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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-21, 01:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Machka

We've been busy cycling this April ... took 11...

We've been busy cycling this April ... took 11 days off work at the beginning of the month!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-21, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Machka

Your Ride Reports - April 2021

If you are new to posting on this thread, or if you are new to cycling, we welcome you! If you are returning from a previous thread, we welcome you, too.

This thread is for anyone who rides a...
03-30-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By Machka

Do you ride with Audax WA?...

Do you ride with Audax WA? https://audax.org.au/western-australia/
03-30-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By Machka

He's in Australia. What's known as...

He's in Australia.

What's known as Randonneuring in the US is called Audax here. Timed ultra-distance cycling.

Audax Australia: https://audax.org.au/
03-27-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By Machka

It would be hard to find a flat 20 miles here. I...

It would be hard to find a flat 20 miles here. I know because I'm trying to find flat 20 mile routes! I pour over maps. Rowan has difficulty climbing hills and we'd like to ride flat routes but ...
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,643
Posted By Machka

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 02:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,735
Posted By Machka

Socks for winter: merino socks found in a...

Socks for winter: merino socks found in a hiking/outdoor/camping shop. There are several different options available.

Socks for summer: https://www.bamboozld.com.au/catalogsearch/result/?q=socks
...
03-26-21, 02:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By Machka

Prior to moving to Tasmania, I used to just go! ...

Prior to moving to Tasmania, I used to just go!
Since moving to Tasmania, I check the routes because it is way too easy to end up on some immense climb and/or narrow gravel road.
Since Rowan's...
03-26-21, 01:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,565
Posted By Machka

Try riding in Tasmania! It's hard to avoid the...

Try riding in Tasmania! It's hard to avoid the steep hills here.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,634
Posted By Machka

I ride one of my other bicycles. I have one for...

I ride one of my other bicycles. I have one for each reason, at least. :)
There are, naturally, spare wheels and of course spare tires.
Forum: Touring
03-12-21, 03:41 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,662
Posted By Machka

Yes, although I generally prefer the chicken...

Yes, although I generally prefer the chicken breast "flakes" with springwater because there are fewer calories. Although on a tour, I might go with something with calories!
...
Forum: Touring
03-11-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,662
Posted By Machka

I'm actually talking about things like this ......

I'm actually talking about things like this ... surely you have these sorts of things in your stores??

You put them in sandwiches or mix them with other things.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Machka

You can tell when my 50 km rides have been! We're...

You can tell when my 50 km rides have been! We're trying to do at least one each month. We'll see how far we get with it. :)

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03-10-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,797
Posted By Machka

Breakfast - granola cereal or toast Granola...

Breakfast - granola cereal or toast

Granola bars or oatmeal cookies, bananas, fruit bars, potato chips

Pizza


Last Sunday we did a 3 hour ride. One piece of toast with jam. Two fruit bars...
03-10-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,543
Posted By Machka

ok.

ok.
03-10-21, 03:19 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,511
Posted By Machka

Something in the neighbourhood of 50,000 km on my...

Something in the neighbourhood of 50,000 km on my Marinoni.

I've cycled about 170,000 km in total since 1990.
03-10-21, 03:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,481
Posted By Machka

Oatmeal raisin cookies

Oatmeal raisin cookies
Forum: Touring
03-10-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,662
Posted By Machka

Bread and baked goods Fruit Raw Veg All...

Bread and baked goods
Fruit
Raw Veg
All kinds of dairy products if you pick them up en route
Tinned meat
Cereal

It's really quite easy!
03-10-21, 02:49 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 81,939
Posted By Machka

I am glad to hear from you!! Thank you very much....

I am glad to hear from you!! Thank you very much. :) I hope you are well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 02:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Machka

2021 Monthly March Walking Distance (km): ...

2021 Monthly March
Walking Distance (km): 16.5
Walking Time (min): 206.0
Cycling Distance (km): 64.2
Cycling Time (min): 213.8
Flights Stairs Climbed Number: 16.0
Flights...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Machka

Cycling this weekend Sun, 07/03/2021 ..... ...

Cycling this weekend

Sun, 07/03/2021 ..... Nouveau Une ..... 2:52:22 ..... 52.68 km ..... 418 m

Sat, 06/03/2021 ..... Around Hadspen ..... 44:38 ..... 11.47 km ..... ...
Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,863
Posted By Machka

I know a woman who rode two 1200K events on a...

I know a woman who rode two 1200K events on a Brooks ... and was just fine. So there's that.

BTW - that was me. :)

And slots hurt. Not good.
Forum: Touring
03-02-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,863
Posted By Machka

I use the Men's B17 Standard ... love it. ...

