Category: cycling

Third 30+ mile cycle of 2021

Happy days! That’s me just done my third 30+ mile cycle of 2021! I did 31.22 miles, which I am very pleased with! Hoping to get at leat one 40+ mile ride in during May! See what happens!!

You can check the route at www.strava.com/activities/5231226936

Hunter Speedsuit RTR lycra met cap Retro PINK

Hunter Speedsuit RTR lycra met cap Retro PINK

Hunter Speedsuit RTR lycra met cap Retro PINK

April 2021 cycling statistics

Even with April having the lowest average minimum temperatures since 1922, here in the UK! I still did 313.1 miles, so 53.6 more miles, than I did in April of last year!

Remember you can follow my cycling adventures over at www.strava.com/athletes/gsvalentine.

Here is the data from April 2021:-

  • Total cycles: 22.
  • Total Distance: 313.11 miles.
  • Total Time: 25:03:45 (h:m:s).
  • Avg Speed: 12.6 mph.
  • Max Time: 02:37:31 (h:m:s).
  • Max Speed: 35.3 mph.
  • Avg Distance: 14.23 miles.
  • Max Distance: 32.23 (Single cycle)

Data from: Garmin Connect.

Here are my favourite cycling photos from the month:-

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Synergy Red Trisuit

Synergy Red Trisuit

P.S. Many more cycling photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

Now cycled 1,000 miles in 2021!

That’s me so far cycled 1,000 miles in 2021! Already 497 miles up, on this point last year! Which, I am so pleased with! Even more so than normal, since I’ve been out working again. After not working for close to 1 year… Due to some virus, that I am sure you will have heard of by now!

Here are some favourite cycling photos, from 2021 so far…

Hunter Speedsuit RTR lycra met cap Retro PINK

Hunter Speedsuit RTR lycra met cap Retro PINK

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Scotland cycling kit from Pedal Clothing

Synergy Red Trisuit

All these photos and many more can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

March 2021 cycling statistics

March turned out to be another month and not just for cycling! Only went a got a new job!! Even with working again, I still did 275.71 miles!

Remember you can follow my cycling adventures over at www.strava.com/athletes/gsvalentine.

Here is the data from March 2021:-

  • Total cycles: 17.
  • Total Distance: 275.71 miles.
  • Total Time: 22:46:21 (h:m:s).
  • Avg Speed: 12.2 mph.
  • Max Time: 02:44:22 (h:m:s).
  • Max Speed: 34.2 mph.
  • Avg Distance: 16.22 miles.
  • Max Distance: 31.56 (Single cycle)

Data from: Garmin Connect.

Here are my favourite cycling photos from the month:-

Hunter Speedsuit RTR lycra met cap Retro PINK

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

P.S. Many more cycling photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

60,000 miles, since April 2003! TICK!!

That’s me now cycled…. 60,030.8 miles, since April 2003!

Here is a mini break down, of each year from 2003 to now.

  • 2003 – 1,148.7 miles
  • 2004 – 1,585.6 miles
  • 2005 – 2,091.8 miles
  • 2006 – 2,166.3 miles
  • 2007 – 1,072.7 miles
  • 2008 – 1,807.5 miles
  • 2009 – 2,685.9 miles – Did the End to End cycle (JOGLE)
  • 2010 – 4,001.3 miles
  • 2011 – 5,066.0 miles – First ever 100 mile bike ride
  • 2012 – 5,289.5 miles – Second ever 100 mile bike ride
  • 2013 – 6,118.4 miles – Third ever 100 mile cycle
  • 2014 – 5,334.9 miles
  • 2015 – 2,341.4 miles
  • 2016 – 4,583.8 miles
  • 2017 – 4,147.5 miles
  • 2018 – 3,158.5 miles
  • 2019 – 2,357.9 miles
  • 2020 – 4,194.8 miles
  • 2021 – 878.2 miles

Total: 60,030.8 miles

Here are some photos from today’s cycle, which also happens to be the longest one of 2021 so far!

Make sure you check out the route at www.strava.com/activities/5068956104 and give it a Kudos!!

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Love my Scotland cycling kit from Pedal Clothing!

The last day of nice and warm weather here in the UK for a while. Due to go from like 18C today, to like 9C tomorrow! Once the warmer weather is back, I will make sure, I wear this kit more often!

You can check out my route at www.strava.com/activities/5043336439

Scotland cycling kit from Pedal Clothing

Scotland cycling kit from Pedal Clothing

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

Another warm day, so back in this skinsuit again!

Yes, back wearing the Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018 again! Just love this Lycra skinsuit so much!!!

You can check out my route at www.strava.com/activities/5039012487

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018 and Neoprene Pup Hood

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

Third time wearing this skinsuit in 2021

Sorry about the title of this post…. Could not think of anything better! So yes, back wearing the Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018. Need to make, the most of warm weather while it lasts!

You can check out my route at www.strava.com/activities/5032590499

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

	Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018 and Neoprene Pup Hood

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

Second time wearing this skinsuit in 2021

Since everyone loves me wearing the Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018 and the weather was nice and warm! Just had to wear it again!

You can check out my route at www.strava.com/activities/5003505791

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018 and Neoprene Pup Hood

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

First time wearing this skinsuit in 2021

Still love the Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018! Like my favourite Lycra skinsuit! I know that, you lot also love it!!

You can check out my route at www.strava.com/activities/4990258907

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

Hunter inline skinsuit Team Britain 2018

More photos can be found at www.gordon-valentine.com/zenphoto/me/2021/

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