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Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Machka

Saturday: walking today ... getting some sunshine...

Saturday: walking today ... getting some sunshine and fresh air ...

Distance: 5 km


Sunday: walking today ... getting some fresh air ...

Distance: 3.69km
Moving Time: 53:48
Elapsed Time:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Machka

You're missing a piece of your bicycle there!! ...

You're missing a piece of your bicycle there!!


;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- August 17/18

Happy Mid-August ... did you get a ride in this weekend? Tell us all about it!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,292
Posted By Machka

More like sliding down. Once the hill gets up to...

More like sliding down. Once the hill gets up to about 25%, I don't want roadie shoes!
08-17-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,393
Posted By Machka

So ... you went to the shop and test rode some...

So ... you went to the shop and test rode some bicycles, got the information, expressed interest ... but didn't buy them. Bicycle shops love that!



Then you went back with a couple used...
Forum: Touring
08-17-19, 02:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,520
Posted By Machka

Meanwhile it will be spring here in 2 weeks. Then...

Meanwhile it will be spring here in 2 weeks. Then summer in 3.5 months. :)
08-17-19, 02:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,393
Posted By Machka

You've got tenacity to just stand there and wait...

You've got tenacity to just stand there and wait 2 hours!
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

Not just my perception ... ...

Not just my perception ...


https://www.readandspell.com/best-font-for-dyslexia

"As the British Dyslexia Association explains "Some dyslexic people have expressed strong feelings about...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

I do prefer san-serif. I find that serifs all...

I do prefer san-serif. I find that serifs all blend together into one big jumble of lines.

Same sort of effect as underlining. Text loses "wordness" and becomes "art" ... line drawings with no...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,292
Posted By Machka

Electrolytes.

Electrolytes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,292
Posted By Machka

Ummm ... I just go up the hill slow enough so...

Ummm ... I just go up the hill slow enough so that I can breathe easily and fast enough that I don't tip over.

If I'm in danger of tipping over, I walk.
Forum: Touring
08-15-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,520
Posted By Machka

Twice ... for emphasis!

Twice ... for emphasis!
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

I actually find the Dyslexie font more difficult...

I actually find the Dyslexie font more difficult to read. I like fonts like Tahoma and strongly dislike fonts like Times New Roman.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By Machka

Have a read: https://vestibular.org/ Then go...

Have a read: https://vestibular.org/

Then go to your Doctor and get a referral to a physio trained in treating vestibular disorder and BPPV.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

Capitals aren't good either. They can be hard to...

Capitals aren't good either. They can be hard to read too, and are considered shouting.
.

Bold should be used for emphasis, but not overused.
.

Just go with normal text. It's easier to...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

"Avoid underlining and italics as this can make...

"Avoid underlining and italics as this can make the text appear to run together and cause crowding."...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

How long ago did you take the writing class? ...

How long ago did you take the writing class?

I'm plodding toward my Master's degree. When I started in 2015, some instructors still wanted paper copies. By 2016, none did. I haven't printed and...
Replies: 32
Views: 3,173
Posted By Machka

You'd better get a move on! The ride starts in a...

You'd better get a move on! The ride starts in a few days!

Most of the Australians are there already ... quite a few have been there for days or weeks.
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,824
Posted By Machka

What do a printer and paper have to do with...

What do a printer and paper have to do with writing?

And yes, I write ... technical writing, personal story writing, articles, papers, instruction manuals, etc. etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 04:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- wintery wind and rain today. So Rowan...

Saturday -- wintery wind and rain today. So Rowan and I Zwifted instead. :)


Distance: 17.43km
Elevation: 428m
Moving Time: 1:22:34
Elapsed Time: 1:22:34

Speed: Avg: 12.7km/h | Max:...
Forum: Foo
08-10-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By Machka

Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 02:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- August 10/11

Tell us all about your cycling. Looking forward to some photos!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 56,957
Posted By Machka

:) :o :bday:

:) :o :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2,290
Views: 56,957
Posted By Machka

Rowan has made it through another year! Happy...

Rowan has made it through another year!
Happy Birthday Rowan!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Machka

We did some walking last weekend, but that's...

We did some walking last weekend, but that's about it. Fighting off the local bubonic plague + bit of a tooth/gum infection. Very, very tired.

So it was mid-winter hibernation instead.
08-06-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,478
Posted By Machka

That brought back a memory. About 15 years...

That brought back a memory.

