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    How Long Would You Go By Bike One Day?

    Hi guys, how long have you gone by bike one day?
    Last Sunday, I ride my bike with friends to our neighbor city Heze. We start at 7am, and return back until 4am at the down.
    We just had simple lunch and dinner on the road, but no break. I felt a bit tired, but I told myself to just keep going on. The whole journey is 400km.
    We finally return back home successfully. It is the first time for me to make a such long time bike journey.
    How long have you ride one time?

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    Unless I am doing the conversion wrong, 400 km is something like 250 miles. That is a long ride. Did you do that in one day?

    Farthest I have ridden in one day (on a mountain bike no less) was right at 110 miles, which would be about 177 km. Took me a little over 12 hours.
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    LOL...

    My longest has been about 46 miles(75km) with camping gear, had plenty of extra time but I reached my campsite. You guys make me feel like a slacker.

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    I assume that is on a road bike? I have done centuries before (up to 125 miles) but that is the longest. 250 miles in one go is pretty intense.

    On my mountain bike, when I lived in England, I would often do full day rides - leave at 7am and get back by 10am. These would be about 70-90 miles and would involve 30 miles of road ridding back to town. It would also involve a pub lunch and dinner! (:

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    52 is the most I've ever ridden on a mountain bike in one day.

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    45 miles for me.
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    90 miles on gravel and 45 mph winds. I was cooked.

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    MTB - 316 kms (or 196 miles).

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    Quote Originally Posted by 11 Bravo View Post
    Unless I am doing the conversion wrong, 400 km is something like 250 miles. That is a long ride. Did you do that in one day?

    Farthest I have ridden in one day (on a mountain bike no less) was right at 110 miles, which would be about 177 km. Took me a little over 12 hours.
    One day is hard to ride such a long distance. We just started on 7am, and return back until the next day 4am at the dawn.
    This is the longest distance I have ride ever before.
    I tried to submit some photos, but none shown at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SuPrBuGmAn View Post
    LOL...

    My longest has been about 46 miles(75km) with camping gear, had plenty of extra time but I reached my campsite. You guys make me feel like a slacker.

    enjoying your life while riding bike is great! It seems that I am a bit crazy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shalom View Post
    MTB - 316 kms (or 196 miles).
    That's great!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lenny7 View Post
    90 miles on gravel and 45 mph winds. I was cooked.
    wind has nearly made me lost.

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    I ride road bike for long journey, usually I ride about 250-300km a day. This is really a big challenge for me to make such long journey.
    I nearly choose give up at midnight when we are still riding on the way. I am all in.
    But finally I ride back, it's my first time.

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    The Tour Divide! Continental Divide race starts 6/8. 2745 miles. Check out the distances they cover. Banff, Alberta, CA to Antelope Wells, NM. The farther south you get the hotter the ride will be, espically after Colorado's high mountains. Welcome, Bienvenue, Bienvenido a... | Tour Divide
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    130 miles w/ 15lbs of gear on a 30lb FS 26er. Pinhoti Trail

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    I did 140K in 7 hours about a month ago.
    and I did 170K when i was a teenager on a department store bike, was a full-day excursion. (Carlton Microlite with Suntour integrated twist-shiter/brake levers! SWANK!)

    have a 200K planned for late summer (we hope) but we're working on getting our kid used to longer rides, right now 3 or 4 hours in the trailer is his max.
    so if we're lucky it'd be a 2 day trip.
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    400km riding journey seems more suitable for 2 days. I am feeling a bit uncomfortable after the long journey.

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    Distance (km) : 80
    Time on bike : 7h 45min
    Brutto time: 8h 50min

    55 km really slow singletrack + 25 km road

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    I have done Gold Coast to Sydney in 4 1/2 days with a couple of my friends, (850km over 4 1/2 days = 190km average per day)
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    110 miles on both road and mountain bikes (but on different routes ), planning on a 125 mile ride on Sunday as part of some 'unfinished business' I have on the South Downs Way
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    Quote Originally Posted by fragman View Post
    enjoying your life while riding bike is great! It seems that I am a bit crazy!
    Sure, my 46 miles was part of a 3 day, 131 mile adventure if it makes me look any better. None of my days have been more than 45-46 miles though.

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    longest ride

    110 miles, but on a tandem, does that count as half?

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    wow!
    for me 12miles is pretty long....
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    longest is 70ish at the Flint Hills Death Ride (gravel/unimproved road) for the mtb. 102 miles on the honolulu century for the road bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LIIT View Post
    130 miles w/ 15lbs of gear on a 30lb FS 26er. Pinhoti Trail
    I plan on doing that exact trail next month....but in 2 days instead of 1

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