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Monday, 11 June 2007 05:43

Date Morning Afternoon

July 1, 2012 Cumberland Museum on Canada Day
Time: 52:00 1:06:13
Speed: 19.8 kph 22.8 kph
Temperature: 20 C 26 C
Conditions: Sunny
Sunny
Notes: Innes Rd. to Dunning. Distance was 19.8 km
25.2 km return trip along old St. Joseph Blvd to Ottawa River route. Grandma Sue took the kids in car while Aline and I biked. Aline seemed good.

June 30, 2012 Petrie Island
Time: 47:56 54:11
Speed: 21.5 kph 20.2 kph
Temperature: 17 C 29 C more wind against us
Conditions: Sunny
Sunny
Notes: Parkway along Ottawa River. 17.2 km one way
18.2 km return as I biked a little extra along Parkway. Aline and I biked to the Island while Grandma Sue took the kids to the beach.

June 27, 2012
Time: 32:44
Speed: 26.1 kph
Temperature: 17 C 30 C
Conditions: Sunny
Sunny
Notes:
Would have been under 30 minutes on ride home but I stopped at Metro for bagels

June 20, 2012
Time: 35:39 28:42
Speed: 23.9 kph 29.45 kph
Temperature: 22 C 33 C but supposed to feel like 44 C!
Conditions: Sunny
Sunny
Notes: Gonna be a HOT one! Windy this morning.
Had someone pushing me from St.Laurent onward

June 16, 2012 - Railway path to Frank Kenny and back
Time: 1:55:12 round trip distance of 38.1 km
Speed:
19.8 kph
Temperature:
32 C
Conditions: Sunny
Notes:
Biked kids to Ruth's birthday party in chariot and then Aline and I biked railway path past Navan to Rockland Rd just past Frank Kenny Drive and back

June 11, 2012
Time: 31:25 NA bike computer kicked in after 5 minutes. Aaargh.
Speed: 27.1 kph NA
Temperature: 18 C 32 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Raced a bulldozer along Industrial and caught at Hurdman.
Not sure why but bike computer wouldn't read even after I fiddled with it for a good 5 minutes. Then when I finally got it working, I had to reset from this morning and it lost connectivity again. But then kicked in after 5 minutes of riding.

June 10, 2012 - Ottawa River
Time: 1:00:16 round trip.
Speed:
19.8 kph
Temperature:
26 C
Conditions: Sunny
Notes:
Biked 10km to parking lot and then came back along river. Saw a crayfish and introduced kids to Olympic rock hurling and rock discus.

May 27, 2012 - Ottawa River
Time: 56:52 round trip. Was about 25 minutes there.
Speed:
18.8 kph
Temperature:
18 C
Conditions: Sunny
Notes:
First Alcatel Sunday bike ride to the Ottawa River. Biked with Aline and the kids to the Shefford Rd. exit. Kids found and tortured played with a toad.

May 24, 2012
Time: 31:16 32:56
Speed: 32.2 kph
29.1 kph
Temperature: 16 C 28 C anticipated - feels like 35
Conditions: Sunny
Sunny
Notes: Legs had jump. Shorts with Jelly Belly shirt
Definite wind

May 7, 2012
Time: 31:48 33:15
Speed: 26.8 kph
25.6 kph
Temperature: 10 C 20 C anticipated
Conditions: Sunny
Slightly windy
Notes: Legs had jump. Shorts, merino longsleeve with Jelly Belly shirt and jacket


April 1, 2012
Time:
2:20:38 round trip
Speed:
17.2 avg speed, 34.6 max
Temperature:
20 C anticipated
Conditions:
Sunny with a little wind
Notes:
Family trip to Cumberland museum and back. 40.3 km round trip with kids!

March 22, 2012 - Spring heat wave continues
Time: 35:58 33:43
Speed: 24.9 kph
26.8 kph
Temperature: 12 C 20 C
Conditions: Sunny
Light rain
Notes: Shorts, merino wool shirt and jacket. Legs had a little jump.
Am convinced my rear brakes are brushing against the rear wheel. Feel like something's holding me back bike-wise

March 21, 2012 - Spring heat wave continues
Time: 36:15 33:46
Speed: 24.8 kph
26.6 kph
Temperature: 9 C 27 C
Conditions: Very foggy but sun broke through by St. Laurent.
Sunny
Notes: Wore pants, long-sleeves and coat. Couldn't see 50m in front of me in Blackburn and dampness collected on my jacket. Legs still burning but happy my time was better!
Little more jump in my legs but not much. Time coming down!

