Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kinetic ride 35

A new distance record was established today with a 40-mile ride. Today’s stats: 40 miles rode, 2:34:43 time, avg. speed 15.51, 1,798 calories burned, avg. heart rate 138, max heart rate 148, 11.62 calories per minute, 44.95 calories per mile. … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 29

Third straight day of riding! Today’s stats: 20 miles rode, 1:14:00 time, avg. speed 16.22, 920 calories burned, avg. heart rate 138, max heart rate 148, 12.43 calories per minute, 46.00 calories per mile. Year-to-date: 29 rides, 561.15 miles, 36.41 … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 28

After yesterday’s 35 mile ride, today was more of a recovery ride than anything. I hit 114 miles for the week (a personal best) and 399 miles in the past month (another best) Today’s stats: 15 miles rode, 55:00 time, … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 27

Yesterday I over-indulged on food, taking in over 3,000 calories. Today I paid the price, and set a few new marks; longest ride (35 miles), longest time (2:15:00), most calories burned (1,639). I broke the ride into three segments–I rode … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 26

Tonight I decided to change things up a bit. Over the past several rides, I had been striving to keep a constant heart rate in the 135-140 range, and had some success in doing so. While I had not surpassed … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 25

My first thought when starting out tonight was that I might try for my longest ride (30 miles), so I maintained a steady pace. Not too fast, not too slow. Eventually, I quit riding at 24 miles. It’s like that–some … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 24

After taking yesterday off, it was a good day for a long ride, and I ended up setting a new personal mark for speed, averaging 16.24 mph. Today’s stats: 25 miles rode, 1:32:38 time, avg. speed 16.24, 1,122 calories burned, … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 23

Fourth day in a row I rode, and it was a short 15 mile ride at an average pace. Today’s stats: 15 miles rode, 57:33 time, avg. speed 15.64, 696 calories burned, avg. heart rate 136, max heart rate 145, … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 22

In the five weeks since I started riding my bicycle using the Kinetic trainer, I’ve lost 7.8 pounds. Better than my goal of losing a pound a week. Hopefully this trend will continue. Today’s stats: 15 miles rode, 57:08 time, … Continue reading

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Kinetic ride 21

Another week with five rides, and 80 miles rode this week. My calories per mile and calories per minute are dropping–my peddling has gotten more efficient, and I’m able to maintain a rate of over 16 mph with less effort. … Continue reading

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