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2020 Journal:

 

October 19, 2020: Another nice day for a ride, finally got back outside. Ride 52: Distance: 23.91 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 138 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 16.3 mph, Ave Power: 157 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,539.743 miles

October 4, 2020: Great fall day for a ride. Rode late due to watching Liege bastogne Liege ... wierd time of the year for that due to COVID. Ride 51: Distance: 27.04 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 140 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 17.0 mph, Ave Power: 169 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,515.83 miles

October 3, 2020: Nice day, although it was cool and breezy. Still a nice fall day for a rode. Ride 50: Distance: 24.18 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 139 Ave Cadence: 64 Ave Speed: 17.1 mph, Ave Power: 183 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,488.79 miles

October 2, 2020: Cool and breazy day to ride around Ocean Drive in Newport, but good ride as I got to get a ride in and have lunch with Paul T before he heads back to FL for the winter. Ride 49: Distance: 21.91 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 120 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 14.1 mph, Ave Power: 149 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,464.61 miles

September 26 , 2020: Little cooler and very overcast and dreary out. Short rcovery ride. Ride 48: Distance: 19.54 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 122 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 16.1 mph, Ave Power: 149 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,442.70 miles

September 25 , 2020: Seemed realy tired but it was a nice day for a ride. Warm and littel wind and quiet riads. Ride 47: Distance: 24.17 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 125 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 16.6 mph, Ave Power: 150 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,423.16 miles

September23 , 2020: Finally got back outside but it took going to Cape Cod to get it done. Beautifyl dy! Ride 46: Distance: 26.62 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 142 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 15.4 mph, Ave Power: 165 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,398.99 miles

September 6 , 2020: Legs dead from yesterday's ride. Beautiful morning and i got out relatively early to ride. Ride 45: Distance: 28.48 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 132 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 17.3 mph, Ave Power: 165 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,333.17 miles

September 5, 2020: Pretty nice day, sunny but breezy. Always seems I have to ride into the wind. Ride 44: Distance: 38.54 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 137 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 17.0 mph, Ave Power: 184 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,303.69 miles

August 30, 2020: Pretty nice day for a ride but a little windy. No humidity which is great. Still struggling with motivation. Ride 43: Distance: 23.59 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 134 Ave Cadence: 66 Ave Speed: 16.5 mph, Ave Power: 160 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,265.056 miles

August 23, 2020: Humid morning, but felt good riding. Nice to get back to a real ride even if it was only average length. Ride 42: Distance: 30.39 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 142 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 17.4 mph, Ave Power: 167 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,241.46 miles

August 22, 2020: No energy to ride, still went even though my Garmin was out of charge. Ride 41: Distance: 18.81 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: XXX Ave Cadence: XX Ave Speed: 15.3 mph, Ave Power: XXX Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,211.07 miles

August 14, 2020: Finally time to get back outside for a ride. Warm but not quite as humid as it's been. God easy ride. Ride 40: Distance: 20.71 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 146 Ave Cadence: 70 Ave Speed: 17.3 mph, Ave Power: 169 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,192.23 miles

August 7, 2020: Ride out of St Albans VT. My GPS didn't record first part of the ride even though I was navigating a planned course. Ride 39: Distance: 39.10 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: N/A Ave Cadence: N/A Ave Speed: 13.1 mph, Ave Power: N/A Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,171.52 miles

August 6, 2020: Took an easy ride around the islands in Lake Champlain. Some really nice views. Ride 38: Distance: 41.11 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 125 Ave Cadence: 57 Ave Speed: 14.8 mph, Ave Power: 112 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,132.42 miles

August 5, 2020 Easy ride today with a hard finish. Redo of a ride from a previous VT trip. App Gap still hard. Ride 37: Distance: 26.21 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 151 Ave Cadence: 57 Ave Speed: 12.4 mph, Ave Power: 164 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,091.31 miles

August 2, 2020: Windy ride, decided to cut short as it was brutal with the deep rims. Humidity wasn't fun either. R

Gide 36: Distance: 28.86 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 133 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 16.3 mph, Ave Power: 159 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,065.10 miles

August 1, 2020: Really nice day for a ride, felt pretty good, fitness still not back though from an endurance perspective Ride 35: Distance: 30.67 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 149 Ave Cadence: 71 Ave Speed: 17.4 mph, Ave Power: 177 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,038.24 miles

