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2017 Fifty Mile Challenge
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posted 12/12/2016
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01/01/2017
Join the 2017 Fifty Mile Challenge at any time.


A fifty plus ride is a ride that meets the following:
1. A ride of 50.0 miles or more in any one day or a combination of several rides in one day.
2. Only one fifty per day may be counted.
3. Rides of longer distances that qualify for other challenges may also be posted here.
4. Rides posted in this challenge may be posted in other challenges as well, but must conform to their rules.

Although not required, please include:
5. Type of ride; Road (included paved bike trails,) Mountain, Rollers, Trainer, etc.
See post #2 for a sample post
Pictures would be nice as well!


Thanks to Markiansj and SloJoe who hosted this challenge before.This is year six for me.


Previous Years:

2016 - www.bikejournal.com/thread.asp?ThreadID={A035D3DB-B76D-41AC-9ADC-77C97038DA3C}

2015 - www.bikejournal.com/thread.asp?ThreadID={529D289D-CC25-4DED-9911-A29D9ADB0838}

2014 - www.bikejournal.com/thread.asp?ThreadID={4D5F182C-B789-4C4B-B071-4F5DE6C6A9A6}






thread edited on 11/9/2017 at 9:18:54 PM

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posted 12/12/2016
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Sample post

Ride #

ROAD
mm/dd/2016
50.00 mi
3:00:00 ride time
16.67 mph average speed
500 feet gain

Or:
ROAD
Ride# mm/dd/15 , 50.72 miles, 2:40:57, 18.91 mph, 207 feet gain

Type, miles and ride time are needed, average speed and elevation gain are optional.

Readers of this challenge also like to read other's ride experiences so a ride description is optional.

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posted 12/12/2016
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My goal for 2017 is 120 Fifties, same as for 2016.

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posted 12/12/2016
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I will stay with 52.

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posted 12/12/2016
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I'll stay with 72. Thanks for running this again, tojesky!

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Add me in for a half dozen. Plan on longer rides in 2017!!!

Got to put some miles on my new steed.

post edited on 12/12/2016 at 5:31:30 PM

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posted 12/12/2016
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I'll raise to 24, but I've got one left to get done in 2016.

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My goal for 2016 was 41 and I did 80. Okay, my goal for 2017 will be 50 Fifty Milers.

Tim - Thanks for hosting and managing this Challenge -It is a lot of fun.

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posted 12/13/2016
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I will attempt this challenge. I know it was an option, but elevation will not be posted as my cyclometers dont have that feature. Sign me up for 10 please. I would rather go small and succeed instead of going big and not fulfilling.

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posted 12/18/2016
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I failed at tracking and reporting this year, promise to do better in 2017. I'm going to shoot for 52.

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I'll go with 12 and see where things are at the year's mid point.
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