TUESDAY NIGHT FOOTPATH RACING (allegedly) - M7 C/way 6.15pm

Postby leximack » Tue Jul 29, 2008 12:07 pm

sandman wrote:Is anyone heading out tonight since it rained last night ?

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sorry, not me Pete, still sick :(
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Postby Spiza » Tue Jul 29, 2008 1:36 pm

Is anyone heading out tonight since it rained last night ?

Yeh I'll probably head out if the rain stays away. I won't be able to keep up with you though Pete :cry: .
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Postby Boognoss » Tue Jul 29, 2008 2:46 pm

I hope to but wouldn't be at the starting point by 6pm. More like 7pm I reckon.
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Postby Spiza » Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:14 pm

I've got plenty of work to do so I'm happy to make it 7pm and join you Simon. Is that ok with you? Pete?
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Postby Boognoss » Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:30 pm

I'm cool with that Spiza. If you don't see a dude on an Avanti Corsa by a few mins past 7 leave me behind. I'll probalby have been caught (AT) work or worse ;-)
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Postby Addict » Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:32 pm

its been 4 weeks since i last rode.. jumped on the trainer last night and OMGosh... it was so bloody hard.. managed 40mins.. i think is an alright attempt.

On the plus side my running has improved.. anyways dunno how i got to that story..

will join u guys next monday. Tonight is way too cold for my liking..

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Postby sandman » Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:42 pm

Hmm, we could ride at 7:00pm if you like..... however I don't have a front light, was going to borrow that from Don but he's not going. Hate to be the party spoiler, I might hit the trainer for a while tonight instead..Pains me not to go outside for a ride however Carol has just gotten off night shift and I think I need to stay home even if its only to make a crapload of noise on the trainer :-)

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Postby Addict » Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:00 pm

Sandman, what trainer did u get in the end?
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Postby sandman » Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:04 pm

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I bought a JetBlack unit. Has the variable resistance device on it, cable clips onto bars. Bought in Adelaide shop for $220AUS. Resistance is ok though I've found that I just leave it on the hardest setting and vary the gear and cadence for now. Will have to fire up the spinerval DVD and git it a whirl :-)

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Postby Boognoss » Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:43 pm

`Pete,

No drama. I will ride no matter what. If anyone else shows up great :-).
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Postby zozza » Tue Jul 29, 2008 5:58 pm

Sorry guys..got an early 65k's in, just got back :)
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Postby Spiza » Tue Jul 29, 2008 6:04 pm

It looks like we might have a few for next week if the weather is good. See you soon Boogy.

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Postby Boognoss » Tue Jul 29, 2008 6:05 pm

Sweet, see you at 7 (leaving in a few mins)
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Postby Spiza » Wed Jul 30, 2008 2:42 pm

I met up with Boognoss last night and rode my usual 50Km Norwest to Horsley Dr return. I had trouble keeping up even though he rode at half pace so I could :) . I really need to ride more. Anywho, thanks for the company Simon and sorry for the slow pace.
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Postby Boognoss » Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:39 pm

Nice to meet you too Spiro. I wasn't exactly at half pace, but it was a nice cruise for a change. Riding solo I can never hold back and not push myself to the limit ;-). Riding and chatting is great. On a lighter bike you'll be faster :D.
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Postby leximack » Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:18 pm

Boognoss wrote:Nice to meet you too Spiro. I wasn't exactly at half pace, but it was a nice cruise for a change. Riding solo I can never hold back and not push myself to the limit ;-). Riding and chatting is great. On a lighter bike you'll be faster :D.


:lol: c'mon Simon, admit it, you were struggling to keep up with Spiro and just made out that you were taking it easy :lol:
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Postby Boognoss » Wed Jul 30, 2008 8:24 pm

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Boognoss wrote:Nice to meet you too Spiro. I wasn't exactly at half pace, but it was a nice cruise for a change. Riding solo I can never hold back and not push myself to the limit ;-). Riding and chatting is great. On a lighter bike you'll be faster :D.


:lol: c'mon Simon, admit it, you were struggling to keep up with Spiro and just made out that you were taking it easy :lol:


LOL, nah it would be too hard to be going flat out and trying not to look like I was dying :-). I'm blaming Spiro for my desire to add a MTB to my "collection". I'm never satisfied with what I have.... :?

I really hope to get out on the cycleway with you guys in the future at the normal time. Just hard when I don't commute like you do Don!
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Postby Spiza » Wed Jul 30, 2008 10:34 pm

I wasn't exactly at half pace, but it was a nice cruise for a change.

Ok maybe it was closer to quater :wink: .
On a lighter bike you'll be faster .

The bike could be as light as a feather but I don't think it's going to make much of a difference with 90kg sitting on top of it :lol: .
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Postby Boognoss » Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:35 am

Spiza wrote:
I wasn't exactly at half pace, but it was a nice cruise for a change.

Ok maybe it was closer to quater :wink: .
On a lighter bike you'll be faster .

The bike could be as light as a feather but I don't think it's going to make much of a difference with 90kg sitting on top of it :lol: .


Nope definitely not a quarter (and no, it wasn't less than that either ;-)).

I'm about 85kg on a good day. I just moved most of it into ridiculously bulky leg muscles (IMHO) at the gym before I discovered the joy of being outside and yelled at my random motorists :roll: :wink: . You should see my "before" pictures from 2003-2004 when I was about 3 or 4 clothes sizes larger. Scary.

You did well mate!!
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Postby leximack » Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:12 pm

would it be possible for a moderator to make this a sticky please.
Will be easier to find

thanks

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Postby zozza » Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:13 am

Anybody going tonite? I'll see you there at 6pm :)
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Postby leximack » Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:05 am

i will be, seeyou at 6
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Postby ozlegacy » Mon Aug 04, 2008 11:01 am

At this stage I'll be there at 6pm as well :D
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Postby sandman » Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:24 pm

Should be there at 6 myself
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Postby Spiza » Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:50 pm

Me too :D
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