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I just finished a 13.353km cycling that lasted about 1hh:32mm:0ss !

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16 September 2019

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I'm not really a MTB cyclist, even though I used to do Duathalon Racing (run 2.5km + downhill offroad cycle 20km + run 2.5km) many many years ago. Today I had a hospital meeting so I thought I'd get dropped of, then cycle back home over the hill afterwards.

Golf Driving Range

I was really enjoying riding on the Valleys flat roads, stopping every now and then to take photo's. As I headed towards the hill, the weight of this bike was always on my mind, definitely not looking forward to the hill climb.

The weight made a big difference, I was struggling just to maintain a constant cadence, even at the lowest gear. Admittedly my fitness is not quite up to par and a few more weeks doing this hill climb on the MTB would make it easier.


1st and last time I'd ride this MTB up this side of the hill


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It was overcast, with a slight breeze, perfect cycling conditions, for my Road Bike, but today wasn't about that.

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You have uploaded 6 cycling activities, and 3 of them have been of similar distances (within 10 percent)!
Here are your 5-fastest cycling activities of a similar distance:

Over these 3 similar activities, you have travelled approximately 40.43 kms at an average pace of roughly 5:02 min/km!
Your latest run was at a pace of approximately 6.89min/km!
Looks like you went a bit slower this time! Remember that it's important to take some rest days, and do some rehab / prehab / strength and conditioning training too! If you weren't intending to go slower, take a moment to listen to your body, and see if you need something. Check in with yourself!