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My 2021 Biking Problem – Effects – My Biking Problem

Nowadays is the tip of the seventeenth 12 months of this weblog and thus the tip of my seventeenth annual biking problem. How did I do as opposed to my 2021 Biking Problem (main points right here)? Neatly … there’s some just right information and a few dangerous information.

For glaring causes I didn’t stray a long way from house very continuously. And issues from my neck/backbone fracture a few years in the past has made very lengthy rides tricky. However I stayed lively, biking 250 instances and mountain climbing greater than a 100 instances in 2021.

The Just right Information:
I did reach my number one purpose of 160,200 metres of vertical ascent.

Take note: there are 525,600 mins a 12 months. Climb one foot a minute. 525,600 toes = 160,200 metres).

The Unhealthy Information:
However I failed in my different targets as I most effective had a handful of rides that didn’t start and finish at my house. So I no doubt failed at my purpose of biking up 100 other cols. BUT, I should have no less than a 100 rides that integrated my native Col du Mont Sion. 🙂 Above the col are a number of unpaved routes up and throughout Mont Sion and I visited them continuously in 2021:

Atop Mont Sion (Mont Salève in background)
Favorite Rides of the Yr

1. Los angeles Barillette at Daybreak

Every other a part of my 2021 problem used to be “A minimum of one nice daybreak trip.” Good fortune!

Excluding my spouse, I hardly rode with any individual else this 12 months. However I met up with my nice pals Tim and Richard in October to cycle as much as Los angeles Barillette for the daybreak. Wooohooo! Fabulous perspectives of the far away Alps had been the praise for the early get started at nighttime. Main points right here.

2. Cormet de Roselend by means of Col du Pré

Ridden simply sooner than the Dauphiné. Take note, by means of Col du Pré is one of the best ways as much as Roselend as you get to trip around the rattling dam. Main points right here.

3. Plenty of rides with my spouse

I had somewhat a couple of rides with my superb spouse. At all times a laugh.

4. Rides above the clouds

Autumn the place I reside can continuously be darkish, foggy, and overcast. But when one cycles prime sufficient it’s continuously conceivable to search out the solar above the clouds.

Ultimate Ideas

I do know 2021 used to be a difficult 12 months for nearly everybody. For me, the important thing to happiness and well-being is workout. I simply really feel higher now not simply all through but additionally after a a laugh motorcycle trip. I’m unhappy to not have completed all of my 2021 Biking Problem – however am happy I stayed lively.

I want everybody a Happier New Yr. Be effectively.


A couple of extra 2021 pictures



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