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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #350 on: July 16, 2018, 04:35:25 pm »
...(handily there are 8 furlongs to a kilometre)...

Ahem.

Veloviewer does it for me, it gives me:-

Eddington: 53 ml, 62 km, 109 min, 920 m (46)

(The 920 m (46) is climbing, which is done in chunks of 20m. So I've done 46 rides with at least 46x20m climbing.)
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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #351 on: August 15, 2018, 05:54:54 pm »
My running Eddington is now 20.   :thumbsup: :smug: ;D
Eddington Numbers 122 (imperial), 167 (metric) 511 (furlongs)  110 (nautical miles)

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #352 on: October 08, 2018, 01:37:56 pm »
Managed 125 miles in the murk and the wet on Saturday, which brings my imperial E-number up to 122.

E122 (Azorubine) is red food colouring used in the EU (but not the US) in some cheeses, dried fruit, and alcoholic beverages. 

Cheers!  Or dried apricots?
Eddington Numbers 122 (imperial), 167 (metric) 511 (furlongs)  110 (nautical miles)

Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #353 on: October 08, 2018, 03:19:00 pm »
Definitely worth raising a glass to  :thumbsup:
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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #354 on: October 14, 2018, 09:53:50 pm »

Slowly creeping up. Am up to 52km now. Doing 100+km for 10 days in a row certainly helped. Have a suspicion it's going to stall at about 200km tho.

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #355 on: October 16, 2018, 09:17:02 pm »

Slowly creeping up. Am up to 52km now. Doing 100+km for 10 days in a row certainly helped. Have a suspicion it's going to stall at about 200km tho.

J

I expect my metric Eddington to get stuck at about 210, as it's rare for a 200k Audax to finish spot on the distance.
Eddington Numbers 122 (imperial), 167 (metric) 511 (furlongs)  110 (nautical miles)

Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #356 on: November 06, 2018, 09:36:13 am »
Not checked for a couple of years, so pleased to see that I've hit E=101 :)

I need 2 rides >102miles to get there
I need 27 rides >120miles to get there

after that it goes downhill quickly :)

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #357 on: November 21, 2018, 10:47:38 am »
For the older folk (and those who only started counting recently) what's your age-related Eddington number?


That's  n rides of n miles/km after the age of  n years.  I'm  currently on 58 metric and hoping to get over sixty  but there will be a lot of longer rides I'll be losing.
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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #358 on: November 21, 2018, 12:48:51 pm »
For the older folk (and those who only started counting recently) what's your age-related Eddington number?


That's  n rides of n miles/km after the age of  n years.  I'm  currently on 58 metric and hoping to get over sixty  but there will be a lot of longer rides I'll be losing.

70 (Imperial) or so (on the evidence of 81 imperial centuries in the 6 years since age 70).

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #359 on: February 24, 2019, 06:11:15 pm »
Reached E=515f today, 515 rides of 515 furlongs or more.  A joyous statistic.  E515 is potassium sulphate used as an acidity regulator.
Eddington Numbers 122 (imperial), 167 (metric) 511 (furlongs)  110 (nautical miles)

Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #360 on: February 25, 2019, 06:50:06 am »
 :thumbsup:

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #361 on: February 25, 2019, 06:29:05 pm »
Reached E=515f today, 515 rides of 515 furlongs or more.  A joyous statistic.  E515 is potassium sulphate used as an acidity regulator.

Nice. How are you calculating it?

I'm just using veloviewer, which tells me my metric eddington is 58km (47 imperial).

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #362 on: February 26, 2019, 10:13:16 pm »
I've just reached 100 in nautical miles  :)

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Re: What's your Eddington number ?
« Reply #363 on: February 26, 2019, 10:21:47 pm »
Reached E=515f today, 515 rides of 515 furlongs or more.  A joyous statistic.  E515 is potassium sulphate used as an acidity regulator.

Nice. How are you calculating it?

I'm just using veloviewer, which tells me my metric eddington is 58km (47 imperial).

J

I'm an accountant.  I have a spreadsheet.  :facepalm:  It also calculates it in metric, imperial, and nautical miles (110).  Sadly the nautical one is trapped in the quagmire of 200km and a bit rides so it's going to need 24 more to get up to 115.  At current rate of progress that's about 4 years.  The furlong one is giving me more encouragement as that tends to go up more frequently. 

But Eddington is a cruel task master.  To get E515f to E600f, which is probably about as high as it will get, requires a further 262 rides of 600f (75 miles, 120km) so I'm only about 56% of the way there.
Eddington Numbers 122 (imperial), 167 (metric) 511 (furlongs)  110 (nautical miles)