I use the Men's B17 Standard ... love it.

PS. I'm a woman and a long distance cyclist. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 793
Posted By Machka

Your Ride Reports - March 2021

If you are new to posting on this thread, or if you are new to cycling, we welcome you! If you are returning from a previous thread, we welcome you, too.

This thread is for anyone who rides a...
Forum: Foo
02-28-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,147
Posted By Machka

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PL Jensen
Deal4Fuji
majmt
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,147
Posted By Machka

The red window. ...

The red window.

https://live.staticflickr.com/4328/35264291344_be679644d0_b.jpg


A bit of context ...

https://live.staticflickr.com/4307/36104021655_49e3f6fcfb_z.jpg
02-17-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Machka

Not that we have a pandemic here, but we do take...

Not that we have a pandemic here, but we do take precautions as if we did ...

We were limited to 2 in the elevators until just recently when that was increased to 4. With only 4 elevators, the...
02-16-21, 02:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Machka

Did you go down the 22 flights? I work in a...

Did you go down the 22 flights?

I work in a 10-storey building and go into stair climbing spurts where I'll get out there and climb, climb, climb at different times throughout the day. Up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-21, 12:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Machka

Not without its dramas ... but we got there in...

Not without its dramas ... but we got there in the end!

https://us.v-cdn.net/5021879/uploads/editor/xz/8txzssjt5cvi.png
Forum: Foo
02-07-21, 12:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,381
Posted By Machka

I've heard that about the US, but thankfully it's...

I've heard that about the US, but thankfully it's useful here. I need it for higher level positions.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Machka

Your Ride Reports - February 2021

If you are new to posting on this thread, or if you are new to cycling, we welcome you! If you are returning from a previous thread, we welcome you, too.

This thread is for anyone who rides a...
Forum: Foo
02-06-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,736
Posted By Machka

majmt locolobo nondes

majmt
locolobo
nondes
Forum: Foo
02-06-21, 03:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 656
Posted By Machka

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!
Forum: Foo
02-06-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,381
Posted By Machka

I've been going for most of the past 50 years ......

I've been going for most of the past 50 years ... time for a bit of a break. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Machka

Distance: 52.76km Elevation: 417m Moving...

Distance: 52.76km
Elevation: 417m
Moving Time: 3:01:05
Elapsed Time: 3:13:29
Speed: Average: 17.5km/h | Max: 54.0km/h
Heart Rate: Average: 139bpm | Max: 170bpm
Forum: Foo
01-20-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,736
Posted By Machka

I will pop this one in here for now ... this is...

I will pop this one in here for now ... this is about 2 km from where we live. I am very thankful that we live in an area that is beautiful and quiet. :)
...
01-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,613
Posted By Machka

Borax

Borax
01-16-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,062
Posted By Machka

Even though you are 50+, Bicycling and Fit, are...

Even though you are 50+, Bicycling and Fit, are you still Snow Shovelling?

Nope! Haven't shovelled snow since 2009. Haven't had snow since 2009.
01-16-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,167
Posted By Machka

Where I am, I see people of all ages cycling. :) ...

Where I am, I see people of all ages cycling. :)

But commuting isn't hugely popular because of the hills, traffic and lack of bicycle storage in this area.
01-16-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,685
Posted By Machka

I started cycling in about 1973 - 47 years? ...

I started cycling in about 1973 - 47 years?

I started cycling seriously, faithfully, avidly on April 29, 1990 - 30 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Machka

Sunday 10 January A walk and a bicycle ride...

Sunday 10 January

A walk and a bicycle ride today ...

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Machka

Saturday 9 January We had a little bit of an...

Saturday 9 January

We had a little bit of an adventure today. :)

We drove up to Mt Field National Park, 90 km away - nearly a 2-hour drive on Tasmanian roads....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Machka

January 3 ...

January 3

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First ride of the year!

Rowan does better with cycling than with walking. Although he has balance issues and feels...
01-04-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Machka

I heard that it would miraculously go away in...

I heard that it would miraculously go away in November 2020 ... and then again in January 2021.

Someone would come into power somewhere and would get rid of it ... *snap* ... just like that.
01-03-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Machka

No worries ... you're not alone. I've had to...

No worries ... you're not alone. I've had to inform others about that too. Seems like quite a few people think COVID was invented by a US political party.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,077
Posted By Machka

Covid didn't affect my riding ... but university...

Covid didn't affect my riding ... but university did!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,391
Posted By Machka

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First ride of the year!
01-03-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By Machka

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01-03-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,815
Posted By Machka

You realise that COVID is global right? The...

You realise that COVID is global right? The election results in one country is not going to stop COVID.
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