About 15 years ago ... I'd been with a company for 8 or so years, my hours were gradually increasing from the agreed upon 38 hours a week, and I'd just spent about a...
08-04-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,478
Posted By Machka

Good for you. But ...

Good for you.

But ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- August 3/4

Tell us your ride stories ... where did you go? Who did you cycle with? :)
Replies: 31
Views: 1,169
Posted By Machka

Where does it actually hurt or where is it numb?...

Where does it actually hurt or where is it numb? Specifically.
07-31-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,529
Posted By Machka

What are your goals? Ride to meet your goals.

What are your goals? Ride to meet your goals.
07-31-19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,783
Posted By Machka

Some of us don't want to "follow the obvious...

Some of us don't want to "follow the obvious route".
07-30-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By Machka

Eat something once an hour while you're out...

Eat something once an hour while you're out there, and keep hydrated.
07-30-19, 03:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,508
Posted By Machka

What are the ingredients? Menthol (0.5%),...

What are the ingredients?
Menthol (0.5%), sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), water, isopropyl palmitate, lecithin, poloxamer 407, palm kernel oil, alcohol denat., benzyl alcohol, coconut oil, jojoba...
Forum: Touring
07-29-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,520
Posted By Machka

If you were under 30 you could do working...

If you were under 30 you could do working holidays to quite a number of countries. You could plan a holiday to take in the good weather in various spots around the world and could find work there,...
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,520
Posted By Machka

Australia is only expensive for tourists. For...

Australia is only expensive for tourists. For those of us living here, it's not bad. And it depends where you go and what you do. If you insist on trying to stay in a city like Sydney or Melbourne it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 01:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Machka

Sunday -- Rowan and I had a nice walk to the...

Sunday -- Rowan and I had a nice walk to the beach and back and then hopped on the trainers to Zwift during the end of the TDF.


Distance - 18.45km
Elevation - 166m
Moving Time - 51:25...
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,520
Posted By Machka

Science. ...

Science.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2017-09-01/seasons-and-their-changes-explained/8858776

Today, for example, is nearly 2/3 of the way through winter in the southern portion of...
07-27-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Machka

And here I'm wishing that Zwift would do a rowing...

And here I'm wishing that Zwift would do a rowing option!!

I have a Concept2 Rower and like it. And I use the Erg program to connect it to Strava. But I'd love it if I could row down the Thames...
Replies: 136
Views: 13,042
Posted By Machka

Like sandwiches? Yes. That's what I ate...

Like sandwiches?

Yes.

That's what I ate at Brest in 2003.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- cool, cloudy, threatening rain ... so...

Saturday -- cool, cloudy, threatening rain ... so we rode inside!

Rowan and I rode the London loop on Zwift. He finished the loop in about 50 min, and I kept going another 10 min.


Distance -...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 523
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- July 27/28

Tell us all about your end of July rides!!
Forum: Touring
07-26-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,264
Posted By Machka

Make 10 posts.

Make 10 posts.
Forum: Touring
07-26-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,520
Posted By Machka

You know that when it is winter in northern...

You know that when it is winter in northern places like the US it is summer in southern places like Australia ... right?

When we could travel we would head to Canada in June/ July for some...
07-25-19, 03:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,356
Posted By Machka

30 miles = 50 km. If you burn 100 calories...

30 miles = 50 km.

If you burn 100 calories every 5 km, approximately, then over 50 km, you probably would have burned 1000 calories.

Feel free to eat as many of those 1000 calories you want!
...
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,161
Posted By Machka

Ignore the July contest!! I was supposed to...

Ignore the July contest!! I was supposed to start it but completely forgot. So you're officially on for August, and I'll do September. :) All good. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,337
Posted By Machka

I know where there's a pay phone in northern...

I know where there's a pay phone in northern Tasmania.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 02:55 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,337
Posted By Machka

You want to drink out of one of those things?...

You want to drink out of one of those things? Blech.

Buy your water.
Forum: Touring
07-24-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,264
Posted By Machka

Rowan and I have talked about doing this. :) ...

Rowan and I have talked about doing this. :)

One day ... maybe ... if we can travel again perhaps.
07-24-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,422
Posted By Machka

It's been a bit rainy in northern Tasmania but...

It's been a bit rainy in northern Tasmania but not too bad in southern ... and it is winter after all. :) So it's pretty normal for this time of year.
Forum: Touring
07-23-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,264
Posted By Machka

I like the Albany area of Western Australia. ...

I like the Albany area of Western Australia.

But if Australia's in the mix, there are several places in Victoria I'd pick. :)
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