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07-15-19, 02:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,074
Posted By Machka

1) Carry what you need. It's only 68 miles.

1) Carry what you need. It's only 68 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Machka

Monday, 1 July 2019 … 2.2 km walking + 0.0 ...

Monday, 1 July 2019 … 2.2 km walking + 0.0 km cycling + 0.0 km rowing + 16 flights of stairs
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 … 4.3 km walking + 0.0 km cycling + 0.0 km rowing + 8 flights of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Machka

Google maps for something quick and somewhat...

Google maps for something quick and somewhat inaccurate.

Ride with GPS for something a bit more detailed and accurate.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- July 13/14

Wintery weekend here ... how's your weather? Tell us all about your cycling inside or out. Or your cross-training endeavours.
07-13-19, 04:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,308
Posted By Machka

Does that bother you?

Does that bother you?
07-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,308
Posted By Machka

Lack of insurance. Having to raise money in...

Lack of insurance.
Having to raise money in order to attend.
Concerns about safety.
Size of event - generally avoid the really big ones with a massive number of participants.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,058
Posted By Machka

Isn't the fastest cyclist a woman? Yes,...

Isn't the fastest cyclist a woman?


Yes, here we are ...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6186083/Female-cyclist-fastest-person-world-ride-bicycle-reaches-183mph.html...
Forum: Touring
07-10-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 867
Posted By Machka

If you really need that sort of stuff, just look...

If you really need that sort of stuff, just look for lanolin cream at a chemist.

Lanolin = lanolín in Slovak or in German: Lanolin

Lanolin Cream = lanolínový krém in Slovak or in German:...
07-10-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,058
Posted By Machka

I watch for free on SBS.

I watch for free on SBS.
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By Machka

In 2003, I rode the PBP with no drop bag. I...

In 2003, I rode the PBP with no drop bag. I wasn't really used to making use of a drop bag.

I carried a change of shorts and a jersey in my bag. I would add a lightweight long-sleeved top.


...
07-10-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,492
Posted By Machka

When I first started riding ... my first few...

When I first started riding ... my first few rides were about 8 km, then within about 3 weeks, I was up to doing about 11-12 km rides, and it didn't take long before I was doing 16-20 km rides.
...
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,521
Posted By Machka

nondes altair 4 Hondo Gravel

nondes
altair 4
Hondo Gravel
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,622
Posted By Machka

Thank you very much!! :) I'll think of...

Thank you very much!! :)

I'll think of something for July.
07-08-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,302
Posted By Machka

That might be a rather negative slang word for...

That might be a rather negative slang word for Australian aboriginals, although it is more likely spelled with one "b".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Machka

Rowan and I had a really lovely 4-day weekend. ...

Rowan and I had a really lovely 4-day weekend.

I wanted to go somewhere during this mid-winter break between courses, and wasn't sure where to go. Flying to the mainland is problematic these...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 423
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- July 6/7

Tell us all about your cycling or other sports on this first weekend of July. :)
07-06-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Machka

It's all sorted in the Forum Help subforum. :)

It's all sorted in the Forum Help subforum. :)
07-05-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,504
Posted By Machka

Let's see some more!!

Let's see some more!!
07-04-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Machka

That was something else I wondered about.

That was something else I wondered about.
07-04-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Machka

I'll give you the standard IT answer then ......

I'll give you the standard IT answer then ... have you deleted your cookies, history, etc. recently? If not it might be time to do that, and then reboot.
07-04-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Machka

Scroll down on that page.

Scroll down on that page.
07-04-19, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Machka

Click Edit.

Click Edit.
07-04-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 935
Posted By Machka

Click the Edit button. Click Delete. This...

Click the Edit button.
Click Delete.

This message will come up in a grey area underneath the message:

To delete this message, check the appropriate option below and then click the 'Delete this...
07-04-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Machka

Click the Edit button. Click Delete. This...

Click the Edit button.
Click Delete.

This message will come up in a grey area underneath the message:

To delete this message, check the appropriate option below and then click the 'Delete this...
07-04-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Machka

Yes.

Yes.
07-03-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,445
Posted By Machka

You got a calf cramp after 4.79 miles on the...

You got a calf cramp after 4.79 miles on the bicycle?

I'd be checking your setup and pedalling style.

Are you able to post a photo of your bicycle and preferably of you on or at least next to...
07-03-19, 03:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,876
Posted By Machka

You've set it up so I can only select one colour.

