2007 Retrospective

This is the first year I’ve kept consistent records about my bicycling mileage. I have no way to be sure, but it feels like I rode a lot less this year than in years past.

My mileage for 2007

At least now, I have a baseline against which to compare future year’s cycling accomplishments.

New Year Resolutions

  1. Weigh Less – I’m shooting for 100 pounds less. General lethargy, coupled with my fondness for curry and beer have inflated me to the point that bicycling and hiking are becoming much less pleasurable than before. The less I ride, the bigger I get, the bigger I get, the less I ride. This is a recipe for disaster. The line must be drawn here.
  2. Ride my bike more – I’m shooting for 2,000 miles. I bought a house within easy commuting distance to my office, and I’m taking an online class for the spring semester. I really have no excuse to use my car much anymore. This should help with goal #1, too.
  3. Crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and hear the lamentations of their women. As soon as I’m back into fighting shape, you fuckers better run.

Now, I’m going to spend the last few hours of 2007 to use up what’s left of my curry and beer reserves.

2 thoughts on “2007 Retrospective”

  1. Happy New Year, Bone!
    The commuting should really help you get there. I noticed that your highest miles were in May – the Ramble. Probably getting in group rides every so often is a good motivator for all of us.

  2. Happy New Year, doc. Yes, I think you’re right about group rides. The ramble was a lot of fun, even though it almost killed me.

    Maybe we should round up the donut guy and get out for a ride on the YHRT sometime.

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