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I killed my first 100 miler (170.3kms to be precise) down to Mandurah and back. Bonked with about 10-15kms to go and it was a bit horrible.
Sunburnt, tired, cramping but absolutely stoked.
Went with a couple of mates who made a long haul (for me) that much better.
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- Location: Success, WA
Legs, that is.
Music was better when ugly people were allowed to make it ....
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- Location: Perth, (S.o.R.) W.A.
Some lower back pain on the return stretch. Had to stop and stretch a couple of times. The FG is a bit less forgiving, not being able to coast/stand and do the same.. Probably time to swap around stems and seatpost if I want to keep up the longer rides - and finally crack that tonne.
Since I keep misplacing my common sense down the shed, I guess I'll have to borrow someone elses off the internet.
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- Location: East Victoria Park,Perth
that's when they turned on the headwind, not much of one but by 70km the legs were jelly, i'd done all the right things, left with a slight hangover, no breakfast and only one banana, had to stop twice on the way back, the last 10km was ok but 60 to 80 was horrible.
that was the first 100 the last unless there is a cafe halfway, was really looking forward to a food break at the bright red kiosk under the narrows,no shut again, anyhow have some water and HTFU
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Decided to just do my usual 45km run up kwinny from Jandakot to the city and back. Bit of wind in the arvo which didn't seem to help going either direction. Felt OK but not great, decided to skip Mount St and Kings Park and do the South Perth Foreshore loop instead. After about 30km my legs where shot and the ride home was damn hard work. The last 15km home was averaging around 15km/h when I'm usually between 25-30km/h.
Probably should have started out with something a bit easier untill I get my legs back. A bit surprised that I lost so much form in such a relatively short time frame. Oh well, can only get better again. Hope the weather helps out.
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