I participate in the National Bike Challenge (US) every year through Endomondo. Last year I came in first for Michigan in September but this year the competition was a lot tougher… I managed top 20 for much of this summer but was all the way up to 32 in June (out of 267 participants). This summer, between work and weather, I just couldn’t put the miles in that I did last summer. That said, I started moving up toward the end of summer: 11th in August and 8th in September (work eased and century season arrived in Michigan).
This month I have a fairly solid lead after the first 11 days and I’ve got a big weekend coming up (20-40 today – I haven’t decided yet) and 60-70 tomorrow with a few of my friends from Tuesday night so I should be able to add to my advantage: