If I get a good run it should be about 14 hours. If the tides and currents don’t work in my favour probably about 19 hours.
Gonna set my sights high and say…
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Realistically though, just more time outside for 2021 please.
I added a bit. I was lucky enough to go through 2020 with no crashes and no injuries. I hope to be able to continue that trend going into 2021. Life really sucks when you can’t cycle due to injury.
I have noticed that I do not recover as fast as I used to. Factors include, but are definitely not exclusive to age and stress. I know if stress levels keep increasing and I do not eat, cool down and stretch correctly, I will definitely be more prone to injury. So my new goals run hand and hand!
I plan to try the KOM again this year pending how busy work gets. I also want to explore more off-road trails and get the buddhist hand done in under 5 hours.
Now that’s a feat. Good luck!
Any 2021 cycling goals?
I just came across the 2021 Yangming Mt. Challenge and today is the due date to enter. It is on March 6th.
Here is the link: https://bao-ming.com/eb/content/4709#23202
This is my first real goal of 2021 I guess.
Oh wow, this is a new race route. Before YMS KOM route would take you from around Shimen down to Jinshan and up the No.2 to Xiao You Keng.
Good luck! This event should be packed with strong people.
They ran this last year, it is well run…the starting area is a bit of a cluster though. If you are driving to the start plan to arrive early.
If I’m not mistaken, there’s plenty of road side parking over by Sanzhi and you can roll over to Bai Sha Wan as a warm up.
All I know is the starting area and the immediate surroundings was a cluster last year.
Is there a good website for these events? I think registering for one would get me off my butt finally.
What is the norm for getting back to your car after you have completed the challenge?
Also, if I read it correctly it says it is 15km long, average gradient of 4.87% and you will reach an elevation of 592.94m? On the poster there is a little cyclist and 0-815m is on it? What does that mean?
I signed up in the participation group, not competition. I have never done a bike race before so I imagine the participation group will take it easy compared to the people wanting to win the damn thing.
Yeah it is all in Chinese, I got wifey to sign me up for it.
2021 I’m going to do the round the island in March, after that cut my river/road cycling distances down.
Realised I’ve been doing more than I’m capable of and it’s really wearing me out.
Plan on getting my Santa Cruz Superlite over from UK by summer and do what I really love ATB.
Going to ship my Asta F35 SE, Ultegra group set to UK.
Ride back to it…in this case its an easy ride back.
Your group will be relatively relaxed and once it starts going up will spread out quickly. Be hyper vigilant during the first bit along the coast and just hold a steady line and try to maintain some distance ahead to react to things. Bring enough fuel not only for the way up but for the way back, you’ll be tired and will need to concentrate.
Yeah, the 0-815 is from last year’s route that took you up to Xiao You Keng from Jin Shan. Pay no attention to that.
Have to follow the main event organizers like
I went onto google maps and found the route with street view and doesn’t seem difficult at all compared to the hills I have been climbing up near my house. I am glad it is an easy route for my first “race”.
I know the big ass KOM race they don’t let you ride back down so I wasn’t sure.
I deactivated my fb a long time ago. I’ve been looking for an excuse to get back on. Will need to do some changes regarding “friends,” though!
I’m usually okay with the Chinese for these types of things. I just wish there was a single website. Something like this for running (and even triathlons):
There used to be a cycling event thread here on forumosa, right?
I also plan to get my mates 1999 Muddy Fox Aluminum frame over to build a gravel bike.
I tried, but failed miserably at updating that.