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Forum: Foo
09-21-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
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: 7
Views: 152
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: 7
Views: 152
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: 104
Views: 3,470
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: 48
Views: 1,153
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: 48
Views: 1,153
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: 48
Views: 1,153
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: 457
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: 22
Views: 849
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: 48
Views: 1,153
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: 2,521
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: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By Machka

Any more votes?

Any more votes?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
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: 485
Posted By Machka

No thank you.

No thank you.
09-12-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
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: 54
Views: 3,011
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: 21
Views: 794
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: 925
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: 1,024
Posted By Machka

Onions.

Onions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 925
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.
09-10-19, 02:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,924
Posted By Machka

See thread in Road: ...

See thread in Road:

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1183173-what-do-when-bored-your-bike-routes.html


But yes, cross training is good too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,633
Posted By Machka

What to do when bored with your bike routes? ...

What to do when bored with your bike routes?



Ride them in the opposite direction.

Adopt a mission of riding all the rural paved roads within a 200 km radius of where you live.

Drive...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 04:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Machka

September -- complete with cycling outside again...

September -- complete with cycling outside again for the first time in about a month!!

Date -- Exercise -- Description -- Time -- Distance -- Elevation

Sun, 08/09/2019 -- Cycling --...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- September 7/8

Tell us all about your cycling this first weekend of September!!

Got spring or autumn pictures?
Forum: Foo
09-08-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,153
Posted By Machka

:foo: You have to approve it. You don't...

:foo:

You have to approve it. You don't just open things up and tell companies to help themselves.
Replies: 35
Views: 2,564
Posted By Machka

I had to ignore the sideshow or I wouldn't have...

I had to ignore the sideshow or I wouldn't have finished in time!!

Either that or work on becoming really efficient at controls.
Forum: Foo
09-06-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By Machka

nondes 2Cam16 LesG

nondes
2Cam16
LesG
Forum: Foo
09-06-19, 09:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,153
Posted By Machka

Why don't you set it up with your bank so it's...

Why don't you set it up with your bank so it's all done automatically?
09-06-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 866
Posted By Machka

I've been using a fluid trainer for years with no...

I've been using a fluid trainer for years with no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 02:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,318
Posted By Machka

I've been a member of different cycling clubs...

I've been a member of different cycling clubs since 1998.
Forum: Touring
09-05-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Machka

Can you buy clothes etc. when you need them?

Can you buy clothes etc. when you need them?
09-03-19, 03:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,599
Posted By Machka

Have you thought about checking your fit and...

Have you thought about checking your fit and changing your handlebars?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By Machka

If any of you are on Strava, they're having a...

If any of you are on Strava, they're having a challenge in September ... I'm going to give it a go. :) It starts tomorrow.

https://www.strava.com/challenges/the-escape-plan
Get moving 5 days...
Forum: Foo
08-31-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 954
Posted By Machka

September Photo Contest

As promised ... September topic will be "Mellow Yellow"



https://live.staticflickr.com/7012/6666137563_ff3d23a501.jpg
(not my submission!)

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08-31-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Machka

https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/news/new-diet-r...

https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/news/new-diet-recommendations-matter-to-your-heart

https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/healthy-eating
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Machka

True Audax style riding means that the group...

True Audax style riding means that the group stays together and rides at a 22.5 km/h (I think) pace. I don't think it's popular outside of Europe.

The style of randonnees you're familiar with is...
08-31-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,997
Posted By Machka

I think of it in a couple ways ... 1) a...

I think of it in a couple ways ...

1) a bicycle for every purpose

2) $/km ridden.
So years ago, I spent about $3000 on a bicycle which I've since ridden 50,000+ km ... what's that 6...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By Machka

Wanted to go cycling today, but Rowan has been...

Wanted to go cycling today, but Rowan has been having a bad time with his medication (a bit dizzy) so we opted to walk to our beach instead. :)

I'm so glad we've got that beach so close by ... I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- Aug 31/Sep 1 & 2

Tell us all about your cycling adventures this weekend or long weekend ... labour day or Father's day or the end of winter ... whatever you're celebrating!!
08-31-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,522
Posted By Machka

Absolutely!! Warmer weather ... longer daylight...

Absolutely!! Warmer weather ... longer daylight hours ... :) :)
Forum: Foo
08-30-19, 03:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,420
Posted By Machka

bump

bump
Replies: 35
Views: 2,564
Posted By Machka

The very fact that the controls often have...

The very fact that the controls often have lengthy queues means that you may take longer on the PBP than on other 1200s.

Like I say ... the people make the difference in so many ways.

Plan to...
08-30-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,207
Posted By Machka

Does the design brief actually use the word...

Does the design brief actually use the word "delays"?
08-29-19, 03:31 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,012
Posted By Machka

Yep. As with anything ... because we can. :)...

Yep.

As with anything ... because we can. :)


And really, when you've got a bicycle you love and you've logged 50,000+ km on it over the past decade ... who cares if it has "lost value"...
08-28-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,195
Posted By Machka

You need to clarify your situation.

You need to clarify your situation.
08-28-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,195
Posted By Machka

If you're riding on the road, where you belong,...

If you're riding on the road, where you belong, you don't have to worry about crosswalks.
08-27-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,398
Posted By Machka

Thank you everyone for your Anniversary wishes....

Thank you everyone for your Anniversary wishes. :) :)

And BobbyG, I understood what you meant ... your post brought a tear to my eye!

Mundane "normality" sounds great these days!

Hopefully...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,760
Posted By Machka

I ride longer to build endurance.

I ride longer to build endurance.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 700
Posted By Machka

Annual Walking Totals - to August 25 2015 -...

Annual Walking Totals - to August 25

2015 - 670.8 km
2016 - 670.2 km
2017 - 739.1 km
2018 - 860.1 km
2019 - 687.7 km
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