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What's the most amount of kilometers/miles you ever drove on a bike in one day?

 
 
Reply Sat 8 Dec, 2012 08:10 pm
What's the most amount of kilometers/miles you ever drove on a bike in one day?

Mine's 31 miles.
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raprap
 
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Reply Sat 8 Dec, 2012 08:18 pm
@marywilson888,
You ride a bicycle. you don't drive one.

I've ridden one 200 km in a day (~120 miles).

Rap
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hawkeye10
 
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Reply Sat 8 Dec, 2012 09:27 pm
@marywilson888,
about 50....i had an odometer but i forget the exact number.
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Ragman
 
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Reply Sun 9 Dec, 2012 06:17 am
@marywilson888,
112 miles (180 km).
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Umang Kumar
 
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Reply Thu 14 Mar, 2013 11:25 pm
@marywilson888,
Hello Friends,

I used to drive about 90 miles everyday. I lived in Lancaster, Calif, and went to school at UCLA, which was just about 90 miles away. got up early every day to drive to and from school. Only thing I know of that beats that is that when I first moved to Texas, i drover from San Francisco to Amarillo is one shot. 38 hours of driving. Which convinced me that that was something that i should never even think about doing again.

Thanks and Regards,
Umang Kumar
ossobuco
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2013 09:37 am
@Umang Kumar,
copy cat
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Ragman
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2013 02:23 pm
@Umang Kumar,
I doubt that what you've written is true. Had you noticed the fact the discussion was about riding a bicycle?

There's some sort of calculation error. If you pedaled your bike (using your legs only) 90 miles per day both ways, that'd be 180 miles per day. This is highly doubtful that you did this daily. That feat is something you might do ONCE for an endurance event. A 90-mile-bike-ride would take the avg in-shape cyclist about 6 hrs - or if you're an elite conditioned rider it might take 5 hrs. However, to take the same RETURN ride bike on the same day...you'd be extremely sore and exhausted.

Now let's understand this claim: if you had to do this type of bicycle ride daily, then you must be a world-class cyclist. Or is it, perhaps, a case that you're a world-class story-teller?

Then there's your claim about riding a bike from SF, CA to Amarillo TX ...

Numbers don't add up.
roger
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2013 02:27 pm
@Ragman,
Notice his use of the word "drive". And yes,
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San Francisco to Amarillo is one shot.
does seem like a fairly tough bike ride.
Ragman
 
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Reply Fri 15 Mar, 2013 02:35 pm
@roger,
One hopes that this is just some misunderstanding about this task being a bicycle ride.

What adds to the confusion a bit is this person has participated on discussions about bikes, motorcycles as well as cars.
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