Category Archives: Rapha500

Rapha Festive 500 recap

Last year when I heard about the Rapha Festive 500 challenge, I set out with big goals in mind to get lots of miles down in a few days and then do a few short rides to finish out the … Continue reading

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December 31 – Last day of the Rapha challenge!

December 31 – 35.5 miles, 314.7 for the week, and the challenge completed! With only 31 miles to go, I put together this route while it rained in the morning, and set out when the clouds had mostly passed. This … Continue reading

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December 30

December 30 – 47.6 miles today, 279.2 down, only 31 to go! Another extended commute for 10.1 miles. It’s a big climb up to the west, mostly flat heading south, and a wonderful hill going east into town.       … Continue reading

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December 29

December 29 – 58.0 miles today, 231.6 down, 79 to go Commute – 4.0 miles 17.7 miles midday to Brooktondale – A relatively flat and efficient loop to get in some more miles using the recway trails.       Commute … Continue reading

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December 28

December 28 – 46.7 miles today, 173.6 down, 137 to go Commute – 4.7 miles 22.3 miles to Brooktondale – I went east to the Brooktondale time trial course like I had at this time last year. My time last year … Continue reading

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December 27

December 27 – 44.1 miles today, 126.9 down, 184 to go. I picked out a longer commute to work at 9.4 miles. The first climb is tough, but is followed by the long eastward stretch of quick downhill coasting.     … Continue reading

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December 26

December 26 – 41.4 miles Commute – 4.0 miles 15.2 mile midday ride around Ithaca through Forest Home and Cayuga Heights. For fun I threw in a trail down Renwick Slope I had eyed out before. I stopped at Armin’s … Continue reading

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