The 2020 Annual Lunacy Challenge

Target distance: 150km
Qualifying rides: 14 - 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)
14. Sept 27th - 150km / 2,650m (Grayrigg, Tebay, Nateby, Lamps Moss, Tan Hill, Hawes, Ribblehead)
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9. August 7th - 150km / 2,360m (Tow Top, Cartmel, Grange, Beetham, Trough of B., Rathmell)
 
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Aravis

Here for the ride.
Location
Gloucester
Target distance: 200km
Qualifying rides: 10

6. Jan 22nd: Wiping my Glasses 201.39km. Gloucester - Evesham - Edgehill - Gayton - Broadway.
2. Feb 5th: Drift to the West 202.74km. Gloucester - Bromyard - Tenbury - Yarpole - Bosbury - - Castlemorton Common - Gloucester
9. Mar 6th: Cholesterol Catastrophe 200.97km. Gloucester - Around Bredon Hill - Taynton Loop - Leigh Sinton Loop - Gloucester
10. May 9th: Raising a Ripple 200.42km. Double interlocking loops around Bredon Hill.
3. May 20th: Day of Contrasts 201.70km. A lockdown-compliant three-cornered hat in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.
1. June 9th: Totally Gross 232.16km. A conventional circuit this time with no crossovers, but a couple of large "inlets".
8. July 2nd: The One with the Very Heavy Rain 201.30km. Venturing further to Worcester. Again a large inlet.
5. August 3rd: Skip's Century of Centuries 201.57km. Another artistic lockdown outing, same formula.
7. September 16th: Sand and Shingles 201.31km. Gloucester to Bridgwater, curly-wurly style.
4. September 29th: How much more can I take... 201.69km. Flattened oval up to Warwickshire and back.
 

aferris2

Veteran
Location
Down under
Lunacy target distance 60 km
Qualifying rides so far: 11
1. 01 Jan 81.22 km. Strava. Camp, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Camp. 325m.
10. 20 Sep 66.38 km. Strava The Hanningfields, Danbury, Boreham, Ingatestone, Billericay. 443m.
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.
11. 09 Oct 61.78 km. Strava South Hanningfield, Bicknacre, Danbury, Boreham. 409m.
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.
 

Dogtrousers

Kilometre nibbler
Target distance 100km (with at least 1,500m)
Rides so far 9

Rides in order of metres of ascent.
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.
5th Sept. 104km 1995m. SE4, Crystal Palace, Saltbox Hill, Chart La , Toys Hill, Carter's Hill, Vigo Hill, Cotman's Ash, Eynsford.
26 Sept. 100.7 km 1936m SE4, Crystal Palace, Saltbox Hill, Chart La, Toys Hill, Yorks Hilll, Crockham Hill, White Lane, SE4
10 Oct. 100.5 km 1888m SE4, Crystal Palace, Saltbox Hill, Chart La, Toys Hill, Yorks Hill, Four Elms, Chartwell, Hogtrough Hill, SE4
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: 50.45 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4181331215 - A meandering route through the south-western villages of Aylesbury Vale before returning back via my now traditional Bicester Road avoidance route (cause the A41 is direct but very busy).
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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. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
3. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
4. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
5. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
6. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
7. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
8. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 
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steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles
Today's ride: 62.36 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4198985452 (main ride) and https://www.strava.com/activities/4198754954 (back from station) - Rode into London to finally join up my VeloViewer tile clusters, then got train home. Also threw in a climb up Swains Lane just because I could.
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 62.36 miles - 15th October - London VeloViewer cluster trip, plus Swains Lane
2. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
3. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
4. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
5. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
6. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
7. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
8. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
9. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 
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Location
N Somerset
2020 Target 200km
Qualifying Rides: 7

