Discussion in 'The Daily Grind' started by EdwinTheMagnificent, Apr 1, 2020.
Not too shabby with faster speeds into a headwind.
Trip home today , temp was 71-74 , wind S 14-19 ,
scenic route # 2. 32.2 miles , fcd = 76.3 x .943 = 71.95 MPG.
Or we could round down to 71.9 .
Tank is at 345.4 miles , fcd = 68.0 x .943 = 64.1 MPG.
The Prius like warmer weather.
That Gord is a cycling MACHINE.
Today 55 deg F in Naperville , wind SW 6 MPH.
Rained half-way to work , roads were sticky.
35.1 miles , fcd = 63.0 x .943 = 59.4 MPG.
Tank is at 380.6 miles , fcd = 67.5 x .943 = 63.6 MPG.
Thanks! I'm making the most of the quiet roads and having to go on my own at the moment. The bike I mainly use for the commute is an aluminum Cross/Gravel/Road design with full mudguards and wider tires - not as light as my other bikes!
Home last night, 46°F, raining - not biking weather, mostly headwind ENE9:
47.0 / 21.0
To work this morning - car park still unavailable, motorway route, 44°F, drizzling, cross/tailwind SE10:
50.3 / 21.1
Tank down 0.2 to 49.5 (FCD 52.1) / 324.4 / Range 350 . Guess gauge F___«|««««E . UG steady to 53.3 / DTE 396
Lost pip 3 (of 8) @ 309 miles
But I'll wager that those mudguards are much appreciated.
Definitely Edwin but I’m trying to avoid the worst weather so next ride into work will probably be Friday
Yes, worth their weight when weather is iffy. Aka fenders?
Yeah , that's what we Americans call 'em.
Today , 43 deg F wind NNW 17.
Light rain all the way in.
35.1 miles , fcd = 58.1 x .943 = 54.8 MPG
Tank is at 457.2 miles , fcd = 66.5 x .943 = 62.7 MPG.
Yesterday after work , drove 27 miles to visit my extremely pregnant
#2 daughter ( she is due today ) and 14 miles home.
Raining all the way , some places the right lane ( my home ) was flooded.
41.3 miles , fcd = 65.6 x .943 = 61.9 MPG.
I knew you had fenders (wings) on cars but didn’t realise you used the same word for mudguards!
When one rides on a paved road just after a rain, mud is not involved, but it's still best to fend off the spray of dirty water.
Our wingless cars can't fly.
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