- Do you ride every day?
5-6 times as well here, I force myself to have at least one day off to ‘rest’. Just done my 5th in a row so need a break now, one voluntary day tomorrow and then a forced day off Thursday as I’m driving up to the biking mecca of The Valleys.
Owning a dog I also do at least 15k steps a day as well as the almost constantly riding. If I can’t ride for whatever reason I start to get twitchy that it’s all going to waste.Posted 3 months agoconcrete24Member
Nope – once a week 20-30 miles, mid week night ride mostly (all year round at least). Leave home for work 06:30 get home around 19:00, 3 young kids and full on weekends. The kids do want to do some riding with me now – So the goal is to get some level of weekend ride in with them now too!Posted 3 months agojonostevensSubscriber
I’ve just started to, this month. With 2 young children I’ve come to realise that short rides every day is actually easier to achieve than 2 or 3 longer rides a week.
With the exception of my Sunday morning ride, most rides are 30-45 minutes long unless I’ve got a bit more time to play with. I’ve missed 3 days so far this month and feel great, much fitter. I’ve learnt to ride by feel and manage my body too.
I seem to have naturally settled into a rhythm of a couple of higher effort rides in the week sandwiched between pootles and commutes, with the long ride on a Sunday.
My gravel bike is great for mixing rides up and not getting bored.
Time spent in the saddle has increased dramatically compared with previous months, and knowing I’m going to get a ride (however short) in the day is great for my mood and wellbeing.Posted 3 months agoMoeSubscriber
Commute across the forest to work four to five days a week using singletrack most days, between two and half miles direct but more often than not meander a little and the return home is usually around five miles or more. Usually get out for a ride on first day off too.Posted 3 months agoDezBSubscriber
Nope. But I do ride more days than I don’t.Posted 3 months ago
Some days just have other things going on. Like tomorrow- gotta do a shop and collect jr and give him dinner. Easier to drive. I did ride today – test rode my bike up the road after rebuilding it and rode to Tescos. It counts. 🙂hardtailonlySubscriber
I’d like to.
But usually manage 4-6 days per week.
Commutes (10km direct each way, often extended, taking in some trails, to 15-20km). Some weeks a midweek night ride. Most weeks a 2-3 hour ride on a Friday. Rarely now at weekends as MrsHTO working and I have the kids.
Overall feel far from hard-done-by.
Used to mix it up a lot more with running, but have only run 3 times this year (and don’t your legs suffer when you run infrequently!)Posted 3 months agogarage-dwellerSubscriber
I ride when I can for local utility trips and sport/fun.
My commute is too long to cycle (I train or drive) so utility stuff is much more local – family trips out, gym, shopping, pub/restaurant etc. Love it as a way to travel.
Probably twice a week on average, some weeks bikes don’t leave the shed as we’re doing other outdoor stuff and some weeks they’re out repeatedly. So long as I’m doing something else I enjoy I can live with no bikes for a week or two. Not much more though!Posted 3 months agobailsSubscriber
Lol no. MTB probably once a month on average (it normally involves loading up the car and doing 3-5 hours of driving), commute on road about once a week depending on weather, meetings, after work commitments.
But in the last week I’ve done two local mtb rides from home which haven’t been technical but it’s been nice to be out.Posted 3 months agoLittleNoseSubscriber
no chance of every day… I tried to do 30 days in September last year, but instead of being fun it became a chore to get out every day; then I fell off and broke myself.Posted 3 months ago
I’m riding 2-3 times a week at the moment, and always looking forward to the next time I can get out – which is how I like it.benp1Subscriber
I used to, but sadly my dog passed away. I commute to work, and do all local journeys on the bike
Still works out around 5-6 days a week I guess, but they vary between a longer journey and a short errand that might only be a few min on the bike. I often prefer to cycle than walk or drive for local stuffPosted 3 months ago
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