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Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Machka

Sunday ... Temperature high today: 16C! ...

Sunday ... Temperature high today: 16C! (Yesterday it only got to 13.2C.) Lots of sunshine. Not too much wind. :)

Distance: 15.48 km
Elevation: 131 metres
Moving Time: 1:01:09
Elapsed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 901
Posted By Machka

Many winters over the years I've travelled to a...

Many winters over the years I've travelled to a warmer place for a while. :) Even living here in Australia, we've headed over to Canada in June/July or August/September for 3-5 weeks to break up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- Walking and Cycling on a cool but...

Saturday -- Walking and Cycling on a cool but pleasant day. :)


Cycling!!

Distance: 20.48km
Elevation: 223m
Moving Time: 1:23:59
Elapsed Time: 1:28:43
Speed: Avg: 14.6km/h | Max: 35.3km/h
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 108
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- October 12/13/14

Tell us about your cycling this weekend and surrounding days. Tell us about the other sports you do. And Happy Thanksgiving to the Canadians. :)
10-12-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Machka

Diamond lanes ... bus/bicycle lanes. :)

Diamond lanes ... bus/bicycle lanes. :)
10-12-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 635
Posted By Machka

Variety ... in both cycles and routes ... is the...

Variety ... in both cycles and routes ... is the spice of life. :)
10-10-19, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Machka

Speaking as someone who actually uses buses on a...

Speaking as someone who actually uses buses on a regular basis and has done for a couple decades now ...

The thing that would increase the speed of buses and thus might potentially make them a...
Forum: Touring
10-10-19, 01:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 459
Posted By Machka

I've been cycling with my family since I was 6...

I've been cycling with my family since I was 6 years old, and we've been doing hub-and-spoke cycling tours on most of our holidays since then. :)

And then, when I was 17, my father did a 3-day...
10-10-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,936
Posted By Machka

You could do commercial intervals.

You could do commercial intervals.
10-06-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Machka

Just for reference, Ritualize is one of many...

Just for reference, Ritualize is one of many workplace fitness apps.

https://ritualize.com/

IMO, I don't think it is a particularly good one, but as far as privacy goes, I don't think all our...
10-05-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By Machka

Your Opinion on Fitness Apps

I've created a short survey about Fitness Apps for the course I'm in. If you feel so inclined, I think you can go in and complete the survey. No pressure!!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GWWP7QF...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- lovely day, blue sky, sunshine, light...

Saturday -- lovely day, blue sky, sunshine, light winds, 13C ... so we went for our longest ride in a long time! :)


Distance: 20.07 km
Elevation: 214 m
Moving Time: 1:29:41
Elapsed Time:...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 270
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- October 5/6

Welcome to the first weekend of October!! Tell us all about your cycling and other sports ... and if you've got some autumn photos, let's see them! Or spring ones?
10-04-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Machka

What makes you think that your knees can't take...

What makes you think that your knees can't take it?
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,214
Posted By Machka

Anyone else?

Anyone else?
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 09:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By Machka

tyrion ... have you had a chance to tally the...

tyrion ... have you had a chance to tally the votes so we can see who will start us off with October? :)
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,214
Posted By Machka

OK, you've just got a few more days till we go to...

OK, you've just got a few more days till we go to a vote! Get your photos in!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By Machka

Sunday -- another bicycle ride outside. :) ...

Sunday -- another bicycle ride outside. :)


Distance: 12.34km
Elevation: 102m
Moving Time: 46:41
Elapsed Time: 47:25
Speed: Avg: 15.9km/h | Max: 30.6km/h
09-29-19, 02:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,539
Posted By Machka

No.

No.
09-29-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 689
Posted By Machka

Yes, I imagine he does and he's just explaining a...

Yes, I imagine he does and he's just explaining a bit about how English (a rather confusing language) works.


As for what a $1200 bicycle will sell for 2 years later, I'd guess that at most it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By Machka

Today we cycled! Distance: 12.28km ...

Today we cycled!

Distance: 12.28km
Elevation: 90m
Moving Time: 49:08
Elapsed Time 54:25
Speed: Avg: 15.0km/h | Max: 27.7km/h
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 296
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- September 28/29

Last weekend of September ... tell us all about your cycling or other sports!
09-27-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,539
Posted By Machka

Back in my days of Manitoba winters, cross...

Back in my days of Manitoba winters, cross country skiing was my preferred cross-training sport. :)
09-27-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Machka

If your knees were feeling it, were your tights...

If your knees were feeling it, were your tights too tight over the knees? You can develop knee issues that way.

