, Ribblehead)
12. August 24th - 152km / 3,200m (Bowland bird of prey)
7. July 22nd - 152km / 3,320m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Coverdale, Halton Gill)
1. June 9th - 151km / 2,170m (Halton Gill, Kettlewell, Kidstones, Askrigg, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Melling)
9. August 7th - 150km / 2,360m (Tow Top, Cartmel, Grange, Beetham, Trough of B., Rathmell)
 

bluenotebob

Über Member
Location
France
Target distance 84km

Qualifying rides so far : 6

1. 3 July 2020, 125.69km: Home – Mauron – Loyat – Ploërmel – Malestroit – Questembert – Malestroit – Ploërmel – Loyat – Guilliers – Home
5. 29 July 2020, 110.77km: Mauron – Loyat – Ploërmel – Malestroit – Questembert (Bel Air) .. and return
6. 24 August 2020, 103.51km: Home – Pont Ruelland – Gaël – Loscouët-sur-Meu – l’Escaromel – Plumaugat – Lanrelas – St Launeuc – St Vran – Laurenan – Plémet – la Trinité Porhoët – Guilliers – Evriguet – St Brieuc-de-Mauron – Home
4. 18 July 2020, 96.70km: Home – Pont Ruelland – Gaël – St Onen-la-Chapelle – Boisgervilly – St Uniac – la Chapelle du Lou – Landujan – Médréac – le Crouais – St Méen-le-Grand – Illifaut – la Riaye – Brignac – St Brieuc-de-Mauron – Home
3. 16 July 2020, 95.68km: Home – Mauron – Loyat – Ploërmel – le Pont des Deux Rivières – Josselin – l’écluse de Griffet – les Forges – Mohon – Guilliers – Home
2. 11 July 2020, 87.22km: Home – Pont Ruelland – Gaël – St Onen-la-Chapelle – St Méen-le-Grand – Plumaugat – Broons – Lanrelas – Trémorel – Illifaut – la Ville Jallu – Kerminy – St Brieuc-de-Mauron – Home
 
Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 13 - Completed

11. Aug 20th - 178km / 3,200m (Newby Head, Oxnop Scar, Lamps Moss, Soulby, Kendal, Wrayton)
8. July 30th - 166km / 2,800m (Three Peaks cloverleaf circumnavigation)
6. July 9th 162km / 2,600m (Sedbergh, Kirkby Stephen, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Hawes, Horton)
3. June 23rd - 162km / 3,000m (Newby Head, Leyburn, Lofthouse, Pateley Bridge, Airton, Keasden)
10. August 14th - 162km / 3,100m (Newby Head, Fleak Moss, Turf Moor, Tan Hill, Stone Rigg Outrake)
5. July 6th - 161km / 2,890m (Newby Head, Sedbergh, Arnside, Trough of Bowland, Bowland Knotts)
13. Aug 31st - 161km / 3,100m (Newby Head, Cordilleras Lane, The Stang, Turf Moor, Fleak Moss)
4. June 25th - 154km / 3,030m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Lamps Moss, Gt.Asby, Orton, Kendal, Burton)
2. June 15th - 153km / 2,300m (Quernmore, Longridge Fell, Bolton-by-Bowland, Malham, Ribblehead)
12. August 24th - 152km / 3,200m (Bowland bird of prey)
7. July 22nd - 152km / 3,320m (Newby Head, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Grinton Moor, Coverdale, Halton Gill)
1. June 9th - 151km / 2,170m (Halton Gill, Kettlewell, Kidstones, Askrigg, Garsdale, Sedbergh, Melling)
9. August 7th - 150km / 2,360m (Tow Top, Cartmel, Grange, Beetham, Trough of B., Rathmell)
 
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