1: Sat 11th Jan 225km 2353m GWR Chalke and Cheese Audax Home-Bristol-Warmley-Bath-Warminster-Boyton-Wilton-Broad Chalke-Shaftesbury-Gillingham-Bruton-Wells-Wedmore-Cheddar/Gorge-West Harptree-Pensford-Keynsham-Warmley
4: Sat 14th March 223km 2558m Efengy (Gospel Pass) Audax Home-Bristol-Aztec West-Old Severn Bridge-Caerleon-Usk-Crickhowell-Bwlch-Hay on Wye-Gospel Pass-Abergavenney-Raglan-Llangwym-Chepstow-Old Severn Bridge-Almondsbury
3: Sat 7th March 221km 3066m GWR Wells Mells and Broader Audax Home-Bristol-Whitchurch-Chew Magna-West Harptree-Wells-Bruton-Stourton-Wincanton-Sherborne-Yeovil-Batcombe-Sturminster Newton-Zeals-Kilmington-Radstock-Woollard-Whitchurch
7: Sat 17th Oct 212km 1736m Porky 🐷 solo DIY200 to The Feed Station Home-Chew Stoke-Radstock-Charlton-Wells-Glastonbury-Merriott-Hambridge-High Ham-Westhay-Loxton-Winscombe-Kingston Seymour-Backwell-Home
5: Sun 21st Jun 204km 1983m North South Divide - don’t hustle me Home-Portway/Bristol-Hallen-Alveston-Berkeley-Stinchcombe-North Nibley-Wotton under Edge-Tytherington-Almondsbury-Clifton/Bristol-Failand-Long Ashton-Backwell-Brockley Combe-Wrington-Burrington Combe-Priddy-Westhay-Mark-Loxton-Winscombe-Yatton-Backwell-Home
6: Sat 19th Sept 202km 759km Boot Home-Nailsea-Kingston Seymour-Yatton-Sandford-Puxton-Sand Bay-WSM-Brent Knoll-Mark-Glastonbury-Westhay-Highbridge-Burnham on Sea-Brean-WSM-Puxton-Sandford-Yatton-Kingston Seymour-Backwell-Home
2: Sat 8th Feb 200km 1218m DIY 200k Audax B2B 2T Cheddar Glasto BoS WsM Home-Bristol-Warmley-Bath-Midford-Norton St Phillip-Kilmersdon-Chilcompton-Cheddar Gorge-Cheddar-Glastonbury-Highbridge-Burnham on Sea-Brean-Weston Super Mare-Congresbury-Kingston Seymour-Clevedon-Nailsea-Home
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles
Today's ride: 56.71 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4215788654 - A trip to, in, around and back from Bicester. A very easy ride; flat, dry, little wind - perfect for me in other words!
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 62.36 miles - 15th October - London VeloViewer cluster trip, plus Swains Lane
2. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
3. 56.71 miles - 19th October - Easy ride out to Bicester, around and back
4. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
5. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
6. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
7. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
8. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
9. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
10. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 
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steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles
Today's ride: 51.01 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4241884824 - Rounding out my two weeks off work with another 50 miler. A couple of flooded roads to traverse plus a detour due to the A40 being closed, but a nice tailwind home saw a good speed boost.
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 62.36 miles - 15th October - London VeloViewer cluster trip, plus Swains Lane
2. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
3. 56.71 miles - 19th October - Easy ride out to Bicester, around and back
4. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
5. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
6. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
7. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
8. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
9. 51.01 miles - 25th October - Flooded roads and detours before return to work
10. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
11. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 
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aferris2

Veteran
Location
Down under
Lunacy target distance 60 km
Qualifying rides so far: 12
1. 01 Jan 81.22 km. Strava. Camp, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Camp. 325m.
12. 09 Nov 80.68 km Strava. South Hanningfield, Danbury, Boreham, the Walthams, Ingatesone, 565m.
10. 20 Sep 66.38 km. Strava The Hanningfields, Danbury, Boreham, Ingatestone, Billericay. 443m.
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.
11. 09 Oct 61.78 km. Strava South Hanningfield, Bicknacre, Danbury, Boreham. 409m.
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.
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles
Today's ride: 62.42 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4302607406 - An accidental metric century; meandered around Aylesbury for an hour, then planned to do one of my standard 50km+ routes, but a closed road meant adding on 10 extra unplanned miles to detour.
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 62.42 miles - 7th November - Road closure turned imperial half into metric century
2. 62.36 miles - 15th October - London VeloViewer cluster trip, plus Swains Lane
3. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
4. 56.71 miles - 19th October - Easy ride out to Bicester, around and back
5. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
6. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
7. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
8. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
9. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
10. 51.01 miles - 25th October - Flooded roads and detours before return to work
11. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
12. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 
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steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles - COMPLETED
Today's ride:
55.45 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4369578859 - Trip out to the fringes of Oxfordshire, specifically to tackle one road in the middle of nowhere that I particularly enjoy cycling! Wind at my back all the way home.
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 62.42 miles - 7th November - Road closure turned imperial half into metric century
2. 62.36 miles - 15th October - London VeloViewer cluster trip, plus Swains Lane
3. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
4. 56.71 miles - 19th October - Easy ride out to Bicester, around and back
5. 55.45 miles - 21st November - Oxfordshire trip just for a single (enjoyable) road
6. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
7. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
8. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
9. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
10. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
11. 51.01 miles - 25th October - Flooded roads and detours before return to work
12. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
13. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 

