View Single Post
Old 10-28-2013, 05:07 AM   #23
bobnoxious67
Baby steps...
 
bobnoxious67's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2008
Location: Marion, MA
Oddometer: 2,151
Quote:
Originally Posted by kwisn View Post
What if we ride different loops but similar miles. Mine takes 3 hrs. to go 10 miles. How does that figure into your argument?


(and no, it's not because I keep falling down.)
Time is irrelevant...distance is distance, and the only part of the equation that makes a difference. Time is a variable that is deeply influenced by rider ability and bike ability.

If we do as you think, and base % on time in woods vs. time on road, I could ride 90 road miles and 10 dirt miles and still have a 10% road/90% dirt day just because I never took my bike out of 1st gear, and rode the dirt with my feet paddling all day.

Or I could ride with a buddy all day...same roads and trails...I finish quicker, so his % of dirt riding is higher?? Nope, he just rode slower...but the amount of dirt/road was the same for both of us.
__________________
"turn it on man, turn it on-whatever, whoever you are-TURN THE FAWKER ON!" -Herbert Foster Gunnison

01 Girlie
09 TE450
bobnoxious67 is offline   Reply With Quote