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Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Machka

We went away for a nice little break ... no...

We went away for a nice little break ... no cycling, but did manage a 3.5 km walk ...

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By Machka

I'll start by mentioning that I've exercised for...

I'll start by mentioning that I've exercised for 30 days straight! WooHoo!

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08-28-20, 04:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,251
Posted By Machka

August 24

We've known each other 17 years.
We've been married 12 years.
We've lived together 11 years.
Happy Anniversary! ❤️

I describe our first two years of marriage as ...

It has been an...
Forum: Foo
08-23-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,227
Posted By Machka

Late summer's produce ...

Late summer's produce
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08-09-20, 03:44 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 6,969
Posted By Machka

Try not to get into emergency situations!

Try not to get into emergency situations!
08-07-20, 04:17 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 73,828
Posted By Machka

Rowan has reached 65 today! :) Regarding his...

Rowan has reached 65 today! :)

Regarding his injury, he has plateaued, as predicted would happen at the 2-year point. But if all goes well, we'll get out for a little ride this weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By Machka

Saturday - nice, slow, casual, flat ride. :) ...

Saturday - nice, slow, casual, flat ride. :) It's our first bicycle ride since June 4!

Distance: 8.30km
Elevation: 28m
Moving Time: 36:17
Elapsed Time: 36:56
Speed: Avg: 13.7km/h | Max:...
07-30-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,986
Posted By Machka

20 days post-surgery. Still some post-surgery...

20 days post-surgery. Still some post-surgery pain.

But I can breathe through my right nostril amazingly well! :) We're talking about trying a short bicycle ride on the weekend.
07-21-20, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,986
Posted By Machka

I've had my surgery! That's a bit of an...

I've had my surgery! That's a bit of an experience, I have to say!!

It's 11 days post-surgery and I've had my packing out (on the next day) and my splints out (yesterday) and I am breathing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 03:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,013
Posted By Machka

If you haven't talked about it and agreed on...

If you haven't talked about it and agreed on anything than there is no "normal" time/distance for each person to pull.

Personally, if someone drafts me for a while then goes around in front, I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 343,354
Posted By Machka

I think this is my most recent Bicycle near Water...

I think this is my most recent Bicycle near Water photo ... in December!

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,560
Posted By Machka

I ride through heaps of roundabouts. Here in...

I ride through heaps of roundabouts. Here in Australia we've got a lot. They're popular.

I take the lane and act like a motor vehicle.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- July 11/12

I'm late! Sorry I haven't posted the Ride Reports thread. I've been having deviated septum surgery.

Nevertheless, how has your cycling been going?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Machka

Saturday ... Rowan has just had hernia...

Saturday ...

Rowan has just had hernia surgery so he isn't supposed to do much exercise but they recommend short walks so we went for a nice casual flat walk at a beach 34 km away from home....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,075
Posted By Machka

No, as a matter of fact, bicycles are on the...

No, as a matter of fact, bicycles are on the correct side of the road here. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,075
Posted By Machka

First, spring isn't until September. Second,...

First, spring isn't until September.

Second, we tend to nod, smile and/or raise the fingers of our right hands. :) Outright waving is saved for people we know. Much like how it is in Canada.
Forum: Touring
06-06-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,293
Views: 200,193
Posted By Machka

I remember that! :) A brief update ... ...

I remember that! :)


A brief update ...

I've been busy during the shutdown. I'm still working full time from home and I decided to take 2 university courses toward my Master's degree this...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 689
Posted By Machka

Sat Jun 6th, 2020 -- Bicycle Ride Outside ...

Sat Jun 6th, 2020 -- Bicycle Ride Outside

Rowan and I got out for a bicycle ride. It was quite chilly out there, but very little wind which was good. It was only 11.45 km ... I'd like to ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,075
Posted By Machka

Oh look. It's spring in the northern hemisphere! ...

Oh look. It's spring in the northern hemisphere!

Snow melting.
Robins.
The Waving Thread.
06-05-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,421
Posted By Machka

If I'm a pedestrian on a Cycleway, just ride past...

If I'm a pedestrian on a Cycleway, just ride past me. It's a Cycleway. There are going to be bicycles. I know that.

If I'm a pedestrian on a footpath (sidewalk), ride past me on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By Machka

A brief update ... I've been busy during the...

A brief update ...

I've been busy during the shutdown. I'm still working full time from home and I decided to take 2 university courses toward my Master's degree this semester instead of my usual...
Forum: Foo
05-29-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,016
Posted By Machka

In our backyard ... ...

In our backyard ...

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Or at least, they were!

They're here...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,067
Posted By Machka

Just keep using it as usual. I don't see that...

Just keep using it as usual. I don't see that anything has changed.
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,731
Posted By Machka

You've met once ... and "our dog"?? Do you...

