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Old January 4th, 2018, 04:45 AM   #181
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Then again, never say never. Despite some weather, a strong November:

Hiking Totals
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4 Activities
30.47 miles
12h:21m:17s
Elevation Gain: 4,954 ft
Avg Speed: 2.5 mph
Avg HR: 85 bpm
Calories: 1,915 C
Max Distance: 9.72 miles

Cycling Totals
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9 Activities
84.20 miles
6h:12m:56s
Elevation Gain: 1,010 ft
Avg Speed: 13.5 mph
Avg HR: 113 bpm
Calories: 2,389 C
Max Distance: 9.72 miles
Max Avg Speed: 15.4 mph

Skating Totals
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27 Activities
394.32 miles
35h:14m:49s
Elevation Gain: 10,174 ft
Avg Speed: 11.2 mph
Avg HR: 116 bpm
Calories: 13,309 C
Max Distance: 46.00 miles

Total Totals
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47 Activities
525.42 miles
55h:29m:40s
Elevation Gain: 16,286 ft
Avg Speed: 9.5 mph
Avg HR: 108 bpm
Calories: 18,658 C
Max Distance: 46.00 miles
Max Avg Speed: 15.4 mph

To reach 6000 miles for the year, I need 450 miles for December. That is not as tall an order as the 500 miles I projected last month but December is usually (always?) under 400 miles.
Never say never. Onward to a record breaking December:

Hiking Totals
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1 Activities
7.02 miles
2h:24m:51s
Elevation Gain: 1,430 ft
Avg Speed: 2.9 mph
Avg HR: 97 bpm
Calories: 586 C
Max Distance: 7.02 miles

Cycling Totals
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3 Activities
33.47 miles
2h:38m:41s
Elevation Gain: 640 ft
Avg Speed: 12.7 mph
Avg HR: 109 bpm
Calories: 898 C
Max Distance: 14.38 miles
Max Avg Speed: 14.3 mph

Skating Totals
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34 Activities
493.17 miles
44h:13m:34s
Elevation Gain: 12,087 ft
Avg Speed: 11.2 mph
Avg HR: 119 bpm
Calories: 19,928 C
Max Distance: 47.23 miles

Total Totals
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47 Activities
551.08 miles
51h:19m:37s
Elevation Gain: 14,344 ft
Avg Speed: 10.7 mph
Avg HR: 117 bpm
Calories: 22,554 C
Max Distance: 47.23 miles

December is normally wet. December 2017 was nearly bone dry. The only rain was a brief shower early one Thursday morning. The result: deep concern that the drought had returned and skate mileage that rivals mid-summer.

The previous December record, 2016, was swept away by over 100 miles.

Speed held surprisingly steady. In December, if it doesn't rain, it gets cold. It felt slow.

Needless to say, I met my annual goal but that is the subject for another post in another thread.
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