July 26, 2020: Warm and humid. A sauna ridng day. Lucily there was a breeze to help .. or did it lol. Ride 34: Distance: 37.46 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 139 Ave Cadence: 64 Ave Speed: 16.1 mph, Ave Power: 147 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 1,007.57 miles

July 25, 2020: Nice monring but got warm. Felt good but took it slow due to humidity. Ride 33: Distance: 39.26 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 144 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 16.4 mph, Ave Power: 154 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 970.11 miles

July 18, 2020: Legs were toast from yesterday's Zwift race, but slow and easy and to was nice to get a long ride in before it got too steamy hot. . Ride 32: Distance: 44.88 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 128 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 16.2 mph, Ave Power: 147 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 930.85 miles

July 16, 2020: Good after work ride. Feeling a little better, but still feeling sluggish. Ride 31: Distance: 31.36 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 129 Ave Cadence: 65 Ave Speed: 16.3 mph, Ave Power: 155 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 885.57 miles

July 12, 2020: Windy, hot aned humid and srtill zero energy. Good to be riding again though. Stung by a bee. Ride 30: Distance: 26.88 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 129 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 15.5 mph, Ave Power: 149 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 854.61 miles

July 11, 2020: Finally feeling better and done with Rook Soffitt work so it's back to the bike. Rough ride as my legas are dead. Slow and easy right now. Ride 29: Distance: 25.97 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 129 Ave Cadence: N/A Ave Speed: 15.3 mph, Ave Power: N/A Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 827.73 miles

June 28, 2020: Not a good day, tired form yesterday, hit a pothole and got double flat, Air flas head jammed, thankfully had a spare. Just rode home lmao Ride 28: Distance: 17.15 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 127 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 16.2 mph, Ave Power: 159 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 801.76 miles

June 27, 2020: Good ride this AM, felt good until 35 miles then i relaizedI hadn't eaten or drank enough. Still a good ride though. Ride 27: Distance: 50.59 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 138 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 17.0 mph, Ave Power: 156 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 784.61 miles

June 26, 2020: Just a quick ride, not really motivated . Ride 26: Distance: 27.36 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 136 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 17.2 mph, Ave Power: 165 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 734.02 miles

June 21, 2020: Nice day for a ride, seem to be a lot of these these days which isn't a bad thing. Feeling a little burnt out from all the rides this year but once i get out i feel OK. . Ride 25: Distance: 32.75 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 132 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 17.57 mph, Ave Power: 175 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 706.66 miles

June 18, 2020: Nice day for a ride, kind oif tired, stil a little burn out from riding so much. . Ride 24: Distance: 22.84 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 146 Ave Cadence: 71 Ave Speed: 17.7 mph, Ave Power: 181 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 673.91 miles

June 17, 2020: Pretty nice evening for a ride.. I think this might be the first after work ride all year! . Ride 23: Distance: 27.42 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 137 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 17.1 mph, Ave Power: 178 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 651.27 miles

June 13, 2020: Little chilly this AM, and breezy bit all in all a nice day for a ride. Took it easy and felt really good the whole ride. Ride 22: Distance: 48.47 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 135 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 16.9 mph, Ave Power: 187 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 623.85 miles

June 8, 2020: Pretty nice day for a ride and was lucky to get a littel extra time allowing me to ride today. Good to get out. Ride 21: Distance: 19.64 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 140 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 17.4 mph, Ave Power: 158 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 575.38 miles

June 6, 2020: Wet and foggy ride but i felt good for a chnge. Rode easily as i haven't been out much. Ride 20: Distance: 38.74 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 148 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 17.4 mph, Ave Power: 182 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 555.17 miles

June 4, 2020: Really nice day. Warm and not much wind. Good lunch ride would have liked to go further but had ot get back to work. . Ride 19: Distance: 27.42 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 1584 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 18.0 mph, Ave Power: 183 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 517.00 miles

May 27, 2020: Gorgeous day and i actually had legs today. Set a 40K PR at 1:17 .. hadn't ridden this well in many years. . Ride 18: Distance: 31.62 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 154 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 18.9 mph, Ave Power: 203 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 489.56 miles

May 26, 2020: Very nice and warmish day for a ride. . Ride 17: Distance: 27.42 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 141 Ave Cadence: 70 Ave Speed: 17.4 mph, Ave Power: 172 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 457.96 miles