Rickshaw Phil

Overconfidentii Vulgaris
Moderator
I got my thirteenth qualifying ride done yesterday so here is an update of the year's riding:

Target distance 100 miles. Minimum achieved: 101.37 miles. Longest 109.21 miles

20 January 2020: A clockwise loop round the north of Shropshire on winter tyres. Condover, Exfords Green, Pontesbury, Minsterley, Westbury, Prince's Oak, Melverley, Morton, Ball, Oswestry, Gobowen, Ellesmere, Coptiviney, Welshampton, Northwood, Whixall, Prees, Ightfield, Calverhall, Longslow, Longford, Market Drayton, Stoke-on-Tern, Eaton upon Tern, Cold Hatton, High Ercall, Rodington Heath, Withington, Upton Magna, Cross Houses, Berrington, Condover & home. Ride Report. 102.39 miles. 11.5mph moving average.

3 February 2020: Another clockwise loop round the north of Shropshire. Condover, Exfords Green, Pontesbury, Minsterley, Westbury, Prince's Oak, Melverley, Maesbrook, The Wood, Maesbury, Oswestry, Gobowen, Perthy, Ellesmere, Lee, Colemere, Northwood, Whixall, Prees, Ightfield, Calverhall, Longslow, Longford, Market Drayton, Stoke on Tern, Eaton upon Tern, Cold Hatton, High Ercall, Rodington Heath, Withington, Upton Magna, Cross Houses, Berrington, Condover, Lyth Hill & home. Ride Report. 102.28 miles. 12.3 mph average

16 March 2020: To Lake Vyrnwy and back. Shrewsbury, Montford Bridge, Great Ness, Pentre, Kinnerley, Knockin, Llynclys, up the Tanat Valley to Pen Y Bont Fawr, Hirnant, Llanwddyn, two laps of Llyn Efyrnwy, Llanwddyn, Cwm Fedw, Pen Y Bont Fawr, return along Tanat Valley to Llynclys, The Wood, Llwyn Y Go, Argoed, Kinnerley, Pentre, Great Ness, Montford Bridge and home via Shrewsbury. Ride Report. 103.50 miles. 12.1 mph average.

2 June 2020: Linking three local loops to make a century. Home, Condover, Exford's Green, Lea Cross, Nox, Shoothill, Montford Bridge, Shrawardine, Willcott, Little Ness, Baschurch, Yeaton, Walford Heath, Merrington, Hadnall, Haughton, Upton Magna, Atcham, Cross Houses, Berrington, Kingstreet crossroads, Cantlop, Acton Burnell, Hollyhurst, Folly Bank, Cardington, Hughley, Harley (almost), Harnage Grange, Harnage, Cound, Cound Stank, Berrington (via A458), Kingstreet crossroads, Condover, Longnor, Acton Burnell, Cound Moor, Cressage, Eaton Constantine, Uppington, Walcot, Withington, Upton Magna, Atcham, Berrington, Kingstreet crossroads, Condover and home. Ride Report. 103.34 miles. 13.9 mph average.

