Audax No. 16
Denton-Decatur-Denton Sunday 29 October 2017, 8:30 - 12:41 94km (Arrival between 12:26 - 13:12) Leaving from Shift Coffee Riding at 22.5 km/h for 4 hours and 11 minutes, with 6 checkpoints along the way and a 20-minute stop at Allsups halfway through Sunday's Time Checks: Check 1 at Hwy 156: 859 Check 2 at County Line Rd: 934 Check 3 at Allsups in Decatur: 1025 Check 4 at County Line Rd: 1136 Check 5 at Hwy 156: 1212 Check 6 at the Denton Square: 1241
Out of our Clothes
Being alone, in a group of strangers, can be intimidating. You don’t know them; you might not see anything you know in a group of people you just met. I’ve heard stories about bicycle rides, from back in the “Golden Era,” that attempted to address this issue and make themselves more inviting to everyone. Well, maybe not everyone. Before this “everyone” had money for a car, the standards of the day still required neckties and jackets, even on hot days, and hats on heads in pub
Audax No. 14: Itinerary
94 kilometers in 4 hours and 15 minutes Visiting Ponder, Dish, Stoney, Krum 400m of climbing, all at 22.5 km/h Leaving from Shift Coffee at 8:30 on Sunday 15 October 2017 Access the route here: https://www.komoot.com/invite-tour/23958390?code=sw5fdy-X83l_gWodl-anQK86d358uVtStbMcPAMD_oMsxFeln8 These are our control checkpoints: 1. 35W, in Argyle at 9:08 2. County Line Rd, off of Stoney at 10:22 3. J&J Country Store, on Hwy 380 at 10:53, for a 20 minute convenience store stop 4
Audax No. 13: uphill both ways
No. 13 is an out-and-back with a lot of big climbs, including the Wolfe Climb and David Fort, and visiting Ponder, Argyle, Bartonville, and Flower Mound.
How far do you go? On our weekly audax, we go 100km which is about 62 miles. But we are training to do 200km by finishing 100 better and fresher, more topped off with food and more confident about how "normal" 5 hours on the bike is. How fast do you go? We try to keep a strict itinerary and complete our rides as close to 22.5kph average speed. But this is for the whole ride, including stops, planned and unplanned. In order to complete an Audax, We have to finish with an avera
Audax No. 12: What happened out there?
Brian, Joe and Lee start to pack up after a snack break in Sanger, TX Gary, already there in his mind Joe, Brian and Gary post natural break, feeling light Scott in blue, and Lee settles into his first audax Denton Bicycle Center riders in the sun Beautiful day for a ride! Carl on the front with Joe, coming into the last hour. Unfortunately, the wind changed on us out there... "That was fun as hell." - Lee We hit control 1 in Aubrey, at 9:24. We were down 3 minutes at the sec