March 19, 2012 - Spring heat wave!
Time: 38:16 38:25
Speed: 23.4 kph
Temperature: 9 C 25 C
Conditions: Foggy but sun breaking through

Notes: Wore pants, long-sleeves and coat. Legs burning!
No jump in my legs at all

March 18, 2012 - Youville loop with Aline
Time: 37:32. Actual round trip distance was approx 11 km
Speed: Average speed of 19 kph for round trip
Temperature: 19 C 24 C
Conditions: Sunny
Notes:
Taking advantage of spring heat wave. First ride of the year.

Oct. 8, 2011 - Thanksgiving weekend family ride to Ottawa river and Aviation Museum
Time: 1:25:17. Actual round trip distance was 29.48 km
Speed: Average speed of 2074 kph for round trip
Temperature: 19 C 25 C
Conditions: Beautiful fall day. Sunny
Notes:
Gorgeous fall weekend so we went for a ride to the river and then onward to the museum.
Sept 25, 2011 - Navan excursion
Time: 1:39:16. Actual distance was 33.76 km
Speed: Average speed of 20.4 kph for round trip
Temperature: 25 C
Conditions: Beautiful fall day. Sunny
Notes:
Aline wanted to test herself on a longer excursion so we biked to Navan along the Prescott Russell trail and back along Navan Rd. We left at 4PM and were back before 6PM.

Sept 17, 2011 - Ballet class
Time: 24:35 28:09 Stopped at Big Als Aquarium
Speed: Average speed of 19.1 kph for round trip NA
Temperature: 5 C 12 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Family bike to Cyrville Community Center for Hazel's first ballet class. Round trip distance of 16.78 km. I had both kids in MEC chariot behind me. Tough slog up Blair Rd.

July 21, 2011
Time: 35:13 NA
Speed: 24.18 kph NA
Temperature: 25 C 36 C
Conditions: Cloudy. Light drops of rain. Sunny and hot. According to Environment Canada it feels like 46 C!
Notes: Supposed to be a scorcher later. Gusts of winds this morning. Wish there had been more rain! Bike computer went on the fritz intermittently keeping time and speed. If I trusted it - I made it home in under 20 minutes at an average speed of 18 kph - I think not.

July 19, 2011
Time: 32:34 31:12
Speed: 26.13 kph 27.33 kph
Temperature: 18 C 27 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes:

July 15, 2011
Time: 34:59 37:56
Speed: 24.56 kph 23:28 kph
Temperature: 18 C 28 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: First real summer ride following kidney stone and stent removal.

May 31, 2011
Time: 33:36 51:12
Speed: 25.27 kph 25.43 kph
Temperature: 18 C 30 C but feels like 37 C
Conditions: Cloudy Sunny
Notes: Jelly Belly shirt Rockcliffe Pkwy route. Felt weak. No jump in legs. Nose stuffed up.

May 11, 2011
Time: 29:56 36:49
Speed: 28.37 kph 22.42 kph
Temperature: 11 C 20 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny with wind from E 20 kph
Notes: First ride of 2011. Kidney's have been bothering me. Felt good this morning. Wore jacket, wool longsleeve and jersey. Felt fine. Wind really pushed me back

2011

August 5, 2010
Time: 32:34 45:09
Speed: 26.07 kph 28.8 kph
Temperature: 20 C 29 C
Conditions: Sunny. Wind from SW 7 kph Cool rain storm. Wind from SW 17 kph
Notes: New homeward bound route: Elgin-Wellington-Sussex-Rockcliffe Pkwy. Started strong but felt lightheaded just past Aviation Museum and stopped three times. Felt like I was falling asleep and could barely keep my eyes open with salty sweat and rain fogging up my vision.

August 1, 2010
After buying some new 26 x 1.5 road tires for Aline's bike, Hazel and I took it out for a spin and headed to the Navan Little Market. Distance is approximately 7 km and it took about 20 minutes. She loved it. I could hear her singing to herself and asking the occasional question. Like:

Hazel: Daddy, are we on the highway? Cause you're going SO FAST.