You've met once ... and "our dog"??

Do you know whether or not she has a bicycle? Do you know what kind of sports she likes? Or if she likes sports at all?

Do you know if she is a cat or dog...
Forum: Foo
05-22-20, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By Machka

1. Become friends with someone who cycles.

1. Become friends with someone who cycles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 02:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- After spending several hours...

Saturday --

After spending several hours listening to recorded lectures, I needed to get out!

So we went to the local flat area and cycled. :)

Distance: 16.19km
Elevation: 104m
Moving...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-20, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 745
Posted By Machka

I got Hoka One One Challengers. :) I got...

I got Hoka One One Challengers. :)

I got their Cliftons for running on the road and the Challengers are a reasonable equivalent to them for trail running.

They were great!! Very comfortable and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 03:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- May 9/10

Tell us all about your cycling this weekend ... or other sports.

Happy Mother's Day to the Moms!!
05-09-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,351
Posted By Machka

Roll it up. Roll it down.

Roll it up.
Roll it down.
Forum: Foo
05-01-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,351
Posted By Machka

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04-17-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,299
Posted By Machka

The potential: - when the government started...

The potential:
- when the government started boosting the economy toward the end of the depression, they did so by putting people to work building roads and infrastructure. I hope that starts...
Forum: Foo
04-16-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By Machka

horatio and I have tied with 6 each. ...

horatio and I have tied with 6 each.

horatio ... do you have an idea for a theme for May? If so PM me. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By Machka

Sun, 12/04/2020 ...... Zwift: Watopia Run ... ...

Sun, 12/04/2020 ...... Zwift: Watopia Run ... 36:12 ... 3.98 km ... 0 m

Sat, 11/04/2020 ...... Zwift: Watopia Run ... 31:07 ... 3.29 km ... 0 m

Fri,...
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,209
Posted By Machka

Yes ... or at least staying in a place (while...

Yes ... or at least staying in a place (while travelling) for a month or more. When you travel, you hit the highlights. When you live or stay a while, you see so much more. You learn a bit about the...
Forum: Foo
04-08-20, 04:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,209
Posted By Machka

For work. For education. Because we've met...

For work.
For education.
Because we've met someone in a different place.
Because we can get more house for less money in a different place.
Just because we want to experience a new area ... see...
04-01-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,527
Posted By Machka

Did you maintain 6 feet distance from him?

Did you maintain 6 feet distance from him?
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By Machka

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03-27-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,299
Posted By Machka

Only one week??

Only one week??
03-19-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,393
Posted By Machka

In 6-18 months' time. It's not going to go...

In 6-18 months' time.

It's not going to go away in the next few weeks.
03-18-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,393
Posted By Machka

When and how to use masks ...

When and how to use masks

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks

Read it all ... download the posters.
03-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 6,418
Posted By Machka

From WHO ... read the article ... ...

From WHO ... read the article ...
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks
...
Forum: Foo
03-08-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By Machka

Perhaps our 8-month RTW trip?

Perhaps our 8-month RTW trip?
03-07-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 815
Posted By Machka

You're right. You don't realise what a mess this...

You're right. You don't realise what a mess this would be if there were no moderation.

Often we don't see what has gone on while we were away from the computer because the mods have cleaned up the...
03-05-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,899
Posted By Machka

I row. I walk, hike and run. I climb flights...

I row.
I walk, hike and run.
I climb flights and flights of stairs.
I go to a Pilates class about once a week.
I've started a "Run Strong" class which teaches running technique.

The last three...
03-04-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 814
Posted By Machka

Indoor Cycling Subforum!!

Check it out! New subforum for indoor cycling!

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
03-04-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 15,371
Posted By Machka

You have to ride fast enough to outrun it. ...

You have to ride fast enough to outrun it.

That and wrap yourself in toilet paper.
Forum: Foo
02-27-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,319
Posted By Machka

OK, I've added them up ... Machka - 5 ...

OK, I've added them up ...

Machka - 5
Nondes - 4
clemsongirl & colorider - 3

If my math is right and if you're all right with it, I'll start March! :)
Forum: Foo
02-27-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,393
Posted By Machka

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Machka

2020 Monthly February Walking Distance (km):...

2020 Monthly February
Walking Distance (km): 64.5
Walking Time (min): 802.1
Cycling Distance (km): 162.5
Cycling Time (min): 557.0
Flights Stairs Climbed Number: 481.0
Flights Stairs Climbed...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By Machka

Saturday, 22 February 2020 … 2.0 km...

Saturday, 22 February 2020 … 2.0 km walking + 16.2 km cycling + 0.0 km rowing + 0 flights of stairs
Sunday, 23 February 2020 … 0.0 km walking + ...
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