22 June 2020: An anti clockwise loop around mid & north Shropshire. Condover, Acton Burnell, Folly Bank, Cardington, Hughley, Lower Springs, Harnage Grange, Harnage, Cound, Cross Houses, Atcham, Upton Magna, Withington, Rodington Heath, Roden, Shawbury, Wem, Lowe, Northwood, Welshampton, Coptiviney, Ellesmere, NCN route to Oswestry, Maesbury, Maesbrook, Melverley, Prince's Oak, Halfway House, Westbury, Nox, Lea Cross, Exford's Green, Hunger Hill, Condover and home. Ride Report. 101.37 miles 13.9 mph average

12 July 2020: Two orbits around Shrewsbury: Condover, Exford's Green, Arscott, Nox, Ford, Montford Bridge, Shrawardine, Wilcott, Great Ness, Baschurch, Fenemere, Myddle, Harmer Hill, Plex, Hadnall, Haughton, Rodington Heath, Walcot, Eaton Constantine, Cressage, Acton Burnell, Longnor, Stapleton, Exford's Green, Plealey, Minsterley, Westbury, Bulthy, Melverley, Wilcott, Great Ness, Yeaton, Merrington, Plex, Hadnall, Upton Magna, Atcham, Condover and home. Ride report. 106.74 miles at 13.1 mph average.

24 August 2020. A clockwise loop round the north of Shropshire. Condover, Exford's Green, Plealey, Minsterley, Westbury, Prince's Oak, Melverley, Waen Wen, Morton, Oswestry, Gobowen, Ellesmere. Coptiviney, Welshampton, Hampton Bank, Dobson's Bridge, Prees, Ightfield, Calverhall, Longslow. Longford, Market Drayton, Sutton, Stoke on Tern, Eaton upon Tern, Ellerdine Heath, Heath Lanes, Walton, Poynton Green, Roden, Withington, Atcham, Berrington, Condover and home. Ride Report. 104.31 at 14.6 mph average.

5 September 2020. Yet another clockwise loop round the north of Shropshire. Condover, Gonsall, Stapleton, Exford's Green, Plealey, Minsterley, Westbury, Prince's Oak, Melverley, Waen Wen, Morton, Oswestry, Gobowen, Ellesmere. Coptiviney, Welshampton, Hampton Bank, Dobson's Bridge, Prees, Ightfield, Calverhall, Longslow. Longford, Market Drayton, Sutton, Stoke on Tern, Eaton upon Tern, Ellerdine Heath, Heath Lanes, Walton, Poynton Green, Roden, Rodington Heath, Upton Magna, Atcham, Berrington, Condover and home. Ride Report. 105.51 miles at 13.9 mph average.

27 September 2020: And another clockwise loop round the north of Shropshire. Condover, Gonsall, Stapleton, Exford's Green, Plealey, Minsterley, Westbury, Prince's Oak, Melverley, Waen Wen, Morton, Oswestry, Gobowen, Ellesmere. Coptiviney, Breaden Heath, Bettisfield, Dobson's Bridge, Prees, Ightfield, Calverhall, Longslow. Longford, Market Drayton, Sutton, Stoke on Tern, Eaton upon Tern, Cold Hatton, Walton, Poynton Green, Roden, Ercall Mill Bridge, Rodington Heath, Upton Magna, Atcham, Berrington, Condover and home Ride Report. 106miles at 13.8 mph average

11 October 2020: To Llyn Efyrnwy and back again. Shrewsbury, Montford Bridge, Great Ness, Pentre, The Royal Hill, Maesbrook, Waen Wen, Llynclys, up the Tanat Valley to Pen Y Bont Fawr, Hirnant, Llanwddyn, round the lake as far as the closure on both sides., Llanwddyn, Cwm Fedw, Pen Y Bont Fawr, back along Tanat Valley to Llynclys, Waen Wen, Llywntidmon Hall, The Royal Hill, Pentre, Great Ness, Montford Bridge, Shrewsbury and home. Ride Report. 102.52 miles at 13.1 mph average.

18 October 2020: An anti clockwise loop around mid and north Shropshire. Condover, Cantlop, Acton Burnell, Folly Bank, Cardington, Hughley, Lower Springs, Harnage Grange, Cressage, Eaton Constantine, Uppington, Walcot, Withington, Ercall Mill Bridge, Poynton Green, Walton, Heath Lanes, Ellerdine Heath, Eaton Upon Tern, Child's Ercall, Mill Green, Goldstone Common, Cheswardine, Old Springs, Market Drayton, Longford, Longslow, Calverhall, Ightfield, Prees, Dobson's Bridge, Northwood, Lyneal, Whitemere, Lee, Bagley, Baschurch, Little Ness, Montford Bridge, Shelton, Meole Brace and home. Ride Report. 105.53 miles at 13.2 mph average.

