WHAT'S THE LONGEST TIME YOU'VE SPENT IN THE SADDLE & WHY?
Posted on November 01 2018
*CORINNE D. 228k in a day. Or there was a time I rode for 11hrs in 43+deg temp on a borrowed mtb; Or longest time over consecutive days was Riding for 3wks to travel from the bottom to the top of NZ (bluff-cape Reinga) completing 3830km riding for ‘Ride out of the Blue’
*SHARON G. New Zealand, the day it rained and the shuttle was cancelled so we rode to the top of the redwoods anyway. Then the 24 hr race where I discovered you should use chamois cream BEFORE you start riding. I miss those days, time to get back in the saddle!!!
*LINDA D. 100kms on Sunday wasn't the furthest, but it felt like it in the rain and wind of the Brissie to Gold Coast.
*MEL R. 720km over nine days, if that counts? West Coast of France to the south coast with my Papa Bear
*TARA P. 720km over nine days, if that counts? West Coast of France to the south coast with my Papa Bear
*SHERREE B. 8.5 hours solo (167km) from Ipswich to Yarraman on the BVRT.
*GWEN L. All day and because I felt like exploring
*LINNE R. 160kms is so far the longest day in the saddle on my roadie.
*KYLIE B. 2 weeks in the sddle riding around Tasmania. Many great memories!
*SHARLENE H. 251.1km over 12hours with ride time of 10hrs 50m. In preparation for Revolve24 Solo 2019 (and it was my birthday)
*EMMA J. Noosa Classic August 2019
*SARAH K. 100km Epic mtb. with about 5 months mtb experience & not a skill. I managed 80km & it took around 8 hours.
*KARYSSASHLEIGHROSE just a casual double century. i'll be back this arvo kinda ride when you leave before sunrise.
*EMMA J. noosa classic 120km distance & 1500m elevation in 5.5hours in the most harrowing conditions of pelting rain & thunderstorms but still an awesome experience with my awesome friend & loving husband.
*FIDLERLEE 192kms in 7hours training for Ironman.
*TREKAMBASSADORWYNNUM at the TDF in 2003 - still climbing after 2+hours in the saddle, character building.
*KYLIE D. 38 hours, everestig. amazing achievement.
*LISA S. 13hours doing an Alpine Classic, 200km & around 5000m elevation, climbed Buffalo, Falls Creek & Tawonga Gap from both sides.
*BRIBASH 156km is my longest. Three Dams in Perth 2017 & 2018.
*MANDY L. took part in the BVRT end to end. 160km on my trusty lusty.
*LISE501 8hours 210km into a full on head wind & a storm for good measure.
*THENIKJAYNE completed Gravelaide 77km gravel grind 3 weeks after i learnt how to get on a bike.
*MEL G. mtb 2.5hours 30km. road 4hours 91km.
*LIZZIEMCLEAN1 5hours on a 100km ride 'ride don't hide'
*MDICKSEE 10hours cycling Dieppe to Paris
*ERINALBERTO 100km in 5.5hours 'B2GC RIDE'
*KIMBERLEY O. Delerium 24hr ride 564kms
*BRITTLOVESTRI 12hours 175miles
*POTTERPICKLE 125km Clare to Walleroo 6 hours
*IAMPETRA.P.N. mtb 100km 7+hours