June 2017

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Mountain Bike 100km Hilly DIYxGPS Audax

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Nine rides including;

  • Mountain Bike 100km Hilly DIYxGPS Audax – 108km – 1750 m – 1.75 AAA points
  • One ride with Cameron – taking in two Tubwell Lanes
  • A Bedgebury Blast, Bale Carting on the BMX and a few Micro Commutes
  • Strava challenges Gran Fondo 100%, Climbing 25%
  • Half way through AAARtY – 11 AAA points so far

May 2017

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The Reliable 100km Hilly Audax

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Eight rides including;

  • The Reliable 100km Hilly Audax – 108km – 1750 m – 1.75 AAA points
  • Three rides with Cameron including a visit to the Bedgebury Forest trail centre plus a return to Bopeep Bostal and to the beach at Cuckmere Haven
  • Bridleway Adventures – at least 4 new local bridleways explored
  • Reed, Sedge & Cetti’s Warblers and Peregrine on Pevensey Levels
  • Strava challenges Gran Fondo 100%, Climbing 25%

April 2017

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Easter Sunday 100km DIY x GPS Hilly Audax

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Four rides including;

  • Easter Sunday 100km DIY x GPS Hilly Audax – 108 km – 1750 m – 1.75 AAA points
  • Two rides with Cameron
  • First Willow Warblers, Swallows, Skylark and Lambs
  • Strava challenges Gran Fondo 100%, Climbing 25%

March 2017

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AAA Milne 100km Hilly Audax

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Four rides including;

  • AAA Milne Permanent Hilly Audax – 104 km – 1650 m – 1.75 AAA points
  • Three rides with Cameron (one muddy off-road, new bridleways & airstrip!)
  • First Chiffchaffs & Brimstones
  • Strava challenges Gran Fondo 100%, Climbing 25%

February 2017

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Mad Jack’s 125km Hilly Audax

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Five rides including;

  • Mad Jack’s 125km Hilly Audax – 2240 m – 2.25 AAA points
  • Two rides with Cameron – one on Gazelle Singlespeed
  • Mountain Bike to and from Lewes – 44 miles
  • Bacon Sandwiches at Ripe Stores
  • Strava challenges Gran Fondo 100%, Climbing 25%

January 2017

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High Weald Wander DIY x GPS Hilly Audax

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Four rides including;

  • High Weald Wander DIY x GPS Hilly Audax – 104 km – 1712 m – 1.75 AAA points
  • Two rides with Cameron (one bitterly cold & icy) and one with Cameron & Ollie
  • Ascents of Firle & Bo Peep Bostals
  • Bacon Sandwiches at Ripe Stores
  • Cheesy Chips at Inn on the Park, Deanland
  • Strava challenges Gran Fondo 100%, Climbing 25%

2016 – End of Year Review

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Distance: 2,511 miles / 4,041 km (more miles per month than last year)
Elevation: 126,317 ft / 38,501 m
Hours: 200
Strava PRs: 928
Rides: 162
Verenti 45 – 1,411 miles
Trek 28 – 516 miles
Raleigh 84 – 481 miles
Gazelle 5 – 103 miles

6 Audax Events:

30 January – Hills and Mills 100km – 1.75AAA – GdS #1
13 March – Kent Invicta Grimpeur 100km – 2AAA – GdS #2
10 April – Hell of the Sussex Coastal Hills – 100km – 1.75AAA – GdS #3
25 May – The Coastguard Permanent – 100km – 1.5AAA – GdS #4
19 June – Fairies Half Flat – 200km
22 July – The Sussexy Beast Permanent – 160km – 2.75AAA – GdS #5

 

Heat maps:

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Rides as art:

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