2011 ACF BIKE JOURNAL "Fit" Gits on Bikes Fun Comp

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2011 ACF BIKE JOURNAL "Fit" Gits on Bikes Fun Comp

Postby Aushiker » Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:41 pm

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Getting near that time to start a new thread for the 2011 ACF Bike Journal "Fit" Gits on Bikes Fun comp. We started this in 2008 and it ran well in 2009 and 2010, so here it is again in 2011.

NOTE: If you want the progress bar in your signature please click here to set it up. Thanks to Philip for doing this. Any questions about the bar should be posted in this thread or otherwise PM Philip.

caffeine has established a pretty cool ranking table for this Club and the sub-clubs. You can check it out here.

If you need assistance with BikeJournal, this tutorial may help.

For 2011 the competition is very much slimmed down and there will be no prize on offer. There are now only three rules for 2011:

(1) Outside rides only please
(2) If you are an active forum member (at least ten posts and a regular participant) want to join in, you are most welcome. If you are not already in the competition, please join the Australian Cycling Forums Club (your primary club) at Bike Journal. If you are not an active forum member please become one before joining the club. The whole idea of this competition if for forum members to have a little competitive fun. Non-active members of the Club may be removed without further notification.
(4) Please post a note here when you join so we know not to remove you!
(3) Please play fair and log your rides regularly so your fellow competitors now what they are up against :twisted:
(4) Rankings as at December 31, 2011 are determined by the primary club rankings (My Club at BJ)

Enjoy ....

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Re: 2011 ACF BIKE JOURNAL "Fit" Gits on Bikes Fun Comp

Postby Baalzamon » Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:58 pm

Well I'm in. This year has been my best year to date, even tho I have not made initial goal and did reduce it to 6k, but saw I was going to make that and increased it to 7k. Pushing 10k next year all depending on my ankle.
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Postby LoveB » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:58 pm

I'm in. I also signed in to the 10k club for next year so good luck to me :oops:
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Postby breezer1 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:08 pm

yeah i'm in for 2011,need to get motivated and this will help, breezer1au is user name on bike journal, my user name here was taken....good luck guy's and gal's on reaching your set target's for 2011 :D

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Postby Boognoss » Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:42 pm

I'm in. Will be logging every single KM in BJ as usual. Probably drop my target to 12000km or perhaps less but I haven't decided yet. The little green bar will have the figure I decide on come 01/01/11.
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Postby Warnesy » Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:47 pm

I'm in. I reckon i'm going for 3000.
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Postby grt046 » Tue Dec 07, 2010 9:53 pm

I am in again for 2011. Plan to increase my target this year to the 6k group.

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Postby bosvit » Tue Dec 07, 2010 10:39 pm

I'm in for 2011. First full year on the bike so wont get too excited with my commitment 5000km for the first year... I hope :lol:

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Postby DavidS » Tue Dec 07, 2010 11:45 pm

Well I managed to sign up at Bike Journal so I'll be in for 2011. Might set myself a target of 6,000Km. In the first year (August 2009 to August 2010) I managed 4,500Km but I now take a longer route to work so we'll see how we go. When it gets closer to 2011 I'll work out how to set the target. Maybe I can combine this with a "how many spokes can I break in 6,000Km" comp too!

I might end up playing catch up all year as I'll be going away in January for 3 weeks but we'll see how it goes.

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Postby whitey » Wed Dec 08, 2010 8:31 am

I'm in and will probably ai at 6K for a full year target - still a bit to do this year though

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Postby norbs » Wed Dec 08, 2010 11:50 am

I'll be back.

And to the people with a 6000km goal, check out the 6K club. viewtopic.php?f=12&t=25684

There will be a new one for 2011 with a goal of 6666km.

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Postby jet-ski » Wed Dec 08, 2010 5:42 pm

I'm in, thinking I'll go for the 6,666km or maybe I'll even shoot for 10,000? at the moment I am probably at about 4,000k a year from commuting and other rides.... have just joined the bikejournal.
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Postby sblack » Wed Dec 08, 2010 6:36 pm

jet-ski wrote:I'm in, thinking I'll go for the 6,666km or maybe I'll even shoot for 10,000? at the moment I am probably at about 4,000k a year from commuting and other rides.... have just joined the bikejournal.

I find myself in a similar dilemma (trying to decide between the 6k and 10k clubs). I have really enjoyed being part of the 6k club this year but in the end I'm looking at at least 7k by years end. That makes me think that the 6666 target is really setting my goal too low but on the other hand I can't see myself finding the extra hours required to get to 10k without it affecting something else in my life adversely. I'm thinking the other option, instead of just increasing my kms is to make them more difficult such as setting a vertical component for my goal, increasing the kms towing my son or some other way I haven't considered yet.
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Postby martinjs » Thu Dec 09, 2010 4:59 pm

I'm in again Will set my initial target at 12,000k's like I did this year and adjust when required. :D

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Postby Mattheq » Fri Dec 10, 2010 7:32 pm

I'm in. Just joined up with the 6k Club as well, so I guess that's my target this coming year. Only been back in the saddle since September, so I think this should be achievable.

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Postby jonbays » Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:39 pm

Count me in again. I will not make this years goal but there always next year isn't there!

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Postby Utedog » Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:55 pm

Count me in again andrew,6666 k's next year,should be fun,pretty sure my bikejournal nick is the same as here,i'll double check
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Postby Utedog » Tue Dec 14, 2010 7:58 pm

Does this years status bar carry over to next weary or do we hafta re-do it ?
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Postby you cannot be sirrus » Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:10 pm

I'm going to have a crack at the 6666kms next year. Bike Journal username is ScottCR1
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Postby Livetoride » Thu Dec 16, 2010 3:19 pm

Giddy up to 2011 for the 10k club, good luck to all :D
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Postby d3funct » Fri Dec 17, 2010 9:08 am

I'm going to have a crack at 4000km in 2011. Definitely achievable :!:
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Postby KillerHeadWind » Fri Dec 17, 2010 10:35 am

I'll start my goal as 10000km because I don't know when my first of the new year will be :twisted:
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Postby hannos » Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:11 am

I'm in, again!
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Postby ajh003 » Sun Dec 19, 2010 10:05 am

Count me in Andrew
I'll go the 10000 again

Does Bj automatically stat again at 2011
Also do we need to change anything with Phillip or is he going to just roll it all over with BJ
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Postby philip » Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:59 pm

ajh003 wrote:Also do we need to change anything with Phillip or is he going to just roll it all over with BJ

Should just roll over.. we'll see ;)

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