On the way home we stopped at a garage sale and found a perfect used lawn mower for me, barbie dollhouse for her and racetrack for Sam which we came back for later that afternoon.

July 29, 2010
Time: 32:18 26:46
Speed: 26.26 kph 31.68 kph
Temperature: 18 C 23 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny. Wind from W 30 kph.
Notes: Wind from NW 19km/h. Definitely felt it slowing me down. New PB by one second. Reached Industrial at 8:15. Think I reached St. Laurent at 13:10 and that's when I knew I had a shot at a really good time as I had been racing a Bulldozer since Alta Vista which was topping out at 35 kph and really egging me on. It couldn't keep up with me on Innes and it must have turned off around StarTop. Reached Rondel at 25:50 and thought I wouldn't break my previous PB but I had a really good turn at the bottom and just eked out a new personal best time by one second.

July 27, 2010
Time: 30:24 28:09
Speed: 27.92 kph 30.2 kph
Temperature: 18 C 24 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Lots of sweat in my eyes.

July 26, 2010
Time: 31:08 26:47
Speed: 27.24 kph 31.65 kph
Temperature: 18 C 28 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny. Winds from NW 24 kph
Notes: Odd. Felt good but time was average. Destroyed my previous personal best. Good time down Elgin. Reached Industrial by 8 minutes. Legs very strong to St. Laurent. Reached overpass before 18 minutes. Had someone pushing me too. Reached Rondel by 25:45 and thought I wouldn't break 27 minutes but I stepped out onto pedals and put everything into it on Autumn Hill.

July 21, 2010
Time: 28:35 30:13
Speed: 29.39 kph 27.98 kph
Temperature: 18 C 25 C
Conditions: Overcast Overcast
Notes: New 26 x 1 1/8 GatorSkin tires on both wheels made a huge difference. Would have been even faster but had chain fall off on Industrial. Had someone pacing me from Blackburn to Russell. Too many stoplights kept me from good time.

July 8, 2010
Time: 34:00 30:42
Speed: 25.24 kph 28.01 kph
Temperature: 24 C 35 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Wasn't pushing

July 6, 2010
Time: 31:16 29:41
Speed: 27.46 kph 28.95 kph
Temperature: 24 C 34 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Good start. Poor finish. No jump left in legs at Blackburn.

July 5, 2010
Time: 35:31 29:40
Speed: 24.19 kph 29.16 kph
Temperature: 21 C 34 C
Conditions: Sunny Mostly sunny
Notes: Bike computer needs a new battery alert! Scorcher! Felt slow but good time - partially due to good fortune with stoplights.

June 22, 2010
Time: 32:40 33:35
Speed: 27.72 kph 25.65 kph
Temperature: 16 C 25 C
Conditions: Sunny
Notes: Jelly Belly shirt. Took canal. Faster avg speed but slower time as a result.

June 15, 2010
Time: 32:59 32:04
Speed: 26.03 kph 26.79 kph
Temperature: 13 C 23 C
Conditions: Sunny
Notes: Jelly Belly shirt and red chlorophyll longsleeve. Didn't need it. Legs had no jump.

June 2, 2010
Time: 33:58 33.04
Speed: 25.30 kph 26.01 kph
Temperature: 17 C 26 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Jelly Belly shirt.

May 26, 2010
Time: 33:18 29:38
Speed: 25.83 kph 28.87 kph
Temperature: 18 C 33 C
Conditions: Sunny Overcast
Notes: Jelly Belly shirt. I think my average speeds for past year are all wrong. Looks like I need to reset both the time and speed in order to properly reset my bike computer. At least I know what my average average speed is . . . Little wind and overcast conditions were great. Was pushing myself against my average speed, Had a 10-speed biker pass me near the bypass and that helped pace me through Blackburn as well.

May 21, 2010
Time: 31:43 33:58
Speed: 25.49 kph 25.44 kph
Temperature: 12 C 25 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Merino and Jelly Belly shirt.

May 19, 2010
Time: 32:15 36:33
Speed: 26.74 kph 24.89 kph
Temperature: 10 C 24 C
Conditions: Clear Sunny
Notes: Felt the legs burning this morning!