May 23, 2020: Tried racing the rain and lost. . Ride 16: Distance: 26.82 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 137 Ave Cadence: 72 Ave Speed: 17.6 mph, Ave Power: 180 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 430.54 miles

May 22, 2020: Back arounf to Horseneck beach for the first time in quite a while. Nice day to ride but ready for wind to go away. Ride 15: Distance: 32.82 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 142 Ave Cadence: 69 Ave Speed: 17.3 mph, Ave Power: 174 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 403.72 miles

May 21, 2020: Seemed like a nice day but was actually a littel chily and i was under dressed today. Also more wind that i expected. . Ride 14: Distance: 24.29 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 141 Ave Cadence: 70 Ave Speed: 17.1 mph, Ave Power: 180 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 370.89 miles

May 17, 2020: Not much wind this morning but it was cloudy and quite a bit cooler than yetserday. Kept it short adn easy as I was undewr dressed and qanted to get home to plant tomoatoes. Ride 13: Distance: 21.61 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 131 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 16.5 mph, Ave Power: 166 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 346.60 miles

May 16, 2020: Windy but nice day for a ride. Felt great through most of the ride. . Ride 12: Distance: 40.24 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 148 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 17.2 mph, Ave Power: 175 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 324.99 miles

May 15, 2020: Really nice day today, maybe the nicest of the year so far. Ride 11: Distance: 22.31 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 127 Ave Cadence: 72 Ave Speed: 17.5 mph, Ave Power: 166 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 284.65 miles

May 5, 2020: Little colder than yesterday bit still nice to ride. WIndy as always this time of the year but spring is coming. Ride 10: Distance: 20.29 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 132 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 16.4 mph, Ave Power: 176 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 248.72 miles

May 4, 2020: Beautiful day fora ride, shame I had to cut short to get back to work! Was way over dressed as it was warmer than I thought. Ride 9: Distance: 24.83 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 132 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 17.4 mph, Ave Power: 168 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 228.43 miles

May 3, 2020: Another windy morning. Was suposed to be warmer than yetserday bit it clearly wasn't! Riding south along the river was brutal cold and into a stiff headwind. Good ride though! Ride 8: Distance: 33.87 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 140 Ave Cadence: 68 Ave Speed: 15.8 mph, Ave Power: 181 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 203.60 miles

May 2, 2020: Nice morning although it was really windy. Made me work a little bit and also cut the ride a little dshort. . Ride 7: Distance: 22.83 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 135 Ave Cadence: 72 Ave Speed: 16.3 mph, Ave Power: 178 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 169.73 miles

April 29, 2020: Was pretty nice out today and only a little breexy. Felt good riding although legs tired from riding and also from moring at work. . Ride 6: Distance: 19.45 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 144 Ave Cadence: 72 Ave Speed: 17.7 mph, Ave Power: 192 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 146.90 miles

April 14, 2020: Nice day for a lunch time ride, although it was windy and a bit more chilly than i thought it would be. Ride 5: Distance: 20.66 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 140 Ave Cadence: 73 Ave Speed: 16.9 mph, Ave Power: 188 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 127.45 miles

April 12, 2020: Happy Easter! Chilly nmorning but nice and sunny for now. Good morning for a ride, although wasn't thrilled bring so bundled up. Ride 4: Distance: 25.69 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 136 Ave Cadence: 67 Ave Speed: 15.4 mph, Ave Power: 185 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 106.79 miles

April 7, 2020: Another good day for a ride, a little breezier than yesterday. Pretty much took it easy as i've had serval hard days if riding in a row. Still nice to get out. Ride 3: Distance: 26.83 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 131 Ave Cadence: 70 Ave Speed: 16.9 mph, Ave Power: 168 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 81.10 miles

April 6, 2020: Good day for a ride, particularly since I've been cooped up with this crazy virus going around. Rode at lunch before coninuing to telework. Ride 2: Distance: 31.59 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 138 Ave Cadence: 70 Ave Speed: 17.3 mph, Ave Power: 173 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 54.27 miles

March 27, 2020: First ride of the year outside, not a bad day at all. Fairly warm, no jacket but it was windy. Roads fairly quiet due to the COVID-19 rules. Thankfully we can still ride bikes, it's nice to get out of the house. Ride 1: Distance: 22.88 Miles, Ave Heart Rate: 138 Ave Cadence: 72 Ave Speed: 15.8 mph, Ave Power: 170 Watts, Cumulative 2019 Miles: 22.88 miles