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<center> # Bicycling Journal Originally published 2023-04-25 by Nick Sweeting on docs.sweeting.me/s/blog. </center> --- ## Stats :::success Goal: 100,000mi of cycling Progress: ~15,000mi of city, road, and mountain cycling (2002 ~ now) [🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩-----------------------------------------------------------------] ::: :::success Goal: ride every at least every 2 weeks for ~80yr Progress: ~13yr without going more than ~6 weeks between rides on 2 wheels [🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩-------------------------------------------------------------] ::: :::warning 🚲 1x podium finisher in an [Alleycat](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alleycat_race) bicycle messenger races (out of 2 races entered) ⏲️ can tour @ ~28kmh avg for 100km+ (on 1L water + 36g sugar), slower up to 200km/day πŸ₯ 0 broken bones or major injuries from cycling ::: <br/> <iframe style="width: 100%; height: 400px; border-radius: 5px; border: 0px; float: none; margin: auto" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4FaMFF192Lg" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen></iframe> ## Posts ### [πŸ”  How to Ride a Bicycle: Advanced Tips & Tricks](https://docs.monadical.com/s/how-to-ride-a-bicycle) β†’ *A guide I've written to explain the trickiest parts of mastering riding on two wheels.* ### [🍎 NYC Bicycle Trails & Destinations](https://docs.sweeting.me/s/nyc-bicycle-routes) β†’ *A list of my favorite trails and landmarks to cycle in the New York City area.* ### [πŸ—ΊοΈ Off-Road Route Finding & Navigation](https://docs.monadical.com/s/offroad-navigation) β†’ *How to find, edit, and navigate using GPX route/track files.* ### [🧳 Adventure Gear & Packing Lists](https://docs.monadical.com/s/packing-lists) β†’ *A list of what I pack for outdoor adventures: tools, medkit, tire kit, winch kit, and more.* <br/> <br/> ## Photos ![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/8ba44db3-93cc-43c7-971a-e6878575c750.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/46a967b9-e446-4668-9a1a-bc2a4dcfaff5.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/238fb11f-655d-4c30-bb53-ac59b7475421.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/d059a22a-7780-49a5-b39b-4de11e77beb3.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/17d57744-29e0-4ff2-9ba4-a6db3ed4d653.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/d00274f2-4b89-459c-9980-e2eba8138e94.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/39bebea7-759c-4a2b-8e37-b82f79141dda.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/96dddd68-4a17-430d-bd34-b42b8a266756.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/30346a31-157a-4aa4-a93c-18341fc237c6.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/4d2e8004-2f1c-4517-85af-a625bc9c6e4c.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/1ff97ed8-e257-457a-b39e-6f2553110387.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/098136eb-f90c-4ade-a677-8e8bea2ac852.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/b8b7144e-9d12-4d5c-a5a1-a9ebeda19d0e.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/7d1d8ff0-264c-4ef6-b142-12851c15eedf.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/937925bf-9f50-4c2e-bbc4-2ad7143550d8.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/84aca10d-0bea-4c02-8ac5-6eacdfbeb020.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/0202955e-ae70-485c-b656-2b56c831ce36.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/af46ec33-6f85-48ec-8273-3b54a1ee7aba.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/d04eb37c-a885-4f21-ae13-1fb54e977ae5.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/a4f3ad7d-960c-4414-bd82-58b123f348c8.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/359c81c9-b9fb-420a-b1ba-1ebe46159058.jpeg)![](https://docs.monadical.com/uploads/7896dab8-0717-476c-8dd7-ef76772b2fcd.jpeg) <br/> ## Videos <iframe style="width: 33%; height: 200px; border-radius: 5px; border: 0px;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/NMXBpa5_Zaw" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen></iframe> <iframe style="width: 33%; height: 200px; border-radius: 5px; border: 0px;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/u839tnsWvQU" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen></iframe> <iframe style="width: 33%; height: 200px; border-radius: 5px; border: 0px;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/4FaMFF192Lg" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen></iframe> <br/><br/> *See more here: https://www.youtube.com/@theSquashSH/videos* <br/> --- <br/> ## Related Journals * **[🏍️ Motorbiking Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/motorbikes)** * [🚲 Bicycling Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/bicycle-journal) * [🚐 Vanlife Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/vanlife-journal) * [πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ Climbing Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/climbing-journal) * **[🏁 Racing & Rally Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/racing-journal)** - [πŸ‚ Winter Sports Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/snow-journal) - [🌊 Water Sports Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/water-journal) - [πŸͺ‚ Air Sports Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/air-journal) - **[🚁 Drone Flying Journal](https://docs.monadical.com/s/drone-journal)** * [πŸ”  Guide: Riding Tips and Tricks](https://docs.monadical.com/s/motorbikes#%F0%9F%94%A0-Riding-Tips) * **[πŸ—ΊοΈ Guide: Off-Road Route Finding & Navigation With GPX Tracks](https://docs.monadical.com/s/offroad-navigation)** * [🧳 Guide: Adventure Gear & Packing Lists for Off-Road Moto-Camping](https://docs.monadical.com/s/packing-lists) * **[🏍️ Listicle: Motorbikes I've Owned and Enjoyed Using](https://docs.monadical.com/s/motorbikes-used)**