You've set it up so I can only select one colour.
07-02-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,923
Posted By Machka

Let's see ... I cracked my ribs in 1997, I...

Let's see ...

I cracked my ribs in 1997, I think.
I took up running in 2017! :D
07-02-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,923
Posted By Machka

When I cracked my ribs, I couldn't ride the next...

When I cracked my ribs, I couldn't ride the next day. I threw up from the pain which wasn't very pleasant. So I waited a day and got back on the bicycle again the next day. And I rode my trainer a...
07-02-19, 03:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 916
Posted By Machka

Rowan is recovering from the severe brain injury...

Rowan is recovering from the severe brain injury he sustained in March 2018. And I'm out of shape too!

June is the first month of winter down here.

Nevertheless, in June, we managed an outdoor...
07-01-19, 10:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,755
Posted By Machka

Yes, there is that.

Yes, there is that.
07-01-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,545
Posted By Machka

Me too! At work, most people are pretty...

Me too!

At work, most people are pretty conservative in their colour choices. I'm probably one of the more wildly dressed one in terms of colour, and even I try to tone down a "shockingly" muted...
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,521
Posted By Machka

I just copy and paste everyone's votes into a...

I just copy and paste everyone's votes into a column in Excel, sort A-Z and count how many of each name. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Machka

You have a trail with lights?

You have a trail with lights?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Machka

No cycling this weekend. The weather wasn't...

No cycling this weekend. The weather wasn't brilliant.

But we bought stuff to help put together our home gym. :) Specifically, a Zwift setup.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,136
Posted By Machka

Sun sleeves ... I have white ones and pink ones....

Sun sleeves ... I have white ones and pink ones. :)

I have found they're good up to the low 30s C ... warmer than that, and they get too hot for me.
07-01-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,545
Posted By Machka

Are you referring to my long hair? ...

Are you referring to my long hair?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7820/47445501732_27b29ef11f.jpg
07-01-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,755
Posted By Machka

Really? First I've heard of it. Source?

Really? First I've heard of it.

Source?
07-01-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,755
Posted By Machka

A Vit B tablet will add some brilliance to the...

A Vit B tablet will add some brilliance to the matter. :)
07-01-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,699
Posted By Machka

I started cycling a 2-wheel bicycle 46 years ago...

I started cycling a 2-wheel bicycle 46 years ago at the age of 6, but I was on a tricycle at Christmas when I was 4 years old.

I look thrilled! :lol:
...
07-01-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Machka

Did you read the response to your previous post? ...

Did you read the response to your previous post?
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1165164-tdf-2019-a.html#post20767564
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 07:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,278
Posted By Machka

Maybe ... but raking a poster who hasn't posted...

Maybe ... but raking a poster who hasn't posted in 6 months over the coals for advice given 14 years ago isn't.

I bet our pcad has done far more cycling than this new responder, who admits to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,278
Posted By Machka

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:...

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:

This thread is 14 years old!!!

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 676
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- June 29/30

Last weekend of June. 1/3 of the way through winter ... or summer is getting going. But most importantly, tell us about your cycling in whatever conditions you've got!
Forum: Touring
06-29-19, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By Machka

Put it on. Give it a try. Remember to tip...

Put it on.
Give it a try.
Remember to tip the nose of the saddle up.

If it is not comfy a day or two before you go, change it back.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 02:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,487
Posted By Machka

I go with 100 calories for every 5 km.

I go with 100 calories for every 5 km.
06-28-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,699
Posted By Machka

I grew up in a cycling home ... surrounded by a...

I grew up in a cycling home ... surrounded by a basement full of bicycles, stacks of Bicycling Mag when it was good, cycling kit all over the place. Both my parents cycled and got us into it at a...
Forum: Foo
06-28-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,521
Posted By Machka

Any more entries?

Any more entries?
06-28-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,699
Posted By Machka

Started cycling 46 years ago. Started cycling...

Started cycling 46 years ago.
Started cycling avidly 29 years ago.
Rode my first century 25 years ago.
Rode my first 1200 km randonnee 17 years ago.
Met Rowan on my second 1200 km randonnee 16...
06-28-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,332
Posted By Machka

Rowan and I cycled this route on Sunday ... we...

Rowan and I cycled this route on Sunday ... we chose it because it is one of the flatter ones around. If we extend it to 60 km (40 miles), it would be hillier.






The Cycleway is pretty...
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