My Tour de France

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My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:56 am

Not very often I sneak into a breakaway so I better post the proof!... 3 months off racing, weight is up again ( no surprises there after 3 months eating and drinking! ) ... payed the price by straining a hammie but enjoyed every moment of ripping myself a new hole!... didn't pay off though, caught with 4k or so to go after 50k or so off the front. 72km (AT) 42.3av. Last road race of 2014.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby Strawburger » Tue Sep 23, 2014 8:55 pm

Plenty of people hurting in that bunch! :)
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby warthog1 » Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:11 pm

Where are the fast wheels :o

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Wed Sep 24, 2014 3:21 pm

Only decided to go 1hr before hand... One of those days where you wouldn't ride if you didn't race. Back wheel is my CX bikes ... Can't believe a 28 fits in this frame!. It was a day for fast wheels though it's true!.
Should have put a pm on... Would have been some good data :-) .

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby warthog1 » Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:48 pm

Nice work. 8) That must have hurt.

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Sat Oct 25, 2014 8:11 pm

Keeping this thread alive! ... Not so much a Tour de France anymore as a permanent stay in France ... But oh well it's fun looking back!!!
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby Chuck » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:03 pm

Probably the best pics in this thread so far :) Junior is into it, that must make dad pretty happy. I'd love it if any of my boys took an interest in cycling 8)

The face suggests that he is a Voeckler fan ?
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:24 pm

How old are your boys mate?
Max is loving his BMX ... but life revolves around rugby :lol:

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby mikesbytes » Tue Oct 28, 2014 7:49 am

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby Chuck » Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:48 pm

toolonglegs wrote:How old are your boys mate?


20, 15, 15, 9 (and a daughter 16)

toolonglegs wrote:but life revolves around rugby


Will you be taking him when the Wallabies spring tour hits town ? Are the All Blacks stopping off in France this year ?
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My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:46 pm

Chuck wrote:
toolonglegs wrote:How old are your boys mate?


20, 15, 15, 9 (and a daughter 16)

toolonglegs wrote:but life revolves around rugby


Will you be taking him when the Wallabies spring tour hits town ? Are the All Blacks stopping off in France this year ?



You where a busy boy!!!
No idea yet... Sure he would enjoy it!. We were supposed to head back to NZ for Christmas but just too expensive for a less than 2 week holiday. So better do something to make up for it!

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:33 pm

Not France... Just its beautiful neighbour :-)
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby Farmer Elvis » Tue Jun 16, 2015 10:34 pm

How good is that!^^^^^

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby foo on patrol » Wed Jun 17, 2015 9:54 am

What he said.
I don't suffer fools easily and so long as you have done your best,you should have no regrets.
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby Chuck » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:11 am

Awesome! Were you the guide for that group ?
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Re: My Tour de France

Postby toolonglegs » Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:18 pm

Yeah... Guiding, the awesome photography of your group is an added bonus when you have me along ;-)

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby singlespeedscott » Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:23 pm

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby piledhigher » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:09 pm

toolonglegs wrote:Yeah... Guiding, the awesome photography of your group is an added bonus when you have me along ;-)


Who do you guide for?

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Re: My Tour de France

Postby cowled » Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:45 pm

Some beautiful photos there.
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