May 18, 2010
Time: 33:56 33:55
Speed: 25.35 kph 25.34 kph
Temperature: 12 C 24 C
Conditions: Clear Clear
Notes: Second ride.Wore red jacket and Jellybelly shirt. Shorts. Not cold at all.

April 1, 2010
Time: 34:05 35:42
Speed: 25.39 kph 25.35 kph
Temperature: 4 C 18 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: First ride of the year. No joke! Wore red jacket over longsleeve merino undershirt and Jellybelly shirt. Rain pants. Blue skull cap under helmet and regular bike gloves under rain mitts. Excellent clothing combination.

2010

August 25, 2009
Time: 32:22 33:17
Speed: 25.40 kph 25.40 kph
Temperature: 18 C 25 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: No jacket. Warm by Innes.

August 11, 2009
Time: 32:02 29:40
Speed: 25.30 kph 25.40 kph
Temperature: 18 C 25 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes:

August 5, 2009
Time: 35:53 29:15
Speed: 25.16 kph 25.26 kph
Temperature: 13 C 23 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Jacket. About time I biked again. Best time this year.

June 17, 2009
Time: 31:59 33:53
Speed: 25.20 kph 25.21 kph
Temperature: 16 C 23 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: No jacket. Cool till Blair.

May 20, 2009
Time: 36:06 31:35
Speed: 25.08 kph 25.14 kph
Temperature: 16 C 20 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Wore Sugoi jacket, shorts and fingerless gloves, Probably didn't need to. Was warm. First windy morning though.

May 13, 2009
Time: 31:26 33:08
Speed: 25.11 kph 25.13 kph
Temperature: 7 C 18 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Wore Sugoi jacket, shorts and fingerless gloves, Was cold till St. Laurent.

May 5, 2009
Time: 29:09 36:31
Speed: 25.11 kph 25.13 kph
Temperature: 9 C 18 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Wore Sugoi jacket, shorts and fingerless gloves, Was fine. Legs felt great until Industrial Road. Reached St.Laurent by 14:10. New PB heading to work.

April 24, 2009
Time: 35:37 31.39
Speed: 24.87 kph 24.95 kph
Temperature: 2 C 20 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Notes: Coldest morning temperature yet. No wind. Wore JellyBelly shirt and Sugoi jacket. Was warm by Blair Rd. Ears were OK.

April 20, 2009
Time: 32:33 42:35
Speed: 25.23 kph 24.91 kph
Temperature: 3 C 14 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Overcast
Notes: Power outage in Orleans. Zoomed past cars on Innes. Wore just JellyBelly shirt and Sugoi jacket. No undershirt. Was nippy but not cold. Slowest time coming home ever. Wind from the east at 33kph made it a really difficult ride home

April 17, 2009
Time: 38:50 33:23
Speed: 25.07 kph
Temperature: 3 C 20 C
Conditions: Sunny Mainly clear
Notes: First ride of the year. Wore my red Sugoi jacket and merino wool undershirt. Was warm after 10 minutes.

2009

August 20, 2008
Time: 34:20 29:24
Speed: 25.36 kph 25.41 kph
Temperature: 18 C 20 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mainly clear
Notes: Best time this year.

July 30, 2008
Notes: Uh oh. First flat tire of the year one-third of the way into work. Turned back and it felt like I was doing a mountain stage in the Alps. Wouldn't you know it, today's the first day I decided not to clip in my bike seat pouch so I had no change to stop at a gas station for air. Get home and Aline says "What good fortune! Now Hazel and I can drive in to work with you today"

July 16, 2008
Time: 31:34 30:28
Speed: 25.21 kph 25.48 kph
Temperature: 18 C 20 C
Conditions: Mostly cloudy Mainly clear
Wind: 9 kph 15 kph

July 9, 2008
Time: 32:58 32:01
Speed: 24.48 kph 24.86 kph
Temperature: 22 C 27 C
Conditions: Fog Mainly clear
Wind: 4 kph 20 kph

July 2, 2008
Time: 35:58 33:28
Speed: 23.41 kph 24.05 kph
Temperature: 17 C 25 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mostly cloudy
Wind: 11 kph 26 kph

June 25, 2008
Time: 39:00 36:00
Temperature: 17.9 C 25 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mostly cloudy
Wind: 6 kph 17 kph
Notes: First ride of year. Bike computer not working Adjusted bike computer at home. All good. Whew.

