Going Coastal: mission accomplished!

Despite considerable fatigue, discomfort and pain, I managed to complete my 700-mile round trip between Mundesley (on the North Norfolk coast) and St David's (western-most point on the Welsh coast), sticking to my schedule of five days.

Day One

Going Coastal - day 1. Mundesley to Stratford-upon-Avon

Ride on 2018-08-27 05:54:59, at Norwich

Gear: Orro (Orro Terra)

269km in 10:02:07

Average speed26.8 kmh
Max speed56.5 kmh
Average heart rate146 bpm
Average power179 Watts
Elevation gain1394 metres

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Day Two

Going Coastal - day 2. Stratford-upon-Avon to Carmarthen

Ride on 2018-08-28 06:55:13, at

Gear: Orro (Orro Terra)

216km in 8:10:24

Average speed26.5 kmh
Max speed85.0 kmh
Average heart rate123 bpm
Average power198 Watts
Elevation gain2147 metres

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Day Three

Going Coastal - day 3. Carmarthen to Llanafan

Ride on 2018-08-29 07:01:56, at

Gear: Orro (Orro Terra)

214km in 8:56:41

Average speed24.0 kmh
Max speed69.5 kmh
Average heart rate130 bpm
Average power184 Watts
Elevation gain3238 metres

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Day Four

Going Coastal - day 4. Llanafan to Loughborough

Ride on 2018-08-30 06:50:13, at

Gear: Orro (Orro Terra)

232km in 9:06:27

Average speed25.4 kmh
Max speed64.8 kmh
Average heart rate124 bpm
Average power188 Watts
Elevation gain2529 metres

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Day Five

Going Coastal - day 5. Loughborough to Mundesley

Ride on 2018-08-31 06:33:18, at

Gear: Orro (Orro Terra)

209km in 7:31:35

Average speed27.8 kmh
Max speed51.5 kmh
Average heart rate126 bpm
Average power193 Watts
Elevation gain1006 metres

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My name is John Swindells and I'm a keen recreational cyclist with a preference for long one-day rides. I've also previously dabbled in time trialling and cyclo-cross. See more of what I get up to on Strava!

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