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  1. 6 points
    Some sweeping generalisations here but.... most serial bike haters are bogans. Mist bogans have a weird love affair with sporting heroes. most of these hero’s are v8 drivers, footy players (afl/ nrl), motor bike riders etc. some legends of these sports are pretty decent and serious cyclists. Most v8 drivers do it for fitness,super bike rider Troy herfoss is almost pro level cyclist, Michael Ennis from the sharks just did IM70.3 and is aiming for Ironman. why isn’t there an ad campaign showing the bogans that their heroes are “Lycra clad poodters and that the guy you are abusing today is the same guy you cheer for on the weekend.
  2. 3 points
    3 egg scramble with half an avo smashed on to two saladas plus my one milky (lactose free milk for me) coffee for the day.
  3. 3 points
    For those interested here's my last two days. Approx 8 weeks out from NZ so starting on some bigger days. Will try and post a couple of key days each week. (Keeping in mind that these are KEY days and are supported by a foundation of a lot of other work and recovery). Anyway, this week. Tuesday: AM: 2.15hr ride including 5x5min at or slightly above typical 'threshold' (390w, 391w, 388w, 387w, 403w) followed by 30min at IM pace (309w - approx 10w above). PM: 65min run as 20min warm up, 2x15min wirh 5min reco, 10min cool down. 15min broken as 5min @ 3.50-4min/k, 5min @ 3.40-3.45, 5min sub 3.30. Wednesday: AM: 5km swim with main set of 2 x (4x200 on 2.40, 4x50 fly on 60) Breakfast then straight into 3.10hr ride (110k) incl 5x12min @ IM pace (300w) on low rpm with 3min reco. Rest of ride easy. PM: 1.25hr/20k steady aerobic run along the beach
  4. 2 points
    Id like to see a breakdown of where the %s of that goes. Permits, traffic control, tucker, fluffy finish lines, suppprt infrastructure, paid employees etc. Might make it easier to take if legit. Or not......
  5. 2 points
    Rest day today. Twitchy.
  6. 2 points
    My week is usually structured around a 'recovery' day for the legs Monday with swim and maybe a very short, easy spin + gym. Solid Tues-Thurs. Friday often a bit less volume and then solid weekend. This works well for me as have been doing work experience in the office on Mondays
  7. 2 points
    Done. Dell has been ordered. Thanks all
  8. 1 point
    The finishers t shirt or towel i think. 😆😆😆😆
  9. 1 point
    Interesting that you confirm these are fake accounts. People need to be aware that you can never trust what you see on insta - it's the new and cost-free way to advertise. It's virtually impossible to gain the number of 'followers' that these women have without buying followers. What surprises me is the number of legit Pro athletes and reputable businesses (such as Cyclingtips) that follow and get sucked in by these accounts. I caught out an acquaintance of mine trying to set up a cycling date with PurelyP. He works for the Swiss cycling fed. The Primeval urges run deep
  10. 1 point
    I think it is your age on Dec 31 in the year that the season starts. Not sure if that makes sense?? Yes, as you say, you cant change age groups during the season.
  11. 1 point
    Purely makes Corky look like the average girl next door - and they are definitely fake - I don't think she's pitching to the grumpy old negative bunch on Trannies - I really wonder how much she is selling
  12. 1 point
    Just come back from a ride. A guy in front got cleaned up by a car doing a u turn in front of him. At least he stopped. I rode with the guy rest of beach rd to make sure he got home ok. We got drivers details and he said stuff it. His bike all scratched up so he can get it fixed. Not different to a car getting reoairs on insurance. The guy had bark off thats all.
  13. 1 point
    yeah I wont forget the day....this happened to my hornet...30 years ago we were running it , charging it , running it, charging it...and it overheated and melted, whilst being charged from the old mans car battery... wise suggestion ronny, grab a few batteries... :-)
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  15. 1 point
    I thought she only rode indoors now. What happened
  16. 1 point
    Very hit and miss. I just had a quick look in Garmin Connect and a lot of my long, easy runs have similar av HRs, but some of the shorter stuff it's all over the place. Two 5km runs from duathlons below (one was 4.6km) 4 weeks apart. Readings from first race seem spot on, 2nd race, no way was my max HR 160. I have read that there are number of things that can affect the readings, loose watch, hair, sweat etc. Even if the average HR readings were spot on the instant HR is rarely accurate, constantly spiking, jumping from 140s to 170s then back down to 140s and when you have an unreliable and inconsistent tool you eventually stop trusting it. I was going to get a strap HRM, but I kinda know my different HR zones, so probably won't bother. If there was a Fenix 5 without optical HRM, knowing what I know now, I would opt for that. For a lot of technology if it's not 99% reliable it's not worth using.
  17. 1 point
    Ffs what the Fark is that shit.
  18. 1 point
    I have to follow her because she likes to look around and see what the world is doing, then in her warm up she was doing frogs legs and i copped a kick to the face, she has bloody long legs that kid!
  19. 1 point
    I kinda don't see any of this being any different than the people my son is obsessed with on YouTube who play Minecraft etc and scream and rant like idiots and make millions...... My son now looks at this as a genuine occupation and it's all he wants to do when he grows up, of not sooner! Honestly, I can't stand them and have no interest in them, but at the same time I say good luck to them if they can get something out of it! They're smarter than me, making something out of nothing.
  20. 1 point
    I planned an 8km swim & a couple others were turning up. I then slept through my alarm for the first time since last Summer. Maybe my body was telling me I needed the sleep. I'll go with that line anyway.
  21. 1 point
    I'm so cheap I can't even afford to comment in this thread!
  22. 1 point
    Really? I see all those things you do, but i don't feel sorry for her. I don't feel anything for her. Maybe I'm a bad person.
  23. 1 point
    ...and the cyclists are always "lycra clad" but they never mention what the drivers are wearing...
  24. 1 point
    How is it cyclist v cars? Never seen a car say lets kill a cyclist but many a dickhead human being has said it
  25. 1 point
    Cyclist v cars Cheapest supermarket Cheap Fuel These are the three top rating stories for News & A Curent Affairs shows. So they keep recycling them.
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