7 November 2020: A Lockdown Loop staying within 12 miles radius of home. Condover, Wheathall, Berriewood, Condover, Kingstreet, Cross Houses, Cound, Harnage, Cound Moor, Acton Burnell, Longnor, Folly Bank, Cardington, Longville, Hughley, Old Springs, Cressage, Uppington, Walcot, Withington, Ercall Mill Bridge, Roden, Poynton Green, Ebury Wood, Astley, Hadnall, Harmer Hill, Merrington, Yeaton, Baschurch, Great Ness, Pentre, Kinnerley, Argoed, Melverley, Royal Hill, Pentre, Great Ness, Nib Heath, Yeaton, Merrington, Harmer Hill, Hadnall, Astley, Bings Heath, Poynton Green, Roden, Drury Lane, Upton Magna, Atcham, Cross Houses, Berrington, Kingstreet, Condover and home. Ride Report. 107.92 miles at 12.2 mph average.

22 November 2020: A repeat of the lockdown loop with some variations. Condover, Wheathall, Berriewood, Condover, Kingstreet, Cross Houses, Cound, Harnage, Cound Moor, Acton Burnell, Longnor, Folly Bank, Cardington, Longville, Hughley, Old Springs, Cressage, Wroxeter, Walcot, Withington, Roden, Poynton Green, Ebury Wood, Astley, Hadnall, Harmer Hill, Myddle, Fenemere, Baschurch, Great Ness, Pentre, Melverley, Argoed Kinnerley, Edgerley, Pentre, Great Ness, Nib Heath, Yeaton, Merrington, Harmer Hill, Hadnall, Astley, Bings Heath, Poynton Green, Roden, Drury Lane, Upton Magna, Atcham, Cross Houses, Berrington, Kingstreet, Condover and home. Ride Report. 109.21 miles at 12.5 mph average.
 

steverob

Veteran
Location
Buckinghamshire
Target distance: 50 miles - COMPLETED
Today's ride:
53.44 miles - https://www.strava.com/activities/4408154812 - A very misty and by the end, muddy ride into the Chilterns, taking some new routes into Chesham and Hemel, plus going up some climbs I usually come down (and vice versa).
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Rides in order of distance so far this year:
1. 62.42 miles - 7th November - Road closure turned imperial half into metric century
2. 62.36 miles - 15th October - London VeloViewer cluster trip, plus Swains Lane
3. 56.89 miles - 26th July - Undulating ride through the Chalfonts
4. 56.71 miles - 19th October - Easy ride out to Bicester, around and back
5. 55.45 miles - 21st November - Oxfordshire trip just for a single (enjoyable) road
6. 54.49 miles - 27th September - Exploring Buckingham with a horrible headwind
7. 53.44 miles - 29th November - Misty, muddy and hilly out to Chesham and Hemel
8. 53.22 miles - 20th June - Some tailwind assisted TT efforts, rest was flat and easy
9. 52.54 miles - 11th July - Kingston Hill, first time to Marlow, back via Wycombe
10. 51.63 miles - 7th March - A rain threatened ride which never really amounted to anything
11. 51.40 miles - 20th September - 50km standard lap, then shortened lap after bike back from LBS
12. 51.01 miles - 25th October - Flooded roads and detours before return to work
13. 50.45 miles - 11th October - Meandered through SW Aylesbury Vale villages
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14. 50.08 miles - 2nd August - Bigger loop around town, followed by smaller loop
 

aferris2

Veteran
Location
Down under
Lunacy target distance 60 km
Qualifying rides so far: 13
1. 01 Jan 81.22 km. Strava. Camp, Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Camp. 325m.
12. 09 Nov 80.68 km Strava. South Hanningfield, Danbury, Boreham, the Walthams, Ingatesone, 565m.
10. 20 Sep 66.38 km. Strava The Hanningfields, Danbury, Boreham, Ingatestone, Billericay. 443m.
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.
11. 09 Oct 61.78 km. Strava South Hanningfield, Bicknacre, Danbury, Boreham. 409m.
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
13. 02 Dec 61.05 km Strava Bicknacre, Danbury, Great Baddow, Galleywood, Margaretting, 454m.
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.
 
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