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Is there much to explain?

Prizes are 3 deep with a special bonus cat for longest ride (excludes SeanAllen and TahoeBC) :p


Multipliers?

Roadie: 0.4x
SS: 1.1x
Indoor trainer: 0.5x
Spin class with spandex: 0.6x
Spin class in sweats and tennies: 0.9x
Riding with your SO: 1.2x
Riding with your friend's SO: 1.5x ;) we'll stop there.
Estrogen (this includes men with monthly injections): 1.1x
Rain ride: 1.2x
Nekkid at FO: 400mi bonus

A very good result would be north of the Nekkid bonus.

Questions? Quibbles about the multipliers?
 

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rensho said:
Is there much to explain?

Riding with your SO: 1.2x

Questions? Quibbles about the multipliers?
Can we take measurements of my wife's and my relative efforts and power output while we're on the tandem? I have a feeling my "with SO" multiplier should be a little higher. Just a feeling I have, perhaps based on how I ride a lot and she rarely rides, yet when we're on our tandem I'm drowning in sweat and can't talk 'cause I'm breathing so hard, and she's singing and pointing out all the sights.

(Hope she doesn't read this. Could be trouble... ;) I was just joking Sweety!)

Edit to set the record straight: I had to buy a HR monitor for my wife because she was working TOO hard on the back of the tandem, and arriving home completely exhausted. I kept telling her to turn it down a notch, but she wouldn't until I got her the monitor and she saw how hard she was working in comparison to me. Turns out I'm the lazy one. (And no, Sweety did not see or request this correction.)
 

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In that case, I would like to go on a 50 mile nekkid ride at FO with dustbunny and MiniMae. :thumbsup:

Sorry guys, I couldn't help myself. :D
 

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how does spin class get more points than roadie?
Any goals set Rensho?

Fremont Older... here I come!
 

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This will be fun but can someone do the math for me? All those multipliers got my head spinning.

This week I've got 100 miles on the road. Help me out Rensho...what does that equal since I'm a lady. And, my road bike is broken so I only have two speeds. That counts for something too, yes?

I think Richelle gets super extra points for the pregnant-in-spandex thing.
 

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Now I'm just confused. I'm going to make February "Sofa Month."

Nice 'n' simple. Bonus points for surfing all the way around the dial.
 

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dust bunny said:
What's the multiplier for a estrogen filled pregnant chick in spandex?:D
So you do one naked SS ride in the rain with me at Fremont Older and you're good for the month!

Now git home an make me some chicken, woman!
 

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chucke said:
In that case, I would like to go on a 50 mile nekkid ride at FO with dustbunny and MiniMae. :thumbsup:

Sorry guys, I couldn't help myself. :D
hmm... so if I use a SS, is that
[(1.1)*(1.5)*(50+400)]*2
or
{[(1.1)*(1.5)*(400)]^2}*(# of time this happens)
or maybe its a triangle thing:
{[(1.1)*(1.5)*(50+400)*'pregnancy factor']^2 + [(1.1)*(1.5)*(50+400)]^2 } ^(1/2)

velocipus said:
how does spin class get more points than roadie?
Any goals set Rensho?

Fremont Older... here I come!
(he didn't include the fine print that says a stationary bike goes zero miles, unless you bunny hop it a couple inches closer to to the hottie)
 

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Now git home an make me some chicken, woman!
Don't piss her off before super bowl.

Besides, as I remember it there is at least one, um, dimension that gets a 1.2 multiplier when pregnant.
Be nice, or it's gonna be hands-off for you, daddio.

No promises of up-to-Coe and back, but I could show you the local 1/2 dirt ride that's not bad. Sunday late am? Around 11?
 

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The Law said:
This will be fun but can someone do the math for me? All those multipliers got my head spinning.

This week I've got 100 miles on the road. Help me out Rensho...what does that equal since I'm a lady. And, my road bike is broken so I only have two speeds. That counts for something too, yes?

I think Richelle gets super extra points for the pregnant-in-spandex thing.
The first part is easy...

100 roadie mile in Jan=100x0.4x1.1xjanuary multiplier=0
There you go. 0 miles.

Who's next with a Q? Blondie in the back with the Suzanne Summers Three's Company tube top on.
 

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Plim, i'll need to help with the real lawyer sounding document about no mtbr liability on the whole FO nekkid bonus thingie. Pretty please.
 

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chucke said:
In that case, I would like to go on a 50 mile nekkid ride at FO with dustbunny and MiniMae. :thumbsup:

Sorry guys, I couldn't help myself. :D
If you can arrange that, more powuh to ya.

400+50x1.5x1.5=512mi in one ride.

I'd make sure to bring the SS as well.
 

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I always ride with friends SO.. so in Jan I did 303 road miles (.4) = 121.2 with fSO (1.5)= 181.8 plus the rides with my SO and friend SO...

Wait, whats the multiplier for that? SO + Friends SO.. in the rain...
 

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desmo13 said:
I always ride with friends SO.. so in Jan I did 303 road miles (.4) = 121.2 with fSO (1.5)= 181.8 plus the rides with my SO and friend SO...

Wait, whats the multiplier for that? SO + Friends SO.. in the rain...
No stacking SOs.
 
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