14C is actually reasonably warm.
09-27-19, 07:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,539
Posted By Machka

But ... it's spring. Daylight hours are getting...

But ... it's spring. Daylight hours are getting longer! :foo:
09-27-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 48,723
Posted By Machka

Annual Walking Totals - to September 27 :) ...

Annual Walking Totals - to September 27 :)

2015 - 757.0 km
2016 - 743.2 km
2017 - 854.5 km
2018 - 967.9 km
2019 - 794.5 km

And ... I completed Strava's Escape Challenge, mainly with...
09-27-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,134
Posted By Machka

I've cycled in temps down to -40C/F ... just a...

I've cycled in temps down to -40C/F ... just a 6.7 km commute.

But I've done longer distances down to about -25C.

You've just got to dress for it and plan ahead.

That said, I'm not that fond...
09-27-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,539
Posted By Machka

Again? ...

Again?
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1183317-what-do-you-do-avoid-bike-boredom.html
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By Machka

September so far ...

September so far ...
Forum: Touring
09-23-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,735
Posted By Machka

Aren't you using Windy yet? ...

Aren't you using Windy yet?

https://www.windy.com/

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1155611-windy.html
Forum: Foo
09-21-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,214
Posted By Machka

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48769435018_95...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48769435018_95cfcb7625_c.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- easing back into it ... Cycling ...

Saturday -- easing back into it ...

Cycling
Distance: 11.18km
Elevation: 77m
Moving Time: 44:16
Elapsed Time: 47:21
Speed: Avg: 15.2km/h | Max: 28.1km/h
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 11:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- September 21/22

Happy Equinox! Tell us all about your cycling this weekend!
09-19-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,810
Posted By Machka

Spend more time cycling ... less time worrying...

Spend more time cycling ... less time worrying about what others are doing.
Forum: Foo
09-19-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,453
Posted By Machka

Then came the system that is in in place now...

Then came the system that is in in place now where the organisation who wants the money gives you their details and you set them up in the system. They no longer have to be part of a limited list. ...
Forum: Foo
09-19-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,453
Posted By Machka

Yes of course. That's exactly what I'm talking...

Yes of course. That's exactly what I'm talking about.

I log into the financial institution to make the arrangements. I only go to the vendor to get their details.

I don't think I've ever...
Forum: Foo
09-19-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,453
Posted By Machka

I get their information ... they don't get mine....

I get their information ... they don't get mine. :foo::foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 540
Posted By Machka

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discuss...

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1179652-amp-human-google-page-ranking-cream.html
09-19-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,195
Posted By Machka

It means you got a Brooks saddle and need to tilt...

It means you got a Brooks saddle and need to tilt the nose of the saddle up. You also need to ride it a while.



Lots of people who ride long distances use Brooks saddles ... and ride them with...
Forum: Foo
09-18-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,453
Posted By Machka

They don't have access to your account. Your...

They don't have access to your account.

Your power company isn't able to go into your account and help themselves to money. That's not how it works.

Your bank gives the amount of money you...
09-15-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,070
Posted By Machka

Why? Why would someone do that? I take...

Why?

Why would someone do that?

I take ALL my vacation days, stat holidays and everything. Plus I've signed up for a program called "purchased leave" where I get a little bit less pay but an...
Forum: Foo
09-14-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By Machka

Any more votes?

Any more votes?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- September 14/15

Tell us all about your cycling or other sports this weekend.
09-14-19, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Machka

No thank you.

No thank you.
09-12-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,125
Posted By Machka

Most people don't exercise nearly enough to reach...

Most people don't exercise nearly enough to reach "overtraining".
09-12-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,853
Posted By Machka

A) Go to your Dr. B) Slow down when you...

A) Go to your Dr.

B) Slow down when you climb. But go to your Dr first.
Forum: Touring
09-11-19, 03:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,382
Posted By Machka

A) Find a weather site that shows you hour by...

A) Find a weather site that shows you hour by hour forecasts. Quite often, on the prairies, there's a thunderstorm at about 7 pm for an hour, but the rest of the day is fine.

B) It's just an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By Machka

Right ... I would NEVER want to start my own...

Right ... I would NEVER want to start my own club. I don't have that much nerve or money.

It can be nerve wracking just organising and supporting rides, and I've got 9 or 10 of them on the...
Forum: Foo
09-10-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,192
Posted By Machka

Onions.

Onions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,016
Posted By Machka

What are you doing for insurance? And yes, 7...

What are you doing for insurance?

And yes, 7 am is way too early for a 30 mile ride. 10 am would be more reasonable.
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