2008

June 27, 2007
Time: 34:30 29:33
Speed: 24.82 kph 28.6 kph
Temperature: 26 C 33 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Wind: 9 kph 24 kph
Notes: Caught motorized biker carrying Tim Horton's coffee in left hand. Still Hot!

June 26, 2007
Time: 34:32 29:49
Speed: 24.72 kph 28.6 kph
Temperature: 26 C 33 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Wind: 15 kph 20 kph
Notes: Maiden voyage of Jelly Belly jersey! Hot!

June 14, 2007
Time: 33:28 35:13
Speed: 26.61 kph 23.54 kph
Temperature: 18 C 25 C
Conditions: Sunny Sunny
Wind: WSW 8 kph 4 kph
Notes: Wore shortsleeves and shorts

June 13, 2007
Time: 32:07 37:42
Speed: 26.61 kph 22.6 kph
Temperature: 21 C 26 C
Conditions: Partly cloudy Sunny
Wind: ENE 11kph 20 kph
Notes: Wore shortsleeves and shorts Strong wind against me

June 11, 2007
Time: 33:37 31:20
Speed: 25.41 kph 27.25 kph
Temperature: 18 C 27 C
Conditions: Mostly cloudy Partly cloudy
Wind: ENE 13kph WNW 8kph
Notes: Wore red longsleeve and shorts High wind in Blackburn

June 7, 2007
Time: 34:25 35:13
Speed: 24.83 kph 23.54 kph
Temperature: 8 C 17 C
Conditions: Partly cloudy Partly cloudy
Wind: S 3kph ESE 16kph
Notes: Wore pants, vest and jacket Wore red longsleeve

June 6, 2007
Time: 39:15 28:23
Speed: 21.82 kph 29.82 kph
Temperature: 5 C 14 C
Conditions: Partly cloudy Partly cloudy
Wind: W 16kph W 21kph
Notes: Wore pants, vest and jacket New PB

May 28, 2007
Time: 36:57 29:41
Speed: 23.15 kph 28.55 kph
Temperature: 13 C 17 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mostly cloudy
Wind: 17 kph 24kph
Notes: New PB

May 24, 2007
Time: 34:15 32:54
Speed: 24.93 kph 25.95 kph
Temperature: 18 C 29 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mainly clear
Wind: 6 kph 11kph
Notes:

May 23, 2007
Time: 32:19 36:14
Speed: 26.44 kph 23.69 kph
Temperature: 12 C 27 C
Conditions: Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy
Wind: 7 kph 20kph
Notes:

May 10, 2007
Time: 31:00 33:37
Speed: 27.48 kph 25.35 kph
Temperature: 20 C 25 C
Conditions: Cloudy Mostly cloudy
Wind: 6 kph 20kph
Notes: Fastest time in

May 8, 2007
Time: 37:36 34:06
Speed: 22.70 kph 25.13 kph
Temperature: 14 C 25 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mainly clear
Wind: 20 kph 22kph
Notes:

May 7, 2007
Time: 34:42 29:43
Speed: 24.58 kph 28.47 kph
Temperature: 9 C 21 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Cloudy
Wind: 6 kph 24 kph
Notes: New PB

May 3, 2007
Time: 38:15 34:50
Speed: 22.15 kph
Temperature: 7 C 16 C
Conditions: Mainly clear mainly clear
Wind: 15 kph 20 kph
Notes:

May 1, 2007
Time: 36:53 34:43
Speed: 23.05 kph 24.76 kph
Temperature: 4 C 14 C
Conditions: Mainly clear Mostly cloudy
Wind: 7 kph 9 kph
Notes: Wore pants, vest and jacket

April 24, 2007
Time: 40:25 32:20
Speed: 21.89 kph 26.7 kph
Temperature: 4 C 14 C
Conditions: Clear Mainly clear
Wind: 15 kph 26 kph
Notes: Wore pants, vest and jacket Very windy!

April 23, 2007
Time: 38:53
Speed:
Temperature: 13 C
Conditions: Mainly clear
Wind: 17 kph
Notes: First ride of year!